A continuation of Advanced Anatomy and Physiology I that focuses on normal physiology and pathophysiology of the following systems: Cerebral, Pulmonary, Renal, Hepatic, Hematological, Immune, and Endocrine, as well as concepts of metabolism and temperature regulation. Both courses combine to provide the foundation on which a broad array of clinical applications depends.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the importance of the nervous system in relation to cardiovascular perfusion.
- The anatomical structures of the brain.
- The location and physiology of the cardio-respiratory centers of the brain.
- Roles of sympathetic and parasympathetic system in cardiac performance.
- The cerebral vascular system, including carotid supply, circle of Willis, vertebral and drainage vessels.
- Explain the concepts of cerebral metabolism and ischemia.
- Assess the pathophysiology of Cerebrovascular disease.
- Differentiate the concept of hemorrhagic vs. embolic stroke.
- Explain the importance of the pulmonary system in relation to cardiovascular perfusion,
- The basic functions and ventilation mechanics of the lungs.
- The basic pulmonary functional parameters of gas exchange.
- Analyze the pathophysiology of:
- Obstructive and restrictive lung diseases.
- Differentiate the pathophysiology of various end-stage pulmonary/vascular diseases requiring lung/heart lung transplantation.
- Explain the importance of the renal system in relation to cardiovascular perfusion, outline basic anatomy of the renal system.
- Analyze the physiology of the renal system and how it relates to cardiovascular perfusion for:
- Water balance.
- Electrolyte balance.
- Plasma volume.
- Acid base balance.
- Glomerular filtration.
- Tubular reabsorption.
- Interpret physiological and laboratory values used to assess renal function.
- Outline the pathophysiology of renal disease, including renal insufficiency, pre-renal failure and Acute Tubular Necrosis.
- Outline the normal anatomy and physiology of the hepatic system.
- Interpret physiological and laboratory values used to assess hepatic function.
- Contrast the most common end stage hepatic diseases possibly requiring liver transplantation.
- Describe the cellular elements of blood and their function.
- Describe the primary plasma proteins and their function.
- Differentiate the most common forms of anemia/hemoglobinopathies.
- Describe the purpose of ABO blood grouping and Rh typing.
- Compare the physiology of the various endocrine organs.
- Analyze the endocrine regulation of blood pressure and haematopoiesis.
- Outline the concept of metabolism within the human body.
- List factors affecting metabolism.
- Explain the bodies temperature regulating capacity.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011
Applied Anatomy and Physiology 2 (BHSC 6110) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Health Sciences
- Cardiovascular Perfusion
Advanced Certificate Part-time
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