Human Physiology I

Human Physiology I & II represent comprehensive, substantive and modern coverage to the field of Physiology with strong emphasis on relevance to human health, disease, and medicine. This four blocks, two-part Physiology course is based on accredited medical school curricula, and is designed for those who wish to succeed in medical, nursing, pharmacy or other health-related college courses. The recommended textbook is the latest edition of “Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology”

  • Human Physiology I precedes Human Physiology II
  • It lasts a total of 14 weeks, with 3 lectures (6 hours) of contact time per week
  • Browse the syllabus of Human Physiology I here
  • Entire Course I: $1,596 (~ US $19 per lecture hour)
  • Rate per select 2-hour lecture: $45
  • Final Exam Only: $45
  • A certificate of completion is provided to all students who register and pay, complete the course, and pass the final exam
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Human Physiology I Syllabus

11Introduction to Physiology: Overview ‘Internal’ Environment; Cell Function and Mechanisms of Signal Transmission
Transport Substances through Cell Membranes
Membrane Potentials & Action Potentials
2Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
Excitation-Contraction Coupling & Skeletal Muscle Neuromuscular Transmission
3Excitation-Contraction in Smooth Muscle
Cardiac Muscle: Pumps & Valves
Cardiac Muscle: Pumps & Valves
4Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart
Normal Electrocardiogram and Interpretation
Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation
5Overview of Circulation
Vascular Distensibility (Arterial & Venous Systems)
Microcirculation & Lymphatics
6Local and Humoral Control of Blood Flow
Nervous Regulation of Circulation (Rapid Control Arterial BP)
Post Exam Review
2Role of Kidneys in Long-term Control of Arterial BP
8Role of Kidneys in Long-term Control of Arterial BP
Cardiac Output & Venous Return
Body Fluids (ECF/ICF)
9The Urinary System: Functional Anatomy and Urine Formation by the Kidneys
The Urinary System: Functional Anatomy and Urine Formation by the Kidneys
Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control
10Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control
Renal Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion
Renal Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion
11Urine Concentration and Dilution; Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Osmolarity and Sodium Concentration
Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium; Integration of Renal Mechanisms for Control of Blood Volume and Extracellular Fluid Volume
Acid Base Regulation
12Acid Base Regulation
RBC, Anemia & Polycythemia
RBC, Anemia & Polycythemia
13Blood Types
Hemostasis & Blood Coagulation
Post Exam Review

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Human Physiology I full course – $1,596

Human Physiology I individual lectures – $45 each 


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