ABCP CEU Requirements
One (1) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) or contact hour activity is defined as fifty (50) minutes spent in an organized, structured or unstructured learning experience. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are categorized according to
Category I meetings are those programs and seminars in which a minimum of 75% of the contact hours consists of perfusion or relevant cardiac surgery-related material. Only those events approved by the ABCP will qualify for Category I CEUs. A minimum of fifteen (15) CEUs must be earned in Category I for each reporting cycle.
Category II activities include international, national, regional, state and local meetings that have not been approved for CEU credit by the ABCP.
Category III credit is acquired on an hour-for-hour basis of the time spent in these non-accredited or non-supervised activities.
Know the ABCP rules for CEU
To maintain your ABCP certification, you are required to submit a professional activity report every 3 years. You are also assigned a cycle based on your certification date, Cycle I, 2 or 3. You are required to earn 45 CEU within your
If you received 20 CEU from a live event, 10 SDCE CEU, 15 Category 3 CEU videos you would fulfill all of your CEU requirements. Moreover, you can do all of this with PerfWeb and PerfusionEducation.com affordable and from the comfort and convenience of your home or office.
You can earn unlimited Category 1 CEU by attending any live event. A conference or a webinar. So long as it is
Within PerfWeb.US and PerfusionEducation.com you can earn all of your Category 1 through live webinars, the maximum allowable SDCE CEU (Category 1) and your maximum allowable Category 3 CEU. Our goal is to make it simple, enjoyable and affordable for you to earn all of your required learning and CEU award with us.
Each perfusionist is responsible for retaining supporting documentation of his/her professional (CEU) activities for auditing purposes; acceptable documentation is included in the tables on this page.