Faculty Council (7/1/99)


Cardiovascular Module in Organ Systems & Human Pathophysiology Course

  • Review of Gross and Microscopic Anatomy
    (1 lecture)
  • Physiology
    (5 hours of lecture - covering pulmonary circulation, systolic and diastolic pressure, signal conduction, parasympathetic and sympathetic control, pumping cycle, pressure-volume curves, arterial pressure, control of flow, resistance, autoregulation, baroreceptors, chemoreceptors, fluid exchange, filtration, osmotic pressure, venous return)
  • Pathology
    (2 hours of lecture - covering edema, congestion, thromboembolism, infarction, hemorrhage, shock, atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, endocarditis, hypertension, coronary artery disease)
  • Microbiology
    (1 hour of lecture - covering endocardial factors, bacterial factors, etiology, clinical manifestations)
  • Pharmacology
    (4 hours of lecture - covering adrenergic drugs, cholinergic drugs, hypertension, anti-arrhythmics, angina, and congestive heart failure)
  • Therapeutics
    (1 hour of lecture - covering treatment, prevention, prophylaxis)
  • Synthesis / Case Studies / Relevance to Oral Cavity
    (4 hours of small group discussion concerning two cases)

Total contact time: 18 contiguous hours

Total hours previously devoted to topic: 23, in 6 separate courses given over 5 quarters

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