ECMO Management Course: Early Registration Deadline Nearing

The early registration deadline for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ECMO Management course is Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Register online using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Led by expert faculty, this intense two-day simulation course will explore the basic management principles common to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) programs for both adult and pediatric patients. Participants will rotate through lectures and simulation scenarios. Each simulation group will have a maximum of 10 participants and two facilitators.

Topics include: basic physiology of ECMO, equipment and patient selection, and economic and ethical considerations.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the different components of the ECMO circuit and diagnose equipment malfunction
  • Determine the optimal ECMO settings in diseases commonly treated by ECMO
  • Recognize and manage the most common ECMO emergencies

This course will be held August 28 and 29, 2015, at the University of Arizona Center for Simulation and Innovation in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For more details, including hotel and travel information, visit www.sccm.org/ECMO.

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