To introduce the elements of human physiology necessary in the field of Dental Hygiene.
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Course unit content
Skeletal muscle and Neurophysiology
Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology
Physiology of the stomatognatic apparatus
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Essential Physiology for Dental Students
Kamran Ali (Editor), Elizabeth Prabhakar (Editor)
978-1-119-27175-8 November 2018
Lectures will introduce the main aspects and peculiarities of human physiology pertinent to Dental Hygienists. Group discussion will complete the learning sessions.
Assessment methods and criteria
Completion of the goals in this course module will be verified in the main course examination.
By means of more basic questions knowledge and understanding will be tested. Other questions will examine the ability to apply such knowledge.