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So You Want to Start an ECMO Program?
Faculty and Program
What is ECMO and Why Do You Need it in Your Cath Lab?
Elsayed Abo-Salem, MD
Preparing Your Cath Lab for ECMO
Eric M. Gnall, DO  
Where to Start? Planning for Success
David A. Baran, MD, FSCAI
Decision to Transfer or Keep
Nichole Russell, MSN, RN
Discussion with
Amir Kaki, MD, FSCAI
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support:
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from LivaNova. No in-kind support has been received.
Learning Objectives

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

  1. List procedures that may indicate the use of an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) device.​
  2. Discuss physician credentialing and privileging and review cardiac cath lab (CCL) staff requirements to prepare your CCL to use ECMO.​
  3. Describe center types and hub center guidelines for patient care with ECMO.​
  4. Discuss a patient case that required use of an ECMO device.​
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 1.0 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 CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 medical knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (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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