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PERF 7100 - Cardiac Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology 1

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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

$904.15

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 78361

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Apr 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 20 Online

Instructor

Savy Spada

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$904.15

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a D2L course and requires computer and internet access. This course is reserved for students who have been accepted into the Cardiovascular Perfusion Advanced Specialty Certificate Program. Your Program Assistant will be in contact with you via email prior to each term with course registration details.

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

In Progress and Full

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.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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.

A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia
Author Frederick A. Hensley Jr. MD, Glenn P. Gravlee MD, Donald E. Martin MD
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-45113-744-6
Price $140.95
Required

Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Mechanical Support: Principles and Practice
Author Glenn P. Gravlee MD, Richard F. Davis MD, John Hammon MD, Barry Kussman MBBCh FFA (SA)
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-45119-361-9
Price $339.95
Required

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Manual Of Clinical Perfusion (Special Order)
Author Lich
Copyright 2004
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-97533-960-2
Price $145.95
Optional

On Bypass: Advanced Perfusion Techniques
Author Mongero
Publisher Humana Press
Copyright 2008
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58829-636-8
Price $399.95
Optional

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