First Professional Examination Physiology SyllabusTHEORY EXAMINATIONPaper 1 (100 marks) Topics General Physiology Blood Cardiovascular system Respiratory system GIT Renal systemPaper 2 (100 marks) Topics Endocrine system Special senses Nervous system Nerve- muscle physiology Skin and body temperature Reproduction
PRACTICAL EXAMINATION There will be two practical sessions, Practical I and II, each carrying 35 marks, each practical will be of 2 hours duration. Practical I: 35 Marks 1. Clinical Examination 15 marks a. Clinical examination of respiratory system b. Clinical examination of CVS c. Clinical examination of pulse d. Clinical examination of nervous system: • Examination of cranial nerves. • Examination of sensory system. • Examination of motor system • Examination of reflexes Procedures on Human Subjects 20 marks a. Spirometry- Measurement of spirometric parameters. b. Recording of ECG c. Recording of blood pressure d. Effects of posture and exercise on BP.Each student will get one clinical experiment and one human subjectexperiment.
Practical II 35 marks1. Haematology • Major 15 marks a. Differential leukocyte count. b. Total count of WBC. c. Total count of RBC. d. Total count of platelets. e. Absolute eosinophil count • Minor 10 marks a. Blood grouping. b. Bleeding time c. Clotting time. d. PCV2. Interpretation of case histories / problems(calculations) 10 marks Calculations 5 marks Case history 5 marksEach student will get one major and one minor hematology experiment+ one calculation and one case history.