Cardiac Diagnostics CPU

Introduction

In the Cardiac Diagnostics CPU, students review the anatomy and physiology of the heart.In the Cardiac Diagnostics CPU, students will examine anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, focusing on the heart and its properties. Students will practice aseptic procedures while taking basic vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, and respiration. Students will explore how various diagnostic procedures are performed. They will also learn basic interpretation of abnormal anatomy in CT scans using the Cardiac CT software and EKGs.

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Skill Development

Health Science Skills

Students simulate the placement of leads for an EKG.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the heart and lungs
  • Taking vital signs
  • Practicing aseptic procedures
  • Diseases of the heart
  • Performing a simulated ECG
  • Diagnostic procedures used in cardiac situations including MRI, angiograpy, CAT scans, and more

Academic Skills

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Communication techniques
  • Biology

What's Included

  • DEPCO's Cardiac Diagnostics courseware CD
  • Electrocardiography textbook
  • English-Spanish medical dictionary
  • Cardiac anatomy textbook
  • Cardiac atlas software
  • Stethoscope
  • Sphygmomanometer with cuff
  • ECG caliper
  • ECG ruler
  • Anatomical heart model
  • Miscellaneous materials and consumables
  • Instructor's Overview
  • DEPCO Studio Media Player

Ordering Information

Cardiac Diagnostics - HS927
CPU Objectives