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Courses in Internal Medicine—Cardiology (CAR)

Upper Division

192. Internship in Cardiology (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours; final report. Prerequisite: upper division standing; approval of project by preceptor prior to internship. Supervised work experience in cardiology. May be repeated for credit up to 12 units. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Cardiology Research (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Special study by individual arrangement in cardiovascular medicine. Work will include directed readings, laboratory and discussions. (P/NP grading only.)


220. Basic Science in Cardiology (1)

Lecture—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate or medical student status. Fundamentals underlying cardiovascular medicine. Including hemodynamics, neural control of the circulation, biochemistry and some experimental design and statistics. Experts in each of these fields will give current information in their areas. Offered in alternate years. (S/U grading only.)—S. Kaufman


401. Clinical Cardiology Clerkship: Kaiser (3-18)

Clinical activity—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: third- and fourth-year medical students with advance approval by Division of Cardiology. Limited enrollment. Emphasis placed on history taking and physical examination of pediatric and adult patients with congenital and acquired cardiovascular disease. Hospital rounds in CCU and elsewhere. Roles of ECG, PCG, and cardiac fluoroscopy, etc., in office cardiology will be evaluated. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

460. Cardiology Clinical Clerkship (3-18)

Clinical activity—2-12 hours. Prerequisite: Internal Medicine 430, third- and fourth-year medical students in good academic standing with consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Participation with members of subspecialty consultation service in initial clinical evaluation, work-up, management, and follow-up of patients with cardiologic disorders. Two outpatient clinics per week. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

461. Management of Coronary Artery Disease: Coronary Care Unit (3-18)

Clinical activity. Prerequisite: completion of second year of medical school and advance approval by Division of Cardiology. Limited enrollment. Research in laboratory and exercise testing to be determined by instructor. Current methods of clinical research involving certain aspects of diagnosis and treatment. Includes acute coronary care, hemodynamic monitoring, stress testing, cardiac catheterization, pathologic correlations and the modern approach to therapy, both medical and surgical, based on pathophysiologic mechanisms. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

464. Preventive Cardiology (3-6)

Seminar—2 hours (for 2-4 weeks); clinical activity—full time (2-4 weeks). Prerequisite: completion of third year of medical school. Clinical experience, weekly seminar and reading on primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Will be carried out in Lipid and Hypertension Clinics, Exercise Laboratory, Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiac Catheterization, and Cardiac Surgery services. (H/P/F grading only.)—W, S, Su. (W, S, Su.) Amsterdam

480. Insights in Cardiology (1-3)

Clinical activity—3-9 hours. Prerequisite: medical student in good academic standing and approval by Division of Cardiology. Students attend one or more cardiovascular medicine clinics: general, hypertension, arrhythmia. Introduction to the diagnosis/treatment of common cardiovascular problems. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

493. Gender Specific Medicine SSM (6)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/laboratory—10 hours; laboratory—16 hours; clinical activity—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Special Studies Module, a four week course on the topic: Basic Science Principles Relating to Gender Specific Medicine. (Same course as Obstetrics & Gynecology 493.) (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Sweet, Villablanca

498. Special Group Study: EKG Unit (1-12)

Prerequisite: medical student with advance approval by monthly attending faculty. Limited enrollment. Special group study in cardiology for medical students in EKG unit. May include lectures, directed reading, and/or discussion groups. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

499. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: approval by Division of Cardiology. (H/P/F grading only.)

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