Mission and Goals

The educational and career goals for the Clinical Perfusion program are:

The MS Degree in Clinical Perfusion will produce competent entry-level perfusionists in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains who have demonstrated excellence with a professional specialty or biomedical research. Graduates will be eligible to both apply to take the national certification examinations offered by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and also to apply for a license as a Perfusionist in all license-issuing states including New York.

 

Upon completion of the program graduates will demonstrate

Goal: Mastery of the entry-level body of knowledge regarding the application of clinical perfusion

Assessment Measures

  • Written exams, assignments, papers, presentations, course evaluations, faculty meetings, standardized assessment tools
  • Post Graduation: Graduate surveys, employer surveys, enrollment in post graduate studies, advisory committee feedback, national certification / licensure exam

Goal: Mastery of the fundamental and emergency clinical skills necessary for the safe conduct of clinical perfusion

Assessment Measures

  • Simulation, practical exams, competency evaluations, student evaluations, advisory committee feedback, faculty meetings, standardized assessment tools
  • Post Graduation: Graduate surveys, employer surveys, advisory committee feedback

Goal: Fluency of professional communication, behaviors and attitudes

Assessment Measures

  • Simulation, practical exams, competency evaluations, student evaluations, advisory committee feedback, faculty meetings, standardized assessment tools
  • Post Graduation: Graduate surveys, employer surveys, advisory committee feedback

Goal: Excellence in evaluation of biomedical research and either the application of or generation of biomedical research related to clinical perfusion

Assessment Measures

  • Capstone experience projects, research thesis projects, student presentations
  • Post Graduation: Graduate surveys, employer surveys, advisory committee feedback, specialty certifications or examinations, professional conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications
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