Module 2 Cardiovascular SystemDescribe life-span changes in the cardiovascular system.Explain the roles of the

Module 2 Cardiovascular System
Describe life-span changes in the cardiovascular system.
Explain the roles of the heart and blood vessels in circulating the blood.
Describe the location of the heart within the body.
Distinguish between the coverings of the heart and the layers that compose the wall of the heart.
Identify and locate the major parts of the heart and discuss the function of each part.
Trace the pathway of blood through the heart and the vessels of coronary circulation.
Describe the cardiac cycle and explain how heart sounds are produced.
identify the parts of a normal ECG and discuss the significance of this pattern.
Explain control of the cardiac cycle
Compare the structures and functions of the major types of blood vessels.
Describe how substances are exchanged between blood in the capillaries and the tissue fluid surrounding body cells.
Explain how blood pressure is produced and controlled.
Describe the mechanisms that aid in returning venous blood to the heart.
Compare the pulmonary and systemic circuits of the cardiovascular system.
Identify and locate the major arteries
Identify the locate the major veins
Describe life-span changes in the cardiovascular system.