Cardiac Physiology
Cardiac Physiology

Cardiac Physiology

by Thad Wilson, PhD

The heart is a powerful organ which performs around its service around the clock. Did you know that it pumps 7000 liters of blood throughout the body—every day? The autonomous control of the heart and unique muscle structure are responsible for this.

In this course, Prof. Thad Wilson will provide you with a basic understanding of heart mechanics. You will discover the heart's role as the center of blood circulation.

Learn more about the ECG, how to interpret the results, and how to choose treatments accordingly. Deepen your knowledge of heart sounds and heart pressure. Other topics covered are:

  • Frank-Starling curve
  • Membrane potential
  • Heart rate ranges and gap junction channels
  • Inotropism

You will further have the chance to deepen your knowledge with the help of the corresponding download material and challenge yourself by answering quiz questions.

Start learning online and prepare yourself for your exams—with Prof. Thad Wilson and Lecturio!

Course Details

  • Videos 26
  • Duration 2:20 h
  • Quiz questions 70
  • Articles 4

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Your Educators of course Cardiac Physiology

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson is a Professor of Physiology and has been teaching medical students for more than a dozen years at Colleges of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), and Indianapolis, IN (Marian University). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles as a Medical Physiology course director and Organ System team leader. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. He currently helps students prepare for medical board exams, in addition to his teaching and scientific pursuits. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into four languages and a number of electronic formats.

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Congratulations
By Pavan D. on 04. April 2019 for Myocyte Conduction Pathway and Atrioventricular Block (AV) – Heart Rate and Electricity

It was Very clear, had good retoric and the picures were easy to remeber

 
simple and easy
By Mohammed A. on 18. March 2019 for Para- and Sympathetic Control of the Heart Rate – Heart Rate and Electricity

thank you dr. Wilson . very good and easy understandable info with a lot of important topics

 
excellent presentation!
By Chen S. on 20. February 2019 for Cardiac Physiology

great presentation by dr. Wilson. i enjoyed it a lot and would recommend it to my colleagues

 
Into the point. Easy to understand
By Maria S. on 17. February 2019 for Para- and Sympathetic Control of the Heart Rate – Heart Rate and Electricity

Love it when you can get 4 book pages of information in less than 5 minutes.