B.Sc. in Perfusion Technology

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Introduction:

The Bachelor of Perfusion Technology is an undergraduate programme offered by Srinivas University, Mukka, Mangalore. Cardiovascular perfusion is the science of providing extracorporeal circulation in order to artificially support and temporarily replace a patient’s respiratory and circulatory systems. Clinical Perfusionist’s are expert members of the cardiac surgical team and provide life saving support of patients requiring extra corporeal circulation, including but not limited to major cardiothoracic, vascular and transplant surgeries as well as support of the critically-ill patient.

Objectives:

The course is aimed at evolving a fully trained, qualified Perfusion technologist capable of working independently. 

Duration:

Duration shall be for a period of Four years including twelve months of Internship.

Course Structure:

First Semester Subjects Second Semester Subjects Third Semester Subjects
Anatomy
Physiology
Biochemistry
Medical Terminology
English
Pathology
Microbiology
Pharmacology
Kannada
Healthcare
Introduction to Perfusion Technology
Applied Pathology
Applied Microbiology
Computer application/programming
Environment science and Health
Fourth Semester Subjects Fifth Semester Subjects Sixth Semester Subjects
Applied Pharmacology
Basics of Cardiopulmonary bypass and Perfusion Techniques
Medicine relevant to Perfusion Technology
Biostatics and Research methodology
Constitution of India
Principles of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Physiology of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Paediatric Perfusion and Special Perfusion Techniques
Medical Psychology
Clinical Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Applied Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Hospital management

Special Features:

  • Hands on experience in the high tech Cath Lab attached to Srinivas Hospital.
  • Tie up with other Heart Care Hospitals in Mangalore for greater exposure.

Career Opportunities: A Cardiac Perfusionist can work

  • In multispecialty Hospitals & Private clinics.
  • As Teacher & lecturer in academic institutions.
  • As Medical case review physician.