lvete1373a  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
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 deals mainly with 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.
The course is splitted into two parts
Partim A deals with endocrinology and physiology of reproduction.
Two practical sessions, one on hormonal assays, the other on semen analysis and vaginal smear are planned. Reports will have to be returned at the end of both sessions
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Partim A will be given in the form of "inverted classes" from 2018-2019. The course materials have been adapted for students to study on their own. The success of online tests is necessary in order to have access to the following chapters. "Questions-answers" sessions with the teacher will be organized every week during the 7 weeks of the course (mandatory attendance).
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written exam in two parts: multiple choice questions and long questions. The score obtained for practial exercice reports is entered into the exam mark the first time the student takes the exam.
Other information
Prerequesites: General physiology, Biochemistry and Animal Cellular Biology.
Online resources
Course materials and tests are available on Moodle
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine