The syllabus aims to:
1. promote an understanding of the cultural, environmental, socio-economic and other factors that influence Food and Nutrition practices in the Caribbean;
2. develop Food and Nutrition related skills and attitudes which will enhance the quality of life of peoples in the Caribbean;
3. enable the making of informed choices regarding food consumption and physical activity patterns that contribute to optimal health, and prevention of disease;
4. prepare students to take advantage of various career opportunities in the field of Food and Nutrition
Systematic anatomy is one of the human anatomy, is one of the important pillar in basic medical subject. Systematic anatomy contents several important human organ systems, such as motor system, digestive system, respiratory system, urinary system, reproductive system, endocrine system, circulatory system, sense organs and nervous system, etc.
Medical Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of immune systems in human body. It charts, measures, and contextualizes the: physiological functioning of the immune system in states of both health and diseases; malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders (such as autoimmune diseases, hypersensitivities, immune deficiency, and transplant rejection); the physical, chemical and physiological characteristics of the components of the immune system in vitro, in situ, and in vivo. Immunology has applications in numerous disciplines of medicine, particularly in the fields of organ transplantation, oncology, virology, bacteriology, parasitology, psychiatry, and dermatology.
Medical microbiology is a branch of medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. In addition, this field of science studies various clinical applications of microbes for the improvement of health. There are four kinds of microorganisms that cause infectious disease: bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses and one type of infectious protein called a prion.
Preventive medicine consists of measures taken for disease prevention
A science dealing with the collection,analysis,interpretation,and presentation of numerical data
Pathology is a basic course for clinical medicine, which addresses four components of disease, cause/etiology, mechanisms of development (pathogenesis), structural alterations of cells (morphologic changes), and the consequences of changes (clinical manifestations).
Pharmacology is the study of the interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical function.
Physiology is a science of studying normal biological functions, and the regulatory factors involved in these functions. Contents of this course include: cellular fundamental functions; blood; blood circulation; respiration; digestion and absorption; energy metabolism and body temperature; urine formation and excretion; function of the sensory organs; function of the nervous systems; endocrine and reproduction.
SAS, SPSS, Stata, Statistica