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PERF 7400 - Hemodynamic Monitoring/Diagnostic Imaging

Cardiovascular Perfusion Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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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.


BHSC 6110 and PERF 7110 and PERF 7210





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 60866

Mon Apr 26 - Fri Aug 06 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 26 - Aug 06 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Robin Wolfe

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This online Learning Hub course 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

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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