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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Pathophysiology

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Autumn
Programme level Full Degree Master
ECTS 10 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Jørgen K. Kanters (8-6e6f6572786976774477797268326f7932686f)
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences
Course number: SMTK12011U

Course content

By the end of the course, students shall be able to account for the occurrence, aetiology, pathogenesis, symptoms, complications, diagnostics, prevention and treatment of significant diseases, and to use the medical terminology related to physiology and pathophysiology. Furthermore, students should be able to account for the human organism's physiology and pathophysiology and have a fundamental understanding of commonly occurring diseases.

Learning outcome

At the end of the course, the student shall be able to:

Knowledge

  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of coronary/respiratory diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of neurological diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of renal diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of diseases of the muscles and locomotor system
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of endocrine diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of blood diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of pulmonary diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of cancer diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of infectious diseases

 

Skills

  • process a well-defined and clear pathophysiology problem
  • select, explain and discuss relevant theory
  • select, explain and use a scientific method relevant to the problem at hand
  • present a logically cohesive and well-founded argumentation covering the statement of the problem at hand, analysis and conclusion
  • document an ability to produce an academic presentation in writing as well as orally

Education

MSc Programme in Biomedical Engineering

Studyboard

Study board for DTU Elektro

Duration

1 semester

Schedulegroup

See Syllabus
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Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, classes, and practical exercises

Capacity

60 participants

Language

English

Literature

Porth CM: Essentials of Patophysiology 4.ed.

 ISBN-13: 978-1-4511-9080-9

​or International edition: ​

ISBN 9781451194326

Workload

Category Hours
Lectures 60
Class Instruction 4
Practical exercises 6
Theory exercises 8
Preparation 193
Exam 4
English 275

Exam

Type of assessment

Written examination, 4 hours under invigilation
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Aid

Without aids

Marking scale

7-point grading scale

Criteria for exam assessment

To achieve the maximum grade of 12, the student shall be able to:

Knowledge

  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of coronary/respiratory diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of neurological diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of renal diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of diseases of the muscles and locomotor system
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of endocrine diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of blood diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of pulmonary diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of cancer diseases
  • account for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of infectious diseases


Skills

  • process a well-defined and clear pathophysiology problem
  • select, explain and discuss relevant theory
  • select, explain and use a scientific method relevant to the problem at hand
  • present a logically cohesive and well-founded argumentation covering the statement of the problem at hand, analysis and conclusion
  • document an ability to produce an academic presentation in writing as well as orally

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