The Perfusionist utilizes technology such as heart/lung machines, ventricular assist devices and artificial hearts, as well as pharmacological interventions to maintain the patient during the period of circulatory support.

Perfusionist is a healthcare professional who controls the cardiopulmonary bypass machine during cardiac surgery and various kinds of other surgeries that requires Perfusionist to have control of the patient's physiology status.

The candidates are trained in both theoretical and practical aspect of Perfusion to maintain an extra – corporeal circulation during open heart surgeries.

This is also improved by hands on training in well advanced simulation center of our institute during their academic period.

Graduates are eligible for employment overseas where their qualifications, training and experience are highly regarded.

With further experience, graduates may be employed by medical equipment manufacturers and development specialists.

The candidate seeking admission in our college shall have studied English as one of the principle subject during the tenure of the course and must have passed Two Year Pre- University or equivalent examination with physics, chemistry and biology as main subjects.

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Eligibility Criteria For B.Sc In Perfusion Technology

A minimum eligibility criterion to join the B.Sc. Perfusion Technology course is to have 50-55% aggregate marks in the 10+2 examinations or its equivalent. Students should have completed their higher secondary education with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as their major subjects. Some universities and colleges may mandate an entrance exam and admit students based on their marks in these competitive examinations.

Course Curriculum

The course trains the students in various aspects of perfusion technology. The academic program is a pure blend of classroom lectures and practical training in the hospital. After three years of study, students have to take up an internship program for 1 months in the prescribed hospitals. The course curriculum includes the following subjects in the tabular form

Year Of Study Subjects
First-year Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Microbiology dsadf
Second-year Human Anatomy
Pharmacology relevant to perfusion technology
Applied pathology
Applied pharmacology
Introduction to Perfusion technology
Microbiology dsadf
Third-year Clinical Perfusion Technology
Applied Perfusion Technology
Advance Perfusion Technology

Career Prospects For Perfusionist

Higher Education Venues for Perfusion Technologist Job Opportunities for Perfusion Technologist Job Titles That Perfusion Technologist Can Take
M.Sc in Cardiac Perfusion Technology Super specialty hospitals Cardiac perfusionists
ICU, and CTICU Perfusionists
NICU and pediatric units Pediatric perfusionists
Private and government hospitals Medical case review physician
Teaching and training professional Lecture and Perfusion Educator
Social welfare organization Patient care coordinator
Emergency Medical Care ECMO Technician
Sales and Marketing to sell Perfusion Products Medical Equipment Sales Representative

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