ECMO Courses

All information on current ECMO Course offers
(endorsed by ELSO)

ECMO Course Regensburg
Program - Speaker - Registration - Accommodation

30 September - 4 October 2019

2nd Adult ECMO Training Course Regensburg 2019

Location: University Hospital Regensburg, Germany
Organization: Thomas Müller (
Program and further information:

This is a one-week ELSO endorsed course covering VV-ECMO, ECCO2R and VA-ECMO. It is intended for physicians, perfusionists and nurses who want to start or have initiated an ECMO program for adult patients. The course, including both lectures and hands-on in equal parts, will be an introduction into ECMO therapy in Critical Care today, embedded within state-of-the-art conventional treatment. A printed and electronic script in combination with the ELSO Red Book will allow ongoing training. The participation is limited to a maximum of 24 attendees.

ECMO Course Stockholm
This course is already FULLY BOOKED!

7 - 10 October 2019

Adult ECMO for respiratory failure and septic shock (FULLY BOOKED)

Location: Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Organization: Björn Frenckner (, Mikael Broman, Jonas Lindholm
Program and further information: 

This ELSO course is intended for physicians (intensivists, surgeons etc), nurses, perfusionists and other health care professionals, who either work in an ECMO program or who are in the process of starting one. It will include simulations of ecmo patients, practical training in managing the ECMO circuit with change of different components etc, computer simulations of physiology and didactic lectures. Simulations and practical training will be performed in small groups of 6 participants together with one or two instructors.
The lectures will cover subjects like components of the ECMO circuit, indications for ECMO, contraindications, managing the patient on ECMO, cannulation strategy, physiology, anticoagulation, troubleshooting etc.