A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to operate extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during medical procedures and surgeries where the support or temporary replacement of a patient's own respiratory or circulatory system is required. Includes instruction in equipment selection and operation, physician and medical team consultation, patient condition monitoring, procedural techniques, and principles of respiratory and circulatory physiology.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|3||University of Nebraska Medical Center||12||1%||N/A|
|5||Upstate Medical University||7||3%||N/A|
|6||University of Iowa||4||0%||$20,691|
|7||Milwaukee School of Engineering||4||1%||$46,220|
|8||Cooper Health System Center for Allied Health Education||4||15%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.