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Syllabus 2019-20 - 10213010 - Endocrinology Applied to the Clinical Practice and Animal Production (Endocrinología aplicada a la clínica y a la producción animal)

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DEGREE: Grado en Biología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Endocrinology Applied to the Clinical Practice and Animal Production
CODE: 10213010 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: RAMÍREZ SÁNCHEZ, MANUEL
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 410 - FISIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 263 E-MAIL: msanchez@ujaen.es P: 2302
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Introduction to endocrinology. Applied endocrinology to the clinic and animal production.

Endocrinology of growth. Functional evaluation of growth. Growth disturbances.

Manipulation of the growth and composition of channels.

The thyroid gland. Functional evaluation. Thyroid disorders.

The adrenal gland. Functional evaluation. Adrenal disorders.

Mineral metabolism. Assessment of alterations in mineral metabolism.

The endocrine pancreas. Diabetes Mellitus.

Reproduction. Endocrinology of the male and female reproductive axis. Functional evaluation. Gonadal alterations.

Endocrine manipulation of reproduction in farm animals.

Pregnancy, childbirth and lactation. Functional evaluation. Endocrine disorders.

      Animal products.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Theoretical class (large group or teaching group): (3.8 ECTS) Methodology: lecture. Teachers' exposition of the contents of the thematic units of the subject, promoting the discussion and active participation of the students. Elaboration by the students of works on topics of interest related to the subject and their exposure to the rest of the group.

 

 

Group tutorials (very small groups): (0.2 ECTS). Methodology: Very small groups where students will raise and try to solve with the teacher those doubts and questions that have arisen during the rest of the training activities. The use of virtual means (platform for teaching) will be encouraged for the resolution of doubts and problems, as well as for student follow-up.

 

Practical classes (2.0 ECTS). Methodology: laboratory practices and practices in computer rooms. Elaboration by the students of works and reports based on the results obtained during the practical sessions.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

1) Exam of theoretical curriculum (60%)

2) Compliance with the practices (20%)

3) Seminars and other activities (10%)

4)Teacher's notes (10%)

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Greenspan's basic & clinical endocrinology . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York &#59; Madrid [etc.] : McGraw-Hill Medical, cop. 2011  (Library)