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Walking and Talking on ECMO

For all of us who have been doing ECMO for many years, the concept of walking and talking on ECMO can seem terrifying! But we are being presented with more and more examples of this being done.  Obviously not every patient on ECMO should be walking and talking.  But, there is certainly a subset of […]

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Is it Worth Developing a formal ECMO Program?

We are often faced with institutions trying to determine if it is worth developing a formal ECMO Program.  Many institutions have been “doing ECMO” for many years but are now considering formalizing their program and processes.  But the expense to do this could be significant.  So is it worth the effort and expense?  One could […]

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Comprehensive ECMO Training Course at EC²

Our inaugural 5-Day Comprehensive ECMO Training Course at EC² (our new state of the art ExtraCorporeal Education Center in Tennessee) is almost full! Early Bird Special for the February 12-16, 2018 course has ended. Registration is closed for the February 19-21 course. Our next open course is the 5-Day Comprehensive ECMO Training Course March 5-9, […]

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Making Comprehensive ECMO Training Easier

ECMO Advantage is making comprehensive ECMO training easier! Many of our clients say they simply can’t commit five consecutive days to attend a comprehensive ECMO training course. We have heard you!  Learners can now take two 3-Day sessions weeks or even months apart.  Our traditional 5-Day ECMO Specialist Training Course has been converted into two […]

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New ExtraCorporeal Education Center

ECMO Advantage is excited to introduce our new ExtraCorporeal Education Center in Murfreesboro, TN. The center houses a high-tech training room, 2 high fidelity simulation rooms, and two debrief rooms all specially outfitted and configured for the ultimate learning experience. This new center will allow us to serve individuals and small groups with year round […]

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ELSO 2017

ECMO Advantage will have a booth at the ELSO 2017 Conference in Baltimore next week.  Stop by our table to hear our exciting news!

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Miracles Happen Here Everyday

“Miracles happen here everyday”.  So many great hospitals across the country can say that. Here is a story from a hospital in Tacoma, Washington about a patient they supported on ECMO in 2016.  Congratulations to the team at Mary Bridge Children’s and Madigan Army Medical Center! Keep up the good work!

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A baby named Kason is one of the reasons for Wolfson Children’s Hospital Women’s Board

A baby named Kason is one of the reasons for Wolfson Children’s Hospital Women’s Board. Always fun to see reports like this.  Congrats to Kason and his family as well as the TEAM at Wolfson Children’s.   Keep up the good work!

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VV ECMO for CDH Patients

Would your ECMO Program consider VV ECMO for CDH Patients? There is much discussion surrounding the most appropriate type of ECMO for a patient with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Take below as an example case study and see the reasons why one would argue VV may be a very appropriate form of ECMO for this […]

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