Wed. Sept. 22

8:00 AM 8:10 AM Welcome from the Course Directors
8:10 AM 8:50 AM A Case-Based Approach to Shock and Vasopressors*
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Burning Clinical Question: Should I Use Midodrine to Get My Patient off Vasopressors?*
9:00 AM 9:05 AM Stretch
9:05 AM 9:45 AM Challenges in ACLS*
9:45 AM 10:00 AM Burning Clinical Question: Too Hot? Too Cold? Just Right? How Do I Approach Therapeutic Hypothermia in 2021?*
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Strategies to Manage Alcohol Withdrawal 
10:20 AM 10:40 AM Brain Break
10:40 AM 11:25 AM Bedside Tools for Evaluation of Shock*
11:25 AM 12:05 PM A Case-Based Approach to Common Arrythmias
12:05 PM 1:05 PM Lunch Break
1:05 PM 1:55 PM Ventilators 101: A Review for Beginners
1:55 PM 2:05 PM Stretch
2:05 PM 2:45 PM Updates in the Management of Massive and Submassive PE
2:45 PM 3:05 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
3:05 PM 3:45 PM Tips and Tricks for Managing Right and Left Heart Failure
3:45 PM 4:20 PM Updates in the Management of GI Bleeds*
4:20 PM 4:30 PM Burning Clinical Question: How and When Can I Run Peripheral Vasopressors Safely? A Pro-Con Debate*
4:30 PM 4:35 PM Stretch
4:35 PM 5:05 PM Getting Comfortable with Comfort-Focused Care*
5:05 PM 5:10 PM Bringing It All Together

Thurs. Sept. 23

8:00 AM 8:10 AM Day 2: Introduction and Overview
8:10 AM 8:50 AM Best Practices for ICU Sedation in 2021
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Burning Clinical Question: When Do I Need to Stop Propofol for High Triglycerides?*
9:00 AM 9:05 AM Stretch
9:05 AM 9:45 AM How to Approach Hypoxic Respiratory Failure
9:45 AM 10:15 AM Physiology and Function of High-Flow Nasal Cannula
10:15 AM 10:35 AM Break and Guided Meditation
10:35 AM 11:05 AM How Intensivists Think: Critical-Thinking Strategies to Minimize Cognitive Errors in the ICU*
11:05 AM 11:25 AM Burning Clinical Debate: How Can I Communicate with My Intubated Patient?*
11:25 AM 11:55 AM A Case-Based Approach to Altered Mental Status
11:55 AM 12:15 PM Vasopressors: The “New” Kids on the Block
12:15 PM 1:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM 2:05 PM Vents 102: Troubleshooting the Ventilator
2:05 PM 2:10 PM Stretch
2:10 PM 2:40 PM ECMO 101: What Is It and When to Refer?*
2:40 PM 2:50 PM Burning Clinical Question: Should This Patient with Respiratory Failure Get Steroids?*
2:50 PM 3:10 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
3:10 PM 3:40 PM Best Practices for Using Non-Invasive Ventilation in the ICU
3:40 PM 3:50 PM Burning Clinical Question: Does My Patient with Altered Mental Status Need a Head CT?*
3:50 PM 3:55 PM Stretch
3:55 PM 4:25 PM Surviving COVID: What Does Survival Look Like for Patients with Severe COVID Infection?*
4:25 PM 5:15 PM Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Live Patient Demonstration of What the Intensivist Must Know – Part 1 (The Basics)

Fri. Sept. 24

8:00 AM 8:10 AM Day 3: Introduction and Overview
8:10 AM 8:50 AM Toxicology Cases: What the Intensivist Must Know in 2021*
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Burning Clinical Question: Does This Patient Need Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis?*
9:00 AM 9:05 AM Stretch
9:05 AM 9:40 AM Managing Sepsis in 2021: Has Anything Really Changed?*
9:40 AM 10:05 AM Too Broad, Too Narrow or Just Right?: Tips for Choosing an Empiric Antibiotic Regimen*
10:05 AM 10:15 AM Burning Clinical Question: When Should I Start TPN?*
10:15 AM 10:35 AM Break and Guided Meditation
10:35 AM 10:45 AM Burning Clinical Question: Do I Need to Check for a Cuff Leak?*
10:45 AM 11:20 AM Before the Trach: Practical Strategies for Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation
11:20 AM 11:50 AM Chest Tubes 101
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Burning Clinical Question: The Trach Fell Out! Can I Just Put it Back In?*
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM 1:40 PM Top 3: ID Emergencies Not to Miss*
1:40 PM 1:45 PM Stretch
1:45 PM 2:20 PM A Case-Based Approach to Acid Base Disorders in the ICU
2:20 PM 2:50 PM Approach to Electrolyte Abnormalities in the ICU
2:50 PM 3:10 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
3:10 PM 3:40 PM Red Alert!: Management of Hemorrhagic Shock*
3:40 PM 4:20 PM Oncologic Emergencies for the General Intensivist*
4:20 PM 4:30 PM Burning Clinical Debate: Should I Reverse the Coagulopathy?*
4:30 PM 4:35 PM Stretch
4:35 PM 5:25 PM Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Live Patient Demonstration of What the Intensivist Must Know – Part 2
5:25 PM 5:30 PM Closing Remarks

Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.
This agenda was updated on 4/8/2021.

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credit
✻ Optional Wellness Activity

*This course will be LIVE-STREAMED*

livestreamSpecial pricing is in effect for this program.

This course will be live-streamed and includes real-time audience-response questions, live demonstrations and interactive Q&A sessions allowing you to pose specific questions to our expert faculty via online chat. All presentations and course materials will be available immediately to watch and review at your convenience.