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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ606 The Physiology of the Urinary System 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach structure of kidneys, urine formation, glomerular filtration, tubuler function and plasma clearance, renal mechanicms, the control of glomerular filtration, mechanisms of dilution and concentration of urine, secretion of urea, natrium, potassium and water, kidneys and thrist mechanisms and control of blood and extracelluler fluid volume.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows structure of kidneys and urine formation
  2. He/she knows glomerular filtration, function of tubuls and plasma clearance
  3. He/she knows renal mechanisms of dilution and concentration of urine
  4. He/she knows secretion of urea, natrium, potassium and water, thrist mechanism and control of blood and extracellular fluid volume
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
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
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Urinary System Physiology contains of structure of kidneys, urine formation, glomerular filtration, tubuler function and plasma clearance, renal mechanicms, the control of glomerular filtration, mechanisms of dilution and concentration of urine, secretion of urea, natrium, potassium and water, kidneys and thrist mechanisms and control of blood and extracelluler fluid volume.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Body fluid compartments
2.Physiologic anatomy of kidneys
3.Structure and function of glomerulus
4.Structure and functions of tubuler system
5.Blood flow of kidneys and otoregulation mechanisms
6.Glomerular filtration
7.Tubuler reabsorption
8.Tubuler secretion
9.Midterm exam
10.Hormonal control of reabsorption
11.Kidney function tests
12.The role of kidneys in acid-base balance
13.Micturition and its control
14.Renal failure and dialysis
15.
16.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study1100100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
SUM150