14D2I75 - Clinical endocrinology

Course specification
Course titleClinical endocrinology
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Danijela Kirovski
  2. dr Ivan Vujanac
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionEnrolled semester in which the exam is listening
      The goalTo improve students' knowledge about role of the endocrine system in regulation and control of the functions of other organ systems, to enable the student to a complex analysis of endocrine regulation and control systems of organs and tissues. To improve students' knowledge about hormones important for reeling diferent physiological and pathophysiological processes. To enable efficient learning about integrative regulations relevant for concerted functioning organ systems. To enable the successful adoption of knowledge on subjects in the next year of study
      The outcomeStudents should understand how are regulated functions of organs and organ systems, to understand their connection with the emergence of various diseases and to be able to apply their knowledge in solving various problems in experimental and practical work
      Contents of lecturesRule of certain hormones in the pathogenesis of endocrine diseases in domestic animals. Integrative role of the endocrine system in the regulation of various physiological and pathophysiologi condition. The basic principles of research in endocrinology. Growth hormone and antagonists. The role of hormones in the disorder of metabolism of mineral substances. Hormonal regulation of the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. Hypo- and hyperthyroidism. Endocrine aspectsi stress in domestic animals. The role of the endocrine cells of the pancreas in the occurrence of metabolic diseases. Homeostasis of glycemia. Insulin resistance. Laboratory techniques in the diagnosis and study of endocrine diseases.
      Contents of exercisesSIR
      1. Patološka fiziologija domaćih životinja,Božić T, 2007, Naučna, Beograd (Original title)
      2. Adrenokortikalni sistem goveda,Šamanc H, Kirovski D, 2008, Naučna, Beograd (Original title)
      3. Veterinarska fiziologija, IV izd, Stojić V, 2010, Naučna KMD, Beograd (Original title)
      4. Stress Phisiology in Animals, 2000, ed Paul HM Balm, USA. (Original title)
      5. Veterinary Endocrinology and Reproduction,2013, Pineda M, Doocley MP, McDonalds, Iowa State Press, USA. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingtheoretical instruction, seminar papers, public presentations and discussion
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessonsOral examination