Neurophysiology

Neurophysiology

UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL

M.MED. (PART 1) – NEUROPHYSIOLOGY and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY COURSE : 2013

Course code: MPSY8PAY

 

TIMETABLE

VENUE:                                  Seminar room 1, Medical School

LECTURE TIMES:                 11h30-13h00

LECTURERS:                        Professor ML Channa, Professor W. Daniels, Dr A Nadar, Dr M. Mabandla and staff allocated by the Dept. of Psychiatry

TEXTS:                                   Textbook of Medical Physiology: Guyton and Hall, 10th Edition

                                                Review of Medical Physiology: Ganong, 23rd edition

                                                Neurotransmitters and Drugs by Kruk & Pycock, latest Edition

                                                Others prescribed by the Dept. of Psychiatry           

 

DATE

TIME 

BLOCK

SUBJECT

TOPIC

PRESENTER

MENTOR

29 Jan 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

 Overview of neuron structure and function

Physiology

Dr A Nadar

05 Feb 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neuron Function

Physiology

Dr A Nadar

12 Feb 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Overview skeletal and smooth muscle function

Physiology

Dr A Nadar

19 Feb 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

synapses- neurotransmission and neuromodulation

Physiology

Prof ML Channa

26 Feb 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Synaptic regulation and plasticity

Physiology

Prof ML Channa

05 Mar 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Autonomic nervous system and central control of hoeostasis

Physiology

Dr A Nadar

12 Mar 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neurochemistry 1

Physiology

Dr M Mabandla

19 Mar 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neurochemistry 2

Physiology

Dr M Mabandla

26 Mar 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neurochemistry 3

Physiology

Dr M Mabandla

02 Apr 13

11:30

B

Exam

CMSA EXAM PART 2- NO LECTURE

nil

 

09 Apr 13

11:30

E

Exam

CMSA EXAM PART 1 – NO LECTURE

nil

 

16 Apr 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neurochemistry 4

Physiology

Dr M Mabandla

23 Apr 13

11:30

B

Exam

MMed Part 1 Exam

nil

 

30 Apr 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Biochemical basis for common psychiatric disorders

Dr Nehro

Dr Chaggan

14 May 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Neuro- endocrinology (45 min) and neuro immunology (45 min)

Dr Bhola and Dr Motala

Dr E Karim

21 May 13

11:30

B

Exam

CMSA Part 2 Clinical Exam- No Lecture

nil

 

04 Jun 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Antipsychotics

Dr Zikalala

Dr Paruk

11 Jun 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Anti-depressants

Dr Sibiya

Dr Saloojee

02 Jul 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Mood stabilisers/anticonvulsants and cognitive enhancers

Dr Mota

Dr K Jhazbhai

09 Jul 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Anxiolytics/Hypnotics/stimulants/antiparkinsonain agents

Dr V Poliah

Dr S Naidoo

23 Jul 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

GENETICS IN PSYCHIATRY 1

Dr Aldous

30 Jul 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

GENETICS 2

Dr Aldous

06 Aug 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

GENETICS 3- pharmaco-genetics

Dr Aldous

13 Aug 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Sensory Information transduction, relay and central processing

Physiology

prof ML Channa

20 Aug 13

11:30

B

Exam

CMSA PART 2 EXAM- NO LECTURE

nil

 

27 Aug 13

11:30

E

Exam

CMSA Part 1 Exam – No lecture

nil

 

03 Sep 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Motor Function

Physiology

Prof ML Channa

10 Sep 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

limbic system, emotion and memory

Physiology

Prof ML Channa

17 Sep 13

11:30

A

neurophysiology

Higher cortical function- language, memory, attention, behaviour

Physiology

prof ML Channa

01 Oct 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

The sleep wake cycle

Physiology

prof ML Channa

08 Oct 13

11:30

A

Neurophysiology

Pain and Pain modulation

Physiology

prof ML Channa

22 Oct 13

11:30

B

Exam

CMSA- Part 2 Clinical exam- No lecture

nil

 

05 Nov 13

11:30

E

Exam

Mmed Part 1 Exam

nil