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Educational course organ perfusionist – Endorsed by ESOT

Start Date:
Friday, January 14th 2022
End Date:
Thursday, March 23rd 2023
Description & Objectives:

Training course organ perfusionist
Organ perfusion and resuscitation has developed strongly worldwide, resulting in a growing need for experts in this area. The training course provides a combination of hands-on training, theoretical knowledge and practical tips and tricks on all aspects of organ machine perfusion. Besides being taught by world-renowned experts you will become part of an internal community that focus on the development of organ perfusionists, thereby learning with and from colleagues all over the world. 

The programme consists of the following subjects: physiology, biomechanics, and organ donation (basic knowledge), liver, lung, heart and kidney perfusion and normothermic regional organ perfusion (specific knowledge). The course has a duration of approximately 18 months and consists of:

  • 215 theoretical hours
  • 16 online course days
  • 3 hands on training weeks at the skills center of the UMC Groningen, equipped to realistically imitate practice. 

The first course will take place from January 2022 to March 2023.

Target group
Those who aspire the position of organ perfusionist or those who already work as one. The official language during the course is English. Required prior education: Bachelor of medicine, technical medicine, clinical technology or (CZO-)diploma of clinical perfusionist. If you do not meet the requirements but have a comparable level of education, please contact us.

The registration fee is € 13.900,-. This price includes drinks, lunches and two times a dinner during the contact weeks. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

More information and registration:
Please visit the website for more information and registration.