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Special provisions
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 8, ARTICLE 134
§ 6633. Special provisions. An individual who meets the requirements
for a license as a licensed perfusionist except for examination,
experience and education and who meets the requirements enumerated under
subdivisions one or two of this section may be licensed without meeting
additional requirements provided that such individual submits an
application to the department within two years of the effective date of
this section:

1. Applicants may be licensed if they have been practicing as a
perfusionist for five years in the past ten years in an inpatient unit
that provides cardiac surgery services in a hospital approved by the
department of health or a substantially equivalent accrediting body
acceptable to the committee and the department at least three of such
years of experience having occurred during the past five years;

2. Applicants who possess certification from a national certification
organization acceptable to the committee and the department may be
licensed if they have been employed as a perfusionist for three of the
past five years.