IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93ST710 — CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY OF CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Description:

To increase the student's knowledge of the general principles of surgery and of congenital cardiac disease treated by surgery. To enable the student to learn to assume the responsibilities of a house officer in a teaching hospital setting. Students will make rounds with the residents, assist at operations, and attend cardiac surgery conferences.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: John W. Brown (jobrown@iupui.edu)

Director: John W Brown , M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Mark Rodefeld, M.D.; Mark Turrentine, M.D., Jeremy Herrmann, MD

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Describe the anatomy & physiology of the 10 most common congenital heart malformations (MK3)
  • 2) Explain the principals of cardiopulmonary bypass (PC5)
  • 3) Explain the principals of postoperative care of patients with congenital heart disease (PC2)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Surgery clerkship must be completed

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Conferences & Rounds

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: John W. Brown (jobrown@iupui.edu) All on-campus surgery electives will be handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for surgery electives must be approved through Megan Rendina, Surgery Clerkship Coordinator at 274-7201 or mrendina@iupui.edu. Course may be dropped/added within two weeks of the beginning of the elective month.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None