ECMO Intro Course for RNs - August 14, 2024

August 14, 2024

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a cardiac assist device for critically ill patients that requires a high level of nursing care by trained nurses. Nurses that are expected to care for a patient on ECMO need the knowledge, skills, and hands-on practice covered in this course to provide quality and safe care.

Target Audience

Registered Nurse 

ECMO Specialists

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, learners will demonstrate:

  1. Understanding of ECMO theory 
  2. Skills acquisition by identifying critical changes in ECMO circuit during hands-on practice

Additional Information

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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
Course opens: 
08/14/2024
Course expires: 
10/31/2024
Event starts: 
08/14/2024 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/14/2024 - 10:00am EDT

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a cardiac assist device for critically ill patients that requires a high level of nursing care by trained nurses. Nurses that are expected to care for a patient on ECMO need the knowledge, skills, and hands-on practice covered in this course to provide quality and safe care.

UPMC Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Kimberly Group

Rich Piekutowski

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.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.0 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. 

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
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