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Perfusion Week 2019

April 29  May 3

AmSECT Perfusion 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), Facebook (@AmSECT) and LinkedIn (@AmSECT), or email us at amsect@amsect.org. And be sure to use the hashtag #PerfusionWeek to be featured!

The purpose of Perfusion  Week is to bring awareness to the perfusionist's crucial role within cardiovascular surgical teams and in providing high quality patient care.

Ways to Celebrate

Get noticed: Send a press release to your local media outlets (TV, radio, newspapers), or send a letter/email to your facility/institution’s administration. Ask them to attend a Perfusion Week event or acknowledge Perfusion Week in internal and external communications.

Go viral: Post about Perfusion Week on social media! Share personal stories, favorite moments, or why you got into perfusion. Photos and videos that show the value of perfusion in patient care are a plus! Make sure to use #PerfusionWeek in all posts.

Show off your celebrations: Take pictures to commemorate Perfusion Week, then send them to amsect@amsect.org

Host an event: From healthy potlucks and recipe swaps to trivia challenges and games, say thank you to your team and patients with a variety of activities. 

Give out awards: Host an “awards ceremony” and print certificates of appreciation to present to each of your staff members and/or patients.

Present to a class: Work with local educational institutions to help ensure a healthy pool of perfusionists for the future! Bring your team and explain what you do to help patients on a daily basis, outlining how students can create their own career path to perfusion.

2019 Marketing Kit

Download the Perfusion Week 2019 Marketing Kit

Find Inspiration from 2018 Highlights

Perfusion Week 2018 was a huge success! Get inspiration for this year from your fellow perfusionists below: 

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

Palestine MC

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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