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Perfusion Lab 1 PERF 7500

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

Course details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

Perfusion Lab 1 (PERF 7500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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