Program Overview

The mission of this graduate certificate is to provide the advanced and standardized academic component that should accompany Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion Fellowship training programs. It was designed to supplement the clinical aspect of the fellowship program with education in pediatric and congenital cardiovascular perfusion research, quality improvement, and application of medical knowledge in an evolving healthcare environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Have the ability to generate a research hypothesis/question.
  • Have the ability to identify a quality improvement opportunity pediatric and congenital cardiovascular perfusion healthcare environment.
  • Have the ability to propose, conduct and report research or quality improvement activities in diverse health care settings.
  • Have the ability to communicate information with impacts on pediatric and congenital cardiovascular perfusion patient care and the healthcare environment.

To earn a Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion students will complete 12 credit hours of required coursework in 1 year (during consecutive fall and spring semesters).]

Plan of Study

MEDB 5510Clinical Research Methodology3
MEDB 5513Overview of Health Services Research3
ANESTH 5601Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion I3
ANESTH 5602Principles in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion II 3