Educational Objectives

Educational Objectives

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Fellowship in Cardiovascular Emergencies

Clinical Objectives:

  • Hone clinical skills regarding the direct care of patients with acute cardiac emergencies
  • Learn management skills for clinical operation of a chest pain observation and diagnostic unit
  • Receive training in exercise stress testing protocols and interpretation
  • Receive exposure to advanced nuclear imaging protocols and interpretation
  • Receive exposure to basic echocardiography for the diagnosis of cardiovascular emergencies

 

Research Objectives:

  • Receive training in the fundamentals of clinical research design
  • Learn the fundamentals of Bayes' Theorem and incremental testing models
  • Participate in ongoing collaborative research involving myocardial contrast echocardiography, cardiac serum markers, outpatient diagnostic strategies for acute coronary syndromes, and other projects