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Home Education Medical Education Medical Degree Program MD Programs Curriculum Internal Medicine Elective > 630B - Heart Station Course Director, Coordinator and General Administrative Information Faculty & Staff Office Location Phone Email Director: Jin Kyung Kim, MD PhD City Tower, Ste. 400 714-456-5397 Jkim13@uci.edu Coordinator: Lesley Anderson City Tower, Ste. 400 714-456-5397 firstname.lastname@example.org DESCRIPTION The Heart Station Elective at UCI Medical Center should provide a learning experience in ECG reading, ability to identify acute cardiac disorders, and indications, performance and interpretation of treadmill testing including pharmacological stress echocardiograms, stress nuclear testing such as thallium and sestamibi scans, and understand the basics of cardiac interventions such as coronary angiography and EP testing. PREREQUISITES This course is intended for third-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. RESTRICTIONS This course is intended for third-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. COURSE DIRECTOR Dr. Kim has worked in higher education since 2007. She completed her MD-PhD training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, residency in internal medicine at UCI, followed by post-graduate fellowship training in research and cardiovascular disease under the auspice of the fast-tracking American Board of Internal Medicine Research Pathway at UCI. She is Associate Professor of Medicine at UCI School of Medicine and board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Echocardiography, Cardiac CT, and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kim is Medical Director of the UCI echo lab where she oversees all adult cardiac noninvasive testing at UCI Health. Dr. Kim is involved in education of medical students, medicine residents, and cardiology fellows. Lesley Anderson is the course coordinator for the 630B course. INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST DAY Who to Report to on First Day: Ask for Lesley, Cardiology Division Coordinator or Lucy. On the first day of the rotation, you will receive your course packet with instructions. Location to Report on First Day: Students are requested to initially report to the Cardiology Division coordinator in UCI Medical Center, UCI Department of Medicine, 333 City Boulevard West, City Tower-Suite 400, Orange, CA 92868-3298 Time to Report on First Day: 8:30 am SITE: UCI Medical Center DURATION: Two weeks Scheduling Coordinator: UCI students please call 714-456-8462 to make a scheduling appointment. Periods Available: The time of the course must be pre-approved by the elective director at least three months prior to the start of the course. No exceptions. NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED: Two per rotation WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR THE COURSE Students should be prepared for this course by studying basic principles of ECG interpretation and observe cardiac procedures performed per patient needs COMMUNICATION WITH FACULTY Questions about logistics should be directed to the Course Coordinator. Direct questions, comments, or concerns about the course can be directed to the Course Director. Contact information and office location are at the beginning of this document. The Course Director is also available to meet in person. Please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment. To ensure that your email will not be lost in the large volume of email received, please use the following convention for the subject line: SUBJECT: COURSE NAME, your last name, your issue (e.g. 630B, Smith, Request for appointment) Course Objectives and Program Objective Mapping The following are the learning objectives for the 630B course. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in these areas in order to satisfactorily complete the course. In addition, the extent of a student's mastery of these objectives will help guide the course evaluation and grade. Course Objective Mapped UCI School of Medicine Program Objective Sub Competency Core Competency Interpret and assess basic 12-lead ECG's, formulate differential diagnoses, and identify acute cardiac disorders such as myocardial infarction using an interactive ECG program and reading. A-1. Knowledge of the structure and function of the major organ systems, including the molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis Structure and Function of Organ Systems Knowledgeable Become familiar with the recognition and basic management of various cardiac conditions such as congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease and valvular heart disease. A-2. Knowledge of the pathogenesis of diseases, interventions for effective treatment, and mechanisms of health maintenance to prevent disease Disease Pathogenesis and Treatment Knowledgeable Become familiar with different forms of noninvasive testing such as exercise stress echocardiograms, pharmacological stress echocardiograms, and stress nuclear testing such as thallium and sestamibi scans. A-3. Knowledge of basic clinical skills required to meet the skills objectives, including interviewing, physical diagnosis, communication and clinical reasoning processes Basic Clinical Skills Knowledgeable Course Resources TEXTS AND READINGS: SUGGESTED Dubin, Rapid Interpretation of EKG's Jane Huff - ECG Workout Marriott, Practical Electrocardiology Ellestad, Stress Testing Braunwald, Heart Disease Oh, Echocardiography Grossman, Cardiac Catheterization Perloff, Clinical Recognition of Congenital Heart Disease Gleicher, Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy Criley, Cardiology for the House Officer (highly recommended) Mann, Heart Failure: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease Hosenpud and Greenberg, Congestive Heart Failure Kern, The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook ADDITIONAL RESOURCES www.acc.org/education/online/ecg% http://sprojects.mmip.mcgill.ca/mvs Major Exams, Assignments and Grading MANDATORY SESSIONS Session Title Location MAJOR ASSIGNMENTS AND EXAMS Interpretation of ECG packets GRADING Medical Students are graded using the following scale: Honors (H), Pass (P), Fail (F), and Incomplete (I). For further information, please review the Grading Policy. You have 30 days from the date of the grade to appeal any aspect of this grade. Please contact your clerkship/course director should you have any questions Requirements for “Pass” To receive a grade of Pass, students must demonstrate successful performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Requirements for “Honors” To receive a grade of Honors, students must demonstrate exceptional performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Grounds for “Incomplete” You will not be issued a grade until all elements of the course have been completed. REMEDIATION Remediation, if needed, will be designed by the course director to suit the issue at hand. Grounds for “Fail”: You will receive a grade of "Fail" if the requirements for passing the course have not been met. Please refer to the Grading Policy for the impact of the "Fail" grade to the transcript.