"State of the Art" ECMO Simulation: A "How To" Workshop to promote excellence in ECMO Training, Practice and Performance for Multidisciplinary Teams
The conference offers the opportunity to address patient, equipment and technological issues that present in the field of Extracorporeal Life Support. Participants will pursue new knowledge through discussion and presentations that will directly impact the management and care of patients. Didactic presentations as well as research and case presentations will be discussed to enhance the audience's knowledge in the areas of respiratory and/or cardiovascular failure in adults and children.
The conference is designed for an international audience including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and individuals who are active in research, development, and clinical application of therapies used in extracorporeal life support.
Respiratory Therapists: Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.
Perfusionists: Application has been made to the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion, Inc (ABCP) for continuing education contact hours for perfusionists.
The 23rd Annual ELSO Conference in conjunction with the AmSECt Pediatric Perfusion ConferenceSeptember 13-16, 2012Seattle, WAThe Westin Seattle
As a result of attending the 23rd Annual ELSO Conference in conjunction with the AmSECT Pediatric Perfusion Conference, participants will be able to:
To better understand anticoagulation techniques and blood replacement strategies in ECLSDevelop improved team interactions and functionTo discuss new strategies in pediatric resuscitationBetter understand the role of new equipment in support of patients on ECLSUnderstand the morbidities associated with ECMO in unique patient populationsBetter understand new methods of cannulation for ECLSHave improved understanding of how to maintain cost efficiency for ECLS programsUnderstand the impact of culture on safety
Have a better understanding of ethical issues surrounding ECLS
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - Sunday, September 16, 2012
The Westin Seattle1900 Fifth AvenueSeattle, Washington 98101USA
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