Information for module phol3001
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|Module code:||PHOL3001(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Respiration in Health and Disease|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Prof Alexander Gourine and Dr Gareth Ackland|
|Organiser's location:||Prof Gourine: Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharm|
|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.|
|Key skills provided by module:|
|Module assessment:||Oral Presentation (10 minutes) 20.00%.|
Unseen two-hour written examination 75.00%.
Summary of Oral Presentation (One page) 5.00%.
|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|
|Last updated:||2013-09-13 12:20:25 by|