Homeostasis 280

Module code BOK 280
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Interdisciplinary module with a large Physiology component. 

  1. Intermediary metabolism (3 weeks) carbohydrate and lipid metabolism; protein and energy metabolism; vitamins and minerals. Integration of metabolism. 
  2. Control systems of the body (3 weeks). 
  3. Internal milieu (3 weeks) Water balance and blood physiology. Acid-base equilibrium, clinical haematology. Practical work: Human nutrition, anatomy/histology, haematology.
Module credits 42.00
Prerequisites CMY 151, GNK 120, GNK 127, MLB 111, PHY 131, GNK 128, BOK 121, MGW 112, FIL 155, MTL 180, SMO 121, AIM 101, ELH 111, ELH 112
Contact time 18 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Forensic Medicine
Period of presentation Semester 1

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