In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all been tested in ways we could have never imagined. Despite competing demands, our dedicated faculty feel strongly that now, more than ever, our duty to fulfill our mission to support you and help you care for your critically ill patients and communities is of the utmost importance. To ensure that you have access to timely information, this program will be offered via online livestreaming.
MASTER THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO PRACTICE MODERN CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
Keeping pace with the rapid changes in evidence-based critical care medicine is difficult for specialty-trained intensivists; for non-intensivists, the challenge of staying up to date can be overwhelming. This cutting-edge CME course is intended to provide core clinical critical-care skills to health care providers who are not trained as intensivists but whose clinical duties involve taking care of critically ill patients. The focus of this course will be to highlight recent important evidence-based advances in the practice of modern critical care medicine leaving you with tangible strategies to immediately improve your practice. Hot-off-the press emerging topics will also be addressed, arming you with the latest information.
In keeping with our high standards for educational excellence, our outstanding faculty, recognized as experts in the field, will use diverse teaching methodologies, including interactive panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and active learning strategies such as real-time audience-response questions and live demonstrations.
Our mission is to deliver the most up-to-date practice recommendations across a broad range of clinical problems encountered in the care of critically ill patients via an interactive, highly accessible, and educationally sound platform
The following intensive care problems, techniques and updates will be addressed in this comprehensive course in addition to considerations for the care of COVID-19 positive patients:
- Mechanical ventilation and patient-ventilator interactions
- Non-Invasive ventilation and high-flow nasal cannula
- Point-of-care ultrasound utilization in the ICU
- Sepsis updates
- End-of-life care in the ICU
- Shock and vasopressors
- Hemorrhagic shock and massive transfusion protocols
- Pulmonary embolism
- Post-intensive care unit syndrome
- Refractory hypoxemia and ARDS
- Ventilator troubleshooting
- Infectious emergencies and updates in pneumonia and antimicrobial selection
- Procedural complications
- Acute airway emergencies
- Oncologic emergencies
- Severe acid-base and electrolyte disturbances
- Transferring critically ill patients
Special pricing is in effect for this program.
All live-stream sessions are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC points, as well as other relevant CME credits.
Sept. 22 – 24, 2021
Sept. 14 – 17, 2022