Arizona Health Sciences

Perfusion Sciences Course Schedule

Course Schedule

At least 30 hours of graduate work, of which 15 must be in the major field, is required. The minimum number of thesis (PHCL 910) units is 3, toward degree requirements. Electives are available to complement the various areas of pharmacology.

See the Course Description page for descriptions of these courses.

Course Outline for Perfusion Program

Summer Session I - First Year

PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 1 unit

Summer Session II - First Year

PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 1 unit

Fall Semester - First Year

PHCL 601A Pharmacology: General Principles 2 units
PHCL 601B Chemo, Endocrine, & Immune System Drugs 2 units
PHCL 601C Cardio, Pulmonary, GI & CNS Drugs 2 units
PHCL 670 Principles of Perfusion 5 units
PHCL 671 Perfusion Laboratory 1 unit
PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 3 units
PHCL 596C Pharmacology Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 696A Laboratory Meetings 1 unit

Spring Semester - First Year

PHCL 596C Pharmacology Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 671 Perfusion Laboratory 1 unit
PHCL 672 Principles of Perfusion II 2 units
PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 3 units
PHCL 696A Laboratory Meetings 1 unit
PSIO 511 Physiology 3 units

Summer Session I - Second Year

PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 1 unit

Summer Session II - Second Year

PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 1 unit

Fall Semester - Second Year

EPID 576A Biostatistics and Career Skills 3 units
PHCL 596C Pharmacology Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 671 Perfusion Laboratory 1 unit
PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 3 units
PHCL 696A Laboratory Meetings 1 unit
PHCL 910 Thesis Research 3 units

Spring Semester - Second Year

PHCL 596C Pharmacology Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 671 Perfusion Laboratory 1 unit
PHCL 691L Perfusion Preceptorship 3 units
PHCL 696A Laboratory Meetings 1 unit
PHCL 910 Thesis Research 3 units

Biochemistry, statistics and Physiology may be waived via petition (see section 7.5 of the Handbook) and electives can be substituted.

Clinical Perfusion Preceptorship 691L includes a colloquium, which meets once per week throughout the year.