BME 2102/6104 Physiology II Spring 2010 1. Credit hours: 3 2. Time: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 2:00 ? 3:15 PM 3. Location: Room I-5, Jordan Hall 4. Instructor: Yong I. Kim, Ph.D. Room 2129, MR-5 Phone 434-924-2786; e-mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:email@example.com" firstname.lastname@example.org Office hours: Tue/Thu 3:15 PM -4:15 PM or by appointment 5. Teaching Assistant: Meihan Wang Room 2015, MR-5 Phone: 434-327-8106; e-mail: email@example.com Office hours: Thu 12:00 ? 2:00 PM or by appointment 6. Objective: (1) Introduce the physiology of the central nervous system, urinary system, salt and water balance, endocrine system and gastrointestinal system; and (2) Gain fundamental understanding of the function of various physiological systems with focus on mechanisms and integration of function from molecule/cell to organ/body. Includes functional anatomy with reference to selected diseases and the pathophysiology. 7. Prerequisites: Knowledge equivalent to undergraduate introductory courses in biology, chemistry, and physics, or consent of Instructor. 8. Course Content: 1/21(Thu): The Central Nervous System (CNS): Overview, Basic organization of CNS 1/26(Tue): Neurotransmitters, Functional Neuroanatomy of CNS 1/28(Thu): Functional Neuroanatomy of CNS 2/2(Tue): Sensory process, Sensory transduction, Sensory receptors and mechanisms 2/4(Thu): Sensory system - Ascending pathways 2/9(Tue): Motor system, function and control of movement 2/11(Thu): Motor system and descending pathways 2/16(Tue): Descending pathways, Organization and function of the visual system 2/18(Thu): Organization and function of the visual system 2/23(Tue): Organization and function of the visual/auditory systems 2/25(Thu): EXAM I - CNS 3/2(Tue): Organization and function of the auditory system 3/4(Thu): The Urinary System; Overview, Internal/external anatomy of kidney 3/16(Tue): Nephron, Blood/nerve supply 3/18(Thu): Histology of glomerulus, Glomerular filtration 3/23(Tue): Tubular reabsorption/secretion 3/25(Thu): Disorders/pathpohysiology of urinary system 3/30(Tue): Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base dynamics, Osmorality 4/1(Thu): Acid-base balance, Endocrine system: Overview 4/6(Tue): Principles of endocrine physiology, Classes of hormones/receptors 4/8(Thu): EXAM II ? CNS/Urinary system 4/13(Tue): Control of hormonal secretion 4/15(Thu): Hypothalamus and pituitary glands 4/20(Tue): Hormones of pituitary glands, Gastrointestinal system: overview 4/22(Thu): Gastrointestinal system: organization 4/27(Tue): Physiology of digestion in GI tracts 4/29(Thu): Disorders/pathophysiolgy of endocrine/GI systems 5/4(Tue): Review session FINAL EXAM: Thursday, May 13 9:00 AM ? 12:00 Noon Location: Room I-5, Jordan Hall Typical lecture consists of: 1) slide presentation; and 2) lecture notes (assisted by summary lecture handouts), including illustrations relevant to the lecture. All slides covered in each lecture will be posted in Collab after the lecture; ?pre-lecture? slides will be posted one day before the lecture. 9. Reference (not required): W.F. Boron and E.L. Boulpaep, Medical Physiology, Updated Edition, Saunders (an imprint of Elsevier Science), Philadelphia, PA, 2005. 10. Grade: Two midterm exams, each counts 30%. Final exam (closed book) counts 40% (plus discretionary).
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