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Electives - Cardiology
Coronary Care Inpatient Service
Elective Number: (Oasis E26i) 1648
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Jamie Kennedy
Rotation Coordinator: Karen Ward, (434) 243-9397, email@example.com
Available: Rotations 1b, 2b, 3b, 4b, 5b, 6b, 7b, 8b, 9b, 10b, 11b
Duration: 2 weeks
Report to: Attending/Fellow on Coronary Care Unit
Time to Report: 7:30 am
Place to Report: Coronary Care Unit 4th floor UVA Hospital
Typical Day: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: Each student will be assigned to an individual intern/resident team and will follow the same call schedule (every other day or night shift) as that team. Students will perform admission workups on selected patients admitted to the service, present to the attending physician, write daily progress notes, present follow up, and participate in all aspects of patient care. Students will gain experience with state-of-the-art management of acute cardiac emergencies. Physical examination skills and rapid interpretation of EKGs are emphasized, and students will be introduced to additional cardiac studies such as echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, and electrophysiology studies. All medical students taking Cardiology Electives will be added as users to www.uvarealm.com, the Cardiovascular Division's educational website.
NOTE: ECG Teaching on Wednesday’s & Friday’s: Room 2765 (1-2pm) – see REALM for full details!!!