Past Non-ELSO Meetings

ECMO Specialist Training Course | The Institute of Emerging Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University
08/11/2017 - 08/13/2017
Jefferson.edu/ECMO
Deadline: July 31, 2017
Location: The Institute of Emerging Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University
IEHP-info@jefferson.edu 215-503-1111 IEHP-info@jefferson.edu
The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University is offering a Simulation Based ECMO Specialist Training Program focusing on adult populations requiring VV and VA ECMO.
Posted Date: 04/21/2017

Neonatal and Pediatric ECMO Educational Conference | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA
07/31/2017 - 08/02/2017
www.chp.edu/ecmoconference
Location: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Marit Aspenleiter 412-722-6245 aspenleiterml@upmc.edu
Please join us for this educational opportunity designed for clinicians interested in expanding their knowledge of the treatment of patients requiring Extracorporeal Life Support. The three-day conference includes lectures from UPMC faculty, hands-on high-fidelity simulation scenarios, and case presentations. Visit www.chp.edu/ecmoconference for updated information about the conference. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. For more information and online registration, visit https://ccehs.upmc.com. Registration is $300 for physicians/$200 for allied health professionals.
Posted Date: 06/19/2017

ASAIO 63rd Annual Meeting | Chicago, IL
06/21/2017 - 06/24/2017
https://asaio.com/annual-conference/chi-2017-63rd-annual-conference/
Location: Chicago, IL
Karen Burke  Karen.Burke@asaio.com
Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 East Wacker Drive)
Posted Date: 04/14/2017

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics ECMO Training Course | University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
06/20/2017 - 06/23/2017
https://uihc.org/ecmo-training-course
Deadline: June 7th, 2017
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Julie Vance 319-356-8875 uihc-ecmo@uiowa.edu
This ECMO course will include neonatal, pediatric, and adult theory with application. We include didactic and high fidelity simulation to support themes learned throughout the course and to prepare participants to care for these growing and challenging patient populations.
Posted Date: 04/21/2017

Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Life Support (CSECLS) congress 2017 | Beijing International Conference, No 8 Beichen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, P. R. China
06/09/2017 - 06/11/2017
http://csecls2017.medmeeting.org/cn
Location: Beijing International Conference, No 8 Beichen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, P. R. China
Center for Cardiac Intensive Care, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Beijing +86-10-68318316 checls@126.com
Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Life Support Congress is focusing on new concepts and techniques of extracorporeal life support. CSECLS will be the official ECLS organization in China, which has been approved to be established by Chinese Medical Doctor Association(CMDA). Many Chinese doctors joining CSECLS are focusing on promoting ECMO practice from many societies including critical care, cardiac surgery, cardiology, respiratory, emergency. They are most well-known professionals on ECMO in China. Through this platform, efforts have been made to optimize or re-survey ECLS in ICU, emergency and other departments to enhance regional collaboration in China.
Posted Date: 03/06/2017

1st Annual INOVA ECMO Smposium | Physician's Conference Center and Advanced Simulation Center, Falls Church VA
06/02/2017 - 06/03/2017
Deadline: Early Bird to April 30th and then til time of course
Location: Physician's Conference Center and Advanced Simulation Center, Falls Church VA
Elizabeth Cossa Gallagher 703 776 3068 elizabeth.cossagallagher@inova.org
Join us for the latest updates on use of ECMO in cardiogenic shock, how and when to combine with other devices, updates and demos on simulation techniques, troubleshooting and difficult cases. Neonates through adult education provided. Join experts like Heidi Dalton, Eric Osborn, Cara Agerstrand and others in small group discussions (and wine and cheese!!)
Posted Date: 03/31/2017

ECMO Specialist Training Course | Institute of Emerging Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University
06/02/2017 - 06/04/2017
Jefferson.edu/ECMO
Deadline: May 19, 2017
Location: Institute of Emerging Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University
IEHP-info@jefferson.edu/ECMO 215-503-1111 IEHP-info@jefferson.edu
The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University is offering a Simulation Based ECMO Specialist Training Course on managing adult populations on VV and VA ECMO.
Posted Date: 04/21/2017

19th Entry Level Course: ICU Management of the ECMO Patient | St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Australia
05/30/2017 - 05/30/2017
https://svhs.org.au/home/research-education/education/courses-workshops-and-conferences/nursing/ecmo-workshop-
2017

Deadline: 28 Apr 2017
Location: St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Australia
Hergen Buscher +61 2 8382 2581 hergen.buscher@svha.org.au
A basic one day workshop for ICU doctors, nurses & other interested clinicians. Content ? VV ECMO: principles, practice, problems & troubleshooting ? The VV ECMO circuit & handson practice ? VV ECMO simulation & scenarios ? VA ECMO: principles, practice, problems& troubleshooting ? VA circuit problems & hands-on troubleshooting ? VA ECMO simulation & scenarios
Posted Date: 02/02/2017

UTMC Adult ECMO Training Course | Toledo Ohio
05/18/2017 - 05/19/2017
Location: Toledo Ohio
Maggie Commet 419-383-5160 margaret.commet@utoledo.edu
The two day course is designed for physicians and other health care providers (RN's, RT's, & CCP's) caring for adult patients suffering from severe acute cardiac failure and/or respiratory failure. This course will consist of a combined lecture ending with panel discussion and high fidelity simulation labs that include the eigenflow simulator with ECMO circuits. Keynote speaker Dr. Robert Bartlett will be presenting and participate in the panel discussions. Physician cost $1500 for both days & non-physician cost $1200 for both days. The University of Toledo is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Toledo designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Please contact Maggie Commet at margaret.commet@utoledo.edu for registration information.
Posted Date: 01/04/2017

Mayo Clinic Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Workshop 2017 | Mayo Clinic, Center for Procedural Innovation, Scottsdale, Arizona
04/04/2017 - 04/05/2017
https://ce.mayo.edu/ECMO2017
Deadline: Register early - limited availability!
Location: Mayo Clinic, Center for Procedural Innovation, Scottsdale, Arizona
CME Staff 480-301-4580 mca.cme@mayo.edu
Mayo Clinic in Arizona is pleased to extend a highly immersive 2-day workshop for managing Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Unique high fidelity simulations and hands-on labs integrate ECMO, mechanical ventilation, ultrasound and hemodynamics monitoring techniques required for optimal patient management. In addition to learning ECMO guidelines, learners will deepen their understanding of venovenous and venoarterial ECMO physiology. By incorporating the latest techniques and technologies, this workshop is intended to advance one’s knowledge and judgement in initiating, monitoring, and managing ECMO. To optimize the learner to instructor ratio, workshop size is limited.
Posted Date: 09/16/2016

Pediatric Neonatal and Adult ECMO course | Childrens Medical Center Dallas, Texas
03/27/2017 - 03/29/2017
https://www.childrens.com/for-healthcare-professionals/continuing-medical-education-credits/cme-conferences
Deadline: March 15th, 2017
Location: Childrens Medical Center Dallas, Texas
Donna Taylor 214 456-8445 donna.taylor@childrens.com
This instructive 3 day course is designed for physicians and ECMO specialists caring for patients with severe acute respiratory and cardiac failure who receive Extracorporeal Life support (ECLS). The course will be conducted as per ELSO guidelines under the guidance of internationally recognized ECLS experts Dr.Heidi Dalton, Tom Preston, CCP in collaboration with local faculty at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Course content will include ECMO indications and contraindications, ECMO patient and circuit physiology, cannulation techniques, anticoagulation and other aspects of ECMO patient care and management. The course will have 12 hours of didactics and 9hours of small group simulation (hands-on and fundamental review), and also instruction on topics such as circuit check, equipment components, alarms, pressure monitoring, circuit entry, de-airing the circuit, connecting CVVH and plasmapheresis circuits and hand cranking the pump. The course will utilize clinical case scenarios, faculty and educator guidance and technological resources to facilitate team training and clinical critical thinking and decision making. The course is appropriate for centers new to ECMO or those wanting to expand their expertise in neonatal, pediatric and adult ECMO care.
Posted Date: 10/31/2016

ECMO Training Course | University of Toledo Medical Center Toledo, OH
11/09/2016 - 11/11/2016
UTOLEDO.EDU/MED/CME/ECMO
Deadline: 10/28/16
Location: University of Toledo Medical Center Toledo, OH
Maggie Commet 419-383-5160 margaret.commet@utoledo.edu
The two day course is designed for physicians and specialists caring for adult patients suffering from severe acute cardiac failure and/or respiratory failure. These complex patients may be candidates for Extracorporeal Life Support. This course will consist of a combined lecture ending with panel discussion and high fidelity simulation lab with an ECMO circuit.
Posted Date: 09/20/2016

UPMC Procirca Adult ECMO Training Course | UPMC Herberman Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA
10/26/2016 - 10/29/2016
Location: UPMC Herberman Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Melissa Grayson, CCP 412-623-0044 graysonm@upmc.edu
The UPMC Procirca 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, management of various ECMO patient groups to weaning and decannulation. Panel discussions with ECMO experts from UPMC will allow for exploration of topics including complex patient management as well as the more practical concerns related to creating and maintaining a successful ECMO program. Lecture will be supported with 14 hours of simulation based learning, including ECMO circuit basics, an interactive ECMO cannulation, handling ECMO emergencies, 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(s)™. Course registration is $2750, and includes the ELSO “Red Book” and ECMO Specialist Training Manual. For more information or to register contact Melissa Grayson at graysonm@upmc.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Posted Date: 07/11/2016

ASAIO Annual Conference | San Francisco, CA
06/15/2016 - 06/18/2016
www.asaio.com
Location: San Francisco, CA
Karen Burke  info@asaio.com
ASAIO (formerly known as the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs) is a world class society that has been in existence for over 55 years. It strives to “save lives one medical device at a time”. ASAIO’s mission is to provide a forum that globally and collaboratively promotes the development of innovative medical device technology at the crossroads of science, engineering, and medicine. This is synergistically accomplished by our interdisciplinary and talented membership comprised of clinicians, scientists, engineers, industry, academia, the financial community, as well as representatives from the Food & Drug Administration, National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Our interdisciplinary think-tank of developers push the envelope by continually adapting, evolving, and advancing the medical device, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine fields to provide solutions that culminate in the development of novel life-saving technologies. ASAIO is deeply rooted in decades of history, success, and experience. We seek to challenge conventional wisdom, to carefully address technological limitations, and to formulate new solutions with life-changing potential.
Posted Date: 04/22/2016

ECMO Training Course | University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
06/06/2016 - 06/10/2016
https://www.uihealthcare.org/otherservices.aspx?id=249219
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Julie Vance 319/356-8875 uihc-ecmo@uiowa.edu
This 5 day course is designed for physicians, surgeons, and specialists caring for patients with severe respiratory and/or cardiac failure requiring Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS). The course includes 3 days of didactic instruction that includes neonatal, pediatric and adult content presented by nationally recognized physician experts. The lecture series is followed by 2 days of rigorous ECMO simulations under the direction of the well-trained and experienced UI ECMO Team. Course content includes: introduction to ECMO equipment, indications and contraindications for patient selection, physiology of ECMO, patient and circuit management, anticoagulation, intra hospital transport of a patient on ECMO, mechanical v. medical emergencies on ECMO, physiology of neonatal, pediatric and adult respiratory and cardiac diseases, renal supportive therapy during ECMO, and multiple case studies. The 16 hours of small group simulations will provide the participants the necessary training to manage clinical challenges that range from basic instruction on how to perform a complete circuit check to advanced trouble- shooting techniques for ECMO emergencies.
Posted Date: 02/26/2016

Pediatric ECLS Workshop | The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
06/04/2016 - 06/05/2016
http://www.picc2016.com/scientific-information-abstracts/pre-congress-workshops
Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mark Todd, ECLS Coordinator 1-416-813-7654 x.201156 mark.todd@sickkids.ca
This ECLS workshop will occur as part of the pre-conference sessions for the upcoming 8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care being held in Toronto, Canada from June 4-8, 2016. The 2 day course is designed for novices or new learners to extracorporeal life support. The course will feature didactic, simulation and small group learning sessions to give the participant comprehensive training in pediatric ECMO care. Examples of included course content: indications and contraindications to ECLS, managing and understanding associated complications, ECLS physiology, anticoagulation, using CRRT with ECMO and simulations on initiation and weaning from ECMO.
Posted Date: 03/18/2016

UPMC Procirca Adult ECMO Training Course | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
05/11/2016 - 05/14/2016
Location: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Melissa Grayson  graysonm@upmc.edu
UPMC/Procirca is pleased to announce our Adult ECMO Training Course, being held May 11-14, 2016. This 3.5 day intensive course is designed for the bedside caregiver and will cover topics including the basic principles of ECMO, patient selection, anticoagulation and the management of adult ECMO support. Participants will have 13 hours of classroom training and 14 hours of high fidelity simulation training in our state of the art Simulation Center. Course size will be limited to allow for maximum hands on learning time. For information, please contact Melissa Grayson at graysonm@upmc.edu.
Posted Date: 11/11/2015

ECMO training course | Children's Medical Center of Dallas
04/11/2016 - 04/13/2016
https://cmcd.community360.net/activity/3765688/Detail.aspx
Deadline: 03/31/2016
Location: Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Donna Taylor, RRT/ Samantha Cavitt 214 456-8445/214 456-2359 donna.taylor@childrens.com
This instructive 3 day course is designed for physicians and specialists caring for patients with severe acute respiratory and cardiac failure who receive Extracorporeal Life support (ECLS). The course will be conducted as per ELSO guidelines under the guidance of internationally recognized ECLS experts Dr.Heidi Dalton, Tom Preston, CCP in collaboration with local faculty at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Baylor University Medical Center. Course content will include ECMO indications and contraindications, ECMO patient and circuit physiology, cannulation techniques, anticoagulation and other aspects of ECMO patient care and management. The course will have 12 hours of didactics and 9 hours of small group simulation (hands-on and fundamentals review). Instruction on topics such as circuit check, equipment components, alarms, pressure monitoring, circuit entry, de-airing the circuit, connecting CVVH and plasmapheresis circuits and hand cranking the pump. The course will utilize clinical case scenarios, faculty and educator guidance and technological resources to facilitate team training and clinical critical thinking and decision making. The course is appropriate for centers new to ECMO or those wanting to expand their expertise in neonatal, pediatric and adult ECMO care.
Posted Date: 12/16/2015

ECMO training program, Muscat 2015 | Royal Muscat Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
11/20/2015 - 11/21/2015
Deadline: 15th November 2015
Location: Royal Muscat Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Dr Farhana Al Othmani, Dr Said Al Hanshi 0096899315254 and 0096895755205 f.alothmani.fim@gmail.com
A window to Life: Training Program on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) 2015 Royal Muscat Hospital , Sultanate of Oman 20th and 21st November 2015 Early bird registration deadline: 15th November 2015 Please contact Course Organisers: Dr Farhana Al Othmani: e mail f.alothmani.fim@gmail.com, contact number 0096899315254 and Dr Said Al Hanshi, email:abushatha50@hotmail.com, contact number 0096895755205 With support from Maquet Course Moderator: Dr Suneel Pooboni, Chairman, SWAC ELSO Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a life saving technology when all measures of conservative management have failed to work. ECMO can be used for help in respiratory failure or cardio respiratory failure, to be instituted at the right time. This two day program will consist of lectures covering the key areas of instituting and maintaining ECMO support with practical hands on experience on simulation. We will take the local conditions of the population for the application of ECMO. Eminent International faculty will be teaching the program. The course is intended for: Intensivists, Cardiac surgeons, Anaesthesiologists, Cardiologists, Critical care physicians, Perfusionists, Respiratory therapists and Critical care nurses Numbers are limited to 40 people only Posted Date: 20th October 2015
Posted Date: 10/20/2015

ASAIO 61st Annual Conference | Chicago, IL
06/24/2015 - 06/27/2015
https://asaio.com/annual-conference/chicago-2015-61st-annual-conference/
Location: Chicago, IL
Karen Burke  561.999.8969 Karen.Burke@asaio.com
The ASAIO Adult ECMO Course will be held on June 24 at the Chicago Hilton in conjunction with the ASAIO 61st Annual Conference.
Posted Date: 03/21/2015

Advanced Cardipulmonary Support for the Critically Ill Adult | Minneapolis, MN
05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advanced-cardiopulmonary-support-for-the-critically-ill-adult-registration-145046
14693

Deadline: April 22, 2015
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Sharon Wahl 612-775-3665 Sharon.wahl@allina.com
Focus on advanced therapies for cardiac and pulmonary support of critically ill adults including VA & VV ECMO, targeted temperature management, medical management of refractory hypoxemia, and ventricular assist devices. We are honored to welcome Robert Bartlett, MD as keynote speaker.
Posted Date: 01/22/2015

Pediatric/Neonatal ECMO Course | Children's Medical Center of Dallas
03/23/2015 - 03/25/2015
http://childrens.com/cme
Deadline: 03/10/2015
Location: Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Donna Taylor, RRT/ Samantha Cavitt 214 456-8445/214 456-2359 donna.taylor@childrens.com
This instructive 3 day course is designed for physicians and specialists caring for infants and children who receive Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS). The course will be conducted under the guidance of internationally recognized ECLS experts Dr. Heidi Dalton,Tom Preston, CCP, in collaboration with local faculty at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Course content will include ECMO indications and contraindications, ECMO patient and circuit physiology, cannulation techniques, anticoagulation and other aspects of ECMO patient care and management. The course will have 12 hours of didactics and 9 hours of small group simulation (hands-on and fundamentals review). Instruction on topics such as circuit check, equipment components, alarms, pressure monitoring, circuit entry, de-airing the circuit, connecting CVVH and plasmapheresis circuits and hand cranking the pump. The course will utilize clinical case scenarios, faculty and educator guidance and technological resources to facilitate team training and clinical critical thinking and decision making. The course is appropriate for centers new to ECMO or those wanting to expand their expertise in pediatric and neonatal ECMO care.
Posted Date: 01/09/2015

7th Annual UVA Cardiovascular Symposium Heart Team Approach to Cardiovascular Disease | Wintergreen Resort
02/26/2015 - 02/28/2015
https://cmetracker.net/UVACME/Catalog?sessiontype=C#Feb
Deadline: Wintergreen Resort
Location: Wintergreen Resort
Carol Ann Rosenberg 434.982.4136  cr4bx@virginia.edu
Posted Date: 11/20/2014

At The Leading Edge: New Frontiers in Pulmonary Hypertension and ECMO | NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
01/08/2015 - 01/08/2015
http://columbiasurgerycme.org/event_ecmo_20150108.html
Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Jessica Scully  212-304-7817  jas2134@cumc.columbia.edu
Posted Date: 11/20/2014

Severe Acute Respiratory Failure - State of the Art | Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Toronto, Canada
10/29/2014 - 10/29/2014
http://www.criticalcarecanada.com/program/pre-conference/severe-acute-respiratory-failure-state-art/
Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Toronto, Canada
CCCF Secretariat  1-888-527-3434 info@criticalcarecanada.com
Posted Date: 11/20/2014

Paediatric ECMO Specialists Training Course | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
10/28/2014 - 10/29/2014
http://www.criticalcarecanada.com/program/pre-conference/
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jason MaCartney, RRT Educator & ECMO Coordinator  1-416-813-1500 extension 20-5503 jason.macartney@sickkids.ca
Posted Date: 11/20/2014

Minnesota Perfusion Society Meeting @ Mall of America | Radisson Blu Hotel, Bloomington, MN - Mall of America
10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014
http://www.mnperfsoc.org/
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Bloomington, MN - Mall of America
Amanda Cornelius 507-206-9187 cornelius.amanda@mayo.edu
Posted Date: 06/16/2014

ECMO TRAINING PROGRAM | Louisville, KY
10/20/2014 - 10/24/2014
http://www.ecmoadvantage.com/
Location: Louisville, KY
Randy Bartilson 615-556-5578 Randy@ECMOAdvantage.com
Posted Date: 06/16/2014

1st European Transoesophageal Echocardiography Course on Congenital Heart Disease | UCL Institute of Child Health, London
02/13/2014 - 02/14/2014
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/education-ich/events/1st_European_Transoesophageal_Echocardiography_Course_on_Congeni
tal_Heart_Disease

Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, London
Ms Magdalena Pytlarz +44 207 905 2675 info@ichevents.com
Posted Date: 05/15/2014

Neonatal and Paediatric Ventuilation | UCL Institute of Child Health, London
12/05/2013 - 12/06/2013
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/education-ich/events/Event-Neonatal-and-paediatric-ventilation-Dec-2013
Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, London
Danielle Dansey +44 207 905 2699 info@ichevents.com
Posted Date: 05/15/2014

Dublin ECLS 2013 | Children's Medical & Research Foundation
10/18/2013 - 10/18/2013
Location: Children's Medical & Research Foundation
Yvonne Doyle 00-353-1-4096100 Bleep 665 yvonne.doyle@olchc.ie
Posted Date: 05/15/2014

Hands-on Course in Basic Paediatric Echocardiography | UCL Institute of Child Health, London
10/12/2013 - 10/13/2013
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/education-ich/events/Events-Hands-onCourseinBasicPaediatricEchocardiographyOCT2013
Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, London
Cristina Lai +44 207 905 2204 cristina.lai@ucl.ac.uk
Posted Date: 05/15/2014