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Scope and Responsibilities

AmSECT Pediatric and Congenital Perfusion Committee (PCPC)
Job responsibilities

  1. Prerequisite Criteria
    • American Board Certified Cardiovascular Perfusionist
    • Must be an AmSECT member in good standing
    • Must be a Fellow of Pediatric Perfusion (FPP)
    • Only one representative on the committee from each institution
  2. Responsibilities
    • Should make substantial efforts to attend all AmSECT Pediatric and Congenital Perfusion Committee meetings while serving as a committee member
      • Failure to attend two meetings in a three year period may result in review of committee status
    • Must Attend the Pediatric Committee meetings at conferences attended
        • Assist in planning of conference by such methods as:
      • Assisting the Committee chair with:
        • Acquiring Faculty speakers
        • Proposing potential topics
      • Participating in Meeting
        • Moderating sessions
        • Presenting
      • Recruiting vendors
      • Evaluation of sites for potential future meetings
    • Be available for 50% of scheduled pediatric committee conference calls throughout the year
    • Volunteer time to work on special projects assigned by the committee
    • Participation in the interview process for potential Pediatric Fellows
      • Discuss inclusion/ exclusion process via conference calls, etc.
  3. Term Length, Membership Limits
    • Term Length is three years
    • Maximum of two terms
    • Reapplication / declaration of interest between terms
      • As described via email to Committee Chair stating desired interest to remain on Committee
    • After two terms, member may cycle off and join Advisory Group
    • Maximum number of members = 8, minimum = 6
  4. Other potential areas of interest should include:
    • Participation in establishment of pediatric Body of Knowledge

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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