1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE  PHYSIOLOGY II
2. COURSE CODE PAF1024
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF Assoc Prof Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar

Dr Nor Azila Noh

Dr Siti Hanum Mohd Ali

Dr Marlini Muhammad

Dr Ainul Huda Sulaiman

4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME Basic medical science course
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 2 Year 1
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L T P/S O
17 8 10 5

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; P=Practical; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

42 + 114 = 156
7. CREDIT VALUE 156/40=3.9 (4 credit hours)
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY)
9. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the students are expected to :

1.  explain the functions of the various systems of the body.

2.  describe the effects of physiological, environmental and therapeutic

factors on the functions of the body systems.

3.  relate the physiological knowledge and concepts on common patho-

physiological problems.

10. LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

1.  apply the knowledge and concepts in physiology in explaining the

functions of various body systems. (LO1-A3)

2.  interpret basic physiological tests performed.   (LO2-P2)

3.  analyse the physiological changes in special conditions. (LO3-C4, CTPS)

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS Measurement of basic physiological functions

Interpretation of basic physiological measurements

Critical thinking and problem solving

12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

 Interactive sessions

Hands-on sessions

Directed-self learning

 Assessment strategy:

Summative assessment

13. SYNOPSIS This course introduces the students to the principles of cardiac physiology, the circulation and the respiratory system. Teaching and learning methodologies include lectures, tutorials and practical sessions as well as student-centred learning activities.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY lecture, tutorial, practical, seminar, self-learning package, student-directed learning.
15. Assessment methods and types
Summative Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage Assessment method
Continuous Assessment 30% MCQ
End Semester 1 Examination 70% MCQ , MEQ
16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic
Topics (Physiology 2) FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial Assessment/ Practical Seminar SLP SDL Self-study
INPUT 1:  CARDIAC PHYSIOLOGY 4 2 2 25 33
INPUT 2 : THE CIRCULATION 7 4 2 2 2 40 57
INPUT 3 : RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 6 2 2 2 39

 

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Assessment (5 hrs) and preparation 5 10 15
Total 17 8 11 4 2 114 156
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2.     Widmaier EP, Raff H, Strang KT, 2011. Vander’s Human Physiology – The Mechanisms of Body Function. 12th Edition.   McGraw-Hill. 

3.     Barret KE, Barman SM, Boitano S, Brooks HL. 2010. Ganong’s Review of Medical  Physiology, 23rd Edition.  McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

4.     Kibble JD, Halsey CR. 2009. Medical Physiology : The Big Picture. 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill.

5.     Sabyasachi Sircar, 2008. Principles of Medical Physiology. First Edition. Thieme. Amazon.ca