12th Annual Neonatal & Pediatric ECLS Educational Conference Features

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh: Our Story

History of Mechanical Circulatory Support at CHP

Program Structure

  • Our Team
  • Education
  • Simulation
  • Circuit Selection

This is How We Do It

  • Patient and Pump Management and Guidelines
  • Anticoagulation
  • Unit Specific ECLS
    • CICU
    • NICU
    • PICU

ECMO Applications in Cardiac Surgery

CICU Arrest to ECMO -- ECPR in CICU Patients

ECMO in the ED

  • Home to ECMO: Defining Inclusion Criteria for ECMO for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest for Pediatric Patients
  • Activation to mobilize ECMO in the ED

The Role of Bedside Ultrasound in ECMO

Proned on ECMO

Debate: VA vs VV ECMO: When to make the switch

Ethics and MCS

Let’s Move!: Physical Therapy on MCS

Patient & Family Support on ECLS

Circuit selection: Impacts on Hemolysis

Anticoagulation for Pediatric ECMO

Covid and ECMO UPMC (Adult) Experience/Sharing Resources

General Surgery Considerations for ECMO

  • Procedural ECMO
  • CDH Decision Making

ECMO Billing & Finance

Sedation and Pain Control on MCS

Perfusion, Nursing or Respiratory: Pathway to Becoming an ECMO Specialist

Follow Up for Neonatal & Pediatric ECMO

The Future of ECMO

Simulation Features

  • ECPR: Word on the Street
  • NICU Case Scenarios
  • CPB to ECMO
  • Physical Therapy on Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Troubleshooting Disasters on ECMO
  • Proning on ECMO