Information Package / Course Catalogue
Respiratory Physiology
Course Code: VFZ505
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To comprehend fundementals of the respiratory physiology

Course Content

Lung ventilation, lung volumes and capacities, pulmonary circulation, oxygen and carbon dioxide transport in blood and body fluids, respiratory regulation

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about structures and functions of the respiratory tract in different animal species
2.To have knowledge about structures and functions of the lung
3.To comprehend the mechanisms of the expiration and inspiration
4.To have knowledge about gas transport and acide-base balance
5.To have knowledge about physiopathology of the respiration
6.To gain ability to recording and interpreting of the lung volumes
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Respiratory organs
Week 1 - Practice
Printing of normal respiratory movements
Week 2 - Theoretical
Mechanisms of the inspiration and the expiration
Week 2 - Practice
Voluntary apnea and its effects on respiration
Week 3 - Theoretical
Type of respiration
Week 3 - Practice
The effects of exersice on respiratory movements
Week 4 - Theoretical
Lung volumes and capacities
Week 4 - Practice
The effects of experimental respiratory acidosis on respiration
Week 5 - Theoretical
Surface tension and surfectan
Week 5 - Practice
The effects of experimental respiratory alkalosis on respiration
Week 6 - Theoretical
Transportation of the oxygen and carbondioxide
Week 6 - Practice
Effects of hiccups on respiration
Week 7 - Theoretical
Gas Exchange in lung
Week 7 - Practice
Experimental setup for lung volumes and capacities
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Oxygen dissociation
Week 9 - Practice
Clinical use of lung volumes and capacities
Week 10 - Theoretical
Nervous control of respiration
Week 10 - Practice
Respiratory volumes: Tidal volume and inspiratory reserve volume
Week 11 - Theoretical
Anoxia and cyanosis
Week 11 - Practice
Respiratory volumes: Expiratory reserve volume and residual volume
Week 12 - Theoretical
Respiration in avian species -I
Week 12 - Practice
Lung capacities-I
Week 13 - Theoretical
Respiration in avian species -II
Week 13 - Practice
Lung capacities -II
Week 14 - Theoretical
Other functions of respiratory system
Week 14 - Practice
The effects of air content on the respiratory volumes
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations
Week 15 - Practice
The effects of surfactant on the respiratory volumes
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 - Theory141128
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment2216
Term Project115116
Quiz2114
Midterm Examination1617
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-6
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