Elective Title: 29MC701 — CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY IN THE SUBURBAN HOSPITAL
The purpose of this elective is to introduce the student to a balanced approach to clinical cardiology outside of the large hospital environment. The importance of history taking in cardiovascular physical diagnosis will be stressed, as well as the selection of appropriate noninvasive cardiovascular diagnostic testing. Students will be involved in the interpretation of electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, cardiac Doppler, telemetry strips, various types of ambulatory monitors, as well as nuclear myocardial perfusion scanning. Students will be actively involved in the initial evaluation of patients at Riverview Hospital and will improve their presentation skills. Goal: The student should be well prepared for their residency with a good working knowledge of cardiology, cardiac pharmacology, and the appropriate use of cardiovascular testing and treatment modalities.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Michelle Worthman (email@example.com )
Director: Bruce Schilt, MD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP
Location: Riverview Hospital, Hamilton Heart office (Noblesville)
Other Faculty: Felix Alva M.D., Anthony Cossell M.D., Mario Pyles M.D., Emily Ruden, M.D.
- 1) Perform an adequate cardiovascular history and physical (PC1)
- 2) Read EKGs well (PC3)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar; 10% Independent study
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Elective may be dropped/added within one week of the start of the elective month. Please contact Michelle Worthman, administrative support (MLWORTHM@stvincent.org, 317-773-7711)one month prior to the start of the rotation.
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None