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BHSC 3302 - Cardiac Pathophysiology

Basic Health Sciences Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

60% in BHSC 2219 and CARD 3252

Credits

5.0

Cost

$1,045.78

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 30686

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Distance

Instructor

Jane Hobson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,045.78

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. Follow up instructions will be e-mailed after registering. Questions? Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca * BHSC 3302 IS offered ONLY in the FALL & WINTER 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

BHSC 3302 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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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Pathophysiology Of Heart Disease
Author Lilly
Publisher Kluwer Hlt
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-45119-275-9
Price $84.95
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