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Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , PT-104
Description: ECG and the effect of temperature on the body’s limbs.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and examine the relationship of the ECG to the peripheral circulation. 
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of hot and cold on an ECG and pulse in the extremities.
3.	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 recorded a recognizable ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values for arterial pulse amplitude and heart rate, and the amplitudes of various ECG waves. 
6.	have been able to examine and interpret the effects of hot and cold on peripheral circulation.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , EM-220
Description: ECG and heart sounds while listening with a stethoscope.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and listen to heart sounds using a stethoscope. 
2.	Students will be able to compare the ECG to the heart sounds and determine when the sounds occur during a cardiac cycle.
3.	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 recorded a recognizable ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have been able to examine and interpret the heart sounds and when they occur in an ECG recording.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , PT-104 , FT-220
Description: ECG and the effects of two forms of exercise, upper and lower limbs.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and examine the relationship between the ECG and the peripheral circulation. 
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of exercise on an ECG and pulse in different subjects during the lab period. 
3.	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 recorded a recognizable ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values for arterial pulse amplitude and heart rate, and the amplitudes of various ECG waves. 
6.	have been able to examine and interpret the effects of exercise on ECG and pulse amplitudes and timing.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G
Description: Six lead ECG.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a six-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and interpret a six-lead ECG.
2.	Students will interpret data looking at the different ECG leads: I, II, III, aVL, aVR, and aVF.
3.	Students will be able to calculate amplitudes of the P, R and T waves; the QRS axis; and the heart angle from the data collected during recording. 
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 recorded a recognizable six-lead ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, the QRS complex, and answer questions about these waves. 
3.	be able to calculate the heart angle of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values for arterial pulse amplitude and heart rate, and various ECG amplitudes. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , PT-104
Description: Study the mammalian diving reflex and the effect on pulse.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a pulse using the plethysmograph.
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on the pulse wave. 
3.	As an optional exercise, students will be able to examine the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
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 recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on a resting individual.
2.	have recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on an individual during apnea and facial immersion into room temperature and cold temperature water. 
3.	be able to calculate the pulse rate of an individual from the recorded data and understand the effects of the diving reflex.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
6.	as an optional exercise have been able to examine and interpret the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , PT-104 , RM-204
Description: Study the mammalian diving reflex and also look at depth and rate of respiration.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a pulse using the plethysmograph.
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on the pulse wave. 
3.	As an optional exercise, students will be able to examine the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
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 recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on a resting individual.
2.	have recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on an individual during apnea and facial immersion into room temperature and cold temperature water. 
3.	be able to calculate the pulse rate of an individual from the recorded data and understand the effects of the diving reflex.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
6.	as an optional exercise have been able to examine and interpret the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, ROAM-ECG , PT-104
Description: Study the mammalian diving reflex and the effect on pulse.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a pulse using the plethysmograph.
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on the pulse wave. 
3.	As an optional exercise, students will be able to examine the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
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 recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on a resting individual.
2.	have recorded a recognizable pulse wave and heart rate trace on an individual during apnea and facial immersion into room temperature and cold temperature water. 
3.	be able to calculate the pulse rate of an individual from the recorded data and understand the effects of the diving reflex.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values necessary for this exercise.
6.	as an optional exercise have been able to examine and interpret the effects of apnea, and facial immersion into both room temperature and cold water on respiration rate and depth. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G
Description: Heart rate variability using ECG.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and examine heart rate variability (HRV) while resting, after exercise and during a psychological test. 
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of exercise and a stressful test on HRV.
3.	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 recorded a recognizable ECG and be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	be able to interpret data to look at HRV after exercise and during a psychological test.
4.	answered questions about HRV and how HRV is influenced during times of “stress”.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , HSM-220
Description: Heart sounds using the heart sounds microphone, allows you to “see” as well as hear the heart sounds.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and listen to heart sounds using a heart sounds microphone. 
2.	Students will be able to compare the ECG to the heart sounds and determine when the sounds occur during a cardiac cycle.
3.	Students will understand and be able to locate the 4 major auscultation areas on the chest.
4.	Students will monitor ECG and heart sounds under varying conditions.
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 recorded a recognizable ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	have calculated the ratio of the average area to the average duration of the heart sound integrals for the S1 and S2 heart sounds from each auscultation area. 
4.	have determined the relative amplitude of each heart sound from each auscultation area.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have been able to examine and interpret the heart sounds and when they occur in an ECG recording.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , ES-300
Description: Heart sounds using an electronic stethoscope, allows you to “see” as well as hear the heart sounds

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record a three-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and listen to heart sounds using an electronic stethoscope. 
2.	Students will be able to use a stethoscope correctly and accurately.
3.	Students will understand and be able to locate the 4 major auscultation areas on the chest.
4.	Students will be able to compare the ECG to the heart sounds and determine when the sounds occur during a cardiac cycle.
5.	Students will monitor ECG and heart sounds under varying conditions.
6.	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 recorded a recognizable ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	have calculated the ratio of the average area to the average duration of the heart sound integrals for the S1 and S2 heart sounds from each auscultation area. 
4.	have determined the relative amplitude of each heart sound from each auscultation area.
5.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
6.	have been able to examine and interpret the heart sounds and when they occur in an ECG recording.
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , C-WT-100
Description: 12-lead ECG; can use the ECG simulator as an add-on.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record and interpret a 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG).
2.	Students will interpret data looking at the different ECG leads: I, II, III, aVL, aVR, and aVF, and the 6 chest leads.
3.	Students will be able to calculate amplitudes of the P, R and T waves; the QRS axis; and the heart angle from the data collected during recording. 
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 recorded a recognizable 12-lead ECG.
2.	have been able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, the QRS complex, and answer questions about these waves. 
3.	be able to calculate the heart angle of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
5.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values for arterial pulse amplitude and heart rate, and various ECG amplitudes. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, IWIRE-B3G , A-ECG-SIM
Description: ECG on both live subjects and while using the ECG simulator ro look at a variety of arrythmias.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record an Electrocardiogram (ECG) both on a live subject and using an ECG Simulator. 
2.	Students will be able to record a normal sinus rhythm both on the their subject and using the simulator.
3.	Students will be able to use the ECG simulator to record abnormal cardiac rhythms.
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 recorded a recognizable ECG with a normal sinus rhythm.
2.	be able to interpret an ECG, especially the individual P and T waves, and the QRS complex.
3.	be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
4.	be able to recognize and understand the differences in ECG recordings during abnormal cardiac situations.
5.	understand the physiology behind normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms.
6.	feel comfortable transferring data to the Journal and interpreting that data to answer questions about their recordings.
7.	have used the functions available in the Analysis window to determine values for arterial pulse amplitude and heart rate, and the amplitudes of various ECG waves. 
Included with:
Lab Equipment Required: IX-TA, PT-104
Description: Heart rate variability using pulse.

Goals

1.	Students will be able to successfully record pulse waves using a pulse plethysmograph and examine heart rate variability (HRV) while resting, after exercise and during a psychological test. 
2.	Students will be able to record and look at the effects of exercise and a stress-type test on HRV.
3.	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 recorded recognizable pulse waves and be able to calculate the heart rate of an individual from the recorded data.
2.	be able to interpret data to look at HRV after exercise and during a psychological test.
3.	answered questions about HRV and how HRV is influenced during times of “stress”.
4.	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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