Welcome to ”Adult ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock”, Stockholm, October 10th – 13th 2022. 

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 including aspects on Covid-19. 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 (22 000 SEK incl. VAT) will cover lunches, coffee and one dinner on the 11th of October.

The course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 26 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Further information: bjorn.frenckner@ki.se

Organizing committee: 
Björn Frenckner, MD, PhD, Marcus Brynolf, MD and Mikael Broman, MD, PhD

Conflict of interest statements

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