Cardiac Development Course Introduction

Course Overview: This course was designed to enhance the participant's understanding of cardiac development. It illustrates development of the human heart, from the first pulsations of the primitive tube to the separation of arterial from venous blood flow. While navigating the course please be mindful of the delicate interplay that is the difference between normality and a congenital cardiac defect. See Objectives for specific goals.

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The target audience for this course is health professionals working with pediatric patients affected by congenital heart defects.