Elective Title: 93ST710 — CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY OF CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
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.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Cherron Jones (Jones562@iupui.edu)
Director: John W Brown , M.D.
Location: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Mark Rodefeld, M.D.; Mark Turrentine, M.D., Jeremy Herrmann, MD
- 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)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Surgery clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Conferences & Rounds
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Add/Drop Contact Person: Cherron Jones (Jones562@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 Cherron Jones (Jones562@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