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Department of Physiology and Biochemistry


 

 

  1. Former Heads
  2. Academic Staff
  3. Objectives
  4. Courses
  5. Teaching Activities
  6. Monthly and Future Plan
   
 
 

Dr. Khaing Khaing (2004 - 2009)

   
 
 

Dr. Hla Moe (2009- 2015)

  
  
 
 

Dr. Mya Thida Phyu

Lecturer/Head

M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc, PhD (Pathology)

   
 
 

Dr. Si Thu Thein Tun

Assistant Lecturer

M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Physiology)

   
 
 

Dr. Han Lin Soe

Assistant Lecturer

M.B.,B.S

   
 
 

Dr. Thwe Thwe Khaing

Demonstrator

M.B.,B.S

   
 
 

Dr. Myat Myo Aung

Demonstrator

M.B.,B.S

   
 
 

Dr.Thet Thandar

Demonstrator

M.B.,B.S

   
 
 

Daw Nang Thiri Lwin

Medical Technologist

B.Med.Tech.

   
 
 

Daw Zin Mar Tun

Medical Technologist

B.Med.Tech.

Undergraduade Courses
PHYSIOLOGY CURRICULUM for 2nd year BMTM

Institutional Objectives:
- To produce qualified traditional medicine practitioners who would be able to undertake various positions in the fields of teaching, research and clinical practice relating to traditional medicine so as to contribute toward the sustainable development of traditional medicine as well as health development in Myanmar

Departmental Objectives:
- At the end of the course, the learner should be able to know basic principles of physiology

Specific learning Objectives

Cognitive domain (Knowledge)
At the end of the course of instruction, the student should be able to
1. describe normal function of the human body.
2. describe basic laws and principles underlying physiological process.
3. describe interactions and interrelations among the body parts.

Affective domain (Attitude)
1. regard the importance of physiology and other basic science as a basic for clinical subjects.
2. regard the person as a whole.
3. appreciate the need of ethical consideration.

Psychomotor domain (Skill)
1. perform, record and interpret certain laboratory tests.
2. perform certain aspects of clinical examination.
3. perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


BIOCHEMISTRY CURRICULUM for 2nd year BMTM
Institutional Objectives:
- To produce qualified traditional medicine practitioners who would be able to undertake various positions in the fields of teaching, research and clinical practice relating to traditional medicine so as to contribute towards the sustainable development of traditional medicine as well as health development in Myanmar
Departmental Objectives:
- At the end of the course, the learner should be able to know basic principles of biochemistry

Specific learning Objectives

Cognitive domain (Knowledge)
At the end of the course of instruction, the student should be able to
1. Describe the laws and principles relating to the biochemical functions.
2. Describe biochemical basic of health and diseases.
3. Describe nutritional problems prevalent in the community.

Affective domain (Attitude)
1. Appreciate self education through critical teaching and evaluation of information.
2. Apply scientific methods in approaching and solving problems.
3. Take responsibilities and maintenance of disciplines.
4. Participate in team work.
5. Regard the importance of biochemistry as a basis for understanding medical disciplines.
6. towards the importance of imparting health education in the community.
7. towards the need for continuing self education.

Psychomotor domain (Skill)
1. Perform and interpret basic bedside laboratory tests for diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease.

Department of Physiology and Biochemistry

 Course and Duration

 

 

Programme Structure of Physiology

Sr.

No.

Content/Topic

Method

Media

Time Allotment

L

T

P

Total

1.

 

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

 

 

 

 

5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

 

 

 

 

 

12.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

Introduction

-Man and his environment.

-Homeostasis

 

Cell Physiology                                                      

-Functional morphology of the cell and 

 function of cell membrane                                         Whiteboard                                                  1             1                

-Transport across the cell membrane and

 functions of organelles                                       1                                                            1                

-Tutorial on introduction and cell

 physiology

                                                                         1                   

  Physiology of Blood

-Components of blood

-Physical properties of blood                   

-Red Blood Cells (Erythrocytes)                           

-White Blood Cells (Leucocytes)

-Platelets (Thrombocytes)

-Haemostasis                                                    

-Blood Groups

-Practical on haematology

-Tutorial on  ph­ysiology of blood

 

Excitable Tissues                                        Lecture                                                      Tutorial                                                               

-Membrane Potential                                                                         1                  1

-Excitation of neuron                                                                  -Cardiac and smooth muscle excitability           

 

Autonomic Nervous System(ANS)

- General organization of the ANS

- Functions of parasympathetic system.

- Physiological responses to emergency situations.                                                    4             4

-Tutorial on Excitable tissues & ANS                                    1        1

     

Cardiovascular System(CVS) Lecture        LCD                                                  

-Conduction system of the heart

-Origin of the heart beat and electricity of the heart

-Mechanical events of the cardiac cycle

-Systemic arterial blood pressure

-Cardiac output and vascular tone

-Dynamics of blood flow

-Tutorial on CVS

-Practical on CVS

 

Physiology of Respiration Lecture    LCD                                                       

-Functional structure, external and internal respiration

-Bronchial tone and surfactant

-Dead space and work of breathing

-Pulmonary circulation and ventilation

-Pulmonary gas transfer

-Regulation and function of respiration

 

Gastrointestinal Physiology

-Organization and innervations of the   Gastrointestinal tract (GIT)

-Digestion in the month, stomach and small intestine

-Movements in GIT                    

-Absorption in GIT

-Tutorial on Pulmonary and

 Gastrointestinal physiology

     

The Kidney and body fluids

-Functional structure of kidney

-Renal blood flow and urine formation

-Tubular Function and composition of normal urine                                          

-Functions of kidneys                              

 

Endocrinology Lecture           LCD                                               

-Hormones of the anterior, middle and posterior lobes of the pituitary gland

-Arginine vasopressin (AVP) and    Oxytocin           

- Actions of Thyroid hormones                                                                

-Actions of adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine                                                          

-Glucorticoids and mineralocorticoids

-Endocrine pancreas

-Calcium ion homeostasis

-Tutorial on Renal  and Endocrinology

 

Reproductive physiology

-Male reproductive system

-Female reproductive system                          1         1

 

     

Physiology of skin and thermoregulation                                                                     

-Physiology of skin and its functions                      

-Responses of body to heat and cold

-Tutorial on reproductive physiology and physiology of skin and thermoregulation



Central nervous system ( CNS)

-Functional Organization of CNS

-Sensory system    

-Motor system

-Cortical motor area and basal ganglia

-Brain stem and spinal cord

-Blood brain barrier and cerebrospinal

fluid

-Tutorial on CNS

 

 

 

                                       Total

Lecture

-Power

point

presentation

-White board

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

 

2

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

1

1

2

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

1

1

1

2

 

 

1

 

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

2

 

1

 

 

1

 

1

 

1

1

 

2

1

1

 

 

 

3

2

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

1

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

80

 


2rd Year BMTM Paper Six
(Physiology and Biochemistry)

Paper 6 - 100 marks
- Physiology - 60 marks (time allotment 80)
- Biochemistry - 40 marks (time allotment 35)
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- 100 marks (total - 115 hr)


STUDENT ASSESSMENT
2nd Year BMTM
(Paper 6; Physiology 60% + Biochemistry 40%)

1. Formative Assessment weightage 30%
(Tutorial 10% + Midterm test 10% + Practical 10%)
2. Summative Assessment weightage 70%
(Final Exam Theory; MCQ 40% + MSQ 60%)
3. Pass marks 50%
4. Distinction marks 75%
5. 3F system

STUDENT ASSESSMENT
1st Year BMTM (Bridge Course)

PHYSIOLOGY
Module-1 = Introduction, Cell physiology and Physiology of blood
Module-2 = Excitable tissue, ANS and CVS
Module-3 = Respiratory, GI and Renal physiology
Module-4 = Endocrine, Reproductive, Skin & thermoregulation and CNS
Student assessment will be done after each module.


1. Summative Assessment weightage 100%
(Average of total 4 modules)
2. Pass marks 50%
3. Distinction marks 75%
4. 3F system

MCQ 40% - 20 MCQs x 100 marks
MCQ 60% - Answer three out of four questions.
(20) marks for each question, total (60) marks.

Programme Structure of Biochemistry

Sr.    No.

Content/Topic

Method

Media

Time Allotment

L

T

P

Total

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Introduction

  - Define biochemistry.

  - What are the four components in

   foundations of biochemistry?

  - Describe each component in detail.

  - Classify major causes of diseases.

 

  Molecular biology

  - Define gene, genome, genetic code and

   codon.

  - Show the flow of genetic information.

  - Define mutation.

  - State the importance of DNA repair.

 

  Enzymology

  - List the functions of protein.

  - List the four organizational levels of

protein.

- Define enzyme, coenzyme, cofactor and isoenzyme.

  - State how enzymes are being used in

  diagnosis.

 

  Biochemistry of blood

  - Draw a word diagram to show the

  hemoglobin breakdown.

  - Define and classify jaundice.

  - State the importance of urobilinogen in

   urine.

  - What is the clinical importance of

  HbA1c?

 

  Nutrition

  - Define diet, food, non-food and

  nutrients.

  - What are the definitions in nutrition

  science?

  - Classify nutrients.

  - What are the portions of energy

  expenditure?

  - What is the clinical relevance of

  macronutrients?

  - List the factors to assess the nutritional status.

  - Give a short not on fat-soluble vitamins.

  - Give a short on water-soluble vitamins.

  - Give a short on trace elements.

 

  Metabolisms

  - Define metabolism.

  - Give a short note on carbohydrate.

  - Give a short note on fat or lipid.

  - Compare anabolic and catabolic

  pathways.

  - Overview glucose metabolism.

  - Overview lipid metabolism.

  - Overview protein metabolism.

Lecture

PPP

White board

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

31

3

1

35


2rd Year BMTM Paper Six
(Physiology and Biochemistry)

Paper 6 - 100 marks
- Physiology - 60 marks (time allotment 80)
- Biochemistry - 40 marks (time allotment 35)
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- 100 marks (total - 115 hr)


STUDENT ASSESSMENT
2nd Year BMTM
(Paper 6; Biochemistry 40% + Physiology 60%)

1. Formative Assessment weightage 30%
(Tutorial 10% + Midterm test 10% + Practical 10%)
2. Summative Assessment weightage 70%
(Final Exam Theory; MCQ 40% + MSQ 60%)
3. Pass marks 50%
4. Distinction marks 75%
5. 3F system

STUDENT ASSESSMENT
1st Year BMTM (Bridge Course)

BIOCHEMISTRY
Module-1 = Introduction, Molecular biology, Enzymology
Module-2 = Nutrition, Biochemistry of Blood
Module-3 = Metabolisms

Student assessment will be done after each module.

1. Summative Assessment weightage 100%
(Average of total 3 modules)
2. Pass marks 50%
3. Distinction marks 75%
4. 3F system

MCQ 40% - 20 MCQs x 100 marks
MCQ 60% - Answer three out of four questions.
(20) Marks for each question, total (60) marks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Development Activities
- Planning to carry out personal and professional development among academic staff
- Job training in the laboratory

Weekly / Monthly / Yearly / Future
- Yearly lunch time talk
- Yearly Continuing Traditional Medical Education

Social Welfare Activities
- Farewell/ welcome to staff transferred from/ to the department
- Thingyan homage
- Thadingyut homage
- New year celebration
- Anniversary of UTM
- Donation ceremony of Warso robe
- Kahtain robe offering ceremony
- University games sports and activities
- Kasone festival of watering the Banyan tree
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