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Heart & Lung Assessment Masterclass

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £280.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

Learn how to examine the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.


"I would highly recommend this course, very interactive and a must for anyone involved in heart/lung patients"

"Extremely informative - will definitely help my practice."

"Our tutor really knew his subject. I have learnt so much from this intensive course. Course was very helpful for my new job!"


Past course delegates

Course Content

Applied cardio-respiratory anatomy and physiology

Conduction system, cardiac cycle

Auscultatory technique:

  • Using the stethoscope
  • The five auscultatory areas
  • Enhancement and environment

Heart sound dynamics:

  • Basic heart sounds, their origins
  • Electrocardiogram relationship to the sounds
  • Depolarisation and repolarisation

Normal heart sounds:

  • First and second sounds; third and fourth sounds

Abnormal heart sounds:

  • Opening snaps; systolic ejection sounds
  • Murmurs - systolic and diastolic, continuous

Arterial Blood Gases interpretation workshop

Chest X-ray interpretation workshop

Auscultatory areas:

  • Thoracic structures and landmarks;
  • Anterior, lateral and posterior chest wall surfaces

Auscultatory technique:

  • Normal breath sounds
  • Abnormal and diminished breath sounds, crackles, wheezes

Accurately recording your findings

Legal and professional considerations

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Advanced understanding of cardio-respiratory anatomy & physiology
  • Accurate cardiac assessment and record keeping
  • Develop a good understanding of heart and lung sounds

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Course Venues and Prices

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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