Information Package / Course Catalogue
Body Fluids And Kidneys
Course Code: VFZ528
Course Type: Area Elective
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

Recognizing the importance of homeostasis in the organism, and the distribution of body fluids, and understanding of the principles of exchange with the substance of the kidney function and tissue fluid

Course Content

Body fluid compartments, edema, renal blood flow, glomerular filtration and reabsorption and secretion in tubules, blood volume control

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Importance of water for life, understanding the mechanisms about regulating water and water metabolism
2.To learn methods of determining the amount of water intake and water-extration in human and some animals
3.Homeostasis and the examination of the basic functional systems of the homeostatic mechanisms
4.To be learned of anatomy and functions of kidney, glomerular filtration
5.Clirens and learning of renal function tests and their clinical use
6.To learn about micturation and is nervous control
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Homeostasis
Week 2 - Theoretical
Distribution of the body fluid
Week 3 - Theoretical
Nervous and hormonal control of the body fluid
Week 4 - Theoretical
The distribution of sodium and potassium in the body
Week 5 - Theoretical
The distribution of calcium and phosphorus in the body
Week 6 - Theoretical
The distribution of magnesium and chlor in the body
Week 7 - Theoretical
The structure and general functions of the kidney
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Function of glomerulus
Week 10 - Theoretical
Glomerular filtration rate
Week 11 - Theoretical
Renin-angiotensin-aldosteron system
Week 12 - Theoretical
Structure of nephrone
Week 13 - Theoretical
Reabsorbtion in renal tubules
Week 14 - Theoretical
Excration in renal tubules
Week 15 - Theoretical
Urine formation
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
Assignment2216
Term Project117118
Quiz4118
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination116117
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
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