Section 1255.6

During cardiovascular surgery, a perfusionist, as defined by Chapter 5.67 (commencing with Section 2590) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, shall operate the extracorporeal equipment under the immediate supervision of the cardiovascular surgeon or anesthesiologist. The determination of the qualifications and competence of a perfusionist, and the awarding of appropriate privileges, shall be the responsibility of the general acute care hospital or its medical staff.
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