ECMO | Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

ELSO Courses/Workshops

Our ELSO and ELSO-endorsed courses and workshops are key components in extracorporeal life support (ECLS) and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) education. Many courses and workshops use patient care scenarios, hands-on learning and troubleshooting of clinical care cases.

Past Courses & Meetings

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ELSO Foundations Adult ECMO Training Course

Location: Online

12/21/2021 - 12/01/2028
This self-paced ECMO course consists of 53 modules, covering over 80 learning objectives foundational to Adult ECMO patient care. Total learning time is 7-8 hours with knowledge checks at the end of each section. ELSO Foundations course provides individual practitioners up-to-date standards of practice & evidence-based recommendations to optimize clinical decision making. ELSO Foundations can also be used to prepare practitioners for the ELSO Adult Individual ECMO Certification Exam. ELSO Foundations, Adult ECMO Training Course will set the new global standard for ECMO Training. NOTE: Users have 60 days from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Posted Date: 12/21/2021

ELSO Foundations Adult ECMO Training Course - Spanish Version

Location: Online

12/21/2021 - 12/01/2028
Este curso de ECMO, llevado a su propio ritmo consta de 53 módulos, que cubren más de 80 objetivos de aprendizaje fundamentales para la atención de pacientes adultos en ECMO. El tiempo total de aprendizaje es de 7 a 8 horas con evaluación de conocimiento al final de cada sección. El curso ELSO Foundations proporciona a los profesionales en forma individual, estándares de práctica actualizados y recomendaciones basadas en evidencia para optimizar la toma de decisiones clínicas. ELSO Foundations también se puede utilizar para preparar a profesionales para el examen de certificación individual de la ELSO para adultos en ECMO. El curso de entrenamiento para adultos en ECMO de ELSO Foundations, establecerá el nuevo estándar global para entrenamiento de ECMO. NOTA: Los usuarios tienen 60 días a partir de la fecha de compra para completar el curso.
Posted Date: 11/01/2022

ECMO Cannulation Workshop

Location: ELSO Headquarters - Ann Arbor, MI

06/09/2023 - 06/10/2023
The target audience of the ELSO Cannulation Workshop is intensivists, cardiologists, surgeons and emergency physicians who wish to learn percutaneous ECMO cannulation. Taught by a team of international experts using realistic simulators, attendees will learn all aspects of cannulation in a hands-on setting. Each group of students will have 2 – 3 instructors to ensure individualized attention and all students will perform each specific cannulation procedure from start to finish. Specific content includes equipment selection, vessel assessment, ultrasound-guided vascular access, serial dilation, and cannula placement and securement. Instructors will emphasize the value of imaging and address complication troubleshooting. At the conclusion of the course participants will be prepared to perform percutaneous veno-venous, veno-arterial, and bi-caval ECMO cannulations at their institution. This is a one day cannulation course being offered on June 9th and 10th. Space will be limited to only 15 registrants per day and this website will be updated as days fill up. The cost for this course is $1,950
Posted Date: 01/27/2023

November 2023 ELSO Adult ECMO Simulation Course

Location: ELSO Headquarters, Ann Arbor, MI

11/08/2023 - 11/11/2023
This course is designed for learners who have completed the ELSO Virtual ECMO Training Course or for practitioners with a strong foundational knowledge of ECMO patient care. Using patient case scenarios, VA and VV ECMO concepts are further explored. In the setting of small groups, students will have an opportunity for hands on learning and troubleshooting of clinical cases. This is a great opportunity to apply what was discussed in the multi-day lecture series. This course is structured for multidisciplinary learning at various stages of experience. Two one and a half day sessions are available for up to 30 learners each. Session 1: November 8-9, 2023. Session 2: November 10-11, 2023. Cost for this course: $2000.00
Posted Date: 12/21/2022