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Course details

PERF 7520 builds on the skills learned during Perfusion Lab 1. Students will move toward independent bypass circuit set-up and priming the heart lung machine. Preparation for bypass surgery will be reviewed in-depth and students will be introduced to the process of initiating, maintenance and weaning off of bypass.




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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate following the procedural safety checklist.
  • Identify and resolve common problems when priming the bypass circuit.
  • Demonstrate sterile technique during circuit set-up and priming.
  • Practice clearly communicating during all stages of bypass surgery.
  • Demonstrate the different techniques required during initiation, maintaining and weaning off of bypass surgery.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Perfusion Lab 2 (PERF 7520) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Advanced Certificate Part-time


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