1. 1.Health, Ilness, Homeostasis, Pain (somatic, neuropatic,visceral ),characteristics of pain, Prevention,Homeostasis, Fever,Hyperthermia, Hypothermia,
2. Epidemiology: Incidence, Prevalence, Life Expectancy, observational studies, experimental studies, Mortality rate, 5-year survival - Etiology of the diseases (Intrinsic, Extrinsic and Idiopathic, Iatrogenic, Genetic)- Epidemiological triangle, Causal pies theory, Concept of Risk Factor.
3. Type of Diseases: Chronic and Acute; Systemic and Localized Diseases, General Pathology - Cell adaptation (Hypertrophy,Atrophy,Hyperplasia,Metaplasia,Dysplasia, Neoplasia)-Inflammation (Acute and Chronic).
4. Local Manifestations of Inflammation: Exudates, Ulceration, Abcess - Cell Injury (Reversible and Irreversible), Mechanisms of cell injury, Apoptosis, Necrosis, Tissue Repair, Wound Healing Process, Celular Aging.
5- Pharmacology: basic concepts about drug, generic medicines, comercial drugs, Pharmacokinetics (absortion, metabolism, distribuition and Clearance) Bioavaliability, Pharmacodynamics (Mechanism of action, Effect of a drug)
7- Cardiovascular System
9-Endocrine and Metabolic System
11- Musculoskeletal System
Students are expected to attend lectures and seminaries, to participate in class and take the
examinations. There will be 2 exams and one assignment
Class attendance and participation during the
seminaries are also evaluated.
All scores on exam and assignments are based on 100 points. The final grade for each semester will be determined by the following formula.
Class attendance/Class participation during the seminairs 10%
Exam 1 30%
Exam 2 30%
Seminar (oral presentation) 30%
The first exam will consist of 30 to 40 multiple choice questions – the content: the first 4
The second exam will be about the seminaries – 30 to 40 multiple choice question.
You must have at least 5 in each exam and at least 5 in the assignment to approve the class.