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1.0 Introduction to ECMO
This introduction course contains modules that will provide a basic understanding of historical events, terminology, key components of an ECMO system, primary types of ECMO, and basic blood product information to help set the foundation for your ECMO education journey. What you will learn: *The basic history of the development of ECMO *Recent changes to ECMO support *ECMO clinical trials *The formation of ELSO and ELSO chapters *ECMO Circuit and all its disposable components *The blood products commonly used in ECMO patients *Dosing for blood products in ECMO *The importance of blood typing and testing requirements for transfusion *Massive transfusion protocol and describe when and how to apply it to ECMO patients *Indications for patients to require extracorporeal life support *Indications of the specific severity of illness scores relevant to the population *Absolute contraindications to placing a patient on ECMO *Relative contraindications that must be evaluated prior to ECMO
2.0 ECMO Physiology
This lesson series will lay the foundation for how ECMO Physiology differs from and/or supports normal physiology. After completing this lesson, the learner will be able to: 1. Describe normal oxygen delivery 2. Describe how hemoglobin affects oxygen content 3. Name things that will increase oxygen consumption
3.0 Concepts of VV ECMO
Overview: This lesson will provide the learner with a foundational understanding of VV ECMO. After completing this lesson, the learner will be able to: 1. Explain the role of blood flow on ECMO 2. Describe the indications of recirculation on VV ECMO 3. State the four factors of recirculation on VV ECMO 4. Describe the indications for patients to require extracorporeal life support 5. Indicate the specific severity of illness scores relevant to population 6. Delineate the absolute contraindications to placing a patient on ECMO 7. Discuss the relative contraindications that must be evaluated prior to ECMO
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