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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 828 Cardiology

This course consists of two weeks of CCU and two weeks of inpatient cardiology consults, or four weeks of CCU. Each student can choose which of the two formats they prefer. Students see patients on their own and present/discuss them with the team. They attend cardiology rounds and conferences. Students improve their knowledge about the presentation and treatment of common cardiac diseases including: chest pain, acute coronary syndrome, arrhythmias. Students improve their skills in the cardiac examination and in the interpretation of EKGs. There is a daily half-hour teaching conference for the team. Students have the option of staying for an additional hour long conference geared towards the fellows. Students are invited to attend any conferences for the department of medicine residents (noon conferences three days per week). Evaluation is based on the student’s performance on rounds. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4