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Adult ECMO Management Training Course - Virtual

November 11-12, 2021

 

ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) is a complex and intensive mechanical therapy offered to patients with cardio-respiratory failure. This intense two-day virtual didactic course has been designed to train multidisciplinary (MD, RN, CCP, RT) healthcare professionals to care for adult patients with severe respiratory and/or cardiac failure requiring ECMO support.  All elements of veno-venous (VV) and veno-arterial (VA) ECMO support will be considered and reviewed.  Similar to the amazing benefits experienced at our recent Annual Meeting, learners will have an incredibly unique experience of learning from global ECMO experts the basics of ECMO patient management. This course is appropriate for the entire ECMO team: physicians, nurses, perfusionists, respiratory therapists. 

The course content includes indications and contraindications, cannulation techniques, initiation of support, patient and circuit physiology of ECMO, programmatic design and management, and all aspects of patient management and decision making for patients on ECMO.

The course is appropriate for centers setting up new programs, existing centers expanding into adult services, and centers that would benefit from the multidisciplinary approach and global knowledge that ELSO provides. 

This course will be offered via Zoom with many sessions being broadcasted live to allow for direct student/faculty interaction. All learners should be expected to be present for the course. There will NOT be an option to view later.

The cost for this course is $1500.00.  For additional information email: ecmotraining@elso.org

To Register go to ELSO Academy Online which can also be found under the Education tab (ELSO Academy Online). You will first have to log into ELSO in order to register. If you don't have a log in you will have an option to do so.

 

Tentative Agenda

Day 1

November 11, 2021 

All times are Eastern

 

0900 - 0930: Welcome*

0930 - 1000: Introduction to ECMO & History 

1000 - 1030: Circuit Components

1030 - 1045: Break

1045 - 1115: Case Study 1 - ECMO Consultation and Indications

1115 - 1145: Cannulation Strategies

1145 - 1230: Expert Panel

1230 - 1330: Lunch

1330 - 1400: Physiology I

1400 - 1430: VV ECMO & Respiratory Failure 

1430 - 1445: Break

1445 - 1515: Case Study II 

1515 - 1545: Patient Management 

1545 - 1615: Case Study III – Physiology 

1615 - 1700: Expert Panel Session 

1700 - Adjourn

 

Day 2

November 12, 2021

All times eastern

0900 - 0930: ECHO during ECMO 

0930 - 1000: VA ECMO & Cardiac Failure 

1000 - 1030: Physiology II 

1030 - 1045: Break

1045 - 1115: Case Study IV – Challenging Cases 

1115 - 1145: ECMO Complications

1145 - 1230: Expert Panel Session 

1230 - 1330: Lunch

1330 - 1400: Case Study V - Approaches to Hypoxemia 

1400 - 1430: ECPR 

1430 - 1500: Program Development

1500 - 1515: Break

1515 - 1545: Case Study VI –Ethics 

1545 - 1630: Expert Panel Session

1630: Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing Education (CE) Language

Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO)
2-Day Virtual Extracorporeal Life Support in Adult Critical Care – Adult ECMO Management Course

November 11-12, 2021

Online

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Extracorporeal Life Support Organization.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Physicians (ACCME)

Amedco LLC designates this live to enduring activity for a maximum of  XXX (Coming soon) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

Nurses (ANCC)

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of XXX (Coming soon) ANCC contact hours.

 

Blood Perfusionists (ABCP)

Application will be made for Category I CEUs to the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.  Please check back for more information.

 

Respiratory Therapists (CRCE/AARC)

Application will be made for contact hours for Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.  Please check back for more information.