Mayo Clinic Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Symposium 2018

Scottsdale, AZ US
April 10, 2018 to April 11, 2018

This highly immersive hands-on workshop provides the latest techniques and technology surrounding the clinical use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).  Through integrated clinical scenarios providers will apply the knowledge gained towards the initiation and management of ECMO on simulated cases of acute respiratory and hemodynamic failure. They will deepen their understanding of the applied physiology of both venovenous and venoarterial ECMO utilizing high fidelity simulation labs and its interaction with conventional life support treatments.

Target Audience

This course is intended to meet the needs of anesthesiologists, cardiologists, emergency physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting in which critical care is provided.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the components of the ECMO circuit
  • Describe basic and advanced physiology of venovenous and venoarterial ECMO.
  • Recognize major indications and contraindications of venovenous and venoarterial ECMO.
  • Identify common problems and major complications of ECMO.
  • Differentiate the interaction ECMO has on various patient organ systems. 
  • Comprehensively assess the ECMO patient with appropriate monitoring techniques. 

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
04/10/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/11/2018 - 5:00pm
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale - Center for Procedural Innovation Lab
13400 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
United States

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/10/2018
Course expires: 
04/11/2019
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to mca.cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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