ECMO Workshop: ICU Management of the ECMO Patient


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

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Date details:

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Online registration and payment link:


Please note, this course is now full. We are no longer taking registrations for this date.

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.

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  • Dr  David Lowe Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Dr Hergen Buscher Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Dr Sean Scott Staff Specialist ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Mr Adam Roshan Perfusionist St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Mr Jeff Breeding CNC ICU St Vincent’s Sydney
  • Dr Mark Connellan Cardiothoracic Surgeon 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:

Jeff Breeding (CNC Course Co-ordinator)
Ph.8382 2778 email:


  • Nurses: $400
  • Medical staff: $500
  • Physios, Perfusionists, others: $400

All costs are subject to GST


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Cancellation policy:

Registration Fees will be refunded in full if The ECMO Workshop is notified in writing prior to 7 October 2019. No refund will apply on or after 7 October 2019, however substitute candidates will be accepted upon notification.


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