Program Name

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation(ECMO)

Hospital Name National Taiwan University Hospital

NTUH ECMO program was started from 1994. We provide a comprehensive and integrated ECMO training program, covering neonatal to adult, and heart to lung.


Up to 2019, NTUH-ECMO team has operated more than 3000 ECMO patients, with 150-200 patients annually in past 5 years, and 40% overall survival rate.

Our program also features ECMO-assisted CPR (ECPR), one of the best practice in the world.

More than 180 papers of ECMO-related issues published in high quality SCI journals from our team in past 20 years, including Lancet, Circulation, JACC, Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and so on.

We have trained 193 foreign medical staffs by work shop and fellowship, including physicians, surgeons, nurses and perfusionists. 


Course: >1 year, 1 person

Program fee

Course: NTD 10,000/month



Applicant Qualification

Qualified licenses (medical degree or equivalent) with more than 1-year clinical working experience.

Program Details
Learning Targets

  1. ECMO equipment (VA and VV)
  2. ECMO patient care (VA and VV)
  3. ECPR

Learning Skills

  1. Cannulation (Physician/Surgeon)
  2. Circuit priming
  3. Daily checking of ECMO patients

Contact Point
Department of Medical Education Name: Ms. Chen E-mail: 113613@ntuh.gov.tw Tel: +886-2-2312-3456 ext. 65612