B.Sc. (Perfusion Technology)

Duration: 3 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree

B.Sc. Perfusion Technology or Bachelor of Science in Perfusion Technology is an undergraduate
Bioscience course. Perfusion is defined as those functions necessary for the support, treatment,
measurement, or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of the patient. Course
involves the study of physiology, pathology and associated equipment used to support and or assume the
function of the heart and or lungs during medical procedures. The perfusion technologist prepares and
operates the heart-lung machine and other sophisticated equipment as directed by healthcare physicians.
The Perfusionist utilizes technology such as heart/ lung machines, ventricular assist devices and artificial
hearts, as well as pharmacological interventions to maintain the patient during the period of circulatory

B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Eligibility

10+2 (Medical) or equivalent with minimum 55% marks.
Some of the very reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.

B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Syllabus

  1. Syllabus of Perfusion Technology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Basic Science

1 Anatomy

2 Pathology

3. Physiology

4 Pharmacology

5 Cardiopulmonary Bypass

6 Extracorporeal Circuits

7 Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques

8 Myocardial Preservation

9 Blood Conservation Techniques

10 Mechanical Assistance

11 Clinical Rotations


B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Course Suitability

The course is suitable for those who want to know skills regarding to operate extracorporeal
circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace the
patient’s cardiopulmonary/circulatory function and ensure the proper management of physiologic
functions by monitoring the necessary variables.
They should possess good interpersonal and communication skills, human nature and hard worker as
they have to work with different types of people.

How is B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Course Beneficial?

The course is beneficial to provide graduates with the foundation they need to assume leadership roles in clinical practice and clinical speciality areas.
Candidates will be in a position to competently assist the Anaesthetists & Surgeons, especially in high
tech Anaesthesia and Surgical theatres.

Course is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. etc.

B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Employment Areas

Academic Institutes
Try Luck Consultancy Zirakpur – Chandigarh
SCTIMST – Thiruvananthapuram
Multi Speciality Hospitals
Pvt. Clinics
B.Sc. Perfusion Technology Job Types
Cardiac Perfusionist
Pediatric Cardiologist
Medical Case Review Physician
Teacher & Lecturer

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