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Cardiovascular/Pulmonary: Path Labs

Laboratory Exercises

The laboratory activities for the course will be conducted in Team Based Learning Format. This means readings must be done prior to lab. Required reading/viewing assignments are noted below. Where alternate sources are listed, you may choose which to use for preparation.
Note there will be a graded quiz [readiness assurance test] on the concepts covered in these readings!

Lab 1 - Obstructive Lung Disease/ Restrictive Lung Disease

July 7

Pre-Lab Preparation - Required

Pre-Lab Preparation - Required - Rx Bricks

Supplemental - for more on histology

Lab 4 - Community Acquired Pneumonia

August 2

Pre-Lab Preparation -  Required

Lab 2 - Congenital Heart Disease and Ischemic Heart Disease

July 19

Pre-Lab Preparation - Required

Pre-Lab Preparation - Required Rx Bricks

Supplemental - Histology Review

Lab 5 - Opportunistic Lung Infections

August 4

Pre-Lab Preparation -  Required

Lab 3 - Lung Cancer and Pulmonary Thromboembolism

July 26

Pre-Lab Preparation  - Required 

Lung Cancer

Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Optional - for more guided tours of histology

Optional - enrichment for use of D-dimer in diagnosis of PE and other entities (see below)

Lab 6- Valvular Heart Disease

August 9

Pre-Lab Preparation

Required:

Enrichment Readings: