March 9, 2024 Inova ECMO Symposium: Contemporary Concepts in Extracorporeal Life Support

Fairfax, VA US
March 9, 2024

​​​​​​The Inova 2024 ECMO Symposium: Contemporary Concepts in Extracorporeal Support will bring together experts in the field to discuss advancements in ECMO technology and its use in healthcare. This conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge ECMO techniques, research from experts, and network with other professionals in the field. This event is beneficial for adult and pediatric clinicians seeking to gain knowledge surrounding current applications and management strategies for patients requiring VA and VV ECMO support.

ECMO Team

Inova is honored to be recognized as a Designated Platinum Level Center of Excellence 

Target Audience

The intended target audience for this symposium is healthcare providers in the following specialties/sub-specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Nursing

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss contemporary trends in ECMO research and innovation.
  • Illustrate contemporary uses of ECMO support and contemporary management approaches of ECMO patients.
  • Discuss contemporary incorporation of multidisciplinary teams into ECMO care delivery. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
10/30/2023
Course expires: 
06/08/2024
Event starts: 
03/09/2024 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/09/2024 - 5:00pm EST
Cost:
$150.00
Rating: 
0

 

 

Inova 2024 ECMO Symposium:

Contemporary Concepts in Extracorporeal Life Support

March 9, 2024

Time

Topic

Presenter

 07:30 - 08:00Breakfast with Exhibitors in the Atrium 

08:00 – 08:05

Welcome and Course Overview

Dr. Buchner & Dr. Sharara-chami

08:05 – 08:15

Parents of the Survivor

Asher Phillips’ Parents, Chris and Jaclyn

Contemporary Trends: What’s New in ECMO?

Moderators: Dr. Ramesh Singh & Dr. Mehul Desai  

Additional Panelist: Dr. James Lantry, III & Dr. Jessica Buchner

08:15 – 08:25

Recent Trials in ECMO Patients

Dr. Shashank Sinha

08:25 – 08:40

ASCEND Trial 

Dr. Ryan Barbaro, UMICH

08:40 – 08:50

Technology in Training & Informatics

Dr. Pravin George

08:50 – 09:00

Use of Registry Data

Dr. Heidi Dalton

09:00 – 09:20

Questions & Discussion including Presenters, Moderators & Panelists

Keynote Lecture

Dr. Demitri Yannopoulos, University of Minnesota

09:20 – 10:05

 

ECPR: Who, when, where & how, and mobile ECMO - Dr. Demitri Yannopoulos

10:05 – 10:25

AM Break with Exhibitors

Contemporary Use of ECMO Support

Moderators: Dr. Mariam Gabrial & Dr. Hala Moukhachen

Additional Panelist: Dr. Mahsheed Taeb

10:25 – 10:35

ECMO as a Bridge to Lung Transplant

Dr. Christopher Thomas

10:35 – 10:45

ECMO as a Bridge to Heart Transplant

Dr. Vanessa Blumer

10:45 – 10:55

ECMO & Complex Congenital Surgery

Dr. Ilias Iliopoulos

10:55 – 11:05

ECMO & Acute Arrythmias

Dr. Mitchell Cohen  

11:05 – 11:15

ECMO & Acute PE

Dr. Mehul Desai

11:15 – 11:25

ECMO & Acute MI/CAD

Dr. Ed Howard

11:25 – 11:35

ECMO & Refractory ARDS

Dr. Jikerkhoun Simou

11:35 – 11:55

Questions & Discussion including Presenters, Moderators & Panelists

11:55 – 12:35

Break

Interesting Cases

Moderators: Dr. Lucas Collazo and Dr. Jessica Buchner

Additional Panelist: Dr. Ryan Barbaro, Dr. Christopher Thomas, Dr. Jamie Kennedy

12:35 – 12:45

Single Ventricle Considerations

Dr. Anurag Sahu

12:45 – 12:55

Sickle Cell Crisis & Acute Chest Syndrome

Dr. Aashish Abraham

12:55 – 13:05

Pulmonary Hypertension & RV Failure

Dr. Jared Wilkinson

13:05 – 13:15

Post Partum Neurological Changes

Dr. Pouya Tahsili-Fahadan

13:15 – 13:35

Questions & Discussion including Presenters, Moderators & Panelists

13:35 – 14:05

Break

Contemporary Management of ECMO Patients

Moderators: Dr. Jikerkhoun Simou & Dr. Heidi Dalton

Additional Panelist: Dr. Demitri Yannopoulos

14:05 – 14:15

Cannula Configuration:

Considerations strategies

Dr. Ramesh Singh

14:15 – 14:25

Vascular Management:

Peripheral cannulation best practices

Dr. Paul White

14:25 – 14:35

Left Ventricle Venting:

Unloading & offloading 

Dr. Alexander Truesdell

14:35 – 14:45

Anticoagulation:

Strategies & monitoring

Mary Looby, PharmD, BCCCP

14:45 – 14:55

Neurological Management:

Testing, complications, interventions, & brain death testing

Dr. Ramani Balu

 

14:55 – 15:05

Delirium & Sedation:

The delicate balance

Dr. Mariam Gabrial

15:05 – 15:15

Post Discharge Care:  

The continuum of care

Dr. Iyad Isseh

15:15 – 15:35

Questions & Discussion including Presenters, Moderators & Panelists

15:35 – 15:55

Break

Contemporary Multidisciplinary Teams

Interactive Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Rana Sharara-chami & Sara Valenti, RN, BSN, CCRN

15:55 – 16:55

Physician: Growth and development Over the Years

Dr. Collazo

APP: Integral role in the care team

TBC

Critical Care Nursing: Perception from the frontline team

Megan Snow, MSN, RN

Child Life Specialist: Individualized psychosocial support

Jamie Gentille, MPH, CCLS

Mobilization: Progressive mobility & ambulation

Kelly Kendall, PT & Kristen Connell, OTR/L

Ethics: Navigating the landmines

Dr. Teti Stowe

Palliative Care: Holistic support

Dr. Justin Van Klein

ECMO Specialist: Circuit management & collaboration

Bob Markie, BSN, RN

Patient Survivors: Firsthand experience

Mr. & Mrs. Boyce and Kelly Ginieczki

Closing Thoughts

17:00 – 17:10

Patient Survivor

Mrs. Lora Schalow

17:10 – 17:15

Final Closing Thoughts by Dr. Buchner

 

 

 

Inova Center for Personalized Health
8100 Innovation Park Dr
Entrance 3 - front door under Pedestrian Bridge
Fairfax, VA 22031
United States

Parking

Parking is complimentary at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) . Use surface lots E and F or parking garage for tower C. From the parking garage, take elevator to level 2, walk around the elevators to the bridge over to the conference center. 

 

Travel

Airports and Ground Transportation

Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH)  is centrally located between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Reagan Airports (DCA).  Union Station (in Washington, DC) is located about 30-40 minutes from the campus.  Both airports along with Union Station offer onsite ground transportation to Fairfax, VA which is about a 30–40-minute drive.  Uber or Lyft are also reliable ground transportation options in the DC metro area.

Hotels

Below are the two hotels that are located closest to the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) and offer us discounted rates.

8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: 571-327-2277

Inova/corporate rate code: 8296INOVA

 

3111 Fairview Park Dr, Falls Church, VA 22042

(703) 849-9400

Program Directors

Jessica Buchner, MD                        

  • ECMO Section Chief
  • Adult Critical Care Medicine
  • INOVA Health System
  • Assistant Professor, UVA School of Medicine 

Rana Sharara-Chami, MD, FAAP

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care
  • Inova LJ Murphy Children’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, UVA School of Medicine

Planning Committee

Alan Speir, MD

  • Director of Cardiac Surgery
  • Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Senior Associate Director of IHVI Inova Fairfax Hospital

Carolyn Rosner, RN, MSN, NP-C, MBA

  • Director of Innovative Programs
  • INOVA Health System

Michelle Errandi, MS, ACNP-BC

  • APP Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Critical Care Service
  • Cardiac Critical Care APP
  • Innovative Programs 
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

Sara Valenti, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • ECMO Nurse Coordinator
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

 

Speaker Disclosure Statement:

Inova Health System’s Office of Continuing Medical Education adheres to ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, program directors, and planners are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities as defined by ACCME.  All relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.  

Program Director(s)

Jessica Buchner, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Rana Sharara-Chami, MD FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Aashish Abraham, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Ramani Balu, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Ryan Barbaro, MD, MSc

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Vanessa Blumer, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mitchell Cohen, MD FACC FHRS

has a financial relationship (Consulting Fee) with Alta Therapy;.

Lucas Collazo

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kristen Connell, MS, OTR/L

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Heidi Dalton, MD, FCCM, FELSO

has a financial relationship (Consulting Fee) with Innovative ECMO Concepts;.
has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with ECLS Virtual Advisors;.
has a financial relationship (Travel) with ChinaBridge;.
has a financial relationship (Contracted Research) with Entegrion;.
has a financial relationship (Consulting Fee) with Entegrion;.

Mehul Desai, Intensive Care Physician

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Michelle Errandi, MS, AGACNP-BC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mariam Gabrial

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jamie Gentille, MPH, CCLS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Pravin George, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Boyce Ginieczki

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kelly Ginieczki

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Edward Howard, Board certfied General and Interventional Cardiology

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Ilias Iliopoulos, ilias iliopoulos MD, FRCPCH, FRCPC, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Iyad Isseh, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kelly Kendall, PT, DPT

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jamie Kennedy, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

James Lantry iii

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mary Looby, PharmD, BCCCP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Robert Markie, BSN, RN, CCRN, CES-A

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Hala Moukhachen, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jessica Norman, DNP, AGACNP-BC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Chris Phillips

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jaclyn Phillips, N/a

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Carolyn Rosner, RN, BSN, MSN, NP-C, MBA

has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Getinge;.

Anurag Sahu, MD, FACC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lora Schalow, ECMO survivor

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jikerkhoun Simou, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Ramesh Singh, MB,BCh,BaO,LRCP&SI,MRCS,FACC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Shashank Sinha, Shashank S. Sinha, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Megan Snow, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNL

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mahsheed Taeb, DO

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Pouya Tahsili fahadan, Pouya Tahsili-Fahadan, MD, MBA, FAHA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Stowe Teti, DBEc, MA, HEC-C

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Christopher Thomas, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Alexander Truesdell, MD

has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Abiomed;.
has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Shockwave;.

Sara Valenti, RN, BSN, CCRN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Justin Van klein, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Paul White, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jared Wilkinson, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Demetri Yannopoulos, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Inova CME Accreditation

The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 7.5 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.

 

Available Credit

  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Thank you Exhibitors! Our event would not be possible without the generous support from our sponsors.  

  • Neuroptics

  • iCENeurosystems

  • KREG

  • Abiomed

  • Medtronic

 


Interested in Exhibiting? 

To confirm your space as an exhibitor, complete the exhibitor registration form and return to Christine.Resnick@inova.org

General In-Person: $2,500*

  • Skirted 6’ display table in foyer space with two chairs
  • Opportunity to interact with attendees during registration, meals and all breaks
  • Full access to conference sessions and breakfast for two exhibit representatives
  • Company name recognition on:
  • Marketing emails
  • Introduction slides, break slides, and closing slides
  • Exhibitor page on event website

Gold In-Person: $3,000*

  • Skirted 6’ display table in foyer space with two chairs
  • Opportunity to interact with attendees during registration, meals and all breaks
  • Full access to conference sessions and breakfast for two exhibit representatives
  • Verbal and company name recognition the day of the conference with signage, podium, mention and on screen during the conference
  • Company name recognition on:
  • Marketing emails
  • Introduction slides, break slides, and closing slides
  • Post-event follow up attendee email
  • Exhibitor page on event website
  • Post-attendee registration list

 

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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Refunds:

Refunds will be allowed up a to week before the event, March 1st 2024 . Refund requests need to be submitted in writing to cme@inova.org.