Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical 2 is a continuation of PERF 8100. In this clinical course students will gain hands on experience in the preparation and application of the Cardiovascular Bypass System (CPB). Learning objectives will be taught through lectures, wet lab simulations and under observation in the operating room (OR). This course contains the foundation of learning that must be understood in order for the Cardiovascular Perfusionist to provide effective and safe treatment options to patients.
Prepare and operate hemodynamic monitoring devices (pressure line systems, monitors, etc).
Recognize and evaluate physiological parameters during CPB and manage case accordingly utilizing: physiological monitors, inline monitors, laboratory results, point-of-care analyzers, cerebral monitors etc. and manage with appropriate adjustments and interventions such as addition of fluids, drugs, etc.
Demonstrate the principles of safe and controlled weaning from CPB.
Communicate effectively during the procedure with all members of the health care team.
Apply effective time management skills.
Review and demonstrate techniques for re-initiation of bypass for various physiological conditions post CPB (ventricular arrhythmias, low output syndrome, RV failure, etc).
Review all emergency CPB procedures, and safely demonstrate them in wet lab/simulator.
Recognize that clinical perfusion is an evolving profession, and apply new knowledge and skills, and technological innovations to practice (e.g., participates in and responds to clinical research, etc).
Complete case post-op performance review, and set goals for improvement.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016
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