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Fellowship Training in Clinical Cardiology

Objective

To provide the subspecialty cardiology fellow with the theoretical and practical aspects of clinical cardiology, preventive cardiology and cardiovascular rehabilitation.

Duration

12 months

Content

  • Understand the pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases, their symptomatalogy and management problems.  
  • Learn the pathophysiology of peripheral vascular diseases and its management problems.  
  • Learn the details of management of patients in an inpatient and outpatient environment.  
  • Learn the assessment and evaluation of patients in an inpatient and outpatient environment.  
  • Learn to select the most proper and cost effective investigative procedure for patient assessment.  
  • Learn the principles of electrocardiography and become skilled in the interpretation and reporting of electrocardiograms.  
  • Learn the principles and methodology of exercise electrocardiography and become skilled in the  interpretation and reporting of exercise electrocardiograms.  
  • Learn the pathophysiology of exercise and its use in the rehabilitation of patients in an inpatient and outpatient environment.  
  • Learn the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and risk factor modification for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Learn cardiovascular epidemiological principles and their applications  
  • Assist where needed, in data collection and data entry into the cardiovascular data bank.  
  • Contribute to research projects and publications.

Admission Criteria

  • MMed or its equivalent  
  • Applicants who have completed 3 years training in internal medicine can also be considered. 

Hands-On Training

Yes