Elective Title: 71MC703 — CARDIOLOGY
The student will participate in the evaluation and management of a wide variety of cardiology cases. Emphasis will be placed on the proper history, physical examination, laboratory, and x-ray studies of the cardiac patient. The student will follow patients in the Coronary Care Unit as well as in the general hospital. Students will see patients in a private cardiology consultation office. The student will be exposed to acute and chronic cardiac patients, cardiac catheterization, thrombolysis, PTCA, electrophysiologic studies, etc. The student will also get exposure to: 1. outpatient consultation and follow-up; 2. inpatient consultation; and 3. coronary and intensive care unit experience.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: John Katsaropoulos, M.D.
Campus: South Bend
Location: Memorial Hospital of South Bend, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (South Bend)
Other Faculty: John Kobayashi, M.D., Shakil Aslam, M.D., Breno Pessanha, M.D., Vinod Chauhan, M.D.
- 1) Take a detailed cardiac history (PC1)
- 2) Perform an appropriate cardiovascular exam (PC3)
- 3) Create differential diagnoses for cardio- vascular symptoms (PC2)
- 4) Evaluate acute and chronic cardiac pathologies with such modalities as ECG, ECHO, stress testing, nuclear studies, cardiac catheterization, and PTCA (PC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation by course director)
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 75% Clinical; 15% Lecture/Seminar; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (email@example.com or 574-631-1870)
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None