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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45001 - Cardiology-ROH

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This elective is designed to introduce the student to the wide array of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques used in contemporary cardiology practice. The elective will emphasize increasing knowledge in the areas of cardiac history-taking and physical examination of the cardiovascular system by working with faculty to provide cardiology consultations. The student will also have time in the electrocardiographic, exercise testing, ambulatory ECG, echocardiographic and nuclear cardiology laboratories. An introduction to cardiac catheterization, interpretation of catheterization data and the management of cardiovascular intensive care unit patients will also be provided. Conferences will include 3 weekly cardiology conferences (Monday, Tuesday, and Friday), Medical Grand Rounds (Wednesday) and cardiac catheterization conference (Tuesday).

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Regional One Health
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Showkat Haji -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Showkat Haji -
Course Coordinator: Brenda Coleman - - 901-448-5759

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation

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