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Perfusion Equipment and Techniques 2 PERF 7210

Cardiovascular Perfusion Course

Course details

A continuation of PERF 7200, this course will focus on the safe application, maintenance and weaning of Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB). The physiological principles of Extracorporeal circulation and its effects on the body will be a major focus of this course. A thorough understanding of metabolism, anticoagulation and the systemic effects of CPB are essential to the practicing Clinical Perfusionist.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

5.0

Cost

$1,302.13

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of PERF 7210 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 83015

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Thu Apr 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 83015
  • $1302.13
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 13 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robert Leslie

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1302.13

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This is an online course requiring computer and internet access. This course is reserved for students who have been accepted into the Cardiovascular Perfusion Advanced Specialty Certificate program. Students must have successfully completed all Term 1 courses. For details contact: perfusion@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the systemic effects CPB can have on multiple organ systems
  • Describe pre-operative preparation techniques and patient considerations
  • Explain the importance of Coagulation Management while on CPB
  • Discuss the application of appropriate anticoagulation techniques during CPB
  • List the common tests used to asses anticoagulation during CPB
  • Explain the principles involved in the safe initiation of CPB
  • Describe the maintenance phase of CPB, and the tools used by Perfusionists to ensure safe and effective care of the cardiothoracic patient during this period of time
  • List the steps involved when preparing for separation, or weaning from bypass
  • Describe the process of weaning from CPB
  • Compare the systemic effects CPB has on various organ systems
  • Describe the application hypothermia during CPB

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

Perfusion Equipment and Techniques 2 (PERF 7210) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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