This PowerPoint gives students a basic understanding of the Cardiovascular System. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of the various structures found within the circulatory system in transportation and cellular support. Students will also determine the function of the various structures of the respiratory system in gas exchange.
1. Describe the structures & function of the chambers, vessels and valves of the heart
2. Describe the events of the cardiac cycle including the meaning of the heart sounds and the difference between cardiac output & heart rate
3. Explain the various factors that affect heart rate & blood pressure
4. Explain various cardiovascular diseases and disorders