Day 1— Cytosorb® hemoadsorption of apixaban during emergent cardio-pulmonary bypass
Tammy Sparacino, CCP describes the latest peer reviewed publications on the Cytosorb hemoadsorption technology.
Day 2 – Journal Club – Measuring recirculation in your ECMO | How to read X rays – CTs – and ECHO’s
Measuring recirculation in your ECMO circuit: Why and How? How to read X rays – CTs – and ECHO’s for the perfusionist and ECMO specialist.
Joe will discuss the importance of recirculation in your VV ECMO cannulation and how to accurately measure it.
Dr. Duvall will do a step by step instruction on reading X-Rays, CTs and ECHOs for the perfusionist, ECMO specialist or critical care nurse. Evaluating cannula position, pneumothoraces, and general understanding of imaging of the thoracic spaces.
Day 3 – Vanderbilt University Forum – Resource utilization: What we learned from COVID
Matt Warhoover, CCP discusses how to manage resources in a high resource need situation, like the COVID pandemic.
Day 4 – Knowledge Nuggets – Septic Shock
John Ingram, CCP discusses septic shock, its cause, its treatment options and its mortality.
Day 5 – PerfWeb – ECMO clinical scenarios
Joe Basha, CCP describes a variety of ECMO clinical scenarios.