Medical Student Elective Catalog: PED3-4060/F Pediatric Cardiology - CHATT

Course Coordinator: Dr. Gerald Johnson


Location: Children's Hospital at Erlanger
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Note: Student must check with Chief Resident to take this course, (423) 778-8018 or


This elective is designed to give the student the skills necessary for diagnosis and management of a wide variety of congenital and acquired cardiovascular problems in children from birth through adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on proper physical examination and on the interpretation of EKGs and echos. The student will learn to manage most cardiac problems and will acquire skills necessary in making judgments concerning which patients should be referred to a specialized cardiovascular center. The student will attend 8:00 am morning report (schedule permitting) and Grand Rounds, Monday through Thursday. There is no overnight call or weekends required.

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