This comprehensive hands-on workshop teaches the latest techniques and technology to produce successful outcomes for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).

Procirca’s course has been designed to follow the ELSO Guidelines for Training and Continuing Education for adult ECMO Specialists.

Objective

Understand basic principles, indications and management for adult ECMO support.

Target Audience

ECMO specialists, respiratory therapists, nurses, perfusionists and physicians specializing in critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine, emergency medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology and anyone who would like a foundational education in caring for the ECMO patient

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the course. This course has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Past courses were awarded 25.5 CME from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences and 29.3 Category I CEU from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Opportunities

  • 13 hours of classroom learning
  • 15 hours of high fidelity simulation

Location

Cambria Hotel Pittsburgh – Downtown
1320 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

UPMC is an experienced, high-volume ECMO Center and is an ELSO Center of Excellence

Upcoming Courses:

Summer Online Comprehensive Adult ECMO Course
Date: August, 2020 (Day soon to be released)
Location: Online
Cost: TBD
Sample Course Outline: Soon to be released

Fall Comprehensive Adult ECMO Course
Date: November 18 – 21, 2020
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Cost: $2,750.00 (includes the ELSO Red Book and the ECMO Specialist Training Manual)
Questions? E-mail Mike Anselmi, UPMC Director of ECMO, for course information.
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