MGPS 101 – physiology

Course lecturer :

DR.Sally Salah

Course assistant :


Course objectives :

The course is designed to help students to acquire knowledge and skills related to cell, nerve and muscle & structure and function of different human systems.

Course description :

1. Identify structure and function of cell, nervous, renal, cardiovascular, respiration, endocrinal and GIT systems. 2. Describe regulatory mechanisms of body systems. 3. List the homeostasis mechanisms to all human body systems. 4. List the functions of the major organs of the urinary System and describe urine formation by the kidney.

Course assessment :

Assessment Form 1. Mid-term exam 15% 2. Interactive learning & Assignments 10% 3. Practical exam 25% 4. Final written exam 50%

Recommended text books :

– Taylor JJ, Cohen BJ Memmler\’s. Structure & function of the human body (10th Edition) Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 – Guyton and Hall. Text book of Medical Physiology (11th Edition). – Scott AS. Body structures & functions (11th Edition). 2010

Recommended refrences :

Elaine N. Marieb. Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition) Pearson/Benjamin Cummings . 2009 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, 6th edition, 2012.