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      RS 37:1340     


§1340. Advisory Committee on Perfusion; duties; powers

            Under the authority of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, the committee shall:

            (1) Establish a code of ethics.

            (2) Establish the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licenses, renewal of licenses, and reciprocal licenses.

            (3) Establish the revocation, suspension, or denial of a license, probate a license suspension, or reprimand a license holder for a violation of this Part, the code of ethics, or the rules of the board.

            (4) Establish the categories of fees and the amount of fees that may be imposed in connection with a license.

            (5) Establish continuing professional education requirements for licensed perfusionists and provisional licensed perfusionists under this Part, the standards of which shall be at least as stringent as the didactic requirements established by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or its successor agency, and shall:

            (a) Establish the minimum amount of continuing education required to renew a license under this Part.

            (b) Develop a process to evaluate and approve continuing education courses.

            (c) Identify the factors for the competent performance by a license holder of the license holder's professional duties.

            (d) Develop a procedure to assess a license holder's participation in continuing education programs.

            (6) Assist in such other matters dealing with perfusion as the board in its discretion may direct.

            (7) Have the authority to conduct and its members to attend and participate in a meeting via electronic means in accordance with R.S. 42:17.3.

            Acts 2003, No. 811, §1, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2018, No. 206, §3; Acts 2022, No. 408, §1.

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