Information Package / Course Catalogue
Blood and Circulatory Physiology
Course Code: VFZ503
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

To be comprehended that blood composition and its functions, and understanding of the principles of blood and lymphatic circulation

Course Content

Blood composition and its functions, development and function of shaped cellular elements of the blood, structure and functional properties of the heart, blood vessels and their functions, hemodynamics, microcirculation and the lymphatic system, blood flow control mechanisms, regulation of the blood and circulation

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Hümeyra ÜNSAL
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about development, features and functions of blood shaped cellular elements
2.Understanding the general characteristics of the structures that consisted of the cardiovascular system
3.To comprehend general properties and structure of the heart and to learn the heart's mechanical and electrophysiological activities and to learn about organization of of the heart function
4.To learn general characteristics of the vessel, movement of the blood in the vessels system and factors that affect it
5.To have knowledge about microcirculation, lymphatic cyctem and edema
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The structure of the blood
Week 1 - Practice
Factors affecting blood collection and blood collection sites according to species
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification of blood shaped cellular elements and thir functions
Week 2 - Practice
Processing and storage of blood samples
Week 3 - Theoretical
Structure and composition of red blood cells
Week 3 - Practice
Erythrocyte counting
Week 4 - Theoretical
Leukocytes
Week 4 - Practice
Determination of the amount of hematocrit and hemoglobin
Week 5 - Theoretical
Platelets and their functions
Week 5 - Practice
Wintrobe erythrocyte indexes and anemias
Week 6 - Theoretical
Mechanical activity of the heart and heart sounds
Week 6 - Practice
Blood groups and blood transfusion in animals
Week 7 - Theoretical
The general structure and functional characteristics of the heart
Week 7 - Practice
Determination of erythrocyte sedimantatio rate and osmotic fragility
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Electrophysiology of the heart
Week 9 - Practice
Leukocyte counting and blood smear
Week 10 - Theoretical
Neuronal and hormonal regulation of heart activity
Week 10 - Practice
Evaluation of the blood smear and leukocyte differentiation
Week 11 - Theoretical
The general structure and characteristics of blood vessels
Week 11 - Practice
Determination of bleeding and clotting time, coagulation tests
Week 12 - Theoretical
The factors affecting the movement of the blood vessel system
Week 12 - Practice
Speific conduction system of heart, simulations regarding action potential of the heart muscle
Week 13 - Theoretical
Blood pressure
Week 13 - Practice
Heart sounds
Week 14 - Theoretical
Regulation of blood flow in capillaries and tissues
Week 14 - Practice
ECG
Week 15 - Theoretical
Lymphatic circulation and edema
Week 15 - Practice
Blood pressure and pulse
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz4%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Lecture - Practice141242
Assignment42112
Term Project115116
Quiz42112
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination116117
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue