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ANES 307A. Stanford Hospital Cardiovascular Anesthesia Clerkship (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

Department
Anesthesia
Courses      Clerkships


Description
A two-week clerkship that gives the student exposure to applied cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology and the principles of the practice of cardiovascular anesthesia. The student works in the operating room with faculty, fellows, and residents, giving anesthesia care to adult patients undergoing cardiac and vascular procedures. The student gains experience in pre-operative evaluation of the sick cardiac patient; placement of monitoring lines and devices; clinical application of physiologic principles (e.g., myocardial oxygen balance and ventricular function curves); applied monitoring; the use of potent inotropic and vasodilator drugs; and the application of cardiac pathophysiology to clinical care. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Yun Tao prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to yuntao@stanford.edu.

Prerequisites
Anesthesia 300A, 300C, 300D, 300E, 305B or 308A; 6 months of clinical clerkships.

Periods Available
3B-12, full-time for two weeks (no four-week rotations available). 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Operating Room (Cardiac Anesthesia faculty member); Time: 7:00 am.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
P. David Soran, M.D. (650-723-6661), H3580.

Other Faculty
Stanford Cardiac Anesthesia Faculty.

Coordinator
Yun Tao (650-724-1706), H-3580, Stanford Hospital.


 

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