College of Engineering
This course introduces a broad range of general pharmacological principles for the fundamental understanding and application towards extra-corporeal science. Topics include pharmacological effects on the nervous system, cardiovascular responses, tissue responses, and renal/respiratory effects of various anesthetic agents. The endocrine and microbial impact will also be covered. Specific focus will be applied to practical applications and hemostasis and instruments associated with the conduct of extracorporeal science utilized by the cardiovascular perfusionist.