Perfusion Week 2018

Thank You for Celebrating

Perfusion Appreciation Week

May 7-11, 2018

AmSECT Perfusion Appreciation Week is your chance to celebrate your work in and contribution to perfusion with colleagues and team members. Share your plans and photos with us on Twitter (@amsectperfusion) and Facebook (@AmSECT) or email us at amsect@amsect.org. And be sure to use the hashtag #PerfusionWeek to be featured!

The purpose of Perfusion Appreciation Week is to bring awareness to the perfusionist's role. Perfusionists hold a crucial role within the cardiovascular surgical team, and are essential to patient care.

As a thank you, AmSECT Today is open to all perfusionists for the entire month of May. Click the cover below to start reading!

March/April AmSECT Today

Save the Date for Perfusion Appreciation Week 2019

Join us next year May 27-31, 2019, for a week of celebration and recognition as we raise national awareness of the impact perfusionists have on the lives of cardiovascular patients. 

2018 Celebration Spotlights

Because of you, Perfusion Appreciation Week 2018 was the best yet! Check out how your fellow perfusionists celebrated the week:

Cardiovascular Science Program (CVSP) at Midwestern University-Glendale 
Photos courtesy of McKay C. Coffey

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Palestine Medical Complex
Photo courtesy of Ahmed Ismail

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Perfusion Pup
Photo courtesy of Nhu Tran

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GETINGE (São Paulo, Brazil)

"GETINGE (São Paulo / Brazil) held last week another course on continuing education on "GERENCIAMENTO DE RISCO EM CEC" for professionals in the area involved with cardiopulmonary bypass.

The course was conducted by the Clinical Director Gislei Lorenzetti Romero (GETINGE), the Product Specialist Wanda Pelissari (GETINGE) and the Perfusionist Biomedical Cibele Sperone of the Heart & Perfusion Company (CORAÇÃO & PERFUSÃO)

The objective of the course was to raise the interest of professionals and institutions in the theme of quality and safety in the ECC; Train and train multiprofessional teams involved with extracorporeal circulation during cardiac surgery, focusing on especially in teamwork; Prepare the professionals on how to act in cases of accidents or intercurrences during the infusion, as well as avoid the most frequent problems, making ECC safer.

They were present in the course Perfusionists, Nurses and students of the Course of Perfusion of UNIFESP of the State of São Paulo."

Photos courtesy of Cibele Sperone

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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

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