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Welcome to ”Adult ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock”, Stockholm, October 7th – 10th 2019

This ELSO course is intended for physicians (intensivists, surgeons etc), nurses, perfusionists and other health care professionals, who either work in an ECMO program or who are in the process of starting one.

The course will be conducted by the faculty of the ECMO Center at Karolinska. It will include simulations of ecmo patients, practical training in managing the ECMO circuit with change of different components etc, computer simulations of physiology and didactic lectures. Simulations and practical training will be performed in small groups of 6 participants together with one or two instructors.
The lectures will cover subjects like components of the ECMO circuit, indications for ECMO, contraindications, managing the patient on ECMO, cannulation strategy, physiology, anticoagulation, troubleshooting etc.

The number of participants is maximized to 24. Besides of the course the registration fee (20 000 SEK incl. VAT) will cover lunches, coffee and one dinner on the 8th of October.

The ELSO ECMO Course: Adult ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock, Stockholm, Sweden, 07/10/2019-10/10/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 26 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Further information: bjorn.frenckner@sll.se

Organizing committee,


Björn Frenckner, MD, PhD Mikael Broman, MD, PhD Jonas Lindholm, MD  
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