Clinical perfusionists provide technical support to patients undergoing cardiac surgery and patients requiring cardio-respiratory support. Cardiopulmonary technologists assist physicians in the technical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. (National Occupational Classification)
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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized training in Clinical Perfusion or Cardiopulmonary Technology, but does offer the initial required training in areas such as Nursing and Respiratory Therapy. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America and their admissions requirements. You may also find it beneficial to: review the membership eligibility for the professional associations listed below, view job postings and connect with employers to learn more about required competencies.
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Date modified: November 2, 2018