The Texas Heart Institute (THI) School of Perfusion Technology offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in perfusion technology. The 18 month course trains students to use the cardiopulmonary bypass machine and other equipment associated with open heart surgery. In addition, students receive extensive instruction in cardiopulmonary function and extensive experience in the operating room. The Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion is accredited by the Accreditation Committee – Perfusion Education (ACPE), and graduates are eligible to become a Certified Clinical Perfusionist after they take the national certification examination, which is given by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Texas Heart Institute
Terry Crane, CCP
Texas Heart Institute Perfusion Technology
6770 Bertner Avenue, MC 1-224
Houston, TX 77030
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Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must have completed the prerequisite courses as outlined on the school’s website.
Post Graduate Certificate Award
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