SCHEDULE

Weds. Sept. 18

ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Troubleshooting the Ventilator: A Hands-On Live Ventilator Demonstration to Move Your Knowledge from Plateau to Peak
(breakfast provided)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM General Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Break
8:05 AM 8:15 AM Introduction and Welcome
8:15 AM 9:00 AM The Physiology of Shock and Vasopressors
9:00 AM 9:50 AM Pick Your Poison: Update in Toxicology for the Critical Care Provider in 2019*
9:50 AM 9:55 AM Burning Clinical Question #1: How Do I Manage Unstable A-Fib with RVR?*
9:55 AM 10:15 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:15 AM 10:45 AM Management of STEMI and NSTEMI in the ICU
10:45 AM 10:50 AM Burning Clinical Question #2: Should I Stop Tube Feeds for High Gastric Residuals?*
10:50 AM 11:25 AM Recognition and Management of Hemorrhagic Shock in Critically Ill Patients*
11:25 AM 12:10 PM Critical Considerations for Patient Transfers: A Case-Based Panel Discussion
12:10 PM 2:40 PM Lunch Break (unless attending optional sessions)
ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
12:40 PM 2:40 PM Critical Care Procedures: Hands-On Workshop 
12:40 PM 1:35 PM Workshop 1: The Basics of ECMO: What the Novice Needs to Know in 2019
1:35 PM 1:40 PM Transition
1:40 PM 2:35 PM Workshop 2: How Intensivists Think: Critical- Thinking Strategies to Minimize Cognitive Errors in the ICU*
2:35 PM 2:40 PM Transition
2:40 PM 3:25 PM Pearls and Pitfalls of Heart Failure Management
3:25 PM 3:55 PM Sugar Rush: Evidenced-Based Tips for Managing Hypo- and Hyperglycemia in the ICU
3:55 PM 4:15 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
4:15 PM 5:15 PM Bugs and Drugs: A Case-Based Review of Common Infections in the ICU
5:15 PM 5:20 PM Burning Clinical Question #3: Does My Patient Need a Head CT?*
5:20 PM 5:25 PM Stretch
5:25 PM 5:30 PM Burning Clinical Question #4: How Do I Treat Severe Alcohol Withdrawal?*
5:30 PM 6:05 PM Principles of Pigtails: A Primer on Chest Tubes
6:05 PM 6:10 PM End of Day Wrap-up

Thurs. Sept. 19

ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Troubleshooting the Ventilator: A Hands-On Live Ventilator Demonstration to Move Your Knowledge from Plateau to Peak
(breakfast provided)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Break
8:05 AM 8:55 AM The Basics of Mechanical Ventilation: A Primer on What You NEED to Know
8:55 AM 9:05 AM Burning Clinical Question #5: The Trach Fell Out! Can I Just Put It Back In?*
9:05 AM 9:45 AM Beyond Your Certification: Practical ACLS for Critical Care Providers
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:05 AM 10:35 AM Update in ARDS
10:35 AM 11:00 AM What’s New in Pneumonia?
11:00 AM 11:40 AM Challenging Critical Care Cases: What You Must Know to Save a Life
11:40 AM 12:15 PM Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure: Practical Clinical Management of a Worrisome Physiology
12:15 PM 2:45 PM Lunch Break (unless attending optional sessions)
ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
12:45 PM 2:45 PM Critical Care Procedures: Hands-On Workshop 
12:45 PM 1:40 PM Workshop 3: Life After the ICU: Should the Intensivist Care?
1:40 PM 1:45 PM Transition
1:45 PM 2:40 PM Workshop 4: An Interprofessional Approach to Delirium in the ICU: A Round Table Multidisciplinary Discussion
2:40 PM 2:45 PM Transition
2:45 PM 2:50 PM Burning Clinical Question #6: Should I Check a Cuff Leak on My Patient?*
2:50 PM 3:40 PM Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Emboli at Your Institution: An Interactive Case-Based Panel Discussion of Challenging Cases*
3:40 PM 3:45 PM Burning Clinical Question #7: Should I Send a HIT Panel for This Thrombocytopenic Patient?*
3:45 PM 4:30 PM Beyond the Basics of the Basic Metabolic Panel: Management of Electrolyte Abnormalities in Your
4:30 PM 4:50 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
4:50 PM 5:45 PM Approach to the Abnormal CBC in the ICU: When to Watch and When to Worry*
5:45 PM 6:15 PM Personalized Fluid Resuscitation: Strategies for Predicting Volume Responsiveness
6:15 PM 6:20 PM End-of-Day Wrap-Up

Fri. Sept. 20

ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Troubleshooting the Ventilator: A Hands-On Live Ventilator Demonstration to Move Your Knowledge from Plateau to Peak
(breakfast provided)
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Break
8:05 AM 8:55 AM Sedation and Paralysis in the ICU: Where Are We in 2019?
8:55 AM 9:30 AM Top Ten Pearls for Appropriate Use of Noninvasive Ventilation in Your ICU
9:30 AM 9:35 AM Burning Clinical Question #8: Should I Reverse the DOAC? *
9:35 AM 9:50 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
9:50 AM 10:40 AM Special Presentation: Use of POC Ultrasound in the ICU: A Live Patient Demonstration
10:40 AM 11:00 AM Rapid-Fire Management of GI Bleeds*
11:00 AM 11:35 AM Making Sense of Sepsis in 2019
11:35 AM 12:05 PM Neurocritical Care Pearls for the Intensivist
12:05 PM 12:10 PM Burning Clinical Question #9: How Can I Promote Healing Sleep in the ICU?*
12:10 PM 12:45 PM Getting Comfortable with Comfort-Focused Care*
12:45 PM 1:00 PM Closing Remarks
ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSIONS)
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Troubleshooting the Ventilator: A Hands-On Live Ventilator Demonstration to Move Your Knowledge from Plateau to Peak
Critical Care Ultrasound 101: A Hands-On Workshop for Novices 
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Small Group Rotations

  • Basic Echo 101: Parasternal – Long and Short
  • Basic Echo 101: Subcostal and IVC
  • Basic Echo 101: Apical 4 Chamber
  • The Basics of Pleural Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Clip Review: Using Your Skills to Make Management Decisions
  • Shock Assessment
  • Vascular Ultrasound

Sat. Sept. 21

ADVANCED TRAINING (OPTIONAL SESSION)
Critical Care Ultrasound 101: A Hands-On Workshop for Novices 
8:00 AM  12:00 PM Small Group Rotations

  • Basic Echo 101: Parasternal – Long and Short
  • Basic Echo 101: Subcostal and IVC
  • Basic Echo 101: Apical 4 Chamber
  • The Basics of Pleural Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Clip Review: Using Your Skills to Make Management Decisions
  • Shock Assessment
  • Vascular Ultrasound

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. This agenda was updated on 6/7/19.

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credit