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Title Ischemic heart disease
Course number 2993
Program Kardiovaskulär forskning
Language English
Credits 1.0
Date 2017-10-16 -- 2017-10-18
Responsible KI department Institutet för miljömedicin
Specific entry requirements
Purpose of the course The course aims to give the student an overview of the state of art of research on ischemic heart diseases and focuses on the areas where implementation is needed to answer relevant research questions.
Learning outcomes The participants should after the course
1. have a good knowledge of the epidemiology of ischemic heart disease
2. understand the pathophysiology of ischemic heart disease
3. know the cardinal clinical signs of cardiac ischemia
4. discuss ischemic heart disease in the connection to other common cardiovascular diseases
5. be able to identify the areas of lack of knowledge
Contents of the course The course is divided in three days: day 1 gives an overview of ischemic heart disease with lectures in the morning and a practical session in the cardioimaging lab at Danderyds Hospital day 2 is organized as a study and group work day day 3 gives an overview of ischemic heart disease in the pathogenesis of other common cardiovascular diseases.
Teaching and learning activities Lectures/Seminars Individual study Group work Presentation and discussion of assigned group work
Compulsory elements The course participants should attend all the course lectures and the sessions of group work and presentation/discussion. The participants who have missed some of the sessions will be assigned additional reading and essay work to compensate the absence.
Examination Written exam
Literature and other teaching material The organizers will provide course participants with organized electronic handouts/teaching materials from all lectures. A list of articles and book chapters will be distributed 2 weeks before the course to the course participants.
Number of students 10 - 15
Selection of students Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
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Additional course leader
Earlier evaluation of the course Not available
Course responsible Bruna Gigante
Institutet för miljömedicin

Bruna.Gigante@ki.se
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