Accredited Programs in Perfusion Education*
|Access||Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE)|
|Access||Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
(On the CAAHEP site, select "Perfusion" from the "Select a Profession" drop-down box.)
|Access||Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion listing of accredited perfusion programs in Canada.|
Recognized Accrediting Agencies
The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) recognizes the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE) in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The official accrediting agency for perfusion programs in Canada is EQualTM Canada, a branch of Accreditation Canada and the Health Standards Organization.
Effective Date of Accreditation
The effective date of program accreditation is the date of receipt of the application in the event accreditation is granted. See the links on this page for lists of Accredited Schools of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Loss of Accreditation
In the event of a loss of program accreditation, the effective date is the date cited in the official communication to the school from the accrediting agency. The school director is responsible for notifying his/her students of the action.