Traslational cardiovascular medicine and surgery (clerkship)

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
75
Overall hours
SSD
MED/11 MED/22 MED/23
Language
English
Learning objectives
Practical activities will be used, through simulation, through the attendance in the ward or attendance of real cardiac or vascular surgery procedures in the ward, to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the cardiovascular clerkship, students should be able to:
- Evaluate patients with heart failure: history, clinical examination, and EKG
- Perform and evaluate cardiopulmonary exercise test
- Evaluate patients with acute chest pain
- Evaluate patients with acute dyspnea
- Monitor patients with acute myocardial infarction
- Assess and manage pre- and postoperatively patients candidate to cardiac surgery, mainly adult patients undergoing coronary, valve ad aorta surgery
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Cardiac surgery
MED/23 - HEART SURGERY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Cardiovascular diseases
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Vascular surgery
MED/22 - VASCULAR SURGERY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Nano Giovanni
Gruppo 2
Professor: Trimarchi Santi