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Mayo Clinic Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Symposium 2019

Scottsdale, AZ US
March 29, 2019 to March 30, 2019

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.

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Registration Fee$3,100.00


This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please submit Exhibitor Documents to our Exhibits Coordinator, Kristy Badder.


Target Audience

This course is designed for 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 activity, 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.
  • Identify the basic infrastructure needed to build and sustain an ECMO program

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
Available credit: 
  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/29/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/30/2019 - 5:45pm

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Mayo Clinic Scottsdale - Center for Procedural Innovation Lab
13400 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
United States


Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic
13444 East Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(800) 321-2211 or (480) 860-4000
Online Reservation Link

Special room rates are available until the block is sold out or until March 7, 2019, whichever comes first. The discounted rate is $189 plus tax for a standard king room. Please make your reservations early to ensure accommodations at the discounted rate. When calling the hotel, please be sure to indicate that you are a participant of the Mayo Clinic ECMO March 2019 group staying at the Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.

Course Directors

Patrick A. DeValeria, M.D.

Bhavesh M. Patel, M.D.

Guest Faculty

Heidi Dalton, M.D., M.C.C.M.

Thomas J. Preston, C.C.P., F.P.P.

Zack Shinar, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Cory M. Alwardt, C.C.P.

Stephanie Blakeman, R.N.

Hannelisa E. Callisen, P.A.-C.

Julie A. Colquist, VA-BC, R.R.T.

Tammy P. Friedrich, M.S.N., R.N.

Nichole K. Herr, R.N.

Arun L. Jayaraman, M.D., Ph.D.

Amanda E. Krumm, R.N.

Amelia A. Lowell, R.R.T., R.C.P.

Amy M. Muir, VA-BC, R.R.T.

William V. Pyles, R.N., CCRN

Robert A. Ratzlaff, D.O.

Gregory J. Schears, M.D.

Lucas A. Schroedl, C.C.P.

Troy G. Seelhammer, M.D.

Ayan Sen, M.D.

Kai Singbartl, M.D.

Aaron B. Skolink, M.D.

Donald S. Wilson III, C.C.P.

Jodie L. Wilson, R.N.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category  Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.25 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to 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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