Midwifery

Physiology

Lecture, 1.00 ECTS

 

Course content

Foundations of physiology and special professional knowledge of the physiological characteristics in the human organism . The students are able to understand the principles of physiological processes and know in detail acid-base metabolism.

Learning outcomes

This module provides the students with a basic knowledge of medicine that enables them to acquire specialist midwifery knowledge. They are able to use the medical terminology correctly and can describe the structure and functional organization of the healthy human body. Particular focus is placed upon the special characteristics of the female body, reproductive biology and embryology.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

* Faller A., Schünke M. (2008): Der Körper des Menschen, 15. Auflage, Thieme Verlag.
* Menche N. (2007): Biologie, Anatomie, Physiologie, 6. Auflage, Urban und Fischer Verlag.
* Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter: Lehrbuch der molekularen Zellbiologie („der kleine Alberts“),
3. Auflage, WILEY-VCH.
* Hees, Sinowatz: Histologie / Kurzlehrbuch der Zytologie und mikroskopischen Anatomie, 3. überarbeitete Auflage 2000; Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag, Köln.
* Hartmann, Pabst, Schmied, Caluba, Dohr: Zytologie, Histologie und Mikroskopische Anatomie, 3. Auflage, Facultas Verlag, Wien.
* Sadler: Medizinische Embryologie, 11. Auflage, Thieme.