TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1335 PERFUSIONIST PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1335.10 DEFINITIONS
Section 1335.10 Definitions
"Act" means the Perfusionist Practice Act [225 ILCS 125].
"Board" means the Board of Perfusion.
"Department" means the Department of Professional Regulation.
"Perfusionist" means a person qualified, by academic and clinical education, to operate the extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace a person's cardiopulmonary, circulatory, or respiratory function. A perfusionist is responsible for the selection of appropriate equipment and techniques necessary for support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of a patient, including the safe monitoring, analysis, and treatment of physiologic conditions under an order and under the supervision of a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches and in coordination with a registered professional nurse. (Section 10 of the Act)