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Module code:PHOL3001(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Respiration in Health and Disease
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Prof Alexander Gourine and Dr Gareth Ackland
Organiser's location:Prof Gourine: Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharm
Organiser's email:a.gourine@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):3,
Module prerequisites:Students must have a suitable grounding in Respiratory physiology eg. passed examinations in PHOL 1001, Undergraduate medical Course or equivalent.  
Module outline:This course examines the control of breathing particularly in humans, in a wide range of physiological and pathophysiological conditions including exercise, altitude, sleep and asthma. The relationship between respiratory function, structural anatomy and pathological states are explored. 
Module aims:- Provide an up to date knowledge of a range of areas of respiratory physiology and pathophysiology - Relate basic scientific information to the applied setting.  
Module objectives:- Cover a broad spectrum of respiratory physiology at an advanced level. - Apply basic physiological concepts to interpret and understand the underlying mechanisms involved in the control of breathing with special reference to humans. 
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Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=phol3001 
Module assessment:Summary of Oral Presentation (One page) 5.00%.
Unseen two-hour written examination 75.00%.
Oral Presentation (10 minutes) 20.00%. 
Notes:THIS MODULE WILL RUN IN TERM 2 BLOCKS A & G 
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=237 
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