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BHSC 2219 - Anatomy and Physiology for Cardiology

Basic Health Sciences Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

60% in BHSC 1119 and 60% in CARD 1101

Credits

3.0

Cost

$643.63

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 48918

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Jen Kong

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$643.63

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. 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 leesa_watt@bcit.ca. * BHSC 2219 offered ONLY in the WINTER & SPRING terms
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Relate the structure of the cardiovascular system to its functional capacity.
  • Apply anatomical and physiological systems to the field of cardiac sciences.
  • Utilize anatomy and physiological principles to adapt to new developments in the field of cardiac sciences.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

BHSC 2219 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Diploma

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