Information Package / Course Catalogue
Lung Mechanics and Principles of Gas Exchanges
Course Code: VFZ523
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

Investigation of the importance of the function of gas exchanges in the lung and respiratory during physiological processes

Course Content

Lung volumes and capacities, the molecular basis of diffusion of gases, the composition of alveolar air, diffusion of gases trough the respiratory membrane, regulation of respiration

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about ain function of lung
2.To learn the roles of lungs in the important physiological mechanisms except its respiratory functions
3.To know about physiological mechanisms in transportation of oxygen and carbon dioxide
4.To have knowledge about regulation of respiration the basis the body needs
5.To learn the respiration mechanics
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The evolution of the lung
Week 1 - Practice
Respiratory movements
Week 2 - Theoretical
Physiological functions of respiratory system
Week 3 - Theoretical
Pulmonary blood flow kan akışı
Week 3 - Practice
The effect of exercise on breathing
Week 4 - Theoretical
Gas exchange in alveol
Week 4 - Practice
The effects of respiratory-related acidosis on the respiration
Week 5 - Theoretical
Gas transportation in lung
Week 5 - Practice
The effects of respiratory-related alkalosis on the respiration
Week 6 - Theoretical
Other functions of respiratory system
Week 6 - Practice
Structure of the experimental design
Week 7 - Theoretical
Nervous control of respiration
Week 7 - Practice
The effects of hiccups on respiration
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Lung volume and capacities
Week 9 - Practice
Clinical use of respiratory volumes and capacities
Week 10 - Theoretical
Chemical regulation of respiration
Week 10 - Practice
Respiratory volumes: Tidal volume and inspiratory reserve volume
Week 11 - Theoretical
Respiratory acidosis and its compensation mechanisms-I
Week 11 - Practice
Respiratory volumes: Expiratory reserve volume and residual volume
Week 12 - Theoretical
Respiratory acidosis and its compensation mechanisms -II
Week 12 - Practice
Respiratory capacities -I
Week 13 - Theoretical
Respiratory alkalosis and its compensation mechanisms -I
Week 13 - Practice
Respiratory capacities -II
Week 14 - Theoretical
Respiratory alkalosis and its compensation mechanisms -II
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 - Theory140114
Lecture - Practice140235
Assignment48136
Term Project130131
Quiz2216
Midterm Examination112113
Final Examination114115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
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3
3
2
2
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1
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OÇ-2
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3
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1
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OÇ-4
2
3
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2
2
1
1
1
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1
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3
OÇ-5
2
3
3
2
2
1
1
1
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1
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1
1
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3
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