PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 3
PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 3

PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 3 [193]

  • Faculty: Program director Joseph Basha, CCP; Mark M. Mettauer, MD; Prakash Balan, MD; John Ingram, CCP; Tammy Sparacino, CCP
  • Date: April 16th, 2021 3:45 am
  • CEU’s: 7.8 CEUs
  • Price: $117
  • Category 3 CEU
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PerfWeb 57 - Day 3 | April, 2021 

First ever multi-studio, multi-day, interdisciplinary virtual educational event. 
0845-0900 Open 
0900-0930 Anticoagulation free ECMO: Does this improve outcomes? J. Ingram, CCP 
0930-1000 CRRT: How is it used, is it beneficial, can benefit be measured? M. Mettauer, MD 
1000-1100 Ultrafiltration for volume management on CPB J. Basha, CCP 
1100-1200 Perfusion accidents P. O'Toole, CCP 
1200-1300 Break 
1300-1400 The ethics of healthcare A. Guercio, CCP 
1400-1430 Communication with family members of a dying patient P. Balan, MD 
1430-1500 My experience with a dying ECMO patient and a grieving family: A nurse’s story S. Jones, RN 
1500-1530 My experience with a dying ECMO patient and a wedding: A perfusionist's story T. Sparacino, CCP 
1530-1600 When the family won’t say stop and the patient is clearly deceased: What is the law and what is ethical? P. Balan, MD 
1600-1630 Panel Discussion Panel 
Register and watch for free @ https://library.perfusioneducation.com 
IV Dosage and Rate Calculator - https://mediweb.us/iv-medication-calculator/ 

Meet Your Instructor

Program director Joseph Basha, CCP

Program director Joseph Basha, CCP

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.

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Mark M. Mettauer, MD

Mark M. Mettauer, MD

Dr. Mark Mettauer, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in The Woodlands, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

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Prakash Balan, MD

Prakash Balan, MD

Dr. Prakash Balan is a board certified Physician and Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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John Ingram, CCP

John Ingram, CCP

John Ingram is a magna cum laude graduate from University of Texas, Texas Heart Institute and a board certified perfusionist currently specializing in adult perfusion as well as pediatric and adult ECMO.  He has several medical patents and has served as a consultant for nearly every perfusion manufacturer. He has published seven research publications in the perfusion literature, and has presented both nationally and internationally.   With fifteen years experience as a Chief Perfusionist, and thirty years perfusion experience in total, he presently provides nationwide temporary and long term locum tenens coverage.

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Tammy Sparacino, CCP

Tammy Sparacino, CCP

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.

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