Each listing below represents a section of the Comprehensive Prerequisite Thoracic Surgery Curriculum. This curriculum is required to be completed by each incoming resident prior to his July 1 start date. Normal Thoracic Anatomy Chest Wall Mediastinum Tracheobronchial Tree Esophagus Heart & Pericardium Great Vessels Normal Thoracic Physiology Adult Cardiac Pediatric Cardiac Esophageal Pulmonary Chest Wall & Diaphragm Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Studies Electrocardiography Echocardiography Diagnostic Catheterization Diagnostic Angiography Postitron Emission Tomography (PET) Cardiac Nuclear Studies Pediatric Cardiology Diagnosis Electrocardiography Echocardiography Diagnostic Catheterization Diagnostic Angiography Pediatrics Transesophageal Echocardiogram Thoracic Imaging Studies Chest X-rays Computed Tomography (CT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Barium Contrast Studies Thoracic Functional Studies Pulmonary Spirometry and Diffusion Evaluation of Benign Esophageal Disease Pulmonary Nuclear Studies Positron Emission Tomoography (PET) Thoracic Anesthesia Monitoring & Anesthesia Technology Single Lung Isolation Strategies Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Perioperative Analgesia & Sedation Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Thoracic Critical Care Perioperative Arrythmias & Bleeding Perioperative Low Cardiac Output Perioperative Transfusion Therapy Perioperative Nutrition Severe Respiratory Failure Perioperative Pharmacology Pediatric Critical Care Fundamentals of Thoracic Endoscopy Laryngoscopy & Intubation Tracheobronchoscopy Esophagoscopy Thoracoscopy Surgical Instrumentation and Basic Technique Patient Postioning Thoracic Incisions Thoracic Drainage Pacers & Defibrillators Thoracic Reoperations Neonatal Surgical Emergencies Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques Anticoagulation & Hemostasis Pumps & Oxygenators Myocardial Protection Neurologic Protection Pediatrics & Circulatory Arrest IABP LVAD Physiology of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Research Methodology & Professional Information Critical Lit Review Techniques Literature Search Techniques Breakthrough Statistical Approaches Interpretation of Non-fatal Events after Cardiac Surgery Key Thoracic Predictors Key Cardiac Measures & Staging Computer/Internet Basics Academics, Ethics & Professionalism National Societies & Resources National Meetings & Courses Residency & Board Requirements Palliative Care & Advanced Directives Thoracic Surgery & the Law
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