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What you will learn

Course description: 

This in-depth explanation of the cardiovascular system is the first in a series of five courses exploring the heart in structure, function, heart failure, disease, injury and medications. This course reviews the structure and function of the cardiovascular system, the role of circulating blood in meeting cellular needs, maintaining hemostasis, and much more.

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Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the role of circulating blood in meeting cellular needs and maintaining homeostasis
  • Describe the normal structure and function of the cardiovascular system
  • Analyze the relationship between autonomic nervous system response and cardiovascular function
  • List the factors that affect cardiac output and explain its impact on body perfusion
  • Describe the impact of medications on the autonomic nervous system.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Echelon

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