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2017 Fellow's Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Conference
Start Date: 9/12/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/12/2017End Time: 4:30 PM
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Event Description

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the criteria for placing a patient on ECMO
  • Identify the factors that contribute to increased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
  • Differentiate options for cannulation in children and adults
  • Identify the needs for anticoagulation on ECMO
  • Identify the procedure for ECMO cannulation
  • Identify indications for using ECMO to support CDH patients
  • Identify common pathologic conditions necessitating ECMO in the PICU

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals practicing critical care and who will take care of an ECMO patient

Continuing Medical Education Credits
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the PA Medical Society. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). Disclosures will be provided prior to this CME activity.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact Nadji Gilliam, RNC-NIC, ECMO coordinator, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children: to register.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barbarena
DiGeorge Teaching Center, Ground Floor
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
  • Graduate Students
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  • Staff
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
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  • CEU Available

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