Cardiology - Anatomy of the Heart (1/3)

Cardiology - Anatomy of the Heart (1/3)

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

This highly interactive course explains the structure and function of the adult heart. It describes the vital part it plays in the circulation of blood.

This is part 2 in a 3 part course on cardiology:

  1. Cardiology: The anatomy of the heart
  2. Cardiology: Cardiac assessment
  3. Cardiology: The conduction system and electrocardiograms

This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the main anatomical features of the heart including the layers and chambers of the heart.
  2. Describe the main functions of the heart.
  3. Describe how the heart pumps blood through the
    cardiovascular system.
  4. Describe the pulmonary and systemic
    circuit and their role in the circulation of the blood.

Business Outcomes

A comprehensive learning package, this course meets the requirements of the theoretical component of a competency based course.