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Intermediate Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Pathophysiology as a Science

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 124 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
1_2 "Contribution of Various National Schools"16m
1_3 "How and When Pathophysiology Separated From Anatomic Pathology"8m
1_4 "Pathophysiology & Anatomic Pathology: Apart or Together?"16m
1_5 "Pathophysiology as Systemic Pathobiology in Medical Knowledge"15m
1_ 6 "Scientific Reasoning vs Clinical Reasoning"17m
1_7 "Modeling of Diseases or Their Elements: Key Role in Medical Progress"13m
1_8 "Spread of Pathophysiology Worldwide"14m
4 readings
Acknowledgements / Благодарности10m
Copyright / Копирайт10m
Additional materials (bibliography)10m
Further reading/Дополнительная литература10m
2 practice exercises
Practical questions30m
Control questions30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

General Nosology. Health and Disease

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 117 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
2_2 "Mosaic Character of Diseases. Elements of Disease"19m
2_3 "General Aetiology & General Pathogenesis"14m
2_4 "What is a Disease?"16m
2_5 "Local and Systemic Mechanisms in Pathogenesis"16m
2_6 "Specific and Non-Specific in Pathogenesis: is There Any Real Need in That Division?"15m
2_7 "Health and Norm"18m
1 reading
Additional materials (bibliography)10m
2 practice exercises
Practical questions30m
Control questions30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Aetiological doctrines: monocausalism, conditionalism and constitutionalism

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 117 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3_2 "Indirect Causality in Pathology: Examples"8m
3_3 "Conditionalism – Principal Antipode of Monocausalism"19m
3_4 "A Convergent Hybrid of Two Antipodes: Causalism"22m
3_5 "Constitutionalism – a Medical Doctrine Put Reactivity in the Centre of System"23m
3_6 "Multiple Classification but the Same Triple Division"21m
1 reading
Additional materials (bibliography)10m
2 practice exercises
Practical questions30m
Control questions30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Locally driven typical pathological processes. Pathophysiology of microcirculation

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 134 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
4_2 "Regulation of Microcirculation Differs From That of Systemic Circulation"20m
4_3 "Modelling of Microcirculatory Disorders: Experiment and Interpretation"23m
4_4 "Arterial (Active) Hyperaemia"22m
4_5 "Venous (Passive) Hyperaemia"13m
4_6 "Combined (Mixed) Hyperaemia"5m
4_7 "Ischemia"19m
4_8 "Stasis: Outcome of Typical Disorders of Microcirculation"9m
1 reading
Additional materials (bibliography)10m
2 practice exercises
Practical questions30m
Control questions30m

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