Course ObjectiveTo obtain a thorough understanding of the mechanisms underlying cardiac
disease and current diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. To get
familiar with state-of-the-art knowledge and scientific frontiers in the
field of cardiac disease.
Course ContentThis course focuses on cardiac disease, with specific emphasis on heart
failure, cardiac arrhythmias, pulmonary hypertension and right
ventricular failure and myocardial infarction.
Clinicians and experimental researchers active in the area of scientific
research for cardiac disease provide the lectures. Students are required
to read scientific articles and to participate in scientific
Teaching MethodsLectures, demonstrations and study groups
Method of AssessmentWritten exam (knowledge test) and assignments
Entry RequirementsBachelor in life sciences, biomedical sciences, (technical) medicine,
LiteratureScientific articles related to the specific lectures. More information
about these scientific articles can be found on CANVAS.
Target AudienceThe course is only available for the Cardiovascular Research Master
Additional InformationThis is an advanced course and basic knowledge of cardiac structure and
function is required to complete the course successfully.
Examinator: Dr. F.S. Handoko- de Man
Vakcoordinator: Prof.dr. D. Simonides
Custom Course RegistrationAll students of the Cardiovascular Research Program have to attend the compulsory courses of the program. For all courses you must register through VUnet.vu.nl This way, you find out immediately if a place is available. All activities for which you are registered will be displayed in your personal timetable, which also includes any timetable changes. If you have not registered for a course then you will not be admitted to that course, you will not be assigned to a group, you will not bet able to use CANVAS, you will have no timetable, your grades will not be recorded, etc. In short, you will not be able to take part. From the moment that you are conditionally registered for a program, you can sign up for specific courses via VUnet.vu.nl
Explanation CanvasCourse information, course reading, course announcements
Recommended background knowledgeCardiovascular Physiology Concepts
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||VUmc School of Medical Sciences|
|Course Coordinator||dr. W.S. Simonides|
|Examiner||dr. F.S. Handoko-de Man|
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Study Group, Lecture|