Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist Training Course Program - December 8 - 10, 2017

December 8, 2017 to December 10, 2017


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Registration for this course is done via Thomas Jefferson University Institute of Emerging Health Professions, CLICK HERE

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program (ECMO) will train healthcare providers to perform the duties and responsibilities of an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) specialist. Using an evidence-based approach, the program will educate healthcare providers to perform the duties and responsibilities of ECMO management in a variety of clinical settings. This 3-day course program will consist of lecture, didactic presentations and simulation training with case-based, hands-on workshops.

Designed for Medical Professionals: Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Perfusionists, interested in managing patients requiring ECMO therapy in the acute care setting.


Course Faculty 

Brian Schwartz, CCP, RN, MBA

Marc A. Priest, BSN, RN, CCRN

Chris Beatty, MSN, CCRN

Dominick M. Carella, RN, MSN, MBA

Curtis D. Froehlich, MD 

Hitoshi Hirose, MD


Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Hospital Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.00 AARC
  • 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.00 Attendance
  • 24.00 CNE
  • 24.00 PA
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/08/2017 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
12/10/2017 - 5:30pm EST
On the campus of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

A maximum of 24 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org)
Respiratory Therapists

This program has been approved for 24.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.  Course # 149119000.

Available Credit

  • 24.00 AARC
  • 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.00 Attendance
  • 24.00 CNE
  • 24.00 PA


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