ECMO training at RNSH ICU
The ECMO Course is a one day, multidisciplinary course aimed at developing participants’ skills in the management of patients on ECMO.
This course is designed to be practical and hands-on, with particular focus on the technical knowledge and skills required for the bedside management of the ECMO patient.
Who is it for?
The RNSH ECMO course is for ICU nurses and trainees who will be involved in the care of patients on VV and VA ECMO.
What does it consist of?
- Principles of VV and VA ECMO
- Hands-on exposure to ECMO console and circuit
- Troubleshooting common problems
- Managing ECMO emergencies
Prior to the course, participants need to complete the following pre-reading followed by the quiz below.
Course pre-reading booklet: RNSH ICU ECMO Pre-reading
The following resources will also be useful in preparing for this course: