LAMP 7158

Cardiac Pathology


Judith Anderson
Course Coordinator

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    *This course will not be offered in the 2021-2022 academic year.*

    Catalog Description:  Students will observe examinations of existing and newly acquired cardiovascular specimens to identify variations of specific congenital and acquired disease entities and their functional significance.

    Sites:  UT: United Hospital, 333 North Smith Ave., Suite 4625, St. Paul, MN

    Required session attendance:

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, 8:30am-4:00pm.  No night or weekend assignments.

    Direct patient care:  No

    Consent Requirement: Arranged.

    Course Objectives:  By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:

    • observe examination of cardiovascular specimens from surgery and autopsy; and
    • develop an appreciation of the various pathologic processes that underlie congenital and acquired clinical heart disease.
    • review medical records and patient history in developing clinical pathologic correlations with referred cases.

    Graded Components:

    • Daily participation in observing cases
    • Daily attendance and participation in student teaching course
    • Professionalism with staff and visiting residents/students
    • Powerpoint presentation 15-20 minutes in length on a topic in cardiovascular medicine (topic to be approved by course director)

    Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type:  No

    Course equivalency:  N/A

    Related curricular experience:  

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    Course evaluation:  MedHub