Anatomy and Physiology D (Cardiorespiratory Performance) BSC301 Online Course

Anatomy & Physiology D (Cardiorespiratory Performance) Online Course Sale!
Full Fee $595.00 incl GST - Best Value!
Payment Plan $800.00 incl GST
Duration 100 hrs (12 months)
Exam Optional
Tutor Support Yes unlimited by email
Qualification Certificate
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Learn about the human cardio-respiratory system. Understand topics such as blood, blood pressure, pulmonary ventilation, gas exchange and transport, blood flow and gas transport, understand cardio respiratory control, cardio respiratory disease and more. Essential for the fitness trainer, health care professional, nutrition counsellor learn about your own body and improve your health.

Course Aims:

  • Explain how blood affects human health, including its nature, how it works and its significance.
  • Explain blood pressure and its relationship to health and fitness.
  • Explain the physiology of pulmonary ventilation.
  • Explain the physiology of gas exchange and transport.
  • Explain relationship between blood flow and gas transport in the body.
  • Explain the physiology of cardio-respiratory control.
  • Explain the physiology of cardio-respiratory disease.

 

Detailed Course Outline

There are 7 Lessons in this course:

The Science of Blood

  • The Functions of Blood
  • Components of Blood
  • Blood Typing
  • Blood Cells
  • Hematopoiesis; Erythropoiesis, Leukopoiesis, Lymphopoiesis
  • Blood Cell function; Erythrocytes, Neutrophils, Eosinophils, Basophils, Thrombocytes etc
  • The Immune Response
  • Haemostasis
  • Clotting Mechanism
  • Haemodynamics
  • Circulatory Networks
  • Blood Testing
  • Full Blood Count
  • Cross Matching
  • Blood Cultures
  • Arterial Blood Gas
  • Biochemical and Metabolic Tests
  • INR
  • Blood Disorders
  • Lymphatic System

Blood Pressure

  • Factors Affecting Blood Pressure; cardiac output, peripheral resistance, blood volume
  • How Blood Pressure is Measured
  • The Cardiac Cycle
  • Heart Muscle Cell Contraction
  • Electrical Control of the Heart Muscle Cells; Sinoatrial Node (SA Node), Atrioventricular Node (AV Node), Bundle of His (Atrioventricular bundle), Purkinje Fibres
  • Blood Pressure Problems
  • Systolic hypertension, Diastolic hypertension and Hypertension
  • Distribution of Blood Flow
  • Regulating Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
  • Sensors
  • Problems with Heart Rate; variations, and other conditions including Myocardial infarction and Cardiac Tamponade
  • Electrocardiograms and their Interpretation

Pulmonary Ventilation

  • The Respiratory System
  • Respiratory Epithelium
  • The Lungs
  • Lung Anatomy
  • Alveoli
  • Airway Anatomy
  • Nasal and oral cavities
  • Pharynx
  • Epiglottis
  • Larynx
  • Trachea
  • Bronchi and bronchioles
  • Physiology of Breathing; Equilibrium, Pressure, Inspiration, Expiration
  • Physiological Measures of Lung Capacity and Function
  • Effect of Exercise on Pulmonary Ventilation

Gas Exchange & Transport

  • Gas Exchange in the Human Body
  • External Respiration
  • Oxygen Transport
  • Internal Respiration
  • Hemoglobin
  • Carbon Dioxide Transport
  • Biochemistry of Gas Exchange; Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law, Dalton’s Law, Henry’s Law, etc
  • Factors Affecting Gas Exchange; Partial pressure Gradients, Gas Solubility, Membrane thickness, etc
  • Compliance
  • Respiratory Control

Blood Flow & Gas Transport

  • Blood Flow; Volume, Target
  • Gas Transport
  • Arterial-Alveolar Gradient
  • Oxygen Transport
  • Factors Effecting Oxygen Release by Hemoglobin
  • The Bohr-Haldane Effect
  • Cellular Respiration
  • Energy Production; anaerobic and aerobic
  • Blood Flow During Exercise and Rest

Cardio Respiratory Control

  • Cardio Respiratory Control and the Nervous System
  • Input Sensors
  • The CV Centre
  • High Brain Centres
  • Baroreceptors and Chemoreceptors
  • The Respiratory Centre
  • Starling’s Law
  • Capillaries
  • The Control of Heart and Lungs During Exercise

Cardio Respiratory Disease

  • Cardiac Diseases and Injuries
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Infarction and Ischemia
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous thrombosis
  • Varicose veins
  • Causes of Cardiovascular Disease; lifestyle, diet, obesity, genetics, smoking, hypertension, etc
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Effects of Cardio Pulmonary Disease

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