The Impact of the COVID19 Pandemic on ECMO therapy

Lisa Soltis

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Learning Objectives:
By the end of this lecture, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between VV and VA ECMO support
  2. Describe the impact of the COVID19 virus and the increased need for higher level support for patients
  3. Discuss recently published literature regarding outcomes with the use of ECMO therapy for COVID19 patients

This lecture is equal to 1 CE Contact Hour, 1 CPD Point, and 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

 

Additional CME Info

Release Date: February 1, 2020, Termination Date: January 31, 2023

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per lecture. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Commercial Support: This activity received no commercial support.

Earning Credit: In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, listen to the lecture, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.

Duration 1 hour(s).

Lecture speaker

Lisa Soltis
MSN, APRN, RN-BC, CCRN-CSC-CMC, CCNS, FCNS, FCCM

Lisa is a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist who currently serves as the Director of Professional Development & Education for ECMO Advantage in Murfreesboro, TN.

Lisa started her career as a medical sales representative, but after 5 years realized that her passion was to look after critical care patients, therefore she returned back to school to obtain her Nursing Degree from the Wake Technical Community College. After she graduated in 1996, she started her nursing career in a Surgical Trauma ICU, followed by a Cardiothoracic ICU. Lisa’s passion for teaching made her progress her career by completing the Critical Care CNS program at Duke University, after which she worked as a CNS and ECMO Specialist/Coordinator to improve outcomes for patients in North Carolina, Virginia and beyond, serving as a Subject Matter Expert and Clinical Expert for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, where she was introduced as a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine in 2012.

Lisa is a member of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Fellow in the inaugural class receiving the FCNS designation.

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