The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion acknowledges that peer recognition is responsible for the quality assurance involved in the credentialing process that is available to the perfusion community. The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion respects its position and responsibility in that process and acknowledges the many Certified Clinical Perfusionists, educational program directors, collaborating organizations, and others in the perfusion community for their continued support of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and its credentialing process. In accordance with its commitment to establish and maintain interactive communication with individuals, institutions, and organizations, the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion respectfully submits the following Mission Statement to guide its growth and development.
The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion will strive to develop and maintain quality standards in cardiovascular perfusion that promote safety and protection of the public. These standards will include the attainment and enhancement of knowledge, skills, and ethical professional conduct of Certified Clinical Perfusionists by supporting preservice and inservice education. This support will emanate from the design, implementation, and administration of the credentialing process. Additionally, this support will include stimulation of innovative educational activities and promotion of ethical professional development.
The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion, in acknowledging the leadership role of a professional credentialing body, will aspire to provide exemplary, responsible, and ethical leadership in all of its endeavors.