About the course

This online course is an interactive resource to aid your learning so should be used in conjunction with other resources. The course aims to help you develop your understanding of some aspects of the physiology underpinning observations of breathing rate, pulse rate and blood pressure. Various aspects of the structure and related function of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems will be explored.

There are links to different aspects of healthcare and depending on your chosen area of practice you may wish to explore these in more detail.

The activities are designed to help you learn in an interactive format so do read the instructions carefully to enable you to get the best from this course.

We hope you enjoy discovering more about relevant aspects of these two important systems.

Any external links on these pages are provided for further information. The University of the West of England is not responsible for the content of external websites.

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