Ethics

It is expected that an ANZCP Member will comply at all times with this Code.
A Perfusionist, in any matter concerning the practice of perfusion, shall:

  • Respect the rights and dignity of all individuals.
  • Help all those who seek their professional services, without discrimination.
  • Provide honest, competent, and accountable professional service.
  • Recognise the extent and limitations of their professional expertise and undertake only those activities that are within their professional competence.
  • Hold in confidence, all personal and medical information entrusted to them, unless disclosure is considered to be in the best interests and safety of the patient / client / colleague. Observe all privacy legislation.
  • Maintain at all times the highest possible standard of professional competence and continually update and extend their professional knowledge and skill.
  • Contribute to the planning and development of services which enable individuals within the community to achieve optimum health.
  • Recognise that a Perfusionist, in all professional activities, represents the profession, whose foundation is based on the ideal of service to the individual and the community, as expressed in this Code. Behave in all circumstances in a manner that will enhance the honour of the profession.
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