Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support After Cardiac Transplant in Children
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is routinely used in pediatric cardiac intensive care for postcardiotomy low cardiac output. The purpose of this activity is to inform nurses of the use of ECMO post heart transplantation in children.
In order to complete this activity, you must read the attached article and complete the quiz with a passing score of 80%.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- describe outcomes associated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after cardiac transplant in children
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance