This one hour Water lab/ ECMO simulation session series: Will allow each individual hands-on experience. Will provide the specialist with a full understanding of all possible circuit emergencies, and the appropriate intervention should be accomplished by the end of the session. Each quarter different scenarios will be shared and how to safely care for patients requiring ECMO.
Course Director: Heather Kessler, BSN, RN, RNC-NIC Advocate Health Midwest Region Heather.firstname.lastname@example.org
Overall Objectives: At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
1. Evaluate the parts and the function of the ECMO circuit and pump
2. Respond to emergency situations with the ECMO pump
3. Demonstrate how to efficiently manage the problem with the ECMO circuit
This activity is designed for ECMO specialists; RNs and physicians.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Health 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.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.