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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ628 Instruments Used in Physiological Studies and Their Operation Principles 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course, is to introduce the tools and equipment used in the analysis carried out in the field of physiology and teach the working principles.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows the diagnostic tools and equipment used for the analysis of physiological studies and theirs operating principles.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Guyton, A.C., Hall, J.E. (2001). Textbook of Medical Physiology. 10th ed., W.B. saunder Company.
Church, D.C. (1988). The Ruminant Animal Digestive Physiology and Nutrition. Waveland Press Inc., USA
Reece, W.O. (2009). Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed., Wiley-Blackwell, USA
James G. Cunningham (2002) Textbook of Veterinary Physiology. Third Edition, W. B. Saunders Company- Philedelphia, USA
Whittow, G.C. (2000). Sturkie’s Avian Physiology. Academic Press, California.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The course consists of introducing of the tools and equipment used in the analysis carried out in the field of physiology and their operating principles.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The basic working principles in physiology laboratory
2.Auto hematology analyzer I: Operating principle
3.Auto hematology analyzer II: Measurement
4.Auto hematology analyzer III: Incorrect results, causes and prevention
6.Weighing devices
7.Spectrophotometric devices
10.ECG I: Operating principle
11.ECG II: Recording
12.Distilled and deionized water systems
13.pH meters
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14114
Self Study17474
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020