ECLS Symposium (Live Webinar)


Friday, October 30, 2020


Live Zoom Webinar

11:00 am - 3:00 pm CST

2020 ECLS Symposium – Advanced Management of the Failing Lung or Heart

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Learn how to provide the best care for your patients at the sixth annual symposium on acute cardiac and respiratory failure care.  Hosted by ECMO experts at University of Minnesota, this conference will help to improve, identify and care for patients with advanced heart or lung failure. View agenda.



Intensivists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, perfusionists and respiratory therapists who specialize in cardiac or pulmonary management of critically ill patients.

Keynote Presenter

Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH

Dr. Osterholm is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify common challenges, complications and management options to provide optimal care to ECLS patients.
  • Identify current management options in order to provide optimal care to the ECLS patient.
  • Identify emerging trends and importance of change in order to provide optimal care to ECLS patients.
  • Identify known and emerging data related to COVID-19 in order to provide optimal care to ECLS patients.

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements 

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 2.75 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.



Physicians: $50
Other Healthcare Professionals: $25
Residents/Fellows: $25

Register Online

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Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.


In the event you need to cancel your registration, the registration fee will be refunded if you notify us by 4:30 p.m. CST on October 23, 2020.  No refunds will be made after this date.  If you have any questions, please contact our office at (612) 626-7600 or (800) 776-8636, or e-mail us at