Key Features

  • Over 50 normal and abnormal lung and heart sounds, many with narration and visuals, help you learn the lung and heart sounds that may be encountered in the clinical setting.
  • Interactive exercises include labeling, matching, image association, fill-in, and more, with immediate feedback provided.
  • Animations and audibles simplify difficult concepts.
  • Case Study capstone module offers real-world practice of auscultation and diagnostic skills as well as clinical data for each case patient.
  • An Audio Library of the lung and heart sounds in the course provides an opportunity to listen and learn. A separate tab at the top of each screen allows easy access to all lung and heart sounds at any point during the course.
  • Activity Only and Media Only links let you choose the type of learning you prefer.
  • Audio glossary of key terms and definitions may be accessed at any point during the course.
  • End-of-module exams are automatically scored and reported to your instructor's grade book.

Table of Contents

Module 1: Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

Module 2: Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3: Bedside Patient Assessment

Module 4: Lung Sounds

Module 5: Heart Sounds

Case Study Capstone (12 case studies)


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© 2012
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About the authors

Robert Wilkins

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert L. Wilkins, PhD, RRT, FAARC Adjunct Clinical Professor of Respiratory Care University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

John Hodgkin

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Redbud Community Hospital, Clearlake, CA; Medical Director, Smoke-Free Life Program, St. Helena Center for Health, St. Helena, CA