About PiCSA

Australia’s Peak Representative Body for Cardiac Physiologists

Our Purpose

Professionals in Cardiac Sciences Australia was formed in 2011 to be the peak representative body for Cardiac Physiologists employed in the field, with membership drawn from all States and Territories within Australia.

We are an organisation whose primary purpose is to meet the professional and educational needs of its members. Our organisational structure includes a voluntary Board of Directors, who oversee key portfolios of business and several subcommittees who are invaluable to the smooth functioning of the organisation.

PiCSA is a self-funded professional organisation, with membership subscriptions and fees from sponsors comprising the majority of our income. As a not-for-profit association, we carefully allocate all resources toward the achievement of our purpose & objectives.

Representing our members professional and educational needs

Our Vision

To become the peak professional resource and representative body for all Cardiac Physiologists in Australia through collaboration and cooperation with its members, as well as other peak professional organisations.

Our Mission

To promote a commitment to excellence in standards of clinical best practice, provide the resources for ongoing continuing education of our members as well as promote and raise the profile of cardiac sciences both within and outside the profession.

Our Values

Adherence to the highest standards of professional and ethical behaviour, the provision of safe, evidence-based best practice to all patients under our care, and to hold ourselves accountable for our actions as health care practitioners.

Core Documents

PiCSA Australian Guidelines for Entry and Practice in the Field of Cardiac Physiology

PiCSA Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Competency Document

PiCSA National Title - August 2020

National Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers

PiCSA Credentialing, Scope of Practice and Competency Framework

Clinical Practice Guidelines

PiCSA Clinical Practice Guidelines: Electrocardiography

PiCSA Clinical Practice Guidelines: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

PiCSA Clinical Practice Guidelines: Exercise Stress Testing