This Course deals with Nutrition and Metabolism and it covers with importance of food, its elements and constitutes. The course provides an introduction in understanding of human requirements of nutrients. This course focuses on principles of nutritional counseling and recognizing nutritional deficiency diseases as well as its excess and how to evaluate the nutritional status. In the other part of the course, metabolism, students will be familiarized with the digestion and absorption of all constituents of food and human diet, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins in addition to vitamins.Finally, metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins in addition to vitamins will be discussed and an overall revision of integrated metabolism and its hormonal regulation.
This course deals with Body Structure and its functions; it covers the cells, tissues, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. It focuses to make students understand the concepts of metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance and acid-base balance. Finally emphasis is given on students to understand the temperature regulation and general concepts of pharmacology.