Pediatrics * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Pediatric Cardiology
Course Number: PE-407
Elective Type: B1 
Coordinator(s):

Contact: Maxine Schmeidler Maxine.Schmeidler@umassmed.edu
508-856-3102

Department: Pediatrics
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: May through April
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: Completion of Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery, and OB/Gyn Clerkships (strongly recommended)
Elective Description: 1) Improve/develop skills in cardiac auscultation of infants and children. 2) Learn to recognize the common innocent and organic murmurs of childhood. 3) Develop an understanding of natural history of common cardiac defects and acquired cardiac conditions of childhood. 4) A short didactic on topic of your choice will be researched and presented.
Note: N/A
Location: UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  016655    www.mapquest.com
Website: Department of Pediatrics  http://www.umassmed.edu/pediatrics/