Anatomy, physiology, pathology
Module: Physiotherapy
Contact hours – lectures: 80
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  25
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
Anatomy, physiology, pathology              

Contact hours – lectures: 80
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises: 25 
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:  
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
Subject-specific competences:
  • Cells and tissues. Topographical anatomy. Systemic anatomy: bones and joints, muscles, nervous system, senses, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, uropoetic system, male and female genitals, skin, endocrine system.
  • Physiological principles, cells, body fluids, blood, muscles, heart, bloodstream, kidney function, metabolism, thermoregulation, digestion, endocrine function.
  • Definition of pathology, methods of investigation, general pathology, pathology of osteomuscular system.

Knowledge and understanding:
  • Get knowledge of normal human anatomy.
  • Capable of use of slovenian terminology and basic latin terms.
  • Get knowledge of normal human body function.
  • Understand modern principles of pathology and its place in routine patient's work-up. Understand common pathological reactions. Get knowledge of pathology of osteomuscular system.
Mandatory references:
  • Dahmane, R., 2005. Ilustrirana anatomija. Ljubljana: Tehnična založba Slovenije.
  • Waugh, A. & Grant, A., 2006. Ross and Wilson anatomy and physiology in health and illness. 10th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Potočnik, N., 2010. Vaje iz fiziologije: za študente programa prve stopnje Zdravstvena nega. Jesenice: Visoka šola za zdravstveno nego Jesenice.
  • Štiblar Martinčič, D., Cor, A., Cvetko, E. & Marš, T., 2007. Anatomija, histologija in fiziologija. Ljubljana: Univerza v Ljubljani, Medicinska fakulteta.
  • Dolinar, M., Cunk Manić, V. & Tarman Šmit, I.,  2015. Anatomija in fiziologija človeka. Podsmreka: Pipinova knjiga.
  • Kindlen, S.  & Peattie, P.I., 2003. Physiology for health care and nursing. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churcill Livingstone.
  • Damjanov, I., 2012. Pathology for the health professions. 4rd ed. St. Louis: Saunders.
Recommended references:  
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods: written examination (100%)