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Board Name: Committee For Clinical Perfusionists
Board ID: 39
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-28-112
Duties: The Committee for Clinical Perfusionists was established by the General Assembly in 1999 to license those individuals actively engaged in the practice of perfusion as that term is defined in T.C.A. § 63-28-102(6). The Committee is responsible for safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice perfusion be qualified. The Committee, working with the Board of Medical Examiners, interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Committee is authorized to issue licenses to qualified candidates who have completed appropriate education and successfully completed required examinations. The Committee, along with the Board, determines the appropriate standard of care, investigates alleged violations of laws and rules, and disciplines licensees who are found guilty of such violations.
Number of Members: 7
Compensation: Shall receive compensation for travel expenses pursuant to the comprehensive travel regulations.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: The committee shall meet at least quarterly or at any other time if called by the chair or a majority of the committee.
Hours Required: