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.
This course is designed for students who wish to graduate from the Cardiology Diploma. Students who live within the Greater Vancouver Region (Squamish to Abbotsford) must write exams at the BCIT Burnaby Campus on dates specified by instructor. Students outside the Greater Vancouver Region must find a proctor at an accredited post-secondary institution or Test Centre. Follow up instructions will be e-mailed after registering. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org * BHSC 3302 IS offered ONLY in the FALL & WINTER terms
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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.
Apply knowledge of cardiac pathology in the practice of cardiovascular pathology in the practice of cardiovascular technology in the clinical area.
Effective as of Fall 2011
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