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Webinar
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Critical Care Clinical Network, Safer Care Victoria

Date & Time
-
Cost
Free
Description

What is ECMO?

Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation is a specialised form of advanced life support used to treat the sickest Victorians.

This webinar will provide an overview of :

  • What is ECMO
  • Who could benefit from ECMO
  • When and how to refer patients for ECMO in Victoria.

Presenter

A/Prof Vincent Pellegrino, MBBS, FRACP, FCICM, Alfred Health

A/Prof Pellegrino a Senior Intensive Care Specialist at the Alfred Hospital and Head of the ECMO Clinical Service. He holds a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor appointment at Monash University School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. A/Prof Pellegrino was awarded the Matt Spence Prize for research. He has had a lead role in the development of ECMO services at The Alfred since 2003 and has provided ECMO training programs nationally and internationally. 

Page last updated: 11 Oct 2018