Studies cardiovascular disorders emphasizing the concept of disease as a disturbance of normal structure and function. The course begins with a discussion of functional cardiac anatomy, followed by a detailed examination of cardiac pathologies commonly encountered by the cardiovascular technologist. Systemic diseases and malfunction of organ systems which initiate or are a consequence of cardiac failure will also be discussed, particularly those of the respiratory and renal systems.
Below is one offering of BHSC 3302 for the Winter 2023 term.
Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 15379
Class meeting times
|Jan 04 - Mar 24||N/A||N/A||Distance|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Guided learning format.
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This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits (Max 3 courses). Registration does not imply admission to the program. Follow up instructions will be e-mailed after registering. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. * BHSC 3302 offered ONLY in the FALL & WINTER
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the cardiac pathologies commonly encountered by the cardiovascular technologist in the clinical area.
- Predict the signs and symptoms of cardiac disorders from an understanding of the hemodynamic changes that occur in different disease states.
- Identify cardiac disorders from the patterns of signs and symptoms expressed.
Effective as of Winter 2022
Cardiac Pathophysiology (BHSC 3302) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Health Sciences
- Cardiology Technology
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