Overview


The Problem:
The most frequent request after a cardiac auscultation learning session is for a single disc or tape that will teach the most important findings in an effective format.

The Solution:
ESSENTIAL CARDIAC AUSCULTATION - a web-based program that will teach you the most important findings (The "Big 12") & their associated pathophysiology. The "Big 12" were chosen from national surveys of Program Directors and are emphasized by Certification Boards. They are presented using Harvey, The Cardiopulmonary Patient Simulator, a proven system used to teach bedside skills at medical centers worldwide.

Developed at:
The University of Miami Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education by cardiologists & educators from 10 medical centers. Reviewed & critiqued by over 1000 learners prior to release.

Target Populations:

  • Healthcare students at all levels
  • Nurses & nurse practitioners
  • Physicians in training & practice
  • Physician assistants


  • Gordon Center
  • Miller School of Medicine University of Miami
  • GCRME youtube channel
  • facebook page

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