Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Course 2024

This Extracorporeal Life Support Organisation endorsed course will enable multidisciplinary teams with little ECMO experience to gain knowledge and skills 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:

  • Electronic pre-reading materials and a pre-course questionnaire will be sent to all participants 4 weeks prior to the course
  • Didactic lectures
  • Interactive physiology simulation
  • Hands on equipment training and circuit priming drills
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants.
  • Cannulation
  • High fidelity simulation-based trouble shooting exercises
  • Attendees will be eligible for CPD points
  • ECMO transport
  • Complimentary ELSO ‘Red’ book
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

5 – 8 November 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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