USC ELECTIVES — COLUMBIA

USC ELECTIVES — COLUMBIA

http://electivecatalog.med.sc.edu/pedi_d636.asp

Updated 3/30/2012

Department of Pediatrics
PEDI D636
Pediatric Cardiology Externship
Faculty:
C. Osborne Shuler, M.D. - Course Director
Sharon J. Kaminer, M.D.
Luther C. Williams, M.D.
Matt Wieneke, M.D.
Institution: University Specialty Clinics
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Duration: 2-4 weeks
Course Offered: Throughout academic year
Number of Students: 1 per rotation
Students Report To:
University Pediatric Cardiology,
Nine Richland Medical Park, Suite 110,
8:00 a.m., Mondays.
Phone (803)434-7940,
Fax (803) 434-2262,
email oshuler@sc.edu

The cardiology elective consists mainly of seeing patients in an outpatient setting.  The student will also round on hospitalized patients that the Cardiologist are following. The EKG's, echocardiograms, chest x-rays, and other procedures on each patient will be reviewed. The student will be expected to interpret the EKG's and echocardiograms along with the pediatric cardiologist. The student will attend the Pediatric Cardiology clinics and selected outreach clinics . In this setting, the history/physical examination and the diagnosis of congenital heart disease will be emphasized. At the end of the elective, the student will have a good working basic knowledge of pediatric cardiology