Course Detail
Course Components:
This course is designed to help perfusion students understand the standards of the perfusion profession, how to promote quality, what quality in perfusion looks like, the inherent risk of cardiopulmonary bypass, and how to manage liability or risk. Students will develop process improvement plans and will identify potential safety issues that could arise during cardiac surgery. In preparation for hospital rotations, students will identify how they can provide quality perfusion services while seeking to implement skills and practices which will hope to mitigate risk. As a part of discussing quality standards, we will discuss the importance of the cardiac surgery team and its’ members importance in improving the standard of care.