M Health 2019 ECMO Symposium: Advanced Management of the Failing Lung or Heart

Douglas John Jarmoluk

M Health 2019 ECMO Symposium: Advanced Management of the Failing Lung or Heart

Friday, October 4, 2019 | Graduate Minneapolis Hotel | 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Learn how to provide the best care for your patients at the fifth annual symposium on acute cardiac and respiratory failure care. This one-day conference, hosted by ECMO experts at University of Minnesota Health, will help you identify advanced heart or lung failure within your patients.

Come learn about the latest developments and current controversies in pulmonary and cardiovascular intensive care, and join peers for breakout sessions to help better your practice.

Conference Highlights

  • Returning this year: elective pre-conference ECMO 101 and simulation session (space is limited)

  • Patient Panel 
  • Breakout sessions for Adult, Pediatric, and ECMO 201 Case Studies
  • "Economics of ECMO" Jonathan W. Haft, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify common challenges, complications and management options to provide optimal care to ECLS patients.
  • Identify current management options in order to provide optimal care to the ECLS patient.
  • Identify emerging trends and importance of change in order to provide optimal care to ECLS patients.

Pre-conference Simulation Session Thursday, Oct. 3 Pre-conference ECMO 101 lectures and ECMO simulation session, including: Indications and contraindications Cannulation techniques Patient and circuit physiology of ECMO Patient management and decision-making


Intended Audience:

Intensivists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, perfusionists and respiratory therapists who specialize in cardiac or pulmonary management of critically ill patients.


Credit Designation Statements*

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 14.25 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

*includes pre-conference Thursday SIM session and main program Friday


Graduate Minneapolis
615 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414




Call Doug Jarmoluk BSN CCP,  ECLS Coordinator at 612-625-7168 if you have  questions.

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An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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