Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Sanibel Symposium 2020

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The Sanibel Symposium will be held on April 23rd – 26th, 2020 at the luxurious Sanibel Harbor Resort and Spa in Fort Myers, Florida.  This conference venue features ocean views from virtually every angle and on-site activities including dining, cocktails, live music, boating, fishing, tennis and a world class spa facility.  This is the ideal “family” resort…

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The Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases, the Thirteenth in the Series

This two-and-a-half day live symposium will be the thirteenth in an annual series and will be designed to present and discuss the diagnosis and treatment paradigms for aortic diseases, including medical, endovascular, surgical, and hybrid options. The scientific program will be formulated by consulting the current literature and national data, in conjunction with the expertise…

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Mayo Clinic’s Current Concepts in Extracorporeal Life Support: Medical Management and High-Fidelity Cannulation Simulations

Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is increasingly being used for refractory cardiopulmonary failure and its use in the adult population is gaining attention in clinical practice. The paucity of randomized clinical trials and guidelines has led to significant practice variation when trying to address the challenge of minimizing risk and maximizing benefit. This course provides the…

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Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, the Nineteenth in the Series

We are proud to be celebrating the nineteenth annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium in 2019! The scientific program will be released very soon and will focus on realistic views of controversial issues in cardiovascular disease. Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and roundtable discussions presented by a…

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CREF 2019: The 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium

The international, interdisciplinary 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2019) focuses on the science and techniques of cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal perfusion. The conference offers cutting-edge presentations, interactive discussions, case presentations, hands-on workshops, and extracurricular education on topics related to cardiac surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal perfusion, and extracorporeal life support. The 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery…

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Hemetech, Inc’s Perfusion Technology Review for Board Exam Prep

Who: Hemetech, Inc (dwholt@hemetech.com) What: Perfusion Technology Review (PTR) Program When: Late Summer, 2019 Why: To BEST prepare those seeking to pass the Perfusion Boards in Fall 2019 Where: LIVE Webinar and details at www.hemetech.com Hemetech’s Program includes: – a tailored review series based on immediate past testing topic trends – program is immediately available…

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Standards and Guidelines for Perfusion Practice

The goal of this project was to provide Perfusionists with a framework to guide safe and effective extracorporeal support care to their patients. AmSECT recommends that clinical teams use this document as a guide for developing institution-specific protocols for patients receiving extracorporeal support.

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Scope of Perfusion Practice

AmSECT’s Task Force on the Expansion of Perfusion Scope of Practice Purpose The purpose of this document is to define the Scope of Practice for Clinical Perfusionist Professionals and to specify their role as members of the health care team, acting in the best interest of the patient. The scope of practice is a “living”…

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Instructions for Authors

Perfusion.com, with over 10,000 members world-wide, is one of the most progressive and far reaching perfusion organization in the world.  We are currently seeking new authors and publications for the many sections of our online journal.  We hope that you will consider submitting your new manuscript to us.

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Perfusionist Code of Ethics

The purpose of a code of ethics is to acknowledge a profession’s acceptance of the responsibility and trust conferred upon it by society and to recognize the internal obligations inherent in that trust. The following paragraphs delineate the standards governing the conduct of members in their professional interactions with patients, colleagues, other health professionals and the general public.

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What is a Cardiovascular Perfusionist?

A perfusionist is a skilled, allied health professional, trained and educated specifically as a member of an open-heart, surgical team responsible for the selection, setup, and operation of a mechanical device commonly referred to as the heart-lung machine. During many types of open heart surgery, the patient’s heart is stopped so that it is easier…

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