ECMO Workshop (10 Nov): ICU Management of the ECMO Patient


St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.
Don Harrison Patient Safety and Simulation Centre, Level 5, De Lacy Building, St Vincent’s Hospital


Date details:

Course date: Friday 10th November, 2023
Closing date for applications: Friday 13th October, 2023

Online registration and payment link: 


Course overview:

This workshop will develop skills in the management of patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and troubleshoot common problems using a simulated learning experience.



  • Dr  David Lowe, Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Dr Hergen Buscher, Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Dr Steve Morgan, Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Mr Adam Roshan, Perfusionist St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Rose Kennedy, CNC ICU St Vincent’s Sydney

Speakers subject to change.

Key topics:

  • VV ECMO: principles, practice, problems & troubleshooting. 
  • The VV ECMO circuit & hands-on practice
  • VV ECMO simulation & scenarios
  • VA ECMO: principles, practice, problems & troubleshooting
  • VA circuit problems & hands-on troubleshooting
  • VA ECMO simulation & scenarios. 

Who should attend:

ICU nurses, doctors, and other interested clinicians.

Course enquiries:

Rose Kennedy (CNC Course Co-ordinator)
Ph.8382 2778 email:



  • Nurses: $400
  • Medical staff: $600
  • Physios, Perfusionists, others: $400

All costs are subject to GST


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Cancellation policy:

The ECMO Workshop is bound by the guidelines surrounding COVID-19. In the unfortunate event that course cancellation is mandated by a change in social distancing, travel or visitor restrictions the course will be refunded in full. Registration Fees will be refunded in full if The ECMO Workshop Course Coordinator is notified in writing prior to Friday13th October, 2023. No refund will apply on or after Friday 13th October 2023, however substitute candidates will be accepted upon notification. 


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