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 firstname.lastname@example.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!
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
Palestine Medical Complex
Photo courtesy of Ahmed Ismail
Photo courtesy of Nhu Tran
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