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About the ECMO Symposium

Date and Location

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton
The Plaza Ballroom
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037


The symposium will explore both common and unique applications for adult ECMO including reversible respiratory failure, cardiogenic shock, pulmonary embolism, trauma, sepsis, pregnancy, ECPR and organ procurement. Early recognition, implementation and basic management principles will be discussed. The comprehensive one-day symposium will cover a wide range of topics including case scenarios featuring:

  • History of ECMO
  • Veno-arterial ECMO (VA)
  • Veno-venous ECMO (VV)
  • Medical optimization prior to ECMO
  • Ventilator management on ECMO
  • Hemodynamics on ECMO
  • ECMO Transport
  • Ethics in ECMO

This symposium is designed for clinicians including but not limited to physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, advanced practitioners, perfusionists, and other health care professionals.