SCHEDULE

Weds. Sept. 26

7:00 AM 8:15 AM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 1
(pre-registration required – breakfast provided)
7:15 AM 8:15 AM General Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM 8:20 AM Transition
8:20 AM 8:25 AM Introduction and Welcome
MECHANICAL VENTILATION
8:25 AM 9:15 AM Principles of Mechanical Ventilation: What You Must to Know to Care for Vented Patients – A Didactic and Take-Home Self-Assessment
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Critical Care Toxicology: What You Must Know in the Era of the Opioid Crisis
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:20 AM 11:05 AM The Tricks of Tracheostomy: Who, When, How and What to Do with Complications
11:05 AM 12:00 PM Update in Management of Refractory Hypoxemia in 2018
12:00 PM 1:45 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
OPTIONAL SESSIONS
12:30 PM 1:45 PM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 2
(pre-registration required)
12:45 PM 1:45 PM Workshop 1: Small Adults? Critical Care of the Pediatric Patient
12:45 PM 1:45 PM Workshop 2: Practicing Critical Care in Resource-Poor Settings – Lessons Learned from the International Experience
1:45 PM 1:50 PM Transition
1:50 PM 2:20 PM Test Your Knowledge: A Case-Based Review Ripped from the BIDMC Case Files
2:20 PM 3:10 PM Are You a Restrictive or Liberal Transfusionist? Best Practices for Blood Transfusions in 2018
3:10 PM 4:10 PM Diagnosis and Management of Commonly Encountered Infections in the ICU
4:10 PM 4:30 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Consolidating Your Knowledge: A Live Ventilator Demonstration to Move Your Knowledge from Plateau to Peak
5:30 PM 5:35 PM End-of-Day Wrap-Up
5:35 PM 5:45 PM Transition to Optional Sessions
OPTIONAL SESSIONS
5:45 PM 7:00 PM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 3
(pre-registration required)
5:45 PM 6:45 PM Workshop 3: ECMO 101

Thurs. Sept. 27

6:45 AM 8:00 AM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 4 |
(pre-registration required – breakfast provided)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Break
8:05 AM 8:20 AM Consolidating Your Knowledge: Mechanical Ventilation Self-Assessment Review
8:20 AM 9:10 AM Diagnosis and Management of Shock
9:10 AM 9:45 AM Fire Fast, Pace Slow: Management of Common Arrhythmias
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:05 AM 10:45 AM Deconstructing Oxygen Delivery – A Show-and-Tell Session
10:45 AM 11:20 AM Best Practices for Management of Alcohol Withdrawal in the ICU
11:20 PM 12:15 PM To Lyse or Not to Lyse: Is That Really the Question? Controversies in the Management of Pulmonary Embolism – An Interactive Panel with Audience Participation
12:15 PM 2:00 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
OPTIONAL SESSIONS
12:45 PM 2:00 PM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 5
(pre-registration required)
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Workshop 4: The “Other” Machine in the Room: Breaking Down CRRT
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Workshop 5: Critical Thinking in Critical Care: Mitigating Cognitive Errors to Improve Patient Care
2:00 PM 2:05 PM Transition
2:05 PM 2:45 PM Salt and Water: Caring for Patients with Common Electrolyte Abnormalities
2:45 PM 3:45 PM When Leukocytosis Is Not Sepsis: Evaluation, Management and Triage of Benign and Malignant Hematologic Emergencies
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
4:00 PM 4:45 PM Updates in Neurocritical Care for the General Intensivist
4:45 PM 5:30 PM Beyond the Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Sepsis in 2018
5:30 PM 5:35 PM End-of-Day Wrap-Up
5:35 PM 5:45 PM Transition to Optional Sessions
OPTIONAL SESSIONS
5:45 PM 7:00 PM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 6
(pre-registration required)
5:45 PM 6:45 PM Workshop 6: Creating a Culture of Dignity at the End of Life in Your ICU

Fri. Sept. 28

6:45 AM 8:00 AM HANDS-ON VASCULAR ACCESS 7
(pre-registration required – breakfast provided)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Transition
8:05 AM 9:05 AM Happy? Grumpy? Sleepy? Best Practices for Managing Delirium in Your ICU
9:05 AM 9:40 AM Starving to Life: Nutrition in Critical Illness
9:40 AM 10:25 AM To Scope or Not to Scope: Management of GI Bleeding in the ICU
10:25 AM 10:45 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:45 AM 11:15 AM Beyond the NAC Drip: Diagnosis and Management of Liver Failure
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Top Ten Pearls for Appropriate Use of Noninvasive Ventilation in Your ICU
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Quality Over Quantity: Important QI Changes to Make in Your ICU
12:30 PM 12:35 PM Closing Remarks
ADVANCED TRAINING: Utilizing Point of Care Ultrasound in the ICU: A Hands-on Workshop for Ultrasound Novices
1:00 PM 1:50 PM The Use of Ultrasound to Aid in Diagnosis: Live Patient Demonstration
1:50 PM 2:00 PM Transition
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Small Group Rotations
Parasternal – Long and Short | Subcostal and IVC | Apical 4 Chamber | The Basics of Pleural Ultrasound
ADVANCED TRAINING: Care of the Critically Ill Cardiac Patient
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Myocardial Infarction in the ICU: Considerations for  Complex Medical and Surgical Patients
2:30 PM 3:15 PM Tricks of the Trade: Advanced Management of Decompensated Systolic CHF
3:15 PM 3:45 PM Severe AS in the ICU: Management Before and After Percutaneous Intervention
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
4:00 PM 4:45 PM Circulatory-Assist Devices in the ICU
4:45 PM 4:50 PM Transition to Simulation Session
4:50 PM 7:00 PM Live Demonstration and Hands-on Impella Simulation

Sat. Sept. 29

ADVANCED TRAINING: Simulation and Skills Lab Workshop at
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 8:00 AM Bus departs from the Seaport Hotel to the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center (SASC) at BIDMC
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome and Simulation Center Overview
8:45 AM 12:45 PM Concurrent Small Group Sessions

  • Integrative High-Fidelity Critical Care Simulations: Put Your New Skills into Practice
  • Hands-on Deliberate Practice: Thoracenteses and Chest Tubes Taught by an Interventional Pulmonary Expert
  • Airway Management: Training from Masking to Intubating and Everything in Between
  • Advanced Vascular Access: Hands-on Practice Placing Large Bore Lines and Confirming Venous Placement
12:45 PM 1:00 PM Closing Remarks
 1:10 PM Bus returns to the Seaport Hotel