Department of Physiology
Prof. Dr. Samia Jawed (HOD)
Dr. Muhammad Imran
Dr. Awais Ahmed (Asst. Prof.)
Physiology department of continental medical college is designed to provide medical education based on normal physiological functioning of human body and its correlation with the diseases.
We are fully committed to modify the minds of our students by creating a very caring and inspirational learning environment which will ensure brilliant success in final exams and in further higher studies.
Our innovative and research based education can transform our students into excellent clinician, research scholar, patient manager and competent community service provider.
Our mission is to improve best knowledge of the subject for the correct diagnosis and prognosis of the disease and to inculcate interest in students for research studies. Our mission is to equip the students in the discipline of Human Physiology, by imparting knowledge and understanding of structure and function of human and biological systems. Thus, to foster the development of professional skills through well designed curriculum; based on experiments, training and research.
Faculty Development Program
- Education planning and evaluation. By College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan
- The continuing medical education seminar. By Agha Khan University Karachi 3.Professional competency enhancement program for teachers. By K.E.M.U. Lahore
- Developing MCQ’s of one best type. By College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan 5.Basic concepts of medical education. By FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry
- Community oriented medical education. By Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore
- Reviews and selection of one best item for MCQ bank. By College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan
- Workshop on 2D and3D cell culture. By Microbiology & Molecular Genetics University of the Punjab Lahore.
- Test item development and item analysis. By University of Health Sciences Lahore
- Western blotting. By Microbiology & Molecular Genetics University of the Punjab Lahore
- In the department, the faculty also participated in a workshop for teaching on POWER LAB in 2019.
- Lectures: 50% AND DIRECTED SELF LEARNING IN SMALL GROUPS AS 50%
Interactive lectures using multimedia will introduce the concepts, theories and application of the subject using relevant examples. Students will be asked questions and are expected to discuss material from previous weeks.
- Experimentation (Practicals): 18% TIME FOR PRACTICALS
For long term inculcation in students mind clinically important concepts are augmented by performing practical in Physiology Lab. like ECG recording and interpreting, BP recording, Performing Knee Jerk etc.
- Class Activities
Students are exposed to group discussions and question answer sessions with the teachers in small groups during tutorial hours.
20% time for tutorials. During this time the complex concepts and their practical application is further explained by the teachers to the students by using clinical examples.
- Class Presentations
Class presentations are conducted in the class to allow students to demonstrate their knowledge of an already taught topic. This also helps to improve their presentations skills.
- Class Assignments: 3% for assignments
Some very important topics which are core curriculum and heart of the subject are given to the students to prepare in assignments. Marking of these assignments gives a good feedback of the teacher.
- Demonstrations of scientific movies and conceptual animations to the class. Website like www.nucleus, www.study.com, www.youtube.com.
Self-Evaluation written tests and viva tests are conducted at alternate week for concept grooming of the students in a new organ system.
- Visit to conferences in other colleges
With due permission of the Principal the students are taken to the workshops and conferences at other medical colleges.
- Use of latest scientific equipment for latest concept
We conduct practical on Electronic Spiro-meter and Power Lab using a normal healthy living human being that delivers a most updated concept about the body organ functions to our students.