Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion

Curriculum


To earn a Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion, students will complete 12 credit hours of required coursework.  The required courses were specifically selected for this specialized graduate certificate.

Course Descriptions

MEDB 5510: Clinical Research Methodology (3 credits)
Introduction to clinical research methodologies, conducts, and applications. Course provides overview of use of clinical epidemiology and bioinformatics in health care.

MEDB 5513: Overview of Health Services Research (3 credits)
Provides an overview of the U.S. health care and public health systems including issues about cost, access, and quality of health care. This course focuses on the role of research, including QI/QA methods and information in the process of redesigning health care delivery in the United States. for the purpose of improving the value of health services.

ANES 5601: Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion I (3 credits)
Students are introduced to fundamentals of congenital heart disease genesis, pediatric and congenital cardiovascular surgery, perfusion and cardiology. The course will delve into developmental cardiac embryology, the genetics congenital cardiac defects, types of congenital heart defects, diagnostic techniques, surgical considerations, and cardiopulmonary bypass methods and techniques.

ANES 5602: Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion II (3 credits)
Examines advanced topics in pediatric and congenital cardiovascular surgery, perfusion and cardiology.  Emphasis on physiology, mechanical assist, transplantation, fetal delivery and interventions will be discussed.

Recommended Timeline for Completion
Fall (First Semester) Spring (Second Semester)
MEDB 5510: Clinical Research Methodology MEDB 5513: Overview of Health Services Research
ANES 5601: Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion and Cardiology I ANES 5602: Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion and Cardiology II