Practicing Cardiovascualer Perfusion in New York State
On October 22, 2013 Perfusion became a licensed profession in the State of New York. 
http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/s5353a-2013

Q. How do I apply for a New York perfusion license?
A. The process for license application is under development. It is anticipted that perfusionist will          be able to apply for a NYS license starting in 2015.

Q. In the Interim, are there any other credentials required to practice perfusion in New York
    State?
A. Yes, perfusionist practicing in NYS will need a "Permit to Practice as a Perfusionist". The link to      obtain this permit is : http://www.op.nysed.gov.prof/perfusion/

Q. Are there any exceptions to this requirement?
A. Yes. A perfusionist who is licenced in NY to perform laboratory testing is exempt from requiring      a practice permit.


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