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Webinars that are scheduled must first be reviewed by the ABCP and awarded Category 1 CEU. The ABCP requires that no reference to CEU be made, including statements that CEU been applied until such time as the ABCP notifies us that the program has been approved. We want to follow the rules and request that you check back often and look for the statement “approved for X Category 1 CEU by the ABCP” next to the programs you are interested in. Thank you for your understanding.

PerfWeb Schedule (Archive)

PerfWeb 23 | Friday and Saturday  |  March 15-16, 2019 

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 5.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Friday

Time Topic Faculty
1745-1800 Open Joseph Basha, CCP
1800-1830 Delivery of Oxygen and Acute Renal Injury, Making the Connection John Ingram, CCP
1830-1900 Cardiopulmonary Bypass; is our use of Phenylephrine Causing Acute Kidney Injury? John Ingram, CCP
1900-1915 Break
1915-1945 ECMO economics Matt Warhoover, CCP
1945-2025 Discussion

 

     Saturday

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 ECMO and CRRT Kimberlee Spurlin, BSN, RN
1030-1100 ECMO patient selection Prakash Balan, MD
1100-1115 Break
1115-1145 ECMO cannulation strategies Joseph Basha, CCP
1145-1225 Discussion Joseph Basha, CCP

 

PerfWeb 24 | Friday and Saturday  |  April 12-13, 2019

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 5.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Friday

Time Topic Faculty
1745-1800 Open
1800-1830 ECMO Circuit Design and Safety J. Basha, CCP
1830-1900 ECMO-The tools to deliver Matt Warhoover, CCP
1900-1915 Break
1915-1945 ECMO Staffing Matt Warhoover, CCP
1945-2020 Discussion

 

     Saturday

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 ECMO and Survival J. Basha, CCP
1030-1100 ECMO and anti-coagulation management Kimberlee Spurlin, BSN, RN
1100-1115 Break
1115-1145 ECMO and Plasma Molecular Adsorption Therapy J. Basha, CCP
1145-1220 Discussion

PerfWeb 25 | Friday and Saturday  |  May 24-25, 2019

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 4.6 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP.

     Friday

Time Topic Faculty
1745-1800 Open
1800-1840 What are the drivers of urine production? John Ingram, CCP
1840-1900 What is AKI Joseph Basha, CCP
1900-1915 Break
1915-1945 Does UF on CPB reduce urine output? John Ingram, CCP
1945-2020 Discussion

 

     Saturday

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 Organ Crosstalk:  Cardiorenal Syndromes Heart Lung Kidney Interactions John Ingram, CCP
1030-1100 Fluid overload is deadly Joseph Basha, CCP
1100-1115 Break
1115-1145 How ECMO contributes to maintaining kidney dysfunction and casually participates in the development of AKI. John Ingram, CCP
1145-1220 Discussion

The New Orleans Conference 2019 | June 28-30 

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 10.5 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP.

     Friday

Time Topic Faculty
1745-1800 Open
1800-1830 Fluid, Volume, and Blood Management. A multidisciplinary approach to autologous blood K. Samolyk, CCP Emeritus, PBMS
1830-1900 Transfusions – When and why? T. Sparacino, CCP
1900-1915 Break
1915-1945 The Physiology of Fluid Management K. Samolyk, CCP Emeritus, PBMS
1945-2020 Discussion

 

     Saturday

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 Validating graft patency D. Bhatia, MD
1030-1100 Off pump – Why does it still happen? J. Basha, CCP
1100-1130 Discussion
1130-1145 Break
1145-1215 A true story of fire in the heart room D. Bhatia, MD
1215-1245 Ethical considerations for allied health professionals D. Adams, CCP
1245-1315 Discussion
1315-1330 Break
1330-1400 Sutureless valves – An excellent option for SAVR B. Gersak, MD
1400-1430 Perfusion standby and the TAVR J.Basha, CCP
1430-1505 Discussion

     Sunday

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 Telmonitoring H. Samir, MD
1030-1100 The remote ICU Intensivist H. Samir, MD
1100-1115 Open discussion Panel
1115-1130 Break
1130-1200 An interview with the AmSECT president. What is his vision for our professional society? W. DeBois, CCP
1200-1215 Open discussion Panel

PerfWeb 26 | Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday  |  July 30, 31, and August, 1, 2019

This program is approved for 9.8 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP

     Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Time Topic Faculty
1315-1330 Open
1330-1430 Managing unwanted intravascular material and the physics of aspiration thrombectomy P. Makula, BS, MBA
1430-1500 Patient and Hospital phyiscal and financial benefits of avoiding sternotomy T. Sparacino, CCP
1500-1515 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, T. Sparacino, CCP
1515-1530 Break
1530-1600 Protecting the patient from intra-procedure PE M. Tran, CCP
1600-1615 Break
1615-1715 Case studies in success: Avoiding sternotomy. M. Mettauer, MD
1715-1800 Discussion J. Basha, M. Mettauer, MD, T. Sparacino, CCP, M. Tran, CCP, M. Brown, CCP

 

     Wednesday, July 31, 2019

1345-1400 Open
1400-1445 Goal directed therapy J. Basha, CCP
1445-1530 Goal directed perfusion J. Ingram, CCP
1530-1600 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, T. Sparacino, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP, R. Ibus, CCP

 

     Thursday, August 1, 2019

1345-1400 Open
1400-1440 What are optimal vent setting to rest the lungs affected by ARDS? H. Samir, MD
1440-1445 Break
1445-1525 When VV-VV ECMO is still not enough J. Ingram, CCP
1525-1615 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, T. Sparacino, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP, M. Brown, CCP

 

PerfWeb 27 | Thursday, Friday and Saturday  |  August 29, 30, 31, 2019

This program is approved for 5.7 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP

     Thursday, August 29, 2019

Time Topic Faculty
1545-1600 Open
1600-1630 Novel approach to measuring clot burden of an oxygenator during ECMO R. DeLong, CP
1630-1645 Break
1645-1715 An algorithm for selecting ECMO cannulation J. Basha, CCP
1715-1745 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, R. Delong, CP, K. Kim, RN, T. Sparacino, CCP, M. Brown, CCP, P. O’Toole, CCP

 

     Friday, August 30, 2019

1545-1600 Open
1600-1630 Advanced hemodynamic monitoring K. Kim, RN
1630-1645 Break
1645-1715 Non invasive cardiac output devices T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1745 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, K. Spurlin, RN, T. Sparacino, CCP, K. Kim, RN

 

     Saturday, August 31, 2019

0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 TAVR and SAVR: Update on outcomes P. Balan, MD
1030-1045 Break
1045-1115 Cannulation strategies for ECMO support of the TAVR patient P. Balan, MD
1115-1200 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, P. Balan, MD, T. Sparacino, CCP, K. Kim, RN

 

PerfWeb 28 | Saturday |  September 21, 2019

This program is approved for 6.0 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP

     Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time Topic Faculty
0745-0800 Open J. Basha, CCP
0800-0830 Controversies in Perfusion – 1 – When to transfuse J. Basha, CCP, Minh Tran, CCP, R. Ibus, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP
0830-0900 Controversies in Perfusion – 2 – Del Nido Cardioplegia J. Basha, CCP, Minh Tran, CCP, R. Ibus, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP
0900-0930 Controversies in Perfusion – 3 – Should you treat an elevated potassium coming off pump and what is elevated? J. Basha, CCP, Minh Tran, CCP, R. Ibus, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP
0930-0945 Break
0945-1015 Metabolic alkalosis – Definition, etiology and treatment J. Ingram, CCP
1015-1045 Long-Term Outcomes After Off pump Versus On-Pump CABG by Experienced Surgeon J. Basha, CCP
1045-1115 Discussion
1115-1130 Break
1130-1200 When to call for ECMO H. Samir, MD
1200-1230 Ambulating the ECMO patient C. Perme, PT CCS FCCM
1230-1300 When NOT to call for ECMO H. Samir, MD
1300-1330 Discussion J. Basha, CCP, J. Ingram, CCP, H. Samir, MD, C. Perme, PT CCS FCCM, Minh Tran, CCP

 

PerfWeb 29 | Monday  |  October 28, 2019

This program is approved for 2.8 Category 1 CEU by the ABCP

    Monday, October 28, 2019

Time Topic Faculty
1545-1600 Open
1600-1630 Recirculation on VV ECMO R. Delong, CP
1630-1700 VADs: The Good, Bad and Ugly D. Cappelletti, CCP
1700-1710 Break
1710-1740 Sublingual Sidestream Dark Field (SDF) Imaging K. Mathura, PhD
1740-1830 Discussion Panel

 

PerfWeb 30 | Saturday  |  November 23, 2019

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.6 Category I CEU by the ABCP. 

     Saturday, November 23, 2019

0855-0900 Open
0900-0940 Extracorporeal Life Support Bridge for Pulmonary Hypertension H. Samir, MD
0940-1020 Management of common electrolyte disturbances in the critical care patient and ECMO patients J. Zubieta, MD
1020-1050 Discussion Panel
1050-1105 Break
1105-1145 What is CRRT and what should its role be in the ICU? J. Basha, CCP
1145-1215 Discussion Panel

 

PerfWeb 31 | Tuesday  |  December 10, 2019

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible 9.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP for all four days.

     Tuesday, December 10, 2019—3.0 Category 1 CEU

Time Topic Faculty
1345-1400 Open
1400-1500 Unwanted intravascular material disease states. Case studies with AngioVac Mark Tatum, RN
1500-1515 Break
1515-1600 Building an AngioVac Program David Zlotnick, MD
1600-1630 Discussion Panel
1630-1640 Break
1640-1700 Use of AngioVac with Oxygenation and MCS (Demonstration) J. Basha, CCP
1700-1715 Discussion Panel
1715 Close

 

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019—2.7 Category 1 CEU

1245-1300 Open
1300-1330 There are two distinct circulatory systems and how they can be asynchronous Keshen Matura, MD, PhD
1330-1400 What happens to the microcirculation when you go on CPB Joseph Basha, CCP, Keshen, Mathura, MD, PhD
1400-1415 Break
1415-1445 Evaluating the microcirculation on CPB with and without pulsatile flow Joseph Basha, CCP, Keshen Mathura, MD, PhD
1445-1515 Watching the microcirculation as you wean from CPB Joseph Basha, CCP, Keshen, Mathura, MD, PhD
1515-1530 Open Discussion Panel

     Thursday, December 12, 2019—1.8 Category 1 CEU

1445-1500 Open
1500-1630 How should a perfusionist deal with a difficult surgeon? A conversation with your colleagues PerfWeb Panel

     Friday, December 13, 2019—1.8 Category 1 CEU

1445-1500 Open
1500-1630 How do I make myself more marketable? What do employers want to see? What do I want to see in an employer? What makes for a good job and location? A conversation with employers and employees PerfWeb Panel

PerfWeb 32 |  January, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a total of 6.6 Category I CEUs by the ABCP.

     Thursday, January 23, 2020 — 1.8 Category 1 CEU

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open J. Basha, CCP
1500-1630 Round Table – The state of perfusion and where are we heading? J. Basha, CCP – Panel

 

     Saturday, January 25, 2020 — 4.8 Category 1 CEU

0745-0800 Open
0800-0830 Vaping and Lung Injury S. Jyothula, MD
0830-0900 Discussion Panel
0900-0930 The vaping crisis in our schools T. Howeth, BS, LBSW
0930-0945 Discussion Panel
0945-1015 VV ECMO cannulation strategies and weaning off ECMO and vent (Expert discussion w/slides) H. Samir, MD/S. Jyothula, MD/M. Mettauer, MD
1015-1030 The ELSA meter and improving ECMO outcomes J. Basha, CCP
1030-1040 Discussion Panel
1040-1055 Break
1055-1145 Optimal ventilator rest settings for VV ECMO (ARDSnet review) and Anticoagulation strategies for VV ECMO H. Samir, MD
1145-1215 Discussion Panel

 

PerfWeb 33 | February, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 6.0 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, February 20, 2020—1.8 CEUs

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open J. Basha, CCP
1500-1730 “What we can all Learn from Traveling Perfusionists, Lessons and Stories from the Road”: J. Ingram, CCP, E. Herrman, CCP, J. Basha, CCP

 

     Saturday, February 22, 2020—4.2 CEUs

0745-0800 Open
0800-0830 On Pump/Off Pump: Have I been wrong all these years? J. Basha, CCP
0830-0900 Discussion Panel
0900-0930
Transfer of ecmo patients to quaternary care facilities: A review of currently available systems
H. Samir, MD
0930-1000 Discussion Panel
1000-1015 Break
1045-1115 The micro-circulation: is it the real residence of the soul? J. Basha, CCP
1115-1145 Discussion Panel

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb EXTRA | March, 2020

This program is eligible for category 3 ABCP credits.

     Monday, March 23, 2020—COVID-19 PSA

Time Topic Faculty
0950-1000 Open
1000-1100 “Our experience with ECMO support of a Coronavirus patient”

J. Basha, CCP

Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Institute

 

PerfWeb 34 | March, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 10.0 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, March 12, 2020—2.0 CEU

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open
1500-1640 “The Cases I wish I could forget” Learning from our mistakes. J. Basha, CCP/Panel

 

PerfWeb 34 | March, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 10.0 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, March 26, 2020—3.0 CEU

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open
1500-1730 Perfusionists may be front line soldiers in fight against Covid-19
David Platt, PhD
J. Basha, CCP

 

     Saturday, March 28, 2020—5.0 CEU

0745-0755 Open
0755-0900 The unique challenges facing women in perfusion T. Trifiletti, CCP
0900-1000 The history of women in perfusion A. Gurecio, CCP
1000-1015 Break
1015-1115 Starting a family as a perfusionist S. Ibus, CCP
1115-1220 Open Discussion Panel

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb EXTRA | April, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is eligible for 1.2 Category 3 CEU by the ABCP.

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020—1.2

Time Topic Faculty
1345-1400 Opening remarks. Joe Basha, CCP
1400-1402 Welcome and introductions of all faculty. Joe Basha, CCP
1402-1405 Review of what will be discussed and format  
1405-1420 Report from Mt. Sinai—Dr. Varghese and Praveen Sagar, CCP discuss what they are seeing with COVID patients and what respiratory failure therapy decision algorithm. What is your use of antivirials or Chloroquine?

Dr. Varghese

Praveen Mudumba, CCP

1420-1435 Report from St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, Houston, Tx—Dr. Mathew and Patrick O’Toole, CCP discusses the community Houston hospital experience. ECMO, antivirals (Remdesivir), Chloroquine and the first patient experience Houston of the use of ECMO and Remdesivir with COVID.

Dr. Mathew

Patrick O’Toole, CCP

1435-1450

Report from the Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX—Dr. Samir will discuss current status of patients being cared for at Texas Medical Center hospitals, Passive antibody usage and their methodologies for  managing respiratory insufficiency and failure.

Dr. Samir
1450-1505

Questions asked from online participants/faculty and moderators Joe Basha, CCP and John Ingram, CCP.

Important discussion points:

  • Cross discipline coordination
  • Decision for ECMO and its resource consumption – Is there enough data out there to predict survival and make the ethical decision to use or not use ecmo?
  • Passive antibody therapy
  • Use of CVVH for inflammatory mediator mitigation
  • Use of Plasma Molecular Adsorption therapies
  • Availability of PPE
  • Fear of one’s own safety and health

 

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 35 | April, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 8.7 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, April 23, 2020—2.4

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open
1500-1530 Common youth behaviors with serious societal implications T. Howeth, LBSW
1530-1600 Work-Life ballance of the perfusionist T. Sparacino, CCP
1600-1615 Break
1615-1715 Open Discussion Panel

 

     Friday, April 24, 2020—1.8

1445-1500 Open
1500-1530 Disasters: Your family or your patients? T. Sparacino, CCP
1530-1545 Discussion Panel
1545-1615 Is a sole perfusion practice safe for the patient? J. Basha, CCP
1615-1630 Discussion Panel

 

     Saturday, April 25, 2020—4.5

0745-0800 Open
0800-0845 Corona Virus: Implications for perfusion J. Basha, CCP
0845-0915 Discussion Panel
0915-0945 ECPR (Extracorporeal Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) H. Samir, MD
0945-1015 Discussion Panel
1015-1030 Break
1030-1100 ECMO survival with CoViD-19 – What we learned so far M. Warhoover, CCP
1100-1115 Discussion Panel
1115-1200 Open discussions Panel

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

CORONA 30 | Part 1—April 27 – May 1, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 10.0 Category I CEUs by the ABCP.

April 27, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Covid-19-Current challenges for perfusion J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900
What is Corona Virus,  SARS-CoV-2, and Covid-19
T. Sparacino, CCP

 

April 28, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Passive antibody therapy J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 CVVH
J. Basha, CCP

 

April 29, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Stroke in cardiac surgery J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 Cerebral Embolic Protection
J. Basha, CCP

 

April 30, 2020—2.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 ECMO Cannulation – Basic Strategies J. Ingram, CCP
1800-1900 ECMO staffing and Specialists
J. Basha, CCP

 

May 1, 2020—0.6 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 ECMO Cannulation – Are you optimizing your therapy? J. Ingram, CCP

 

CORONA 30 | Part 2—May 4 – May 8, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 10.0 Category I CEUs by the ABCP.

May 4, 2020—1.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Blood Transfusions: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly J. Ingram, CCP

 

May 5, 2020—1.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Less-Invasive Cardiac Output Measuring Tools and Basic Hemodynamic Monitoring in the Critical Care Unit V. Crumpton, RN

 

May 6, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Point of care laboratory for perfusion J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 Vaporizer scavaging on pump: What is the standard of care?
P. O’Toole, CCP

 

May 7, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Deep Hypothermia Circulatory Arrest J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 PH stat and Alpha stat – Blood Gas Management
J. Ingram, CCP

 

May 8, 2020—2.8 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Adequacy of Perfusion J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 Roller Versus Centrifugal Arterial Pumps J. Ingram, CCP
1900-1920 Perfusion: Career or Job? J. Basha, CCP

 

CORONA 30 | Part 3—May 11 – May 15, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 10.0 Category I CEUs by the ABCP.

May 11, 2020—1.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1730 Update on Cannabinoids J. Basha, CCP
1730-1800 High stress jobs and nutrition T. Sparacino, CCP

 

May 12, 2020—2.4 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Telemonitoring J. Basha, CCP
1800-1900 Goal directed perfusion J. Ingram, CCP

 

May 13, 2020—1.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1800 Novel Approach for Treating Vasoplegia Syndrome and Shock C. Simpkins, MD

 

May 14, 2020—4.2 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1700-1730 ECMO patient selection J. Basha, CCP
1730-1830 ECMO cannulation – Monitoring Cerebral and Limb Perfusion.
J. Ingram, CCP
1830-1900 ECMO anticoagulation
J. Ingram, CCP
1800-1930 ECMO complications – part 1 J. Basha, CCP
1930-1945 Break J. Basha, CCP
1945-2015 ECMO complications – part 2 J. Basha, CCP
2015-2045 Discussion J. Basha, CCP

 

May 15, 2020—1.0 CEU

Time

Topic

Faculty

1900-1950 What we learned about perfusion services delivery over the last 30 days J. Basha, CCP

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 36 | June, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 7.8 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, June 11, 2020—3.0 CEU

Time Topic Faculty
1445-1500 Open
1500-1600 Looking in the other guys tool chest J. Basha, CCP
1600-1730 What exactly is the role of the perfusionist: From scope of practice to…Discussion based format. J. Basha, CCP/Panel

 

     Saturday, June 13, 2020—4.8 CEU

0745-0800 Open
0800-0900 CoVID-19 – Where are we now H. Samir, MD
0900-1000 Discussion with Houston’s first ECMO CoVID-19 patient and the healthcare heros that helped save him. Panel
1000-1030 Open Discussion Panel
1030-1045 Break
1045-1115 Telemedicine: Here to stay H. Samir, MD
1115-1215 The Emergency Management Response to the Covid-19 pandemic Shannon Sharp, Police Chief
1215-1245 Open Discussions Panel

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 37 | July 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, July 13, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Association between Cerebral Oxygen Saturation with Outcome in Cardiac Surgery: Brain as an Index Organ T. Sparacino, CCP 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 38 (Part 1) | July 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.7 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, July 30, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1700-1715 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1820 Autologous platelet-rich plasma separation technology used in the same patient receiving 2 complicated aortic surgeries within a short time period (case report) T. Sparacino, CCP
1820-1920 M&M (Learning from others mistakes) J. Basha, CCP 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 38 (Part 2) | July 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.6 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Friday, July 31, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0745-0800 Open
0800-0900 Selecting the right ECMO cannulation J. Basha, CCP
0915-1015 ECMO and hemodynamic monitoring J. Basha, CCP

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 39 | August, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.5 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, August 10, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Predictors of Heparin Resistance Before Cardiovascular Operations in Adults T. Sparacino, CCP
1020-1120 M&M (Learning from others mistakes) J. Basha, CCP
1120-1220 Should you be scanvenging your anesthesia gas? P. O’Toole, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 40 | August, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.7 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, August 20, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1700-1715 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1820 Higher arterial pressure during cardiopulmonary bypass may not reduce the risk of acute kidney injury T. Sparacino, CCP
1820-1920 M&M (Learning from others mistakes) J. Basha, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 43 | September, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.6 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Saturday, September 12, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0945-1000 Open
1000-1030 Proning (Pro position) H. Samir, MD
1030-1100 Proning (Con position) S. Joythula, MD
1100-1130 Discussion Panel
1130-1145 Break
1145-1215 The 10 most common mistakes of new ECMO programs J. Ingram, CCP
1215-1245 Lung Transplant: New Lease on Life After COVID S. Patrick, RN, MSN
1245-1315 Discussion Panel

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 41 | September, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, September 14, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Positive impact of retrograde autologous priming in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial T. Sparacino, CCP 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 42 | September, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, September 24, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1700-1715 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1820 Thromboelastometry, Thromboelastography, and Conventional Tests to Assess Anticoagulation During Extracorporeal Support T. Sparacino, CCP 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 44 | October, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, October 5, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Obesity: A critical risk factor in the COVID-19 pandemic T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 45 | October 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, October 22, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1700-1715 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1820 Treatment of cardiogenic shock in peripartum cardiomyopathy: Case series from a tertiary ECMO center T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 46—Journal Club | November 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, November 2, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Postcardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenator: No longer a bridge to no where? T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 47—Journal Club | November 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Thursday, November 19, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1700-1715 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1715-1820 SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 pandemic, “coronawar” … oops; something was forgotten.  Cardiovascular disease is still here! The collateral damage T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 48 | November 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Saturday, November 14, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
13:00-14:00 From cannulas to ET tubes – X-Ray reading for perfusion S. Pulimamidi, MD
14:00-14:15 Break
14:15-15:15 Review of perfusion systems J. Basha, CCP
15:15-16:00 The history of wine as a medicine D. Bhatia, MD
16:00-16:30 How to taste wine D. Bhatia, MD
16:30-16:45 Testing the expert (The Great Dr. Devinder Bhatia Challenge)

 

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 49—Journal Club | December, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Monday, December 7, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
0900-0915 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
0915-1020 Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure:  How long is too long? T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 50—Journal Club | December, 2020

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.3 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

     Fiday, December 18, 2020

Time Topic Faculty
1400-1415 Tammy Sparacino Journal Club T. Sparacino, CCP
1415-1520 Long-Term Survival, Posttraumatic Stress, and Quality of Life post Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation T. Sparacino, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 51—Journal Club | January 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Time
1710-1820
Topic
HCW risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | January 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Time
1820-1850
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Vasoplegia

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 52—Journal Club | February 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Time
0910-1020
Topic
Does organ cross talk integrity exist when extracorporeal support for both organs exist?
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | February 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Time
1030-1100
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Amiodarone

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 53—Journal Club | February 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Time
1700-1710
Topic
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1710-1820
Topic
Updates on Myocardial Protection
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | February 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Time
1820-1850
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Anti-Fibrinolytics

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 54—Journal Club | March 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Time
0910-1020
Topic
ECMO Cannulation: Pearls of wisdom
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | March 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Time
1030-1100
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Oxygen Dissociation Curve

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 55—Journal Club | March 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Time
1700-1710
Topic
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1710-1820
Topic
Fluid management of the ECMO patient
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | March 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Time
1820-1850
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Fetal Hemoglobin vs. Adult Hemoglobin

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 56— VUMC Faculty Forum | April 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 1.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Time
0645-0700
Topic

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Department of CV Surgery: Faculty Forum

Open

Faculty
Time
0700-8000
Topic
Donor after Cardiac Death (DCD): Expanding the donor pool for heart transplantation.
Faculty
J. Hoffman, MD, Matt Warhoover, CCP, A. Lepore, CCP

PerfWeb 56—Journal Club | April 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Time
0810-0920
Topic
How has delayed care from COVID created serious cardiac emergencies?
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | April 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Time
0930-1000
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Magnesium

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

MEDIWEB SPRING CONFERENCE

PerfWeb 57 | April, 2021

First ever multi-studio, multi-day, interdisciplinary virtual educational event.

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 26.1 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Full Conference Bundle
All 4 Days for 1 Price

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Time
0845-0900
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
0900-1000
Topic
Unusual case report 1
Faculty
M. Brown, CCP
Time
1000-1100
Topic
Unusual case report 2
Faculty
M. Tran, CCP
Time
1100-1200
Topic
Unusual case report 3
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1200-1230
Topic
Break
Faculty
Time
1230-1300
Topic
Nutrition and Health
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1300-1330
Topic
Strategies for managing high stress jobs
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1330-1400
Topic
Open Discussion
Faculty
Panel

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Time
0845-0900
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
0900-0915
Topic
New Technology 1
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
0915-0930
Topic
New Technology 2
Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP
Time
0930-0945
Topic
New Technology 3
Faculty
P. O'Toole, CCP
Time
0945-1000
Topic
New Technology 4
Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP
Time
1000-1015
Topic
Break
Faculty
Time
1015-1045
Topic
The role of professional societies
Faculty
A. Guercio, CCP
Time
1045-1115
Topic
The value of giving back: My medical missions experiences
Faculty
D. Adams, CCP
Time
1115-1145
Topic
New Perfusion schools are opening; What does this mean for the perfusion job market and salaries?
Faculty
M. Warhoover, CCP
Time
1145-1215
Topic
Predicted morbidity and mortality when undergoing CPB for cardiac surgery: A review of the STS data.
Faculty
A. Guercio, CCP
Time
1215-1245
Topic
Are perfusion students receiving adequate training?
Faculty
M. Warhoover, CCP
Time
1245-1315
Topic
Open Discussion
Faculty
Panel

Friday, April 16, 2021

Time
0845-0900
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
0900-0930
Topic
Anticoagulation free ECMO: Does this improve outcomes?
Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP
Time
0930-1000
Topic
The mechanics of CRRT: Normal flows and normal pressures
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1000-1030
Topic
Integrating CRRT into your ECMO circuit: A how to guide
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1030-1045
Topic
Discussion
Faculty
Panel
Time
1045-1100
Topic
Break
Faculty
Time
1100-1130
Topic
The ethics of healthcare
Faculty
A. Guercio, CCP
Time
1130-1200
Topic
The unique position and privialge of being a perfusionist and the associated responsibilities
Faculty
D. Adams, CCP
Time
1200-1230
Topic
My experience with a dying ECMO patient and a grieving family: A nurse’s story
Faculty
K. Spurlin, NP
Time
1230-1300
Topic
My experience with a dying ECMO patient and a wedding: A perfusionist's story
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1300-1330
Topic
When the family won’t say stop and the patient is clearly unrecoverable: What is the law and what is ethical?
Faculty
L. Duvall, MD
Time
1330-1400
Topic
Perfusion accidents
Faculty
P. O'Toole, CCP
Time
1400-1500
Topic
Panel Discussion
Faculty
Panel

 Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time
0745-0800
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
0800-0900
Topic
Defining recirculation in V-V ECMO. [ Methodology and clinical relevance]
Faculty
N. Krivistki, PhD
Time
0900-0930
Topic
Quantity assessment of oxygenator clotting process in ECMO.
Faculty
N. Krivistki, PhD
Time
0930-1030
Topic
Cardiac output measurements in V-V ECMO
Faculty
N. Krivistki, PhD
Time
1030-1100
Topic
Advanced review of ventilator settings for ARDS: Ventilator basics:
Faculty
M. Tran, CCP
Time
1100-1130
Topic
COVID-19 ECMO Outcomes: A single practice review
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1130-1145
Topic
Panel
Faculty
Time
1145-1200
Topic
Break
Faculty
Time
1200-1230
Topic
Use of Polypropylene fiber oxygenators for ECMO support
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1230-1300
Topic
Evaluating ECMO platforms and circuits: Cost, ease of use, effectiveness, and safety
Faculty
M. Warhoover, CCP
Time
1300-1330
Topic
Predicting survival of the V-A ECMO patient and ECMO candidate selection with "SAVE"
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP
Time
1330-1400
Topic
When should an ECMO circuit be changed and how?
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1400-1430
Topic
Panel
Faculty
Panel
Time
1430-1445
Topic
Closing remarks and Tammy Sparacino Journal Club Casino Prize Wheel. You could win!
Faculty
Panel

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 58—Journal Club | April 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 2.2 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Time
1700-1710
Topic
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP
Time
1710-1820
Topic
Anticogulation free ECMO: Is this safe?
Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | April 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Time
1830-1900
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Bivalirudin

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 59— VUMC Faculty Forum | May 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP  for all three segments.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Time
0645-0700
Topic

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Department of CV Surgery: Faculty Forum

Open

Faculty
Time
0700-8000
Topic
Ventricular Assist Devices
Faculty
J. Hoffman, MD, Matt Warhoover, CCP, A. Lepore, CCP

PerfWeb 59—Journal Club | May 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP for all 3 segments.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Time
0800-0920
Topic

Tammy Sparacino Journal Club:

“Extracorporeal Oxygenation and Coronavirus Disease 2019 Epidemic: Is the Membrane Fail-Safe to Cross Contamination?”
See Article

Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | May 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP for all 3 segments.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Time
0930-1000
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Surfactant

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 60 | May, 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 2.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Time
1445-1500
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
1500-1700
Topic
Validating "RESP" and "PRESERVE" A single practice ECMO for COVID experience
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP

PerfWeb 61— VUMC Faculty Forum | June 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP  for all three segments.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Time
0645-0700
Topic

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Department of CV Surgery: Faculty Forum

Open

Faculty
Time
0700-0830
Topic
VADs Part 2.
Faculty
J. Hoffman, MD, Matt Warhoover, CCP, A. Lepore, CCP

PerfWeb 61—Journal Club | June 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP  for all three segments.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Time
0830-0920
Topic

Tammy Sparacino Journal Club:

Lower or Higher Oxygenation Targets for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure
See Article

Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | June 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP  for all three segments.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Time
0930-1000
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Atrial Septal Defects

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 62 | June 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 2.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Time
1445-1500
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
1500-1700
Topic
Higher or lower oxygen targets and survival and Predicting V-A ECMO survival with SAVE
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP

PerfWeb 63— VUMC Faculty Forum | July 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Time
0645-0700
Topic

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Department of CV Surgery: Faculty Forum

Open

Faculty
Time
0700-8000
Topic
Understanding alpha stat and pH stat
Faculty
Katie Faella CCP, LCP, FPP, J. Hoffman, MD, Matt Warhoover, CCP, A. Lepore, CCP

PerfWeb 63—Journal Club | July 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Time
0800-0920
Topic

Tammy Sparacino Journal Club:

“Commentary: Taking the next step in cardiopulmonary bypass management”
See Article

Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | July 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Time
0930-1000
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

How Does Protamine Really Neutralize Heparin?

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 64 | July 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 2.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Time
1445-1500
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
1500-1700
Topic
Use of polypropylene and PMP fibers for ECMO oxygenators
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP

PerfWeb 65— VUMC Faculty Forum | August 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for 3.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Time
0645-0700
Topic

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Department of CV Surgery: Faculty Forum

Open

Faculty
Time
0700-8000
Topic
The effect of CPB on Platelets
Faculty
Katie Faella CCP, LCP, FPP, J. Hoffman, MD, Matt Warhoover, CCP, A. Lepore, CCP

PerfWeb 65—Journal Club | August 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Time
0800-0920
Topic

Tammy Sparacino Journal Club:

Preoperative C-reactive protein as a predictor of postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
See Article

Faculty
T. Sparacino, CCP

Knowledge Nuggets | August 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Time
0930-1000
Topic

John Ingram Knowledge Nuggets:

Blood Storage Effects on the Blood Components

Faculty
J. Ingram, CCP

*All times are Central Standard Time.

PerfWeb 66 | August 2021

This Perfusion Education Program is approved for a possible total of 2.4 Category I CEU by the ABCP.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Time
1445-1500
Topic
Open
Faculty
Time
1500-1700
Topic
Mitral valve surgery without touching the aorta.
Faculty
J. Basha, CCP

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