Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 422A-Intro. Interpretation of the ECG Health Screen

Course Coordinator: Dr. Carlos Vallbona
Course Faculty: Dr. Carlos Vallbona
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Block: 5
Min. Number of Students:10  Max: 50
Course Level: Pre-Clinical Block Elective
Credit: 3
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
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Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Offered Block 4; runs through Block 5 Outlines theory of the description of the ECG by vectors. Practice sessions are designed to familiarize students with the method of analysis. Stresses the clinical value of the vectorial and scalar analysis of the ECG in the health screening of individuals and in the diagnosis of cardiovascular problems.
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Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Dr. Carlos Vallbona
Contact Phone: 713-798-3643
Contact Fax:
Contact Location: Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
Address: 3701 Kirby Dr. Ste. 600
Email: vallbona@bcm.tmc.edu
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