ECMO Fundamentals & When to Make the Call
Length: 1 Hour 1 Minute
** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **
In this presentation, Dr. Plisco will present information and statistics on ECMO during CPR (ECPR). He will discuss indications, outcomes, timing, and difficulties of the process.
• Learners will become familiar with ECMO in adults and the availability of referral centers.
• Learners will distinguish indications and contraindications of ECMO for a given critical patient.
• Learners will improve patient recovery time and decrease disability when dealing with cardio and/or respiratory failure.
• Learners will advocate for the patient that would possibly benefit from referral to the ECMO center.
Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
Dr. Michael Plisco is a Pulmonologist, Critical Care Physician, and the Medical Director of the ECMO Program at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Missouri. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Internal Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Plisco is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pulmonary Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also board certified in Neurocritical Care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties and Critical Care Echocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiography.
Dr. Plisco completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Biology in 1994 at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. In 1999, he received his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Montserrat Campus in the West Indies. He completed an internship in 2001 and a residency in Internal Medicine in 2003 at St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Plisco then completed a Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship in 2006 at St. Louis University School of Medicine.
Dr. Plisco has received many teaching honors, including being named Teacher of the Year by Mercy Hospital IM Residency in 2021-2022 and Teacher of the Year by Mercy Critical Care Fellowship in 2020-2021, 2019-2020, 2018-2019, 2017-2018, and 2013-2014. He also received the Society of Critical Care Medicine Healthcare Specialty Award in 2004.
Dr. Plisco enjoys spending time with his wife and playing with his kids and dogs in his free time. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, mountain biking, and off-roading in his jeep.
Dr. Plisco discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.