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Courses in Human Physiology (HPH)

Lower Division

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

192. Internship in Human Physiology (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours; final report. Prerequisite: upper division standing; approval of project prior to period of internship by preceptor. Supervised work experience in physiology and related fields. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

To be arranged. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Directed reading, discussion and/or laboratory experience on selected topics. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Laboratory—3-15 hours; undergraduate research project. Prerequisite: senior standing in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, or engineering. (P/NP grading only.)


210A. Advanced Physiology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Physiology Ph.D. program, or consent of instructor. Advanced course in general principles of physiology, surveying homeostasis, cellular and selected topics, and neurophysiology. (Same course as Physiology 210A.)—F. (F.) Payne

298. Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. For graduate students desiring to explore particular topics in depth. Lectures and conferences may be involved.

299. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)


400. Human Physiology (6)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—2 hours. Medical student only. General and cellular physiology of neurons, muscle, and epithelial cells and systemic physiology of cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and renal systems. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.) (P/F grading only.)—F, Su. (F, Su.) Ferns, Payne

403. Medical Neuroanatomy (5)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—1 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: Successful completion of course 400, block 1. Restricted to medical students only. Anatomy of the normal human nervous system, to include gross external and internal morphology of brain and spinal cord, and function neuroanatomy of motor, sensory and cognitive systems. Incorporates application of neuroanatomy to clinical problem solving. (Same course as Cell Biology and Human Anatomy 403.) (P/F grading only.)—Su. (Su.) Blankenship, Gross

493. Physiological Principles in SICU SSM (6)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/laboratory—10 hours; laboratory—16 hours; clinical activity—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Special Study Module, a four week course on the topic: Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient: Use of Physiological Principles to Guide Treatment of Patients with Common Surgical Problems. (Same course as Surgery 493C.) (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Cala, Holcroft

497T. Tutoring in Human Physiology (1-5)

Tutoring—3-15 hours. Prerequisite: advanced standing or consent of instructor. Assist instructor by tutoring medical students in preparation for one of the departmental courses that is a component of the required curriculum of the School of Medicine. (H/P/F grading only.) —Ferns, Payne

498. Directed Reading and Group Study (1-4)

Discussion—2-8 hours. Prerequisite: medical student. Directed reading and discussion on selected topics in human physiology. (H/P/F grading only.)

499. Research (1-6)

Prerequisite: medical students with consent of instructor. Laboratory investigation on selected topics. (H/P/F grading only.)

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