(a)  The licensed perfusionist must maintain documentation of 30 hours of continuing education (CE) completed for every two year period.  Of the 30 hours, at least 10 hours must be Category I hours as recognized by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP), the remaining hours may be Category II or III hours as recognized by the ABCP. CE documentation must be available for inspection by the Committee or Board or an agent of the Committee or Board upon request.

(b)  A perfusionist who possesses a current certification with the ABCP shall be deemed in compliance with the requirement of Paragraph (a) of this Rule.  The perfusionist must attest on his or her biennial renewal that he or she is currently certified by the ABCP.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-685(3) and (8);

Eff. September 1, 2007;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2011;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.