Cardiac Auscultation: Normal Heart Sounds
OVERVIEW:

Cardiac auscultation provides information about the rate and rhythm of the heart, valve functioning and possible anatomical defects. It requires knowledge of what heart sounds are normal and a methodical approach with careful attention to the sounds produced during the cardiac cycle. This program provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with a thorough understanding of the various normal heart sounds, and examples of these sounds to provide a basis for differentiating normal and abnormal sounds.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Explain what produces the S1 sound
  • Identify the normal S1 sound and understand the various factors that can affect the S1 sound
  • Describe what produces the S2 sound
  • Identify the normal S2 sound and understand the various factors that can affect the S2 sound
  • Explain what produces the S3 and S4 sounds
  • Identify the normal S3 and S4 sounds and understand the various factors that can affect the S3 and S4 sounds
  • Describe why and how the main extra heart sounds occur
  • Identify various extra heart sounds
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED904
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 17:41 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Heart and Breathe Sounds
 
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