CREF Workshops and Hands-On Workshops Simulation Sessions

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8 Free Hands-On Workshops

Interactive Education to Improve Techniques and Explore New Technologies
CREF hands-on workshops complement PowerPoint presentations and small-group discussions, reinforcing concepts and helping participants improve knowledge, skills, and confidence — all in a safe and supportive learning environment. Registered participants may attend all of the following hands-on CREF workshops at no extra cost:

  1. BIOMED SIMULATION ECMO SIMULATION
    Manage a simulated patient on ECMO, focusing on a
    variety of real-life scenarios.
  2. CAPS WORKSHOP: SIMPLE 1-BUTTON SYRINGE PUMP TO DELIVER MICROPLEGIA
    Learn to use a Perfusor syringe pump to deliver CAPS-compounded solutions with a 1-button technique.
  3. CREF JOB-HUNTER’S WORKSHOP
    Receive practical guidance on writing a résumé, interviewing for a job, or negotiating a contract.
  4. EIGHT MEDICAL WORKSHOP: INTRAPERITONEAL AND INTRA-THORACIC HYPERTHERMIA
    Learn to perfuse the abdominal cavity and gain experience in tubing for a laparoscopic technique.
  5. GETINGE ECLS WORKSHOP
    Obtain practical training in ECLS circuit management: initiation of support, cannulation, controls, and more.
  6. LIVANOVA TANDEMLIFE ECLS WORKSHOP
    Learn to use the LivaNova TandemLife Kit, a circulatory support system for temporary, emergent CPB
  7. MEDTRONIC AUTOTRANSFUSION SIMULATION WORKSHOP
    Evaluate and practice techniques in autotransfusion for surgical and trauma situations.
  8. SPECTRUM MEDICAL QUANTUM PERFUSION SAFETY SYSTEM WORKSHOP
    Experience a hands-on demonstration of the recently FDA-approved Quantum Heart-Lung Machine.

The cost for each workshop is included in your CREF registration fee. Space is limited, so workshops are offered first come, first served. Participants must be registered for the conference, and guests are not eligible to attend.

For detailed information about CREF hands-on workshops, including dates and times offered, visit our website.