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Course description: 

This aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the gross anatomy of the heart and pericardium. We should warn the prospective student that this module contains images of hearts in different stages of dissection. Emphasis is placed on the external and internal anatomy of the chambers of the heart. A detailed description of the semilunar and atrioventricular valves is included in this module. The components of the conduction system of the heart are also described.

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Course objectives: 

  • Name the portions and components of the pericardium
  • Describe the borders and position of the heart
  • Describe the surfaces of the heart
  • Name the layers of the heart
  • Describe the semilunar and atrioventricular valves
  • Describe the internal anatomy of atria and ventricles
  • Name the components of the conduction system of the heart
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Duration: 

1 Hour

Course author(s): 

Efrain Miranda, PhD

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