Clinical Perfusion - Master of Science
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-4570
Fax: 315 464-8867
Perfusionists are operating room specialists who conduct cardiopulmonary bypass. That is, they pump and oxygenate the blood of patients whose hearts or lungs are stopped, usually during open heart surgery.
The clinical perfusion program accepts ten students each year. Graduates are eligible to take the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion's National Certification Examination.
A Clinical Perfusionist's work is a matter of life or death. People who succeed in this field thrive on excitement and stressful situations. More >