An Unusual Health Career
As a perfusionist, you have to be able to maintain the blood flow to a patient's body while a surgeon works on a still heart.
A perfusionist typically works in a hospital, wherever the surgery is taking place.
Education / Salary
For education, an aspiring perfusionist must achieve a 4 year degree with courses in Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, and Physiology.
As a salary, this profession can make anywhere between $65,000 - $135,000 annually.
A perfusionist should be able to work under acute stress, and be able to perform under immense pressure.