Training - Vizient Consortium EC-Yes or EC-No? Antibiotic Prophylaxis During Pediatric ECMO

June 13, 2019

This is a 1 hour webinar which reviews current information on infectious disease considerations and antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatric patients undergoing ECMO support. The discussion will be pediatric ECMO indications, epidemiology surrounding ECMO-acquired infections, the ELSO’s recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis, and a thorough review of published data discussing antibiotic prophylaxis with both antibacterial and antifungal medications.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and common pediatric indications for ECMO support
  2. Recognize infectious considerations in pediatric patients receiving ECMO
  3. Review data regarding antibiotic prophylaxis during ECMO
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/13/2019 - 2:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/13/2019 - 3:00pm CDT
United States
None of the planning committee or faculty has anything to disclose.
Planning Committee:
Courtney Terry, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Pediatric Clinical Specialist
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
Kristin Held Wheatley, PharmD
Pediatric Clinical Specialist
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lynda Stencel, BSBA
Sr. Networks Director
Kristi Kuper, PharmD
Senior Clinical Manager, Infectious Disease
Lucas Diaz, PharmD
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:



Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.

Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-087-L01-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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