TUESDAY October 17, 2017

8 AM – 12 noon:  Nursing/VAD Coordinator Symposium – Moderators: Karl Nelson RN, MBA (USA);  Dawn Christensen MS, CRNP (USA)

 

Acute MCS Programs

8:00 – 8:15: History of ECMO and Current Trends – A. El Banayosy MD, Integris Health, Oklahoma City, OK USA

8:15 – 8:35: ECMO RN Coordinator: a vital member of the ECMO team – K. Behm – RN, CCRN, ECMO Team Manager, Integris Health, Oklahoma City, OK USA

8:35 – 8:55:  Old Dogs and New Tricks:  Adapting a VV ECMO program for the future – Jones- RN, CCRN, ECMO Team Manager, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

8:55 – 9:15: Establishing an ECMO Network for Success – K. Nelson MBA, RN, Integris Health, Oklahoma City, OK USA

9:15 – 9:45: Panel and Town Hall Discussion focusing on Challenges for the future of ECMO programs

 

30 Minute Break:

Visit Exhibits and Posters

 

Chronic Support Programs

10:15 – 10:35: Operational Efficiency among the Chronic Mechanical Circulatory support population- M. Mendenhall, RN, BSN Team Manager MCS, Integris Health, Oklahoma City, OK USA

10:35 – 10:55: Challenges of starting a MCS Program:  Shared Care and Beyond – M. Pharr RN, LSU Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, USA

10:55 – 11:15: Challenges of Destination Therapy – C. Pierce, MS, CCP Team Manager MCS University of Colorado, Denver, CO USA

11:15 – 11:45: Panel and Town Hall Discussion focusing on Challenges for the future.

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