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Oklahoma Perfusionists


The Oklahoma Perfusionists Board is happy to welcome you to their new website. We hope you find much useful information. We are grateful to the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision for the support of this site.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our main office at 405-962-1400.

According to the Oklahoma Licensed Perfusionist Act, "Perfusion" means the functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiovascular, circulatory and respiratory systems to ensure the safe management of physiologic functions by monitoring the parameters of the systems under an order and under the supervision of a licensed physician, including:

  1. the use of extracorporeal circulation, cardiopulmonary support techniques, and other therapeutic and diagnostic techniques,
  2. ventricular assistance, administration of cardioplegia, and isolated limb perfusion
  3. the use of techniques involving blood management, advanced life support, and other related functions, and
  4. in the performance of the acts described in this paragraph:
    1. the administration of pharmacological and therapeutic agents, or blood products or anesthetic agents through the extracorporeal circuit or through an intravenous line as ordered by a physician,
    2. the performance and use of anticoagulation analysis, physiologic analysis, blood gas and chemistry analysis, hypothermia, hyperthermia, hemoconcentration, and hemodilution.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting Month Agenda (last modified) Results
October 2018 Agenda (10/22/2018) Results
Special Board Meeting 8/28/2018 Agenda (08/20/2018) Results
August 2018 Agenda (08/18/2018) Results
June 2018 Agenda (06/08/2018) Results
May 2018 Agenda (05/21/2018) Results
March 2018 Agenda (03/26/2018) Results
January 2018 Agenda (01/17/2018) Results
December 2017 Agenda (12/27/2017)
Special Board Meeting 11/14/2017 Agenda (11/13/2017)
November 2017 Agenda (12/08/2017) Results
August 2017 Agenda (08/18/2017) Results
June 2017 Agenda (06/06/2017) Results
January 2017 Agenda (01/18/2017) Results

Forms & Resources

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Application for Perfusionist License in the State of Oklahoma - Last Updated 3/11/2010
Licensed Perfusionist Standards of Professional Conduct and Application Process Instructions
Evidence of Status Form - New legislation took effect November 1, 2007, requiring the Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to issue a license only to U.S. citizens, nationals and legal permanent resident aliens; and to applicants who present valid documentary evidence of: A valid, unexpired immigrant or nonimmigrant visa status for admission into the U.S.; A pending or approved application for asylum in the U.S.; Admission into the U.S. in refugee status; A pending or approved application for temporary protected status in the U.S.; Approved deferred action status; or A pending application for adjustment of status to legal permanent residence status or conditional resident status. Applicants in the above six categories will only be eligible to receive a license card that is valid for the time period of their authorized stay in the U.S., or if there is no date of end to the time period of their authorized stay, for one year. The information will be verified through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program, operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In order to verify citizenship or qualified alien status, applicants for licensure by endorsement or examination or for reinstatement of their license, must submit an Evidence of Status Form and the required supporting documentation with their application.
Oath and Photo Page - must accompany all new license applications.
Form 1 - Perfusionist Verification of Graduation
Form 2 - Perfusionist Verification of Student Status
Form 3 - Verification of Licensure
Form 4 - LP Verification of Employment
Extended Background Check (EBC) Consent to Perform Criminal History Background Check in Compliance with the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act)
Form Verification of Supervision of Provisional Licensed Perfusionist


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TITLE 59 O.S., SECTION 2051 - 2071 - Amended 11/1/17


RULES: PERFUSIONISTS_Updated 5/11/2006.

Licensing Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I obtain written verification of a license?
    Send a written request with the fee of $25. Verifications that are accompanied by the appropriate fee are processed and mailed daily. If a request comes in without the fee it is forwarded to the business office for billing prior to being mailed.
  2. When do I renew my license?
    On an annual basis, each person licensed by the Board shall renew with the Board. The renewal period shall be from February 1 to January 31. The Board shall mail out notices at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration date to every person holding an active license. It shall be the affirmative duty of each licensee to comply with renewal requirements. No grace period beyond that provided by law, 59 O.S. ss2065 shall be allowed. The Board will not hear requests for extensions for renewal or exemption from any renewal requirement that the licensee did not receive renewal materials.
  3. When will I get a new wallet card?
    Renewals are posted daily as they arrive at the Board office. Each Monday, wallet cards are printed and mailed for everyone who renewed the previous week. If you submitted your payment and do not receive a new card within the next couple of weeks, contact the Board office. Please renew early in order to receive your new card prior to the old card expiring.

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