In collaboration with the Texas Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center is hosting an ECMO & LVAD Bootcamp, designed to educate audiences on the current management of mechanical circulatory support and ECMO.
In this three hour hands on session, attendees will gain experience with:
- current options with left ventricular assist devices as well as ECMO therapy.
- cannulation options, and closed loop circuits to evaluate and treat common problems with Heartmate II LVAD's, HeartWare LVAD's, Centrimag/Quadrox ECMO and Cardiohelp ECMO Consoles.
- ultrasound to image internal jugular veins and assess options for Avalon Elite veno-venous ECMO Cannulas.
The course is designed for Intensivists, Cardiologists, Pulmonologists, midlevel practitioners, critical care nurses, and allied health professionals dealing with critical care issues.
ECMO & LVAD Bootcamp
November 9, 2013
12 - 3:30 p.m.
Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute
It is difficult to adjust the room temperature to all attendees comfort. Please bring a sweater or light jacket.
For questions, please contact the DeBakey Institute for Cardiovascular Education and Training at: 713-DEBAKEY (332-2539) or email@example.com.
NOTE: NO REFUNDS.
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