Introduction to family medicine and public health

The course will familiarize the students with the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urinary and reproductive systems, including:

  1. Pulmonary ventilation, circulation and gas exchange
  2. Cardiac conduction system
  3. Intracardiac pressures and volumes, cardiac output and their regulation
  4. Blood flow and resistance.
  5. Coronary circulation.
  6. Gastrointestinal motility and secretions.
  7. Digestion and absorption.
  8. Renal flow, glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption and secretion.
  9. The role of hormones in sex differentiation.