Pre-Cardiovascular Perfusion

Offered by Health Science Programs

A candidate for admission to the Clinical Perfusion Education Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center must have successfully completed a Bachelor's Degree and the following required courses. Scores from the basic portion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) must also be submitted. Students should check the specific school(s), other than the University of Nebraska Medical Center, to which they intend to apply to ensure that all admission requirements are fulfilled.

Competition to gain a place in perfusion school is intense and cannot be guaranteed.

Required Courses
Select one the following options: 7-8
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology 1
or
Human Physiology
and Gross Anatomy of Movement
Select 1 of the following additional BIOL courses:4
General Biology
Biology I
Biology II
Human Microbiology
Select all of the following:
CHEM 160
160L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 161
161L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
ENG 102Academic Writing and Research3
PHYS 205
205L
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
5
Select one of the following:3-5
College Algebra
Plane Trigonometry
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry
Applied Calculus I
Recommended Electives
Introduction to Hematology
Human Microbiology
Cellular Biology
Medical Terminology
Genetics
Principles of Immunology
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
General Physics II
and Physics Laboratory II
Total Credit Hours33-36