2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

CAVT 1030 - Electrophysiology and Cardiac Anatomy


Prerequisite: Program Admission
Introduces the concepts essential in the performance and interpretation of 12 lead EKG and heart sounds. As a study of the anatomy, physiology, structural relationships, and the pathophysiology of the human heart and vascular system, the course concentrates on specialized terminology, cardiac and vascular anatomy, and electrophysiology. Topics include: heart anatomy, circulatory system, heart electrical system, physical heart defects, electrocardiograph, preparation for various electrocardiographic examinations, physical principles and pathophysiology of heart sounds, exercise physiology, stress testing, Holter monitoring, cardiac pacemakers, and cardiac rehabilitation programs. Laboratory experiences will be provided. Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 4. Credit hours: 3 (T)