The focus of the department is the training of postgraduate personnel; however, limited lectures are presented to undergraduate students. The training of a cardiothoracic surgeon extends over a period of five years.

This is the only department offering training to perfusion technicians, and the training extends over a period of three years.

The Academic programme of the department is as follows:

  • Training and service delivery rounds
  • Joint discussion with Pulmonology and Radiology
  • Journal discussion
  • Angiogram and Paediatric discussions


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