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Elective Title: 02MC701 — CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY


Students will be actively involved in all aspects of cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. Each student will be expected to perform histories and physical examinations on selected patients and participate in cardiac consultations and EKG interpretations. In addition, there will be exposure to other non-invasive and invasive modalities utilized in clinical cardiology. Students will actively participate in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction and arrhythmias in the coronary care unit and patients on the wards. Emphasis will be on proper ordering and analysis of accumulated data to optimally manage patients in a variety of clinical settings.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu)

Director: Mark O'Shaughnessy, M.D.

Campus: Fort Wayne

Location: Parkview Hospital (Fort Wayne)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Describe invasive and non-invasive modalities used in the evaluation of patients with Heart disease and develop s a strategy when to deploy each modality (PC2)
  • 2) Review and interpret basic 12 lead ECG's (PC3)
  • 3) Perform the initial evaluation and develop treatment strategies for common Cardiovascular diseases (PC1)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 50

Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar; 10% Library

Elective Type Category: AC- Advanced Clinical

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinator Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu or 260-481-0224) for course director's approval. Enrollment needs director's approval� �

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None