Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

CVT 1261 - Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology

This course continues studies from Anatomy and Physiology I/II with a detailed study of adult and fetal cardiopulmonary anatomy, vasculature, and physiology in relation to the field of cardiovascular technology. This course also covers the etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical manifestations and treatments of related cardiac, pulmonary, cardiopulmonary anatomy, and peripheral diseases. Practical application covers arterial blood gas analysis, and introduces valve calculations, cardiac output calculations, and other hemodynamic calculations. This course continues the study of cardiac waveforms and ECG. 
Prerequisites: CVT 1000.
Corequisites: None.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.