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Welcome to the Adult ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock, Stockholm, October 10-13 2016

This EuroELSO 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.

After having completed the course, the participants   will have increased both their theoretical knowledge and their practical skills in managing adult patients on ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock.

Registration is to be made above.

Further information: bjorn.frenckner@karolinska.se

Course faculty

Christer Eriksson, RN Lars Falk, MD Pär Forsman, MD Björn Frenckner, MD, PhD
Jonas Lindholm, MD Thomas Müller, MD, PhD Palle Palmér, MD Mikael Rolfs, MD