|(1 cr.) This intensive study of the appropriate procedures
for providing extracorporeal circulation for a
variety of purposes includes operation of
specialized medical devices, quality control and
troubleshooting techniques. Intra-aortic balloon
counterpulsation, autologous blood recovery and
ventricular assist devices are covered. Students
are expected to search recent medical publications
and generate discussion in an attempt to resolve
controversial issues pertaining to best practice.
A minimum grade of B- is required to progress.
Prerequisite: PR 500, PR 502, PA 535, PR 508, PR 516; Every Year, Spring|