Human and Oral Physiology

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human and Oral Physiology

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Provide students with the fundamental concepts for understanding how the human body.
    Familiarize with the language that will have to manage in working life.

    Provide the students with fundamental knowledge about the functioning of the human body.
    Study the function of each component of the human body
    Enhance the most important applications for the development of dental practice

    There will be a first sweep of the entire organization of the body and its general functions, stressing how fundamental the homeostasis and the integration of all systems for proper functioning of the human body

    R-1. Know the major disciplines that integrate the physiological sciences, its foundations and areas of work.
    R-2. Distinguish different levels of organization of living beings.
    R-3. Is able to relate the basic operation of various systems and devices.
    R4. Applies general knowledge of physiology.
    R-5. Recognizes essential for dental practice biomaterials, as well as the immediate management of possible allergies to them
    R6. Meet the General disease processes, and its relationship with dental science

    Assessment Method ASSESSED LEARNING OUTCOMES Percentage accorded
    Exam2 R1,R2,R3,R4,R7 70 %
    Evaluation of lab work3 R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R7 10%
    Works and assessable exercises4 R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R6,R7 15 %
    Attendance and participation R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R6,R7 5 %

    1. Fernandez-Tresguerres, J.A. (2011) Fisiología Humana. 4ª edición. Ed. Mc Graw Hill.
    2. Hall, J.E. (2011) Guyton & Hall Tratado de Fisiología médica. 12ª edición. Ed. Elsevier España.
    3. Ira Fox, S. (2008). Fisiología humana. 10ª edición. Ed. Mc Graw Hill.
    4. Mezquita (2011). Fisiología Médica: del razonamiento fisiológico al razonamiento clínico. Ed. Panamericana.
    5. Silverthorn, D.U. (2008). Fisiología Humana. Un enfoque integrado. 4ª edición. Ed. Panamericana.
    6. Stanfiled, C (2011). Principios de Fisiología Humana. Ed. Pearson.
    7. Thibodeau, G.A., Patton, K.T. (2007). Anatomía y Fisiología. 6ª edición, Ed. Elsevier Mosby.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.