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Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

Special Master’s Program in Physiology

Critical Thinking in Translational
Medicine: Physiology Capstone

Course # MCP 9000  |  3 Credit Hours  |  Spring Semester

Class Meets: Variable  |  Syllabus

Course Director: Roger T Worrell, PhD  |  roger.worrell@uc.edu  |  Phone: 513-558-6489


Critical Thinking in Translational Medicine: Physiology Capstone is a practical course designed to provide students with the skills necessary to critically evaluate basic science research in physiology, and to transition such research to the clinical setting. The course will focus on critical thinking and reasoning incorporating ones collective experiences and knowledge in fundamental foundational material. The expectation is that students will integrate material from prior and current courses and apply such knowledge to interpretation of bench to bedside research. Course components will include both written and oral communication skill development at the professional level.

Learning Objectives

  • Critical review of basic science and clinical seminar/grand rounds presentations.
  • Critical thinking approach to assessing and interpreting scientific publications.
  • Application of crtical thinking and reasoning in self-assessment.
  • Development of written communication skills as applied to basic science physiology and medicine.
  • Development of oral presentation skills as applied to basic science physiology and medicine.
  • Integration of knowledge from bench to bedside.

 

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Program Leadership

Bryan Mackenzie, PhD Email
Academic Director

Emma C Jones, BA Email
Educational Specialist

Katie Hobbing, PhD Email
Associate Director
(Admissions | Professional Development)

Roger T Worrell, PhD Email
Associate Director
(Capstone | Faculty Mentoring)