ECMO | Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

ELSO & ELSO-Endorsed 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

Webinar: How to Conduct Observational Research in ECMO

Location: Webinar

06/02/2022 - 06/02/2022

Please join us at 1 PM Eastern Time June 2, 2022. There is no cost to register.
Posted Date: 05/20/2022

Webinar: Ethical Considerations & Moral Distress Within ECMO

Location: Webinar

06/08/2022 - 06/08/2022

Please join us at 7:00 PM eastern Time on June 8, 2022. There is no cost to register. This webinar is part of the coordinator series.
Posted Date: 05/20/2022

ECMO Cannulation Workshop

Location: ELSO Headquarters - Ann Arbor, MI

10/24/2022 - 10/25/2022
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 October 24th and 25th. Space will be limited to only 10 registrants per day and this website will be updated as days fill up. The cost for this course is $1,950
Posted Date: 02/11/2022