In this module, the circulatory and respiratory systems, including the structure and function of the heart and lungs, are introduced. Common pathological conditions are studied. Students learn about the electrical pathways of the heart muscle in preparation for connecting EKG leads and recording an electrocardiogram. Students are introduced to laboratory procedures commonly performed in physicians' offices. Students learn specimen identification, collection, handling, and transportation procedures. Instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) enables students to respond to an emergency. Topics in professional development and career preparation are presented.
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