Descriptions of how to properly take a blood pressure. Definitions and pictures. Practice with module, and test at the end
Type of Task:
Assessing Blood Presssure with practice simulations
College General Ed
The Human Body in Health & Disease
Chapters 13 and 14
Student will define appropriate equipment for taking blood pressure.
Student will list correct size and position of blood pressure cuff.
Student will practice inflating cuff and record readings.
Student will take exam and record/print score for discussion in class.
Exercise takes 30 minutes. Read chapters 13 and 14, then go to the module and practice what you have learned.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Prerequisite is to read The human Body in Health and Disease textbook - Chapter 13 "The Heart and Heart Disease" p. 372 and Chapter 14 "The Circulation of the Blood" p. 394