This Extracorporeal Life Support Organsiation endorsed course will enable multidisciplinary teams with little ECMO experience to provide ECMO for patients with severe cardiac and respiratory failure. The course curriculum is designed to allow participants to train in a safe, team environment
and learn the technical and nontechnical skills needed to provide high quality ECMO care. This course is for specialist doctors and trainees, nurses, perfusionists and allied health professionals involved in provision of ECMO.
The core components include:
- Didactic lectures
- Interactive physiology simulation
- Hands on equipment training and circuit priming drills
- High fidelity simulation-based trouble shooting exercises
- ECMO transport
Electronic pre-reading materials and a pre-course questionnaire will be sent to all participants 4 weeks prior to the course. A post-course online questionnaire will also be sent a week after the course.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants.
Attendees will be eligible for CPD points.
Complimentary ELSO Red Book (latest version).