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Upcoming Webinar 

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends – Curbside Mechanical Circulatory Support Consults

December 11, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM EST

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Moderator: Kristen Holler, DO

Panelists:

  • Ellesse Credaroli, DO
    • Clinical Instructor at Harvard University/Mass General Hospital
    • "Counterpulsation Why? Understanding Intraaortic Balloon Pump and Intraoperartive Management Pearls"
  • Rafal Kopanczyk, DO
    • Assistant Professor, Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Faculty at Ohio State University
    • "ECMO What? When ECMO comes to the General Operating Rooms"
  • Mike Roberts, DO
    • Associate Professor, Chief of Cardiac and Vascular Anesthesia at Penn State University Hospital
    • "My Patient Has An Impella—Isn’t That a Boat Engine Part and How do I Manage?"

 Learning Objectives:

  • To education anesthesiologists regarding the indications for intraaortic balloon pumps and their mechanism of action
  • To education anesthesiologists regarding clinical intraoperative management considerations for patients with an intraaortic balloon pump
  • To education anesthesiologists regarding the mechanism and indications for extracorporeal mechanical circulation (ECMO)
  • To education anesthesiologists regarding the intraoperative management challenges of patients requiring ECMO
  • To education anesthesiologists regarding the mechanism and indications for Impella devices
  • To education anesthesiologists regarding the intraoperative management challenges on patients requiring Impella devices