RAPP is a technique utilized to min. hemodilution associated anemia on cardiopulmonary bypass. Risks associated with RAPP: hypotension, acute hypovolemic shock and hypo - perfusionview event
ECMO is designed for those exposed to or working with ECMO patients who wish to gain a greater understanding of ECMO , physiology, patient selection, cannulation strategiesview event
Joe and Tammy have a lively discussion on the conflict that exists between the healthcare professionals oath to our patients and our families during a natural disaster or national crisis.
Joseph has been a practicing clinical perfusionist for 40 years. Currently, Joseph is the CEO of Houston Extracorporeal Technologies and is the program director of The New Orleans Conference and MediWeb which includes PerfWeb and NurseWeb.
Tammy graduated from Texas Heart Institute and had been practicing for nearly 17 years in the Houston and surrounding areas. She is employed with Houston Extracorporeal Technologies as a clinical perfusionist. Her professional interests are perfusion education, ECMO management and blood conservation.