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ECMO for the Cardiologist
Faculty and Program

Pedro Villablanca, MD, MSc, FSCAI
Case Presentation
Allison G. Dupont, MD, FSCAI
Program Building: How to Get Started 

Timothy D. Smith, MD, FSCAI
ECMO vs. ECPR: What’s the Difference? 
Erik C. Osborn, MD
Selection, Selection, Selection….  Who to Place on ECMO?

Stacey H. Brann, MD, MSc
Weaning and Exit Strategies 
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support:
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic. No in-kind support has been received.
Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:​

  1. Compare indications for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR).
  2. List requirements for building an ECMO program in a cardiac catheterization laboratory or intensive care unit (ICU).
  3. Discuss patient selection for ECMO.
  4. Plan when to wean patients from ECMO, transition to another therapy, or withdraw care.
  5. Analyze a case in which a patient required ECMO therapy.
Accredited Continuing Education Information

Accreditation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) is accredited by the 
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

​Credit Designation
SCAI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 medical knowledge Maintenance of Certification (MOC) point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM's) MOC program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful Completion
Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.

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Cost: FREE
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