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

CAVT 1080 - Advanced Hemodynamics and Cardiac Physiology


Prerequisite: Program Admission
The student is introduced to various forms of invasive monitoring. Various forms of invasive access are studied, including right and left heart catherization, arterial line setups, and appropriate care. Emphasis is placed on the basics of hemodynamic monitoring and interpretation. Also provides an overview of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. Topics include: hemodynamics, aseptic technique, infection control, biochemistry of the cardiac muscle, conduction system, electrocardiogram, pathophysiology of acquired diseases, embryological development, and pathophysiology of congenital diseases. Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 4. Credit hours: 3 (T)