This Neonatology Case Conference and ECMO/iNO/Advanced Respiratory Ventilation Conference will take place on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. Attendance for this conference will only be available through Zoom.

CME Information

Needs Statement

Physicians, residents, fellows, physician assistants, and other health care providers in pediatrics or neonatology need to be regularly updated about evidence-based practices and advances in the identification and clinical management of patients requiring ECMO/iNO therapy or advanced respiratory ventilation, and the ethical dilemmas encountered in the management of these patients. The series aims to increase knowledge of the learners in these topic areas, and to improve their clinical skills and competencies, which will contribute to enhancing the quality of care and improve patient outcomes.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Diagnose and treat the underlying disease for patients treated by ECMO or iNO.
  • Analyze and discuss ECMO/iNO problem cases.
  • Examine the ethical and moral dilemmas that accompany the management of patients undergoing ECMO/iNO therapy.
  • Identify which patients would benefit from ECMO or iNO therapy.
  • Complete a written test and demonstrate emergency preparedness skills to an ECMO perfusionist.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Nurses
  • Other Health Professionals

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

  1. Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

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Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenter

  1. Gal Barbut, M.D.

    Gal Barbut, M.D.

    Neonatology Fellow
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Program Director

  1. Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Intellectual Property: Wolters Kluwer Health: UpToDate

Planning Committee Members

  1. Jonathan Davies, M.D.

    Jonathan Davies, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Caraciolo J. Fernandes, M.D.

    Caraciolo J. Fernandes, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Intellectual Property: Wolters Kluwer Health: UpToDate
  3. Ganga Gokulakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

    Ganga Gokulakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. Sharada Gowda, M.D.

    Sharada Gowda, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  5. Krithika Lingappan, M.D.

    Krithika Lingappan, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  6. Shweta Parmekar, M.D.

    Shweta Parmekar, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  7. Lauren Swanson, D.O.

    Lauren Swanson, D.O.

    Neonatology Fellow
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit Available

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Presenter:

  1. Gal Barbut, M.D.

    Gal Barbut, M.D.

    Neonatology Fellow Baylor College of Medicine