Webinars

AMSECT WEBINARS

Want to expand your perfusion knowledge? Consider joining us for one of our webinars! See below for additional details on upcoming and past webinars hosted by AmSECT.

Upcoming Webinars

Check back soon!

Past Webinars



PWOB Webinar Series #1 - The Novick Cardiac Alliance: Creating Pediatric Cardiac Services in Low and Middle Income Countries

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021
    Faculty:
  • William Scott Snider, CCP, LP. Clinical Staff Perfusionist at Duke Heart Center
  • Speakers:
  • William M. Novick, M.D. Medical Director, CEO and Founder of William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance Professor of Surgery and International Child Health University of Tennessee Health Science Center-Global Surgery Institute
  • Marcelo Cardarelli, MD, MPH Cardiac Surgeon and Co-Founder of The William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance
  • Moderators:
  • Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP, FPP The William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance
  • Deborah Lowery Adams, CCP. Director and Clinical Coordinator at Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology
  • This webinar discusses the purpose and mission of NCA, expanding on the four core principles of NCA’s work: collaborate, educate, innovate, sustain. It also discusses current partnerships globally and challenges to humanitarian pediatric cardiac surgery, especially services in conflict regions.

    Building a Center of ECMO Excellence: A Demonstration of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

    Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    Faculty:
    • William J. DeBois, CCP, MBA New York Presbyterian Hospital;
    • Justin Sleasman, MS, CCP, FPP Stanford Children's Hospital at Stanford
    Speaker:
    • Ben Swanson MPS, CCP. Co ECMO Coordinator at The University of Kansas Hospital for Advanced Heart Care
    • Elizabeth Moore RN, BSN, MBA. Associate Director, Clinical Functions- University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center

    This webinar highlights the beneficial alliance of non-MD ECLS providers in creating a successful ECMO Program at the specialist level. Two experienced ECMO Coordinators of varying professional backgrounds share lessons learned from their respective institutions. Topics include:

    • Staffing models.
    • Education and drills.
    • Preparing for a Joint Commission or CMS site visit.
    • Framing a financially viable specialist program.

    Lastly, the panel examines the growth of ECMO and the need to incentivize perfusion, nursing, and respiratory programs to include the ECLS curriculum in undergraduate and graduate studies.

    Circuit Selection and Design for ECMO Support

    Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
      Faculty:
    • William J. DeBois, CCP, MBA New York Presbyterian Hospital
    • Cory Alwardt, CCP, PhD, Mayo Clinic
    • Panelists:
    • Erica Beach, CCP, MS, Perfusionist, Mayo Clinic, MN, Centrimag System
    • George Justison, CCP, Manager Perfusion Services, University of Colorado Hospital, Revolution System
    • Pat Grady, CCP, Director Perfusion Services, Cleveland Clinic, Cardiohelp System
    • This webinar provides an overview of the commonly used circuits. Experts from some of the country's top ECMO Centers of Excellence share techniques for delivering care to over 250 ECMO patients annually. Additionally, they discuss some less than optimal methods to avoid.

      After the presentation, a panel of perfusionists from active centers discuss their experience, followed by questions from the audience. The entire program lasts 60 minutes.

      Cannulation Strategies for ECMO Support: A Perfusionist's Perspective

      Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
      Faculty:
    • Desiree Bonadonna, MPS CCP FPP LP, Director of Extracorporeal Life Support, Duke University Hospital and Health System
    • Dana Apsel Mullin, MS CCP LP, Chief, Clinical Perfusion, ECMO Services & Education, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    • William DeBois, CCP MBA, Director, Perioperative Services, Chief Perfusionist, New York Presbyterian Hospital
    • Cory Alwardt, Ph.D. CCP, Chief Perfusionist, ECMO Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona
    • This webinar provides a focused review of cannulation techniques for a wide array of ECMO therapies. Experts from some of the country's top ECMO Centers of Excellence share techniques for delivering care to over 250 ECMO patients annually. Additionally, the panel discusses some less than optimal methods to avoid.