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PERF 7100 - Cardiac Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology 1

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

The practicing Cardiovascular Perfusionist must have a thorough understanding of the concepts and application of pharmacology in clinical practice. This must include but not be limited to: understanding drug delivery, dosages, mechanism of action, and safety of use. Also included in this course will be concepts related to Cardiac Anaesthesia and the care of the cardiac patient in the OR setting.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$940.95

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 42233

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Savy Spada

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$940.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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. Textbooks will be available for purchase at the BCIT Burnaby Campus Bookstore approximately six weeks before the start of term. Your Program Assistant will be in contact with you via email with course registration details.

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

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe Medical Terminology as related to pharmacology.
  • Analyze drug dosages, drug interactions and how drug specificity relates to drug receptors.
  • Explain nomenclature of drugs.
  • Describe routes of administration .
  • Differentiate Pharmaceutical and Pharmacokinetic phase and their components.
  • Categorize the concepts of Bioavailability/Biological Availability.
  • Discuss Pharmacodynamic phase and its components.
  • Differentiate the terms efficacy/affinity/agonist/antagonist in pharmacology.
  • Compare the terms potency/ED50/LD50 and therapeutic index.
  • Analyze neuronal action potential and synaptic transmission.
  • Describe the 2 functional braches of the ANS and their receptors.
  • Outline the role of cAMP/gAMP.
  • Differentiate the anaesthesia/analgesia/amnesia/sedation.
  • Contrast the actions of induction/intubation/ventilation.
  • Outline the use of opioids in anaesthesia.
  • Assess the uses of:
    • IV anaesthetics
    • benzodiazepines in anaesthesia
    • neuromuscular relaxants in anaesthesia
  • inhalation agents in anaesthesia
  • Assess Malignant Hyperthermia and its treatment.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

PERF 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiovascular Perfusion
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Practical Approach To Cardiac Anesthesia
Author Hensley
Publisher Lipp
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-49637-266-6
Price $150.50
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