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.
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
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In Progress and Full
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
PERF 7110 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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