Subject: Physiology and Pharmacology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Medicine
Department: Anat Physio Pharma


The primary objective is to provide students with skills in designing experiments, collecting and interpreting data. Students will acquire skills in small animal surgery and the use of instrumentation to record a number of physiological measures of importance in Physiology and Pharmacology.

Prerequisite(s): PHPY 308.3.
Note: This course is optional, but recommended for undergraduate students in the Honours program considering the possibility of a career in physiological or pharmacological research and for graduate students in need of hands-on skills in animal surgical techniques and experimentation. Students with credit for PHSI 334.6 cannot take this course for credit.

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