NYS Schools

Practicing Cardiovascular Perfusion in New York State
On October 22, 2013 Perfusion became a licensed profession in the State of New York.  

Q. How do I apply for a New York perfusion license?
A. The process for license application is complete. Perfusionists can apply for licensing using this
     link http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/perfusion/

Q. In the Interim to licensing, 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 licensed in NY to perform laboratory testing is exempt from requiring      a practice permit. However they will need a perfusionist license to practice as a perfusionist.