Memorial Healthcare System & UPMC Procirca Summer Adult ECMO Academy

Hollywood, FL US
August 29, 2024 to August 30, 2024

Memorial Healthcare System and UPMC Procirca are excited to announce an Adult ECMO Simulation Course. The course will be held in person at the Memorial Regional Hospital Conference Center on August 29 and 30, 2024. This two-day simulation course is designed for the bedside ECMO caregiver including physicians, physician assistants, perfusionists, nurses, nurse practitioners, ECMO specialists, and respiratory therapists. The Memorial Healthcare System and UPMC Procirca Summer Adult ECMO Academy provides high-fidelity simulation training to provide a well-rounded look at the care of the adult ECMO patient. The learner will be able to troubleshoot ECMO scenarios along with learning cannulation techniques with this high-fidelity course.

Target Audience

Intended for the bedside ECMO caregiver including physicians, physician assistants, perfusionists, nurses, nurse practitioners, ECMO specialists,
and respiratory therapists.

Learning Objectives

• Understand basic principles of ECLS

• Identify indications and contraindications for ECLS support in the adult patient

• Have a foundational understanding of the function of the components of the ECLS circuit

• Understand concerns of managing patients on ECLS

• Describe complications that may occur while on ECLS support

• Understand the cannulation, weaning and decannulation of the ECLS patient

• Respond to the most common ECLS emergencies

• Demonstrate ECLS knowledge in high fidelity simulation scenarios

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 14.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/07/2024
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
Event starts: 
08/29/2024 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/30/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

Thursday, August 29, 2024

0700-0800      Registration/Breakfast

0800-0925      Centrimag Overview & Priming (Console Exchange, Air Removal Demo)

Instructors: Kristin Antoinette, Josh Caballero, Erin August

0925-0935      Break

0935-1100      Cardiohelp Overview & Priming (Handcrank, Air Removal Demo)

Instructors: Keri Hickman, Brandon D’Aloiso, Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter

1100-1200      Lunch

1200-1220      Simulation Breakdown

Presenter: Erin August

1220-1230      Split into Sim Rooms

1230-1340     ECMO Consult/Scenario 1 + Debrief

1340-1430     ECMO Scenario 2 + Debrief

1430-1520     ECMO Scenario 3 + Debrief

1520-1600     Hands-on Wet Drill

Scenario Instructors: I-wen Wang, Shelly Miller, Moses Washington, Erin August, Kristin Antoinette, Josh Caballero, Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter, Brandon D’Aloiso, Keri Hickman

1600                  Adjournment

Wednesday, August 30, 2024

0700-0800      Breakfast

0800-0820      Review of Simulation Breakdown

Presenter: Erin August

0820-0830      Split into Sim Rooms

0830-0940      ECMO Consult/Scenario 1 + Debrief

0940-1030      ECMO Scenario 2 + Debrief

1030-1120      ECMO Scenario 3 + Debrief

1120-1200      Hands-on Wet Drill

Scenario Instructors: I-wen Wang, Shelly Miller, Moses Washington, Erin August, Kristin Antoinette, Josh Caballero, Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter, Brandon D’Aloiso, Keri Hickman

 

1200-1300                    Lunch/Q&A

Faculty: I-wen Wang, Shelly Miller, Moses Washington, Erin August, Kristin Antoinette, Josh Caballero, Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter

1300-1600     Cannulation Course

Scenario Instructors: I-wen Wang, Shelly Miller, Moses Washington, Erin August, Kristin Antoinette, Josh Caballero, Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter, Brandon D’Aloiso, Keri Hickman

1600                                 Adjournment

Memorial Regional Hospital Conference Center
3501 Jonson St
Hollywood, FL 33021
United States

Course Faculty

  I-wen Wang, MD, PhD, FACS
  Chief, Adult ECMO Services, Adult Cardiac Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support, Memorial Healthcare       System

  Keri Hickman, LP, CCP
  Director, ECMO Management
  UPMC Procirca

  Erin August, RN, MSN
  Adult ECMO Coordinator
  Memorial Regional Hospital

Kristin Antoinette, RN, BSN, CCRN, CHFN
ECMO Specialist
Memorial Regional Hospital

 

 Josh Caballero, RN, BSN, CCRN, CES-A
  ECMO Specialist
  Memorial Regional Hospital

 

  Brandon D’Aloiso, MS, CCP
  Lead Perfusionist for Education
  UPMC Procirca

 

Shelly Miller, MD
Critical Care Medicine
Memorial Regional Hospital

Moses Washington, MD
Critical Care Medicine
Memorial Regional Hospital

Man Wai (Tiffany) Wynter, RN, BSN, CCRN, CES-A
ECMO Specialist
Memorial Regional Hospital

 

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 health care team.
 
Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
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.

Available Credit

  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 14.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

ELSO Foundations Adult ECMO Training Course is a pre-requisite required prior to this simulation course. Submission to eaugust@mhs.net of the certificate of completion is also required prior to attending this simulation course.  The ELSO Foundations Course is an online, self-paced consisting of 53 modules that cover over 80 learning objectives foundational to Adult ECMO care. The course can be found by accessing this link, ELSO Academy Online | Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation | ELSO, on the ELSO website. You will first have to log in or create an account in order to register. The cost of this foundational education course is $625, and the user has 90 days from the date of purchase to complete the course.

 

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be sent via email, nealka3@upmc.edu. Learners will receive a partial refund of $2,150 before July 29, 2024. After July 29, 2024, a $1,850 fee will be assessed, and no refunds will be made after August 23, 2024.