Heart & Lung Assessment Masterclass

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Blended

Places are limited as the course is highly practical. Training is enhanced with the inclusion of an auscultation trainer, practical workshops and clinical case studies.

  • 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.

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

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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