LPM: A Student’s Perspective- Exams

“I wanted to get everything right, despite my nerves sometimes getting the best of me. What I hadn’t realized was that the whole year of practice had prepared me well.” Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a new series with our newest associate editor, Shayla Johnson, who is currently enrolled in a perfusion program.  I […]

A Locum’s ScrapBook: Decompressing

Our initials: Carved into the tower exactly 11 years ago when we first met… Editor’s Note: I’m doing some perfusion traveling as I am taking my show on the road.  As such, every once in awhile I will be dropping a few notes and pictures of places visited, and observations made.  In a sense, the […]

Welcome to the Editorial Staff! Shayla Johnson

Shayla Johnson, Associate Editor, CircuitSurfers.com Editor’s Note: I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Ms. Shayla Johnson to the editorial board of CircuitSurfers.com. Shayla has submitted numerous guest posts on this blog under the pseudonym- “Kora” and has been the author of a series of posts empasiizing her perspective as a continuing perfusion student […]

New Technologies: The MedLED CHROME Headlight

Editor’s Note: Recently at one of the OR’s I was visiting, we had a visit from a rep from The KLS Martin Group, regarding a fresh perspective on an old problem: Cordless Headlights that have the muscle to last through an open heart procedure. I was impressed with the enthusiasm and tenaciousness of this KLS representative, Lauren […]

LPM: A Student’s Perspective- Dialysis

“Once the basic pump set-up is learned, there are so many other additional instruments and methods that also need to be understood.” Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a new series with a guest blogger who is currently enrolled in a perfusion program.  I am impressed that as a perfusion student she has the initiative […]

LPM: A Student’s Perspective- Homemade OR Sim

“Part of learning the steps of bypass and practicing, also includes knowing the roles of the other people in the OR” Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a new series with a guest blogger who is currently enrolled in a perfusion program.  I am impressed that as a perfusion student she has the initiative to […]