2nd Advocate Neonatal and Pediatric ECMO Conference

Oak Lawn, IL US
January 28, 2022

This conference is an update on the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) practices at Advocate Children’s Hospital- Oak Lawn Campus. With the expansion of the team, we seek to provide a unified approach to critically ill patients on ECMO as well as updates in ECMO management.

Target Audience

This course is intended for Cardiology, Pediatrics, Residents/Fellows, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists.             

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  • Discuss the use of different centrifugal pumps on ECMO.
  • Discuss the ECMO circuit can be augmented to increase the safety of ECMO based on components utilized.
  • Recognize varying cannulation techniques for VV/VA ECMO. 
  • Define normal coagulation pathways. 
  • Discuss coagulation abnormalities in pediatric critically ill patients requiring ECMO through an understanding of laboratory values and clinical conditions. 
  • Discuss specific case examples to improve application of coagulation concepts. 
  • Plan ECMO cannulation and management based on the underlying cardiac and vascular anatomy of the patient. 
  • Discuss our current protocols for rehabilitation while on ECMO.
  • Discuss the role of palliative care and ethics in out ECMO program.
  • Discuss current approach for ECMO and sepsis.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 5.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
10/20/2021
Course expires: 
04/28/2022
Event starts: 
01/28/2022 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/28/2022 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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TimeTitle
8:00 am- 8:05 am Welcome
 Dr. Melissa Nater, Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
  
8:05 am- 8:25 am ELSO Data and Our Institution
 Dr. Melissa Nater, Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
  
8:25 am – 9:00 amECMO Rehab
 Darlene Huisenga
  
9:00 am - 9:30 am ECMO for sepsis/ central cannulation
  Dr. Luca Vricella
  
9:30 am- 10:00 amECMO Ethics
 Dr. Rupali Gandhi
  
10:00 am -10:30 amPalliative care on ECMO
 Meggan Mikal, APN
  
10:30 am - 11:00 amOverview of ECMO Circuitry
 Cynthia Urbas, CCP, LP, Chief Pediatric Perfusionist 
  
11:00 am - 12:00 pmParental/Patient panel  
  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch break
  
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmECMO anticoagulation at Advocate
 Dr. Kristen Nelson-McMillan
  
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmChallenging cases on ECMO
 Dr. Chawki ElZein, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon 
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 W 95th St.
Auditorium
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
United States

Faculty

Melissa Nater, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Cynthia Urbas, CCP; Advocate Aurora Health
Chawki ELzein, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Melissa Nater, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Darlene Huisenga; Advocate Aurora Health
Luca Vricella, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Rupali Gandhi, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Meggan Mikal, APN; Advocate Aurora Health
Cynthia Urbas, CCP, LP; Advocate Aurora Health
Kristen Nelson-McMillan, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Chawki ElZein, MD; Advocate Aurora Health


Disclosures

Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.

Accreditation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 5.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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