This course is a survey of normal and abnormal heart sounds and murmurs likely to be encountered by
medical professionals and students. The course starts with normal heart sounds and continues with extra heart sounds and murmurs.
We use Apple's Quicktime audio/video player in this course. If your PC does not have Quicktime installed, you may be prompted to do so.
Please use good quality headphones or earphones as you listen to
the sounds. As a test of your headphones, play the 50 Hertz tone (a low
frequency humming sound). To do so, click the play
below. If you can not hear this tone, replace your headphones before
Each lesson consists of three pages: audio with text description, dynamic
waveform and cardiac animation. On the lesson page, use the tab bar to access
After completing a lesson, use the blue arrows for next lesson.
Lessons can also be accessed directly via the Table of Contents. Use the link below to begin the course.
Click here to begin the course.
This course is intended for medical
professionals and medical or nursing students. If you require medical help, please contact your physician or
other qualified healthcare provider.