An applicant for licensure may apply to
the board for a temporary license to practice perfusion prior to licensure if
the applicant submits all of the following:
(a) A completed application on a form
provided by the board.
(b) The fee
specified in s.
Evidence the applicant
has successfully completed an educational program under s.
Evidence the applicant has passed the
examination under s.
The board may not issue a license under
this section if any of the following applies:
The applicant has failed either of the
examinations under s.
and has not subsequently
passed the examination.
applicant is required to complete an oral examination.
(2) Except as provided under sub. (3) (b),
practice during the period of a temporary license shall be under the general
supervision of a licensed perfusionist. A person holding a temporary license
shall consult at least weekly with the supervising perfusionist who shall at
least once a month endorse the activities of the person holding the temporary
(a) A temporary license expires one year from
the date of its issuance. Upon application, and upon submission of evidence of
having passed the perfusion basic scientific examination, the temporary license
may be renewed for an additional period of one year. The board may extend the
term of the temporary license for an additional 6 months if the applicant was
unable to complete the perfusion basic scientific examination within the
one-year period due to hardship, including illness of the applicant, illness or
death of a family member of the applicant, or an accident or natural disaster.
A written affidavit of the hardship shall be provided.
(b) If the applicant fails the perfusion
basic science examination prior to the expiration of the temporary license, the
applicant shall work under the direct supervision of a licensed perfusionist
who is available on the hospital premises to assist.
(c) If the applicant fails the clinical
application in perfusion examination prior to the expiration of the temporary
license, the temporary license expires.
(4) The application and required documents
for licensure and the application for temporary licensure prior to regular
licensure will be reviewed by 2 members of the council to determine
eligibility. The council may issue a temporary license prior to licensure as a
perfusionist to an applicant who meets the requirements of sub. (1).
Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 22.05
CR 03-023: cr. Register
March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04.
Amended by, CR
18-074: am. (1) (intro.), (a), (b), (c), r. (1) (d), am. (1) (e), r. (1) (f),
cr. (1m), am. (2), (3) (a)
July 2019 No. 763, eff. 8/1/2019