Course Detail
2.0 - 8.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: Medical students only.
This elective offers students experience in the practice of preventive cardiology including cardiovascular risk assessment, resting and exercise ECG testing, cardiac rehabilitation, and the design of programs to modify cardiovascular risk and promote a state of optimal wellness. Students will be expected to follow patients in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, participate in exercise ECG testing, and initiate a personal lifestyle improvement project during the month-long rotation. A tutorial in ECG interpretation will be also be offered.