BSC PERFUSION TECHNOLOGY

B.Sc Perfusion Technology is a Three years and Six months long full time course into six semesters, each semester lasting a period of six months and have six months internship program. This three year study program involves the study of Physiology, Pathology and Associated equipment used to support and assume the function of the heart or lungs during medical procedures.

B.Sc Perfusionists are important members of the open-heart surgical team. Their primary role is to conduct cardiopulmonary bypass using a heart-lung machine and other ancillary equipment. Perfusionists are observe closely the blood flow and other vital signs during open heart surgery. Perfusionists are also responsible for administering intravenous fluids, blood products and anesthetic drugs. Perfusionists are also experts to use ventricular assist devices and intra-aortic balloon pumps. The primary aim of this course is to academically and clinically prepare the cardiovascular perfusion student for professional practice.

Career Opportunities
After successfully completed B.Sc Perfusion Technology, He/She can work in operating rooms in hospitals and surgical centers during heart and lung surgery, and in ICUS. Perfusionist should report the patient’s condition throughout the surgery to the surgical team. The main role of perfusionist is the operation of heart -lung machines that keep the patient alive during serious procedures such as open-heart surgeries.

Eligibility

The student must be passed a two year Pre-University examination/ 12th/ Plus Two education with English as one of the subjects and also Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects, who has a minimum aggregate marks of 45%.

Affiliation

Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)

Duration

3 Years 6 Months