(3) An applicant
for licensure as a perfusionist shall pass both the Perfusion Basic Science
Examination and the Clinical Applications in Perfusion Examination of the
American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. The board adopts the passing scores
of the examination provider.
applicant for licensure as a perfusionist shall pass a state board statutes and
rules examination conducted by the council. The passing score for the
examination under this subsection is 85 percent.
The council may require an applicant to
complete an oral examination if any of the following circumstances apply:
(a) The applicant has a medical condition
which impairs or limits the applicant's ability to practice perfusion with
reasonable skill and safety.
The applicant uses chemical substances so as to impair the applicant's ability
to practice perfusion with reasonable skill and safety.
(c) The applicant has been disciplined or had
licensure denied by a licensing or regulatory authority in this state or
applicant has been convicted of a crime the circumstances of which
substantially relate to the practice of perfusion.
(e) The applicant has practiced perfusion for
1,200 hours or less during the 3-year period preceding the date of
(f) The applicant has
practiced perfusion for more than 1,200 hours during the 3-year period
preceding the date of application, but practice was limited.
(g) The applicant has been found negligent in
the practice of perfusion or has been a party in a lawsuit in which it was
alleged that the applicant has been negligent in the practice of
(h) The applicant has
been diagnosed as suffering from pedophilia, exhibitionism, or
(i) The applicant has,
within the past 2 years, engaged in the illegal use of controlled
(j) The applicant has
been subject to adverse formal action during the course of perfusion education,
postgraduate training, hospital practice, or other perfusion
(6) The council shall conduct oral
examinations. At the request of the council, the board shall provide a medical
consultant to assist in evaluating applicants examined under sub. (5) (a) or
(b). The passing score for an oral examination is 75 percent.
(7) All examinations shall be conducted in
(8) Where both written and
oral examinations are required, they shall be graded separately and the
applicant shall achieve a passing grade on all examinations to qualify for a
(9) An applicant who fails
to receive a passing grade on an examination under sub. (4) or (5) may reapply
by payment of the fee specified in s.
440.05, Stats. If
an applicant fails the examination under sub. (4) 3 times, the applicant may
not retake the examination unless the applicant submits evidence of having
completed further professional training or education as the board may
prescribe. An applicant may reapply for an oral examination twice at not less
than 4-month intervals.
oral examination concerning the circumstances described in sub. (5) (a) or (b)
shall be limited to a determination of whether, at the time of application,
risk to the health, safety, or welfare of a patient or the public arises from
the applicant's demonstrated inability to safely carry out necessary duties and
responsibilities inherent to the practice of perfusion.
Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 22.04
CR 03-023: cr. Register
March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04.
Amended by, CR
18-074: r. (1), (2), am. (3), (4), (5), cr. (5) (k), am. (6), (9), (10)
Register July 2019 No. 763, eff. 8-1-19; corrections in (10) made under s.
July 2019 No. 763, eff. 8/1/2019