master of science in cardiovascular perfusion
as integral members of the cardiovascular surgical team, perfusionists are in the operating room in any situation where it is necessary to support patients’ cardiopulmonary and circulatory functions.
this cardiovascular perfusion master’s degree program (formerly known as perfusion technology) prepares you for a career as an advanced perfusionist. you’ll also train to be a leader in your chosen specialization, whether it’s education, research or clinical. the rigorous curriculum includes coursework and clinical field work, which are completed at rush university and its affiliated clinical sites.
after graduating from the perfusion program, you will be qualified to sit for the certification examination of the american board of cardiovascular perfusion.
|enrollment year:||2017||2016||2015||2014||four year average (2017 to 2014)|
|clinical application in perfusion examination pass rate success:||100%||100%||92.3%||90%||95.6%|
|perfusion basic science examination pass rate success:||94%||82%||84.6%||90%||87.7%|
source: abcp perfusion examination results and ac-pe annual report.