Advanced VV Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Management

August 3-4, 2018
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois, USAELSO


Held in partnership with the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization. Explore the advanced management and troubleshooting strategies used in Veno-Venous ECMO for both adult and pediatric patients with the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Advanced VV ECMO Management Workshop. Led by expert faculty, this intense two-day simulation course will provide a comprehensive overview of ECMO programs. Participants will rotate through lectures and simulation scenarios. Each simulation group will have a maximum ratio of six participants to one facilitator. Topics include:
  • ​Ventilator management on ECMO
  • Troubleshooting on VV ECMO anticoagulation and transfusion practice
  • Awake ambulatory ECMO
  • ECMO as a bridge to transplant

​​​Registration Category ​Rate
​Physicians ​$1,750
Fellow, Resident, and other Healthcare Professional​ ​$1,350

Hotel Accommodations
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel ​
5300 N. River Road 
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

SCCM rate: $182 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 

Daily parking rates: Self-park: $13 with unlimited in/out privileges, valet parking: $36

Reservations: Book your room at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel by calling +1 877 868-9134 and identifying yourself as a participant in the ECMO course using the Group ID: ECMO02. Reservations made after July 5, 2018 may not receive the discounted rate. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled check-in time of 4:00 p.m. in order to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax. An early departure fee may apply.

Travel Arrangements

Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.

Promotional Code: ZYU2776686

By phone: +1 (800) 426-1122
By e-mail:
Agreement code: 863375
Z code: ZYU2

Please note: Booking by phone or e-mail may incur an additional service fee per ticket. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Please allow 24 hours for e-mail requests to be processed.

Car Rental 
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for the attendees with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between July 27 and August 15, 20187. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below. Book online.

By phone: 1-800-654-2240 (toll-free) or 1-405-749-4434
CV #: 050D0008

Travel Regulation for International Visitors 

Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for the latest information regarding international travel.
Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and complete an application before entering the country by air or sea. If approved, the authorization is valid for two years and can be renewed. Travelers no longer need to complete an I-94W form before each trip to the United States.