Non-ELSO Meetings

Cardiac Assist Devices in Heart Failure | Learning resource center, Cairo university
11/20/2017 - 11/21/2017
Deadline: 11/20/2017
Location: Learning resource center, Cairo university
Dr. Akram bdelbary +201221162552
First meeting organized by the Egyptian ECMO working group. Hosted by Cairo university ECMO center. The first ECMO simulation workshop conducted with the meeting.
Posted Date: 11/07/2017

ECMO Specialist Training Program | Thomas Jefferson University
12/08/2017 - 12/10/2017
Deadline: Seats are limited!
Location: Thomas Jefferson University 215-503-1111
The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University offers training for medical professionals interested in managing patients requiring ECMO therapy in the acute care setting. The program is ideal for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and perfusionists. It includes didactic and simulation training based on ELSO standards to prepare participants with the skills and knowledge to manage adult populations requiring Veno-Venous (V-V) and Veno-Arterial (V-A) ECMO. Upon completion of the training, students will earn a certificate of completion and continuing education credits.
Posted Date: 09/22/2017

Adult ECMO Training Course | University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
01/23/2018 - 01/26/2018
Deadline: December 22nd, 2017
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Julie Vance 319-356-8875
This course provides two days of didactic presentations discussing multiple topics including but not limited to, physiology, selection, and management of emergencies encountered in adult ECMO. In addition to didactic, we offer hands-on simulation of ECMO emergencies that participants can utilize information learned from didactic sessions and safely apply to bed side scenarios. CME and CEUs offered.
Posted Date: 10/23/2017

5-Day ECMO Specialist Training Course | Murfreesboro, TN
02/12/2018 - 02/16/2018
Deadline: January 12, 2018
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Shanna Seigel 319-471-1559
This is a comprehensive 5-day training course designed to train clinicians for their role as ECMO Specialist. Our course is formatted to provide the educational content suggested by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). ELSO has published suggested “Guidelines for Training and Continuing Education of ECMO Specialists”. The learning process will occur at our new state of the art ExtraCorporeal Education Center in Murfreesboro, TN. Learn in an exciting new environment through engaging interactive lecture, hands on with equipment, and high fidelity simulation. visit to learn more
Posted Date: 09/22/2017

The 34th Annual Children’s National Symposium: | Keystone Colorado
02/25/2018 - 03/01/2018
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Location: Keystone Colorado
Billie Short, MD 202-476-3314
Abstract deadline Jan 18, 2018
Posted Date: 11/16/2017

Mayo Clinic Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Symposium 2018 | Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona
04/10/2018 - 04/11/2018
Location: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona
This highly immersive hands-on workshop provides the latest techniques and technology surrounding the clinical use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Through integrated clinical scenarios providers will apply the knowledge gained towards the initiation and management of ECMO on simulated cases of acute respiratory and hemodynamic failure. They will deepen their understanding of the applied physiology of both venovenous and venoarterial ECMO utilizing high fidelity simulation labs and its interaction with conventional life support treatments.
Posted Date: 10/03/2017

UPMC Procirca Adult ECMO Training Course | Pittsburgh, PA
04/25/2018 - 04/28/2018
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Melissa Grayson, CCP 412-623-0044
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Procirca Comprehensive Adult ECMO Training Course is a 3.5 day course designed for health care professionals interested in a foundational education in the care of the adult ECMO patient. Course content includes lecture on topics ranging from understanding the components of the ECMO circuit, patient selection, cannulation strategies, and management of various ECMO patient groups to weaning and decannulation. Panel discussions with ECMO experts from UPMC will allow for exploration of topics covering complex patient management as well as the more practical concerns related to creating and maintaining a successful ECMO program, including billing and reimbursement. Lecture will be supported with simulation based learning, including ECMO circuit basics, an interactive ECMO cannulation model, handling ECMO emergencies, ECMO transport and high fidelity case simulation scenarios to help develop patient management and troubleshooting skills. Hands on time with multiple ECMO systems will be available. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Course registration is $2750, and includes the ELSO “Red Book” and ECMO Specialist Training Manual. For more information or to register visit or contact Melissa Grayson at . The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Posted Date: 11/03/2017