PR 508 - Extracorporeal Circuitry & Laboratory I
(1 cr.) Students receive orientation in both the laboratory and the cardiac operating room to equipment operation and techniques applicable to providing extracorporeal circulation during cardiac surgical procedures. Emphasis is placed on developing student skills in researching best practice methods as found in the medical literature. Competent operation of equipment, including the heart lung machine, ventricular assist devices, intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation pump, and autologous blood recovery devices must be demonstrated. A minimum grade of B- is required to progress. Every Year, Fall

Fall 2016