BASICS OF THE HEART. Katee Beaudry MS 2 – Penn State University College of Medicine firstname.lastname@example.org. Learning Objectives. To understand the basic anatomy of the heart. To understand blood flow through the heart and lungs. To understand the basic physiology of the heart.
MS 2 – Penn State University College of Medicine
Endocardium – in contact with blood
Myocardium – heart muscle (cardiac muscle)
Epicardium – most outer layer
Sac surrounding the heart.
Visceral (on the heart) and parietal layers
Secretes pericardial fluid to lubricate the heart.Heart Wall and Pericardium
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A – aortic semi-lunar valve
P – Pulmonic semi-lunar valve
T – tricuspid valve
M – mitral (bicuspid) valveClinical Pearl!