Study programme 2020-2021Français
Elements of Physiology II
Programme component of Bachelor's in Pharmacy à la Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UM-B2-PHARMA-008-MCompulsory UERIS LaurenceM119 - Neurosciences
  • RIS Laurence

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30800044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
M-NEUR-203Elements of physiology II308000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Pharmaceutical expertise: Use a foundation of concepts and knowledge in health sciences and pharmaceutical sciences.
    • Understand and integrate the fundamental sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, botany) involved in the specific fields of pharmaceutical sciences
    • Understand and apply mathematical translations of large models and chemical and/or biological phenomena through abstract reasoning
    • Understand and use different graphical representations of numerical values and their relationships
    • Understand the chronology of a phenomenon and master the time scales and their representations
    • Understand how the human body works by using knowledge of anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, immunology, microbiology and pathology under the dual approach of normal and pathological conditions in order to understand the action of medications on the body.
  • 2. Scientific method: Solve pharmaceutical problems using their knowledge and critical mind.
    • Use a hypothesis in inductive, deductive or abductive reasoning
    • Develop a critical, practical and analytical mind
    • Manage doubt and uncertainty
  • 3. Communication: Communicate in an appropriate, efficient, rigorous and respectful way in a professional perspective.
    • Understand the basic rules of French and of English (grammar, punctuation, connectors, etc.).
    • Use a rich vocabulary linking concepts and words accurately

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of this course, the student will be able to understand the working of the different organs of the body (kidney, digestive tract, brain and autonomic nervous system, endocrine glands).

For each organ, the main pathological conditions that can affect it will be described as well as the mechanisms by which pharmacological drugs can act on it.

At the end of this course, the student will possess all the basic notions necessary to understand the mechanisms of the diseases and the mechanisms of action of medicines and toxins.

Content of UE


Prior Experience


Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

90% : written exam see AA
10% : practical work

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

100%: written exam

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
M-NEUR-203Slides presented during each course
Available on Intranet (Moodle)
Recordings of parts of the course

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
M-NEUR-203Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
M-NEUR-203Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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