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Upcoming Events


November 1-2, 2019

TITLE: Foundations of ECLS: Skills, Training and Hands-on Management
LOCATION: UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A, Karpf Auditorium, 1000 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536
OVERVIEW: The University of Kentucky Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) course is a two-day course designed for healthcare professionals interested in learning cannulation techniques and providing care for adult ECLS patients. It has been designed to follow ELSO Guidelines for Training and Continuing Education for Adult ECLS Specialists.

Day 1 of the course offers didactic learning on various ECLS topics, including physiology of ECLS, cannulation strategies, patient selection, and patient management. Day 1 will also feature hands-on workshops focused on either cannulation and initiation or nursing care.

Day 2 (Day 1 is required to attend) is elective-didactic and simulation-based learning. Attendees will choose one of four elective topics focused on ECLS Transport, Nursing Care, Program Development, and Program Management for Physicians. Participants will then rotate through four stations of simulation-based learning: 1) ECLS Basics; 2) Emergency Management; 3) Daily Management; 4) Complication Prevention.

RESERVATIONS: Please register online.


Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

TITLE: XARELTO®: Results From the EINSTEIN Trials in Venous Thromboembolism and the COMPASS Trial in Chronic CAD/PAD
LOCATION: Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano, 4456 Old Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40515, (859) 272-4269
PRESENTER(S): William Skinner, MD, Lexington Heart Specialists, Lexington, KY 40503

RESERVATIONS: Please register online or contact Delores Hall via email, or at (859) 806-1770.
DOWNLOADS: Event Brochure


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Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants
446 East High Street, Suite 10, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-977-7452

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