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Advanced Cardiology Program

This fully online, dual semester program offers over 200 live lectures via Zoom. The core curriculum is delivered by over 100 subject matter experts from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to Cardiovascular Surgeons, Cardiologists, Intensivists, Interventionalists, Anesthesiologists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Radiologists, Perfusionists, Haematologists, Pharmacists, and Interprofessional Education Specialists. 

Integrated throughout our core curriculum are specialized paediatric cardiac acute care clinical skills that are grounded in evidence and industry best practices. Examples include; 15 lead electrocardiograms, chest radiography (X-rays), arterial blood gases, haemodynamics, defibrillation, cardioversion and transcutaneous pacing, chest tube and pacing wires removal, near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).  For more details, browse our curriculum overview on the program website. 

The program offers a variety of learning modalities including; didactic lectures, independent studies, small group work, learner-led presentations, and seminar-based discussions.

Objective

The SickKids Advanced Paediatric Cardiology Program is an evidence-based curriculum that equips health care professionals to provide expert care to children and families affected by congenital and acquired heart disease.

Audience

Registered health professionals including, but not limited to physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, perfusionists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, technologists.

Benefits

  • Earn a Valuable Credential

Obtain a SickKids Certificate after successful completion of both semesters.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

Benefit from the flexibility of both live and recorded webcast lectures to suit your busy schedule.

  • Increase Your Marketability

Use the knowledge and skills you gain to stand out in your field and get ahead professionally.

  • Unleash Your Team’s Talent

Assist your teams develop advanced knowledge and skills within this specialty. 

  • Advance Quality Patient Care

Support your teams to provide the best care to patients and families.

  • Diverse Global Networking

Provide your teams with the opportunity to network with subject matter experts from SickKids around the world. 

Course Information

Dual semester, 33 week course, 7.5 hours per week

Live weekly sessions presented via Zoom on Fridays from 9 AM - 4:30 PM Time Zone EDT/EST, recorded for later viewing.

Visit the Advanced Cardiology Program website for more information and registration

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