EDUCATION PROGRAM ACCREDITATION
Effective Date of Accreditation
The effective date of accreditation is the date of receipt of application in the event accreditation is granted. For a list of Accredited Schools of Cardiovascular
Perfusion, see the link below.
Loss of Accreditation
In the event of loss of 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.
RECOGNIZED ACCREDITING AGENCIES
The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion recognizes the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE) in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), and the Conjoint
Committee on Accreditation of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) as the official accrediting agencies for perfusion education programs.
Accredited Programs in Perfusion Education - link to external site
The following link will take you to the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) website. From the CAAHEP site select "Perfusion" from the "Select a Profession" drop-down box to see a list of accredited perfusion programs in the United States and Canada. Please note that this is an external site and the list of accredited programs is maintained by CAAHEP, not the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Accredited Schools of Perfusion in Canada
The Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion listing of accredited perfusion programs in Canada