Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Course 2023

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
  • Cannulation
  • 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).

Course Registration Fees
Early Bird Registration – 5 September 2023 Standard Registration – applies from 6 September 2023 until full or close of registration 12 October 2023
Senior Medical Officers – $2400 Senior Medical Officers – $2600
Medical Perfusionists – $2400 Medical Perfusionist – $2600
Registrars – $1900 Registrars – $2100
Non-Medical Perfusionists – $1300 Non-Medical Perfusionists – $1500
Allied Health Professionals – $1300 Allied Health Professionals – $1500
Nurses – $1000 Nurses – $1200

17 – 20 October 2023

The Prince Charles Hospital Education Centre


Course Coordinator: A/Prof Kiran Shekar, Dr Jayshree Lavana, Dr Dinesh Parmar
Phone: 3139 5488

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