Comprehensive Adult ECMO Training Course

UPMC is an experienced,
high-volume ECMO Center and is an
ELSO Center of Excellence
 Extra Corporeal Life Support Organization 
 Course Dates: 
 October 17-20, 2018
 December 5-8, 2018

 Cost: $2,750.00 (includes the 
 ELSO Red Book and the 
 ECMO Specialist Training

 Questions? E-mail Melissa
 Grayson or call 412-623-0044 for

This comprehensive hands-on workshop teaches the latest techniques and technology to produce successful outcomes for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). 
Procirca's course has been designed to follow the ELSO Guidelines for Training and Continuing Education for adult ECMO Specialists.
Understand basic principles, indications and management for adult ECMO support
  • 13 hours of classroom learning


  • 15 hours of high fidelity simulation


  • Maximum learner to instructor ratio of 3:1
Location/Accommodations (October only): 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites
1 Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Target Audience:
ECMO Specialists, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, Perfusionists and Physicians specializing in critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine, emergency medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology and anyone who would like a foundational education in caring for the ECMO patient

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the course.  This course has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Past courses were awarded 25.5 CME from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences and 29.3 Category I CEU from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.