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General Anatomy and Physiology

Code 12494
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Biomedical Sciences
Entry requirements Non aplicable
Learning outcomes The main objective of this course is to develop a functional understanding of the morphology and functioning of the organs of the main systems of the human body and their interaction with the visual system. Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and general physiology, integrating the various systems of the human body with particular emphasis on the cranioencephalic area. Demonstrate understanding of the object of study of human anatomy and physiology and its framing as a scientific discipline in the practice of Optometry and Vision Sciences
Syllabus (1) Generalities of human anatomy: descriptive, topographic and functional anatomy, (2) Cranioencephalic anatomy and physiology, (3) Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, (4) Anatomy and physiology of kidney and urinary tract, (5) Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, (6) Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract, (7) Anatomy and physiology of the digestive tract, (8) Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
Main Bibliography - Le Vay, David. Anatomia y fisiologia humana. Coleccion: Anatomía (2014). ISBN: 9788480194136.
- Rod Seeley,Trent Stephens, Philip Tate. Anatomia e Fisiologia, 8th edition. (2011). ISBN: 978-972-8930-62-2
- Sobotta, Atlas of Human Anatomy, 15th Edition. (2013) ISBN: 978-0-7020-5250-7
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Approval Criteria: The classification of teaching-learning (CEA) period is calculated according to the following expression: CEA = 50% F1 + 50% F2 where F1 and F2 correspond to the classification obtained in the two theoretical tests. The classification in the exam period (EC) will be determined by the classification obtained in the theoretical test performed during this evaluation period. Students can take the final grade improvement exam by replacing the mark of F1 and F2.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2016-06-09

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