Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques

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Bachelor
A.Y. 2019/2020
L/SNT3 - Professioni sanitarie tecniche (EN)
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
3
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

Graduates in Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques are healthcare professionals engaged in the operation and maintenance of equipment relating to extracorporeal circulation, haemodynamics and circulatory assistance techniques.

They provide professional autonomous services in collaboration with medical staff. Graduates plan, manage and assess all necessary aspects to ensure the proper functioning of the equipment for which they are responsible.

They test and verify that the equipment employed is functioning correctly, taking responsibility for its standard maintenance and the elimination of any minor problems. They partake in the planning and organisation of work in the facility in which operate.

Graduates in Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques can pursue careers in the following areas:

  • heart surgery, in the control of extracorporeal circulation, circulatory assistance;
  • oncology, district antiblastic treatment;
  • organ transplant centres where circulatory support is required and which apply organ conservation techniques;
  • neurosurgery, performing surgical operations in profound hypothermia;
  • haemodynamics and cardiac catheterisation centres;
  • echocardiography and vascular Doppler diagnosis laboratories;
  • production industries and sales agencies operating in the sector;
  • university and non-university research laboratories in the biomedical sector.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

Admission:Limited enrolment with admission test.

English language

Students are expected to attain level B1 proficiency in English.

Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December. Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.

Mandatory

Courses list

First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Biomedical Engineering 8 80 Italian
- Bioingegneria elettronica ed informatica2
- Fisica applicata2
- Misure elettriche ed elettroniche2
- Scienza e tecnologia dei materiali2
Biomedical Science 6 60 Italian
- Biochimica2
- Biologia applicata1
- Genetica medica1
- Microbiologia e microbiologia clinica1
- Patologia generale1
Computer Science 3 18 Italian
Epidemiology, Medical Statistics and Occupational Medicine 8 80 Italian
- Epidemiologia statistica medica2
- Igiene generale e applicata2
- Metodi igienico preventivi e principi di assistenza infermieristica2
- Radioprotezione1
- Sicurezza negli ambienti di lavoro1
Multidisciplinary Seminars and Insights ( I year) 1 10 Italian
Professional Laboratories ( I year) 1 10 Italian
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Cardiovascular Diseases 4 40 Italian
- Fisiopatologia del sistema cardiocircolatorio1
- Fisiopatologia della circolazione extracorporea2
- Fisiopatologia delle cardiopatie operabili1
Clinical Pathology and Pharmacology 5 50 Italian
- Chirurgia generale1
- Farmacologia2
- Medicina interna1
- Patologia clinica1
English assessment B1 (2 ECTS) 2 Italian
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 7 70 Italian
- Anatomia umana3
- Fisiologia3
- Istologia1
Training ( I year) 15 300 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Cardiothoracic Imaging and Cardiovascular Sonography 6 60 Italian
- Angiografia e diagnostica vascolare2
- Diagnostica per immagini2
- Ecocardiografia2
Electrocardiography, Arrhythmology and Electrostimulation 4 40 Italian
- Elettrocardiografia, aritmologia ed elettrofisiologia2
- Tecniche applicate all'elettrofisiologia1
- Telemetria1
Respiratory Medicine and Lung Diseases 5 50 Italian
- Chirurgia toracica2
- Metodi e tecniche diagnostiche e terapia in pneumologia1
- Pneumologia e diagnostica2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Extracorporeal Circulation 8 80 Italian
- Anestesia in cardiochirurgia1
- Cardiochirurgia dell'adulto2
- Chirurgia vascolare1
- Metodi e tecniche di circolazione extracorporea4
Medicine Specialties 7 70 Italian
- Ematologia1
- Nefrologia2
- Neurologia2
- Oncologia1
- Tecniche terapeutiche in oncologia1
Multidisciplinary Seminars and Insights ( II year) 1 10 Italian
Pediatric Heart diseases 6 60 Italian
- Anestesiologia in pediatria1
- Cardiochirurgia in età pediatrica1
- Chirurgia pediatrica e infantile2
- Metodi e tecniche di circolazione extracorporea2
Professional Laboratories ( II year) 1 10 Italian
Training ( II year) 20 400 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Advanced Techniques of Perfusion and Extracorporeal Life-Support 5 50 Italian
- Fisiopatologia dello scompenso cardiocircolatorio1
- Scienze tecniche mediche applicate2
- Sistemi di assistenza cardiocircolatoria meccanica2
Health Law and Organization 4 40 Italian
- Diritto del lavoro1
- Economia aziendale1
- Organizzazione aziendale1
- Sociologia dei processi organizzativi sanitari1
Invasive Cardiovascular Techniques 4 40 Italian
- Cardiologia interventistica1
- Procedure cardiovascolari invasive2
- Scienze tecniche mediche applicate1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Cardiovascular Research 4 40 Italian
- Modelli sperimentali di ricerca cardiovascolare1
- Statistica per la ricerca sperimentale e tecnologica2
- Storia della medicina1
Multidisciplinary Seminars and Insights ( III year) 1 10 Italian
Professional Laboratories (III year) 1 10 Italian
Psychological, Legal and Organizational principles of Professional Practice 5 50 Italian
- Medicina legale2
- Organizzazione e regolamentazione della professione1
- Psicologia applicata2
Training ( III year) 25 625 Italian
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final Exam 7 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al terzo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
Prescribed foundation courses
Learning activityPrescribed foundation courses
Biomedical Science Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (compulsory)
Cardiovascular Diseases Biomedical Engineering (compulsory)
Clinical Pathology and Pharmacology Biomedical Science (compulsory)
Sede
Milano
Sedi didattiche
L'attività didattica relativa al Corso di Laurea in Tecniche di Fisiopatologia Cardiocircolatoria e Perfusione Cardiovascolare è svolta presso le strutture didattiche locate presso il Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Via Parea n°4, in Milano, ed eventualmente presso altre strutture a disposizione della Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia dell'Università degli Studi di Milano, comprese quelle acquisite in regime di convenzione, da stabilimenti eroganti assistenza del Servizio Sanitario Nazionale, sia pubblici che privati. I Dipartimenti raccordati alla Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, nonché i dipartimenti e le Unità operative di diagnostica cardiovascolare, dotate di moderne attrezzature scientifiche ed assistenziali, sono anche utilizzate per la formazione professionalizzante e lo svolgimento dei tirocini e attività attinenti la prova finale di Laurea.
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

More info at: Fees - current academic year

Scholarships and benefits

L’Ateneo fornisce inoltre una serie di agevolazioni economiche a favore dei propri studenti con requisiti particolari (merito, condizioni economiche o personali, studenti internazionali) come:

Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Places available: 15 plus 2 reserved to extra UE students
Call for applications is going to be published.
Application period: from 07-15-2019 to 08-28-2019
Admission Test date and location: 11/09/2019 08:30
Enrolment period: from 09-18-2019 to 09-24-2019
Please note:
L'area di svolgimento del test è indicata per ogni candidato nella ricevuta della domanda di ammissione. Eventuali variazioni saranno comunicate via e-mail.