Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Trento)

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life - FISIOLOGIA

Course code
4S000039
Name of lecturer
Luigi Cattaneo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
TRENTO
Period
INF TN - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 3, 2016 al Dec 20, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

INF TN - 1° anno 1° sem

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Learning outcomes

The course should provide the student with basic knowledge on the physical prinicples regulating physiological processes and on systems physiology. Students should also be able to apply the acquired physiological knowledge in practical situations in the approach to patients.

Syllabus

1) Membrane transports
2) Membrane potential - the action potential
3) Cardiovascular system: vessels, the caridac pump, cardiac electrical activty, the capillary system, extrinsic and intrinsic control mechanisms.
4) Respiratory system: pulmonary hemodynamics; ventilation; gas excghanges.
5) Renal system: filtration, secretion, reabsorbtion, excretion. Concentration and diluition of urine. Micturition.
6) The digestive system: motility, secretion, digestion and absorbtion.
7) Nervous system: somatic sensation, pain, reflexes, voluntary movement, autonomic nervous system. Sleep/wake cycle. Cognigitve functions.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Stanfield CL Fisiologia (Edizione 5) EdiSES 2017 9788879599726
Widmaier E.P., Raff H., Strang K.T. Vander Fisiologia (Edizione 2) Ambrosiana 2018

Assessment methods and criteria

written - multiple choice questions. No oral integration.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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