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Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical 5 PERF 8500

Cardiovascular Perfusion Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical 5 is a focused rotation in Pediatric Perfusion to take place at pediatric acute care hospital. Students will review concepts of fetal development and gain an expanded knowledge of most common congenital heart defects and their surgical corrections. Students will assist in the preparation and application of safe Cardiopulmonary Bypass in the pediatric patient. A thorough knowledge will be gained in the concept and application of Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss fetal cardiac development.
  • Name common Pediatric congenital heart defects and describe their surgical corrections.
  • Assist in the preparation of the pediatric CPB circuit.
  • Assist in the initiation, maintenance and weaning from pediatric CPB.
  • Describe how ECMO relates to the care of the pediatric patient.
  • Communicate effectively during the procedure with all members of the health care team.
  • Review case post-op, reflect on individual performance and set goals for improvement.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical 5 (PERF 8500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Advanced Certificate Part-time


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