Physiology

  1. Vision, mission & core values (Institute)

2. Goal & Objectives

 

  1. GOAL -The goal of the department is teaching undergraduate students Human It aims at providing the students a comprehensive knowledge of the normal functions of the organ systems of the body to facilitate an understanding of the physiological basis of health and disease. To initiate the development of clinical examination skills and to sharpen their ability of application of knowledge in health care.

 

  1. OBJECTIVES

 

  1. a) KNOWLEDGE –

At the end of the course the student will be able to :

(1) explain the normal functioning of all the organ systems and their interactions for

maintenance of homeostasis

(2) explain  the relative contribution of each organ system to the maintenance of the

milieu interior.

(3) describe the physiological aspects of normal growth and development.

(4) describe the physiological responses and adaptations to stresses.

(5)  explain the pathophysiological basis of any disease and its treatment.

(6) co-relate the clinical findings and laboratory investigation results of a given patient.

 

 

  1. b) SKILLS –

 

At the end of the course the student should be able to :

(1) conduct experiments designed for study of physiological phenomena.

(2) interpret experimental/ clinical laboratory data.

(3) perform various haematological investigations

(4) perform the general and clinical examination of the given patient.

(5) perform basic life saving techniques in a given subject

 

  1. c) INTEGRATION –

 

At the end of the course the student will acquire an integrated knowledge of –

 

Mechanism of temperature regulation
 Adaptation to altered temperature (heat and cold)
 Mechanism of fever, cold injuries and heat stroke
   Cardio-respiratory and metabolic adjustment during exercise; physical training effects
 Physiological consequences of sedentary lifestyle
 Physiology of Infancy
 Physiology of aging; free radicals and antioxidants
 Cardio-respiratory changes in exercise (isometric and isotonic) with that in the resting state and under  different

environmental conditions (heat and cold)

 Interpretation of growth charts
 Interpretation of anthropometric assessment of infants
 Concept, criteria for diagnosis of Brain death and its implications
 Physiological effects of meditation
 History taking and general examination in the volunteer / simulated environment
 Basic Life Support in a simulated environment

 

  1. d) Attitude –

 

At the end of the course the student will be able to :

 

(1) recognize the duties of a doctor

(2)recognize the importance of the doctor – patient relationship.

(3) recognize the expectations and rights of a patient.