Components of a Successful ECMO Program

Are you a Critical Care Provider with an established adult ECMO program? Or are you a provider that feels there is a need for an ECMO program at your institution? If one of these describes you, then you do not want to miss our webinar on building and maintaining a successful ECMO program.


Watch the replay to see how ECMO coordinators Jamie Stebler* and Elissa Reinhart* develop successful ECMO programs at their facilities.

Points covered will include:

  • Organizational Structure
  • Staffing
  • Physical Facilities and Equipment
  • Physician and Staff Training I Continuing Education
  • Selection Criteria
  • Program Evaluation


About the Presenters:

Jamie L. Stebler MBA, CCP, LP

Jamie L. Stebler MBA, CCP, LP*
ECMO Coordinator and Perfusionist,
West Virginia University Medicine Comprehensive Care Services - Morgan town, WV

Jamie Stebler currently serves as the ECMO Coordinator at West Virginia University Medicine through Comprehensive Care Services where she manages both the adult and pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) populations. She is a practicing certified and licensed clinical perfusionist with over ten years of experience. She earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. Jamie has assisted with countless research projects and has presented at over 20 webinars.


Elissa Reinhart, RN, BSN, CCRN

Elissa Reinhart RN, BSN, CCRN*
Providence ARDS Center ECMO Coordinator
Providence Portland Medical Center - Portland, OR

Elissa Reinhart is an ECMO Coordinator at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. She assisted in the development and launch of their ECMO program and continues to train all bedside Nurse ECMO Specialists. She has been a critical care nurse for 17 years and continues to maintain her bedside practice. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Portland, in Portland, OR and Bachelor of Arts Westmont College, in Santa Barbara, CA, in Interdisciplinary Approaches to Health Care.

*Paid speaker for Fresenius Medical Care North America



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The Novalung System is indicated for long-term (>6 hours) respiratory/cardiopulmonary support that provides assisted extracorporeal circulation and physiologic gas exchange (oxygenation and CO2 removal) of the patient’s blood in adults with acute respiratory failure or acute cardiopulmonary failure, where other available treatment options have failed, and continued clinical deterioration is expected or the risk of death is imminent. These may include:

  • Failure to wean from cardiopulmonary bypass following cardiac surgery in adult patients
  • ECMO-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adults

Caution: Federal (US) law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician.
Note: Read the Instructions for Use for safe and proper use of these devices. The Indications for Use for this device can be found at https://fmcna.com/products/indications-safety-and-warnings.

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