2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSAE 2303 - Cardiovascular Concepts

3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system. Focuses on cardiac and vascular structural anatomy and relationships, electrical innervation, embryology, and hemodynamics of the heart and vascular system. Includes pathophysiology, etiology, pathology, signs, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: DMSO 1302 , DSAE 1360   and DSAE 1415  
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe blood flow and electrical conduction through the heart.
2 - Describe normal and pathological hemodynamics; list the major stages of fetal cardiovascular development.
3 - Describe the signs, symptoms, etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, treatment methods, and evaluation methods for the most prevalent cardiovascular diseases.
4 - Identify the anatomical structures of the cardiovascular system.