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PERF 7110 - Cardiac Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology 2

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

A continuation of the learning objectives completed in Cardiac Anaesthesia and Pharmacology I. Further learning in this course will expand to include arterial blood gas analysis, components of the coagulation cascade, and pharmacology used in the cardiac OR setting.

Prerequisite(s)

BHSC 6100 and PERF 7100 and PERF 7200

Credits

4.0

Cost

$1,202.75

Winter 2018

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

CRN 83016

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Apr 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 13 Online

Instructor

Savy Spada

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,202.75

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. Students must have successfully completed all Term 1 courses. Contact details for PTS Program Assistant for Perfusion: Melanie on 604-451-7137, email Melanie_Beggs-Murray@bcit.ca

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60235

Mon Apr 23 - Fri Aug 03 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

Savy Spada

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,202.75

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. Students must have successfully completed all Term 1 courses. Perfusion Program Assistant: Melanie_Beggs-Murray@bcit.ca; tel: 604.451.7137

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe Arterial Blood Gas Analysis.
  • Describe the use of vasopressors in the cardiac patient.
  • Critically analyze the pharmacology of various vasopressors.
  • Differentiate the pharmacology of:
    • isotropic agents used in the cardiac patient
    • vasodilating agents used in the cardiac patient
    • Calcium channel blockers used in the cardiac patient
    • antiarrythmics used in the cardiac patient
    • diuretics used in the cardiac patient
    • heparin and its use in the cardiac patient
    • Direct Thrombin Inhibitors and their use in the cardiac patient
    • other anticoagulants used in the cardiac patient
    • procoagulants used in cardiac surgery
  • Describe components of the coagulation cascade.
  • Distinguish the most common coagulation disorders seen in the cardiac patient.
  • Plan anaesthetic care of the patient with CAD, Valvular and Aortic disease.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

PERF 7110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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