Minimally-invasive ECMO Dallas Symposium

Course Description

This course will include captivating lectures on both Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery as well and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). The focus will be on surgical techniques as well as cannulation for these respective patient groups. There will also be an in depth look at post-op care and ICU management for these types of cases. This conference will specifically showcase the Baylor Scott and White Heart Hospital’s world renowned cardiac surgeons are staff. An interactive component has also been included throughout the day to engage the attendees in an lively discussion and debate on these respective topics. A demonstration/simulation lab will also be available for attendees displaying the latest products available from the industry leading firms.

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify inclusion and exclusion criteria for ECMO
  • Learn ECMO cannulation and management
  • Explore management strategies in specific areas based on interest including minimally invasive cardiac surgery for intra op and post op techniques and procedures

Scientific Program


Saturday, October 19, 2019
7:00 am
Breakfast/Registration/Exhibitors/DEMO LAB
8:00 am
Welcome Address
8:30 am
Kahoot! (Minimally Invasive Surgery/Robotic Surgery)
9:00 am
Minimally Invasive Surgery Overview/Robotic Surgery
9:30 am
Perfusion Considerations
10:00 am
Questio ns/Discussion/Panel Questions
12:00 pm
LUNCH Break/Exhibitors/Registration/DEMO LAB
1:00 pm
Kahoot! (ECMO)
1:30 pm
ECMO Overview
2:00 pm
ECMO ICU Management
2:20 pm
ECMO Complications/ECMO Transport
2:40 pm
Questions/Discussion/Panel Questions
3:00 pm
Break/Exhibitors/Registration/DEMO LAB
4:00 pm
Life after ECMO – Patient Perspective

Target Audience

This course is designed for anesthesiologists, cardiologists, emergency physicians, perfusionists, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting in which critical care is provided.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation.

Actvity Approved for 6 AMA PRA Category A Credit(s) by ASRT Reference Number TXD0108286

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) will provide 6 Contact Hours CE nursing credits for this program. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17101, for 6 Contact Hours.

Actvity Approved for 6 AMA PRA Category A Credit(s) by ABCP


Baylor Scott and White Heart Hospital Plano

1100 Allied Drive
Plano, Texas


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