Aim of the webinar: 

This webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the challenges associated with maintaining hemostasis in critically ill children on ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation). We will delve into the critical balance between preventing excessive bleeding and avoiding dangerous clotting. Additionally, we will explore a range of strategies for anticoagulation and transfusions, examining how these approaches can be tailored to effectively mitigate risks and improve patient outcomes in this vulnerable population.

Level of education required:  

2 to 5

(2 - Novice (limited experience), 3 - intermediate (practical application), 4 - Advanced (applied theory), 5 - Expert (recognized authority)

What prior knowledge is required?

The attendees should consider reading the following articles:

Target audience

Transfusion practitioners, blood bankers, experts in anticoagulation.

The Speakers

Marianne Nellis

Marianne Nellis

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Oliver Karam

Oliver Karam

Professor of Pediatrics & Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine