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Intermediate Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks, 5 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Pathophysiology as a Science

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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 questions20m
Control questions20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

General Nosology. Health and Disease

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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 questions20m
Control questions20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Aetiological doctrines: monocausalism, conditionalism and constitutionalism

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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 questions20m
Control questions20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Locally driven typical pathological processes. Pathophysiology of microcirculation

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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 questions20m
Control questions20m
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Top Reviews

By LYMar 9th 2019

It has given me clearer perspectives on the processes of disease. Great course.

By LHAug 19th 2018

Great course. Incredibly challenging but worth it.

Instructor

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Churilov Leonid Pavlovich

Associate Professor, Full Member of International Academy of Sciences (Health and Ecology)
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine

About Saint Petersburg State University

The Saint-Petersburg University (SPbU) is a state university, located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founded in 1724, SPbU is the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. At present, there are more than 30 000 students in SPbU studying 398 programmes...

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