NICU RN ECMO Class March 2022

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 2, 2022

This class was designed to cover the ECMO content to give didactic and practical knowledge to the RN prior to caring for the ECMO patient.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • identify potential ECMO patients based on criteria.
  • identify the steps of preparing the patient for cannulation and the necessary blood work needed and interpret values
  • identify care strategies for the ECMO patient and explain the rationale for caring for a heparinized patient. 
  • identify an audible alarm on the pump and take the necessary patient interventions should a problem arise that renders the pump inoperable.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/02/2022
Course expires: 
03/16/2022
Event starts: 
03/02/2022 - 7:30am EST
Event ends: 
03/02/2022 - 10:30am EST
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

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 3.0 contact hour(s).

 

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

  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 Attendance
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