Abu Dhabi ECMO Workshop

Abu Dhabi ECMO Workshop

Course Description:

Comprehensive 2-day workshop on adult as well as paediatric ECMO. You will be taught by an expert multidisciplinary faculty from high volumes ELSO registered centres. There will be a combination of didactic lectures on all aspects of ECMO [VV, VA and eCPR] and hands-on sessions that will include cannulation, circuit components/equipments, routine alarm management, emergent troubleshooting scenarios, prone positioning on ECMO, and safe transport of ECMO patients. There may also be an opportunity to see some actual patients on ECMO.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Evidence-based and expedient management of ARDS and Cardiogenic Shock
  2. Patient selection for ECMO – VV, VA and eCPR; Adult and Paediatrics
  3. Applied Physiology as relevant to VV and VA ECMO patients
  4. Management of patients on ECMO including complications, weaning/decannulation, and end of life care
  5. Familiarize with ECMO circuit and equipments
  6. Learn and practice ECMO cannulation using purpose built mannequins
  7. Learn through simulation, the common alarms, emergency drills, transport, and prone positioning. The lectures and hands-on session will cover both adult and paediatric population.

The lectures and hands-on session will cover both adult and paediatric population.

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