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Human Circulation

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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , BP-220
Description: Human blood pressure looking at various positions of the arms, legs and entire body.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a plethysmograph, and blood pressure using a non-invasive blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). 
2.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure. 
3.	Students will look at the effects of different cuff and body positions on pulse and blood pressure.
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully calibrated a non-invasive blood pressure cuff.
2.	have recorded recognizable pulse and blood pressure waves and be able to calculate the pulse rate and blood pressure of an individual from the recorded data. 
3.	have been able to interpret the effects of different cuff and body positions on both pulse and blood pressure.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , BP-220
Description: Human blood pressure while asking the subject to do different activities.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a plethysmograph, and blood pressure using a non-invasive blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). 
2.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure. 
3.	Students will look at the effects of imposed conditions doing either short- or long- term experiments. The effects of food additives, exercise, apnea and temperature changes may be examined. 
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully calibrated a non-invasive blood pressure cuff.
2.	have recorded recognizable pulse and blood pressure waves and be able to calculate the pulse rate and blood pressure of an individual from the recorded data. 
3.	have been able to interpret the effects of different imposed conditions on both pulse and blood pressure.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , IWIRE-B3G
Description: Pulse wave velocity in human subjects.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a plethysmograph and a three-lead electrocardiogram (ECG).
2.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand the amplitudes and values of the ECG waves.
3.	Students calculate pulse wave velocity from the ECG and pulse recording data in a resting subject and in subjects after exercise. 
4.	Students can perform an optional exercise to determine the effect of different temperatures on the pulse wave velocity.
5.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully recorded pulse waves and an ECG.
2.	have been able to calculate the pulse rate and ECG amplitudes of an individual from the recorded data.
3.	have been able to calculate the normal resting pulse wave velocity (PWV) and the PWV after hand exercises.
4.	been able to calculate the normal resting pulse wave velocity (PWV) and the PWV after the forearm has been exposed to different temperatures (Optional). 
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , BP-220
Description: The study of pulse wave velocity and arterial stiffness.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a plethysmograph and blood pressure using a non-invasive blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). 
2.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure. 
3.	Students will determine the arterial stiffness, vascular tone, and blood pressures of individual subjects.
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully calibrated a non-invasive blood pressure cuff.
2.	have recorded recognizable pulse and blood pressure waves and be able to calculate the pulse rate and blood pressure of an individual from the recorded data. 
3.	interpret the collected data to determine the Student Stiffness Index (SSI) of the subject’s major arteries.
4.	determine the Student Reflection Index (SRI), the indicator of vascular tone in the subject’s large vessels.
5.	understand systolic and diastolic blood pressure and make a determination as to whether the subject is hypo-, hyper- or normo-tensive. 
6.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104 , BP-220
Description: Study the cardiac output of a subject during various condition, including exercise and body positions.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a plethysmograph and blood pressure using a non-invasive blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). 
2.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure. 
3.	Students will determine the cardiac output and stroke volume of a subject in various body positions.
4.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully calibrated a non-invasive blood pressure cuff.
2.	have recorded recognizable pulse and blood pressure waves and be able to calculate the cardiac output and stroke volume of an individual from the recorded data. 
3.	interpret the collected data to determine the systolic and diastolic pressures, and cardiac output of the subject in the reclining, sitting, and standing positions. 
4.	compare systolic and diastolic pressures, and cardiac output of the subject in the reclining, sitting, and standing positions.
5.	understand systolic and diastolic blood pressure and make a determination as to whether the subject is hypo-, hyper- or normo-tensive. 
6.	compare blood pressures and cardiac output of a subject at various times after exercise.
7.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , PO2-CMS50D , PT-104
Description: Blood oxygen saturation during different temperature situations.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves and oxygen saturation levels using a pulse oximeter.
2.	Students will be able to successfully record an ECG (electrocardiogram).
3.	Students will be able to interpret data from these recordings and understand oxygen saturation, heart rate and pulse latency in individuals at rest and during exercise. 
4.	Students will be able to analyze the ECG for the events taken place during the cardiac cycle.
5.	Students will continue to be successful at using the LabScribe software to move cursors, analyze data, record data to the Journal, and add functions to the Analysis window. 

Outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this exercise will:
1.	have successfully recorded pulse waves and an ECG.
2.	have been able to calculate the pulse rate and ECG amplitudes of an individual from the recorded data.
3.	been able to analyze and understand the parts of the cardiac cycle and how the cycle relates to oxygen saturation and heart rate. 
4.	have been able to determine resting oxygen saturation levels in the subjects.
5.	been able to determine the effects of changes in temperature on the ECG and oxygen saturation levels of subjects.
6.	be able to discuss the physiological mechanisms behind the cooling and heating on peripheral circulation and oxygen saturation levels, 
7.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
Updated on April 18, 2021

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