lvete1373a  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

5 credits
45.0 h + 9.0 h
Donnay Isabelle;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The main subjects covered in this course are endocrinology, reproductive physiology, digestive physiology, cardiovascular physiology as well as renal and respiratory physiology. Part 1 (1q - 9 credits - 90-10) : digestive physiology (36h), endocrinology and reproductive physiology (54h) Part 2 (2q- 4 credits- 45-20) : cardiovascular, renal and respiratory physiology
Courses concentrate mainly on domestic mammals (ruminants, pigs, horses, dogs and cats). Other species such as birds and rodents are also addressed. The accent is brought on the importance of the regulation of physiological functions, among others by presenting simple pathological situations.
Other information
Pré-requis General physiology, Biochemistry and Animal Cellular Biology. Evaluation Part 1 : oral examination with written preparation or written examination. Part 2 : June session : oral examination with written preparation. The student will be questioned regarding his/her ability to integrate the notions that have been covered in the different parts of the course and to use the concepts that have been treated in different case studies (physiology and pathology). Support Power point slides (available on i-campus) as well as reference textbook(s). Encadrement vol1 : Two associate professors (one for digestive physiology and one for the other parts). Volume 2 : professors + teaching assistant(s).
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine