BME 251 Systems Physiology I

Objectives

Topics

Apply Math, Science, Engineering Principles to problems  in medicine & biology

Design & conduct experiments, including experiments on living systems

Analyze and interpret data including data from measurements on living systems

Design system/
component/
process including systems involving the interaction of living and non-living states

An ability to function on multi-
disciplinary teams

Identify, formulate
solve Engineering Problems including problems at the interface of engineering and biology

Understand professional and ethical responsibility

Effectively Write Written communi-
cation

Effectively Perform Oral communi-
cation

Broadly educated in Biology, Physiology, and Humanities and Social  Sciences

Recognize the Need for and Ability for life-long learning

Knowledge
of contemp-
orary issues, including societal problems and opportunities stemming from knowledge in Technology and Biology

An ability to use techniques, skills, and tools in engineering practice and be prepared for further education in engineering, medicine, or biomedical science.

Biological control systems M         M              
Feedback M         M              
Membrane transport & membrane potentials M         L   M   H      
Action potentials M         L       H      
Nervous system M         L       H      
Writing winning test answers               H          
Studying the brain with fMRI - Dr. Victoria Morgan                       H  
Cardiovascular physiology H     L   M   L   H      
Microcirculation & lymphatics M         L       H      
Musculoskeletal physiology L         L   L   H      
Gastrointestinal physiology M         L   L   H      
Cardiac ventricular assist devices - Dr. Stacy Davis L           M         H  
Hot topics in gastrointestinal physiology L         L L         H  
Physiology of Aging - Dr. James Powers             M         H  
                         
Summary M         L M M   H   H  

Last update Paul H. King May 19, 2000