PERF 7500 introduces students to the Perfusion lab and the equipment associated with cardiopulmonary bypass. Students will have the opportunity to reinforce theory through hands-on lab practice on the heart lung machines and bypass circuits. Perfusion safety systems will also be reviewed.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate safe work place techniques in the lab.
- Identify the components of the heart lung machine (HLM) and the bypass circuit.
- Prepare a dry set-up of the HLM bypass circuit.
- Practice the techniques needed to successfully prime the HLM bypass circuit.
- Identify the important differences between operating a roller head and centrifugal pump.
- Perform the safety systems used to protect the patient during bypass surgery.
Effective as of Fall 2022
Perfusion Lab 1 (PERF 7500) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Health Sciences
- Cardiovascular Perfusion
Advanced Certificate Part-time
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