CEU COURSE: PLASMA EXCHANGE ACROSS THE PEDIATRIC ECMO CIRCUIT

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a therapeutic apheresis methodology used in blood exchange. The focus of this course is the use of ECMO in treating pediatric patients. 

TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity has been designed for general, specialty, and subspecialty physicians who prescribe blood products, care for blood donors or have related interests. There are no participant prerequisites for this activity. 

LEVEL: Intermediate

CEU CREDIT(S): 1.0 SUCCESS Credit

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Define ECMO and its clinical indications specifically for pediatric patients.
  2. Describe situations where ECMO is not indicated and why; summarize alternative treatment strategies.

LEARNING TASKS
To receive credit for this course, participants must:

  1. Acknowledge your review of the activity prerequisites, objectives, disclosures, methods of physician participation and statements.
  2. Review the presentation "Plasma Exchange Across the Pediatric ECMO Circuit" or read the PowerPoint slides and accompanying notes available as a printable Adobe Reader® file.
  3. Take the online Post-Test.
  4. Complete the online Course Evaluation.
  5. Print the certificate awarding awarding 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM through the SUCCESSTM program.

FACULTY
Walter Kelley, DO
Medical Director, American Red Cross Blood Services
West Division
Salt Lake City, UT

DISCLAIMER
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services. Information herein is presented for educational purposes only.


RELEASE DATE: 07/04/2019

EXPIRATION DATE: 07/03/2021

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY:
1.0 hour
Last modified: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 04:16 PM