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

ELSO Foundations Adult ECMO Training Course | Online
12/21/2021 - 12/01/2028
Location: Online
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 30 days from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Posted Date: 12/21/2021

ECMO Cannulation Workshop | ELSO Headquarters - Ann Arbor, MI
01/20/2022 - 01/21/2022
Location: ELSO Headquarters - Ann Arbor, MI
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 January 20th and 21st. On the registration page you must select for which day you wish to attend. Space is 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: 12/09/2021

Extracorporeal Life Support Adult ECMO Simulation Training Course  | Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida
04/12/2022 - 04/15/2022
Location: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida
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 60 learners each. Session 1: April 12-13, 2022 Session 2: April 14-15, 2022. Cost for this course: $2000.00
Posted Date: 07/28/2021

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