Course Detail
2.0 - 8.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: INTMD 7200.
A medical student will be assigned to one to three house officers at the beginning of the month and will share responsibilities for patient evaluation and management determined by the student's level of confidence, and under the supervision of the house officer and attending physicians. Experience in arrhythmia interpretation will be provided approximately twice weekly, and daily teaching rounds will be conducted by an attending physician. The objectives of this elective are to introduce the student to effective management of coronary care patients, instruction of basic arrhythmia interpretation and management, and monitoring procedures in the coronary care unit which include cardiovascular and pulmonary physiologic assessments.