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PERF 7400 - Hemodynamic Monitoring/Diagnostic Imaging

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Hemodynamic Monitoring and Diagnostics provides a systematic review of the current technologies used to determine the cardiovascular and pulmonary status of the cardiac surgery patient. This course describes the principles of the technology and how to appropriately interpret the acquired data so as to assess the status of the cardiac surgery patient.

Prerequisite(s)

BHSC 6110 and PERF 7110 and PERF 7210

Credits

4.0

Cost

$1,202.75

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 60866

Mon Apr 23 - Fri Aug 03 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Aug 03 Distance

Instructor

Savy Spada

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,202.75

Notes

  1. Guided learning 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 2 courses. Contact details for PTS Program Assistant for Cardiovascular Perfusion: Melanie on 604-451-7137; email Melanie_Beggs-Murray@bcit.ca

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Discriminate the physiology of the heart as related to the cardiac cycle and chamber pressures.
  • Differentiate the physical assessment techniques of the cardiovascular system.
  • Analyze the technical components of the hemodynamic monitoring system.
  • Assess
    • arterial pressure monitoring
    • central venous pressure monitoring
    • pulmonary artery pressure monitoring
    • cardiac output monitoring
    • mixed venous saturation monitoring
  • Interpret hemodynamic and ECG monitoring in patients with cardiac disease.
  • Critically analyze the principles of Radiography (X-Ray) as pertaining to the assessment of a patient with cardiac disease.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

PERF 7400 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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