Cardiothoracic Surgery

CTSU 910.  Cardiothoracic Surgery.  4 Credits.     

This course emphasizes pre-operative assessment and post-operative management. This elective course will allow the student to develop his/her skills in the diagnosis of cardiac disease, interpretation of cardiac catheterization and arteriographic data, and management of patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery. Participation in consultations, follow-up clinics, and conferences with cardiology will be expected. Prerequisite: SURG 900 and MED 900.