BHSC 2219 is a Human Anatomy and Physiology course designed specifically for allied health professionals in the field of Cardiology. As such, its major focus is structure and function of the heart. Anatomy of the heart and the relation of the heart to thoracic structures are covered. The structure of the heart muscle cell or myocyte is related to its electrical and mechanical properties. A discussion of the electrical events of the cardiac cycle serves to provide the electrophysiological basis of the ECG. Mechanical events of the cycle are related to electrical events and to the pressure and volume changes in the heart chambers. Structure and function of the blood vessels as components of the circulatory system are covered. A unit on circulatory physiology serves to integrate functions of the heart, blood, and vessels. Discussions of the respiratory and urinary systems as they influence, and are influenced by, the circulation are included.
60% in BHSC 1119
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.
Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks
|Jan 04 - Mar 26||
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Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.
Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks
|Apr 06 - Jun 25||
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TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.}
23 seats available as of Feb 28, 2021 8:55 pm (PST). Of these 23, 15 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2011
BHSC 2219 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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