This program meets guidelines for quality seminars and is formally recognized by the International Education Recognition System (IERS). The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) recognizes quality international Respiratory Care educational programs which meet or exceed IERS guidelines which have been developed and approved by the International Council for Respiratory Care (ICRC).”


ELSO endorsed course required for step1 and step2 ELSO specialist certification





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First day



Registration & Pre-test


  • Course Overview
9:15-10:00 I.ECMO introduction and physiology Prof. Dr. Akram Abdelbary
10:00-10:15 II.ECMO modes Dr. Ahmed  Yehia
10:15-10:45 III.The ECMO circuit Dr. Mohamed Yosri
10:45-11:00 IV.ECMO cannulation and recirculation Prof. Dr. Akram Abdelbary


Coffee Break

11:15- 13:15
  • Simulation station
  •  ECMO console and alarms
  •  ECMO circuit
  •  Cannulae
  •  ECMO preparation
Dr. Ahmed Saed
Mrs. Hanan Isamil
M. Kamal
 Shebl -Nurhan -Basant – M.bayumi – Mrs Abeer

13:15 – 13:45



  • Conclusion
13:45- 14:00
  • V-ARDS
Dr. Ahmed Said
  • VU-VV ECNI (1)
Dr, Ahmed Said
  • VII-VV ECMO (2)
Dr. Mohamed Yosri
  • VIII-Mechanical ventilation on ECMO and awake ECMO
Prof. Dr. Akram Abdelbary
  • Simulation stations
  • Oxy
  • failure-De
  • Airing-Changing
  • circuit-troubleshooting
Dr. A. Yehia

Dr. M. Shebl

Dr. M. Kamal

Dr. M.  Abdelmonem

Dr. Nurhan

Mrs Abeer

Mrs Hanaa

Khaled Elshoura


Second Day


9:00-9:15 XII. Respiratory Failure Dr. Ahmed Yehia
9:15-9:30 IX. Cardiac failure and mechanical assistance Prof. Dr. Akram Abdelbary
9:30-10:45 X. VA ECMO Dr. Mahmoud Saad

Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 XI. ECMO initiation and monitoring Dr. Ahmed Said
11:45-12:15 XII. Medications on ECMO Dr. Kanzy Mostafa


Lunch & Friday Prayer

13:30-15:30 Hands on: Priming Dr. Mahmoud Sad

Dr. Mohamed Abdelmonem

Dr. M. Metwaly

Dr. Basant


Scenario I VA ECMO

(Prof. Dr. Akram-Dr. A. Yehia & All Candidates)

14:30-15:00 XIII. Complications (1) Dr. Ahmed Said
15:00-15:30 XIV. Complications (2) Dr. Mohamed Yosry
15:30-15:45 XV. Troubleshooting Dr. Mahmoud Saad
15:45-16:45 Hands on: Cannulation Dummy Prof. Dr. Akram Abdelbary

Dr. Shebl

15:45-16:45 Scenario II VA complications Dr. Yosri

Dr. Mohamed Kamal

16:45-16:50 Conclusion


Third Day


9:00-9:30 XVI. Procedures and RRT Dr. Mahmoud Saad
9:30-9:45 XVII. Physiotherapy Dr. Ehsan
9:45-10:15 XVIII. ECMO Transport Dr. Ahmed Yehia
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 XIX. Hands on: Accidental Decannulation Dr. M. Kamal

Dr. Nurhan

Mrs. Hanaa

Mrs. Fawzya

10:30-12:30 Scenario III Trnasportation Dr. Ahmed Said

Mrs Hanan

All candidates

12:30-13:30 XX. ECMO Weaning Prof. Dr. Alia Abdelfattah
13:30-14:00 Lunch
11:00-16:00 Hands On :
Ultrasound guided cannulation simulation
Dr. Khaled Elshoura

Dr. Basant

14:00-16:00 Scenario IV VV ECMO Dr. Mohamed Yosri

Dr. Ahmed Yehia

All Candidates


Please deposit or wire transfer fees to:

                  • ECMO EXPERTS Account at CIB Bank , Manial Branch , Cairo, Egypt
    • EGP Currency
  • Account # 100037543955
  • IBAN# EG350010012000000100037543955
    • USD Currency
        • Account # 100051689881
              • SWIFT : CIBEEGCX001
              • IBAN# EG260010000100000100051689881


Refund Policy:

  • 4 Weeks before the start of the course: 70% of the fees
  • 3 Weeks before the start of the course: 50% of the fees
  • 2 weeks before the course: No refund


30,000 EGP