ECPR Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation - Dr. Hany Samir
ECPR Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation - Dr. Hany Samir

ECPR Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation - Dr. Hany Samir

  • Faculty: Hany Samir, MD, FCCP
  • Date: April 9th, 2020 9:00 am
  • CEU’s: 1.38 CEUs
  • Price: $20.7
  • Category 1 SDCE CEU
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Course description

Dr. Hany Samir lectures and discusses the use of ECPR (Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) for sudden cardiac arrest. 

Dr. Samir discusses special consideration and outcomes associated with ECPR (Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) including the considerations that must be explored for futility of care. 

Advanced ECPR Strategies for Perfusionists: Integrating New Technologies and Protocols

Course Description:

This comprehensive course provides an in-depth exploration of advanced ECPR (Extracorporeal Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) techniques, focusing on the integration of new technologies and updated protocols. Aimed at perfusionists and other medical professionals involved in emergency and critical care, this training is crucial for those looking to enhance their skills in managing severe cardiopulmonary arrest situations with the latest advancements in extracorporeal life support.

Course Modules:

  1. Introduction to ECPR:

    • Overview of ECPR and its role in resuscitation science.
    • Historical development and the technological evolution impacting current practices.
  2. Technological Advancements in ECPR:

    • Detailed analysis of new machines, cannulation techniques, and oxygenator technologies.
    • Integration of ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) in ECPR settings.
  3. Protocols and Guidelines:

    • Review of current international guidelines on ECPR implementation.
    • Case studies illustrating protocol adaptations during COVID-19 and other crises.
  4. Cannulation Techniques:

    • Step-by-step procedures for effective cannulation under emergency conditions.
    • Video demonstrations of femoral and internal jugular cannulation.
  5. Management of ECPR:

    • Strategies for managing complex ECPR scenarios, including adjustments in real-time.
    • Discussion on ethical considerations and decision-making in high-stakes environments.
  6. Case Studies and Real-World Applications:

    • Analysis of recent case studies highlighting successful outcomes and challenges.
    • Lessons learned from ECPR deployment in pandemic situations and mass casualty events.
  7. Future Directions in ECPR:

    • Predictions on the future of ECPR technology and techniques.
    • Emerging research and potential breakthroughs in perfusion technology.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will finish the course with the ability to:

  • Understand and apply advanced ECPR techniques in clinical settings.
  • Effectively use new ECMO technologies and understand their operational mechanics.
  • Navigate complex clinical and ethical decisions during emergency care scenarios.
  • Enhance patient outcomes through informed application of ECPR protocols and guidelines.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for perfusionists, emergency medicine physicians, critical care nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in emergency response and critical care settings. It is particularly beneficial for those looking to update their skills with the latest technologies and approaches in patient management during cardiac and respiratory emergencies.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate that may be eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) with various professional healthcare boards.

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Join us in "Advanced ECPR Strategies for Perfusionists" to ensure you are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform under the most demanding situations. Gain the confidence to implement cutting-edge techniques and technologies that can save lives in critical moments.

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Meet Your Instructor

Hany Samir, MD, FCCP

Hany Samir, MD, FCCP

Dr. Hany Samir is the founder and CEO of HS Consulting for Telehealth, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and Critical Care with Weill Cornell Medical College at the DeBakey Heart

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