# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396621

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain structures and functions of the cardiovascular system.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • types of vessels, structures, and functions
  • oxygenated versus deoxygenated blood
  • factors influencing blood flow
  • factors affecting pulse rate
  • location, structures, and functions of the heart
  • circulation of blood
  • cardiac cycle
  • electrical conduction system
  • coronary circulation
  • relationship between the autonomic nervous system and the heart.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the functions of the cardiovascular system?
  • What are the names and functions of the major arteries and veins in the body, and where on the human torso is each located?
  • What is the difference between the two major pathways of circulation, including subdivisions?
  • How does the cardiovascular system affect other body systems?
  • What are the differences between vessels carrying oxygenated blood versus those carrying unoxygenated blood?
  • What are the factors that contribute to the distribution of blood flow?
  • What are the factors that affect the pulse rate?
  • What are the structures of the heart and their functions, including pericardial membranes, chambers, vessels, and valves?
  • What is the route of blood circulation through the cardiovascular system?
  • What is coronary circulation, and why is it critical even though the heart chambers contain blood?
  • What are the different parts of the cardio cycle?
  • What is the route of the electrical conduction system of the heart?
  • How can the regulation of the heart be explained?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Science

BIO.4d

human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

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