Objective of the course – aims of the course unit:|
Learning the principles of physiological processes in a human body. Learning basic terminology. The course is aimed at engineers specialised in medical devices.
Objective of the course – learning outcomes and competences:|
Knowledge of basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology of man, basic physiological examination methods.
The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.
Course contents (annotation):|
Introduction into man's anatomy and physiology. Principles of interdisciplinary communication of an engineer and a medical doctor, basic specialized terminology and function of the particular systems and organs. Review of cellular level of living organisms, morphology and function of blood, circulation, respiration, urinary system, endocrine system and nervous system.
Teaching methods and criteria:|
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:|
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every year.
Lectures: General characteristics of living organisms. Cellular basis of living organisms.
Overview of the human morphology, the anatomic and physiological terminology. Physiological functions. Physiology of blood. Physiology of circulation. Physiology of respiration.Physiology of digestion and absorption. Physiology of energy balance and metabolism. Physiology of urinary system. Endocrine system. Nervous system. Applied physiology. Practicals: Physiology of circulation (heart sounds, pulse wave, blood flow in veins). Electrocardiography. Blood pressure. Ergometry. Digital model of aortic function. Physiology of respiration (spirometry). Metabolism (basal metabolic rate). Nervous system and sensoric organs ( reflexes, visual acuteness, accomodation, visual field).
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:|
N.Honzíková, P. Honzík: Biologie člověka . Elektronická skripta FEKT VUT v Brně, 2003