PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 4
PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 4

PerfWeb 57 — MediWeb Spring Conference — Day 4 [194]

  • Faculty: Program director Joseph Basha, CCP; Matt Warhoover, CCP; Tammy Sparacino, CCP; Gill Ford II, CCP; Shipali Pulimamidi, MD
  • Date: April 17th, 2021 2:45 am
  • CEU’s: 8.1 CEUs
  • Price: $121.5
  • Category 3 CEU
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PerfWeb 57 - Day 4 | April, 2021 

First ever multi-studio, multi-day, interdisciplinary virtual educational event. 
0745-0800 
Open 
0800-0845 Advanced review of ventilator settings for ARDS: Optimizing native lung contribution with minimal ventilator M. Tran, CCP 
0845-0915 What is permissive hypercapnia? S. Pulimamidi, MD 
0915-0945 Measuring recirculation and clot burden in your ECMO circuit J. Basha, CCP 
0945-1015 When should an ECMO circuit be changed and how? T. Sparicino, CCP 
1015-1030 Break 
1030-1100 How has ECMO changed post COVID-19? G. Ford, CCP 
1100-1130 Predicting survival of the ECMO patient and ECMO candidate selection T. Sparicino, CCP 
1130-1200 Understanding the effects of native circulation and recirculation on the effectiveness of ECMO J. Basha, CCP 
1200-1300 Use of Polypropylene fiber oxygenators for ECMO support J. Basha, CCP 
1300-1330 Evaluating ECMO platforms and circuits: Cost, ease of use, effectiveness, and safety M. Warhoover, CCP 
1330-1345 Break 
1345-1415 Alarm desensitization S. Jones, RN 
1415-1445 Update on the vaccine for COVID-19; Has it worked? A. Lumsden, MD 
1445-1515 Update on Heater/Coolers and NTM J. Basha, CCP 
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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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Matt Warhoover, CCP

Matt Warhoover, CCP

Matt Warhoover graduated Vanderbilt University with a Masters in Health Care Management. He also earned a masters in Perfusion Science from Milwaukee School of Engineering. Matt is the current Associate Chief of Perfusion at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is the lead for the perfusion based ECMO service line performing nearly 100 ECMO patients and 20,000 hours annually.

 

His career started as a Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Anesthesia Technician in 1997 and continued his education and started his perfusion career at Midwest Heart Institute in Milwaukee, WI in 2002. In 2005 Matt moved to Perfusionist Supervisor for McAllen Perfusion Associates, Inc. in McAllen, TX and in 2016 became Associate Chief of Perfusion at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

 

He is certified with the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and is a Licensed Perfusionist by Tennessee State Department of Health.

 

He is published in the Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, June, 2008. Publication of Argatroban in Short Term Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Due to Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia. Matt also presented to the Wisconsin Perfusion Society Meeting – September 2002 – Presentation on the inflammatory response of the utilization of pump suction during primary CABG surgery.

 

Matt is a member of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (2002 – Present), Tennessee Perfusion Association Member (2006 – Present) and Tennessee Perfusion Association President (2010 – Present)

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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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Gill Ford II, CCP

Gill Ford II, CCP

Gill Ford II is the chief perfusionist at Houston Methodist Hospital. He’s worked for Houston Methodist for 6 years and has been the chief for a little over a year. Gill graduated from Texas Heart School of Perfusion Technology in 2012. After graduating from THI he worked at Duke University Hospital for 2 years before returning to Houston to work at Methodist.

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Shipali Pulimamidi, MD

Shipali Pulimamidi, MD

Shipali Pulimamidi, MD graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 2008, and subsequently completed all her post graduate training in Cooper University Hospital, NJ in 2015. She is double board certified in Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine and currently practices Critical Care in The Woodlands, TX.

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