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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:6 / 9
Course supervisor: Maija Rumaka
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English
Study course description
Branch of science:Medicine; Normal Physiology
Study course description

Objective

To provide the knowledge in mechanisms of realization and regulation of functions in healthy organism as well as develop skills in functional evaluation methods.

Prerequisites

Biology, physics, chemistry and human anatomy.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

After successful studies student should be able:
- to define physiological parameters,
- to explain main functions of organs and organ systems in the living body,
- to name and define various parameters that characterise functions of the organismfunctions,
- to explain principles and mechanisms of regulation of body functions;
- to analyse the basic results of physiological investigation,
- to explain the importance and use of functional state investigation.

Skills

After successful studies student should be able:
- to advice the adequate method of investigation of physiological functions,
- do the basic physiological measurements,
- to differentiate the most common artefacts from correct results,
- to use acquired knowledge in computer analysis of physiologic measures,
- to compare obtained results with normal values,
- to use acquired knowledge about physiological regulation mechanisms in clinical task solving.

Competence

After successful studies student should be able:
- to integrate individual knowledge and skills in a global view of the whole human body;
- to use acquired knowledge and skills in studies of specialized clinical courses.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry4Master’sRequiredMaija Rumaka, Rudīte Lagzdiņa, Ilze Barone
Dentistry3Master’sRequiredMaija Rumaka, Ilze Barone, Rudīte Lagzdiņa
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry4Master’sRequiredIlze Barone, Maija Rumaka, Rudīte Lagzdiņa