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Intermediate Level

This course is a stage in the basic fundamental training of students in physiology.

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • 1. To know the main stage in the development of this section of physiology and the role of domestic scientists in its creation and development

  • 2​. To understand the main methods for studying various functions of the heart, which are used in scientific research and practical medicine

  • 3​. To analyze fundamental problems of the physiology of the heart and applied problems in the field of preserving its functions

Skills you will gain

  • 4. Knowledge of main functions of the heart and understand the essence of the physiological processes underlying their implementation
  • 1. Ability to explain the main physiological processes and mechanisms of their regulation in the activity of the heart
  • 2. Ability to explain the physiological significance of various indicators (constants) characterizing the functions of the heart
  • 5. Understanding of the systemic mechanisms of regulation of the heart and interaction with other systems or processes in the body
  • 3. Ability to Use various indicators to assess the functional state of the heart
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Intermediate Level

This course is a stage in the basic fundamental training of students in physiology.

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Saint Petersburg State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Heart As an Element of the Circulatory System. Heart Function and Its Main Characteristics

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Heart Automaticity. Cardiac Conduction System

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Action Potential of the Working Myocardium and Its Physiological Consequences

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Electrocardiogram and Its Relationship with Electrophysiological Processes in the Heart

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes

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