Information Package / Course Catalogue
Endocrine Physiology
Course Code: VFZ504
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To comprehend synthesis, secretion and mechanism of hormones

Course Content

Hormone receptors and their functions, the pituitary gland and hypothalamus, thyroid hormones, adrenocortical hormones, pancreas, parathyroid gland

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To know structural features of hormones
2.To know hormone receptors
3.To know endocrine tissues and their functions
4.To know hormonal dysregulations and their effects
5.To gain the ability to use these basic knowledge which learned
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification of hormones
Week 2 - Theoretical
Secretions of hormones
Week 3 - Theoretical
Receptors of hormones
Week 4 - Theoretical
Different effetcs of hormones
Week 5 - Theoretical
Mechanisms of the hormonal effects
Week 6 - Theoretical
Hormones of the hypothalamus
Week 7 - Theoretical
Hormones of the pituitary gland
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Hormones of the epiphysis
Week 10 - Theoretical
Thyroid hormoes
Week 11 - Theoretical
Parathyroid hormoes
Week 12 - Theoretical
Hormones of the tymus and adrenal gland
Week 13 - Theoretical
Local hormoes
Week 14 - Theoretical
The use of hormones in the clinic
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment42112
Term Project114115
Quiz2114
Midterm Examination112113
Final Examination113114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue