What is a Perfusionist? A certified medical technician responsible for extracorporeal oxygenation of the blood during open-heart surgery and for the operation and maintenance of the equipment.
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.