Cardiovascular Anatomy

Cardiovascular Anatomy

by Geoffrey Meyer, PhD, Craig Canby, PhD, John McLachlan, PhD

Understanding the anatomy of the cardiovascular system will help you when it comes to diseases. In well-structured online courses, you will learn about the lungs, the heart and blood vessels.

Quiz questions and topic reviews will help you increasing your knowledge.

Course Details

  • Videos 38
  • Duration 2:54 h
  • Quiz questions 54
  • Articles 16


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular Anatomy

 Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Prof. Geoffrey Meyer works at the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia.
He is the Coordinator for Histology on the Federative International Program for Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA).
Professor Meyer is also the creator of “Meyer’s Histology” ( and, in collaboration with Professor John Campbell and Michael Hall, has provided an extensive collection of learning and teaching resources to deliver a histology course completely available online. Geoffrey Meyer’s research activities focus on developing innovative, computer-aided learning and teaching tools.

He has received a number of awards for his work, including the Australian University Teaching Award.
In 2006, and again in 2014, he received UWA Teaching Fellowships. Professor Meyer was also awarded a prestigious ALTC (Australian Learning and Teaching Council) Fellowship in 2009 and is currently the Project Leader on ALTC Project Grants.

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

 John McLachlan, PhD

John McLachlan, PhD

John McLachlan is Professor of Medical Education at Durham University, is a UK National Teaching Fellow, and formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal "Medical Education". He has been teaching Embryology to medical students for many years, apparently to their pleasure and benefit!

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During respiration
By Alexandra J. on 15. October 2017 for In Situ View – Heart (Cor)

I was going to give it a five stars but in the lecture you said during respiration the heart moves down and up but in the quiz the right answer was up and down..

By Itayi T. on 10. October 2017 for Coronary Circulation – Heart (Cor)

I recommend this for any one in medical school who is looking for high yield information.

By Deniz K. on 30. September 2017 for Septation of the Heart – Blood Vessel and Heart Development

Now it's much more understandable for me with your amazing expression and this visuals. Thanks.

Great selection of images
By Mehmed Taha D. on 17. September 2017 for Septation of the Heart – Blood Vessel and Heart Development

I watched this after i had the same lecture at my university and i couldnt believe how easy the subject actually is. The images selected are very helpful for the understanding of the subject. Thank you

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