Cardiovascular System: Heart – Physiology (Nursing)

Cardiovascular System: Heart – Physiology (Nursing)

by Jasmine Clark, PhD

Nurses are often the first health professionals to notice important changes in patients (e.g., cardiac arrhythmias or changes in blood pressure, perfusion, or urine production). Often, nurses are also the ones that implement cardiac rescue and resuscitation efforts in cardiac arrests or give medications to patients with dangerous arrhythmias. Thus, you can see why it’s so important to have a solid understanding of the cardiovascular system.

In this course, you’ll learn about the basic anatomy and physiology of the heart, what makes it beat, and what a normal cardiac cycle looks like. You’ll also learn about different cardiac parameters, such as stroke volume and cardiac output.

We’ll discuss the basics of an electrocardiogram, heart sounds, and the electrical conduction system of the heart. You will learn about certain disorders that negatively affect the cardiovascular system and how these conditions are treated.

Course Details

  • Videos 19
  • Duration 1:16 h
  • Quiz questions 57
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular System: Heart – Physiology (Nursing)

 Jasmine Clark, PhD

Jasmine Clark, PhD

Dr. Jasmine Clark is a Lecturer of Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, Georgia, USA.
She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Emory University’s Laney Graduate School in 2013. Currently, she is a Senior Clinical Instructor in Nursing in Atlanta.
Due to her experience, in the academic year 2020-2021, she was part of the GA Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Clark teaches courses on Nursing, specifically Physiology.

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