Perfusion Technology Perfusionist Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to operate extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during medical procedures and surgeries where the support or temporary replacement of a patient's own respiratory or circulatory system is required. Includes instruction in equipment selection and operation, physician and medical team consultation, patient condition monitoring, procedural techniques, and principles of respiratory and circulatory physiology.

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Perfusion Technology Perfusionist Major

What Courses Do Perfusion Technology Perfusionist Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Perfusion Technology Perfusionist majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.