King Edward Medical University (KEMU)

Duration: Full Time, 4 Years
Degree Type: BSc (Hons)
Department: N/A
Campus: Lahore

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Prescribed Admission Forms and Prospectus shall be available Free of Cost at the University of Health Sciences Lahore, Nishtar Medical College, Multan, and Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, at the time of admissions.

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The Cardiovascular Perfusionist operates extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical procedure in which it is necessary to artificially support or temporarily replace a patient's circulatory or respiratory functions, such as in open heart surgery or other heart procedures.

Degree requirement for this is:

  • HSSC (Pre-Medical). Only those candidates who have appeared in UHS Entrance and who have scored 80 percent or above aggregate marks as per the weightage formula of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, are eligible to apply for admission against Open Merit and Reciprocal Seats.

Perfusionists, in conjunction with attending physicians, are responsible for the selection of the most appropriate equipment and extracorporeal techniques. They are trained in the administration of blood products and drugs. Perfusionists may also perform administrative duties, such as purchasing equipment and supplies, hiring support technicians, department management and quality improvement. They must handle very stressful situations, pay close attention to detail and stay abreast of new developments in their profession.

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