Mira Araujo Klein

Workplaces and Functions

  • Program Director of Master of Advanced Studies in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Switzerland, Careum School of Health
  • Deputy Head Perfusionist, Hirslanden Zurich

Topics

  • Cardiovascular Perfusion
  • Extracorporeal Life Support
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Chemoperfusion
  • Interprofessional Training and Education
  • Assist Devices

Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Berne University of Applied Sciences (2018)
  • Master of Advanced Studies in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences (2016)
  • European Certificate in Cardiovascular Perfusion (2009)
  • Clinical Perfusionist, Academy for Perfusion, Berlin (2009)
  • Qualified Nursing Specialist, Medical School Brandenburg (1997)

Professional Activities

  • Clinical Perfusionist, Deputy Head Perfusionist, Hirslanden Zurich (August 2013 to today)
  • Lecturer and degree program MAS in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Kalaidos University (2013 - 2017)
  • Clinical Perfusionist, University Hospital Zurich (2009 - 2013)
  • Qualified Nursing Specialist, Anesthesiology Intensive Care Unit, University of Magdeburg (2003 - 2009)
  • Certified Nursing Specialist, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, Clinic Brandenburg (1997 - 2003)

Membership in committees

  • Swiss Society of Perfusion
  • German Society for Cardiac Technology
  • Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

Publications

Journals:

Dreizler, T., Trinkwitz M., Konetzka A., Klein, M., Falk V., Starck C.T. (2013). Auswirkung der Heparindosierung auf ACT-Werte, Nachblutungsmengen und Fremdblutverbrauch. German Journal of Perfusion 2013(1):19-22

Reser D., Seifert B., Klein M., Dreizler T., Hasenclever P., Falk V., Starck C.T. (2012). Retrospective analysis of outcome data with regards to the use of Phisio®-, Bioline®- or Softline®-coated cardiopulmonary bypass circuits in cardiac surgery. Perfusion 2012 Nov;27(6):530-4

Monographs / Research Reports:

2018
Araujo Klein, M. (2018) Wanted: ECMO Specialist Nurse – ECMO Training Concepts for Critical Care Nurses (Bachelorthesis), University of Applied Sciences in Berne

2016
Klein, M. (2016) Lung Transplantation after Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: Is the Quality of Reconditioned Donor Organs as Good as the Standard Ones (Masterthesis), Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

Presentations / Congress Contributions

2017
Araujo Klein, M. (2017) How to safe red blood cells as a Perfusionist. Prestentation - Technology of Extracorporeal Assist-Meeting. Zürich, 04.11.2017.

2016
Klein, M., Schärli, M. (2016) Lung Transplantation after Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: Is the Quality of Reconditioned Donor Organs as Good as the Standard Ones? Presentation - 16th European Conference on Perfusion Education & Training (ECoPEaT), European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Barcelona, 31.09.2016

Klein, M., Schärli, M. (2016) Lung Transplantation after Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: Is the Quality of Reconditioned Donor Organs as Good as the Standard Ones? Posterpresentation - 21. Annual Meeting, Swiss Society of Perfusion. Sion, 04.11.2016.

2012
Klein, M. (2012) For the second time a first breath. Presentation - 41st International Annual Meeting and 4th Focus Conference Heart, German Society for Cardiovascular Engineering. Berlin, 02.12.2012

2011
Klein, M. (2011) Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion. Presentation - 49. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Extracorporeal Technologies (AmSECT), International Conference. New Orleans, 14.04.2011.

2008
Klein, M., Pierson, L. (2008) Practice-oriented education at the Academy for Perfusion. Presentation - Symposium 20 years Academy for Perfusion. Berlin, 05.04.2008.