After completing this module you will be able to:
List the types of blood vessel found in the human cardiovascular system.
Outline the functions of these blood vessels.
Briefly describe the structure of arteries, veins and capillaries.
Recognise some special situations associated with the blood vascular system.
Identify the locations of blood vessel types in the human body.
Identify the four chambers of the heart.
Briefly describe the structure and function of the heart walls.
Outline the structure and function of the cardiac valves and the chordae tendineae.
Outline how the nerves associated with the heart control heart function.
Briefly describe the blood vessel system which supplies the heart itself.
Outline the structure and functions of the pericardium.
Briefly describe the fibrous skeleton of the heart.
Outline the motive forces which drive arterial and venous blood flow.