CAVT 1080 - Adv Hemodynamics and Cardiac P
Pre-Requisites: CAVT 1030
The student is introduced to various forms of invasive monitoring. Various forms of invasive access are studies, including right and left heart catheterization, arterial line setups, and appropriate care. Emphasis is placed on the basics of hemodynamic monitoring and interpretation. Also provides an overview of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. Topics include: hemodynamics, aseptic technique, infection control, biochemistry of the cardiac muscle, conduction system, electrocardiogram, pathophysiology of acquired diseases, embryological development, and pathophysiology of congenital diseases.