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Upcoming Conferences
 Critical Care Quality Summit

September 17, 2018 - September 18, 2018 - Atlanta, GA

 Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy CE/CME

September 21, 2018 - September 21, 2018

 Discovery Clinical Investigators Meeting

October 1, 2018 - October 1, 2018 - Rockville, MD

 Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course

November 6, 2018 - November 8, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 48th Critical Care Congress

February 17, 2019 - February 20, 2019 - San Diego, CA

 

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The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
The H1N1 epidemic demonstrated that extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) use in the most critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) resulted in a substantial decrease in mortality (Noah MA, et al. JAMA. 2011;306(15):1659-1668). The CESAR trial was a landmark randomized controlled trial that showed improved survival and increased quality of life with the […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
The H1N1 epidemic demonstrated that extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) use in the most critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) resulted in a substantial decrease in mortality (Noah MA, et al. JAMA. 2011;306(15):1659-1668). The CESAR trial was a landmark randomized controlled trial (RCT) that showed improved survival and increased quality of life with […]

Stay Up to Date on Board MOC Changes
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced a new two-year assessment option to provide physicians with more relevance and convenience in meeting the assessment requirement of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. This option, called a Knowledge Check-In, can be taken at home, workplace, or test center, and will follow an open-book format. Practitioners […]

Board Review Discounted Registration Ends July 11
Discounted registration and housing ends Wednesday, July 11, 2018, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Adult and Pediatric Multiprofessional Critical Care Review courses (MCCRC). Receive 4.5 days of expert guidance on the core areas of critical care medicine led by expert faculty. Whether you need to certify, recertify, or simply review, these courses […]

Ultrasound Reduced Rates Deadline Approaching
Reduced registration and hotel rates end July 11, 2018, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer Critical Care Ultrasound courses. All courses will take place at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. The two-day courses, Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal and Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult, will take place on […]

Listen to the Latest iCritical Care Podcasts
If you have not checked out our iCritical Care podcasts, listen to the latest releases and subscribe for free! Loyal listeners and newcomers, be sure to rate us on iTunes. Learn more at www.sccm.org/iCriticalCare. SCCM Pod-363 Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock SCCM Pod-362 Time of Admission to the PICU and Mortality SCCM […]

One Week Remaining to Submit Your Abstract
Submit your abstract for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s new Critical Care Quality Summit, which will take place September 17 and 18, 2018, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This unique conference is focused on peer-to-peer learning led by expert faculty and is ideal for both individuals and intensive care […]

Free Webcast on Effective Research Database Design
Expand your clinical database knowledge with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s upcoming webcast, Building an Effective and Efficient Database for Your Research, which will discuss strategies for versatile and easy-to-use database design. The webcast will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. Faculty will describe the planning process of […]

Mayo Trains PFCCS Instructors in Republic of Georgia
Frontiers in Pediatrics recently published a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic and healthcare leaders from the Republic of Georgia in which they assessed the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) course as a training tool. The paper describes how training local PFCCS instructors within an international environment proved an […]

Host a Fundamentals Course
Host a Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) course at your institution! More than 11,000 clinicians each year on five continents receive FCCS training. By hosting a course you will be able provide intensivists and nonintensivists access to training for managing critically ill patients during the first 24 hours or until appropriate critical care consultation can […]

Housing Deadline for 2018 Summer Courses
Attendees of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer courses, Critical Care Ultrasound and Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult and Pediatric, should reserve rooms at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, either online or by calling +1 877 868-9134. Please refer to code SCC818. Reservations made after July 5, 2018, may not receive the […]

Attend the New Critical Care Quality Summit
Register now for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) new two-day conference! The Critical Care Quality Summit will focus on peer-to-peer learning and will be led by expert faculty. Sessions will explore hot topics in critical care patient safety and quality such as burnout; care implementation strategies; the pain, agitation, delirium, immobility, and sleep […]

Critical Care Review Courses
The early registration deadline for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course (MCCRC): Adult and Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Pediatric is Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Both courses will be held August 5-9, 2018, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Each will provide the most comprehensive […]

Ultrasound Early Registration
Take advantage of early registration rates and reserve your seat by Wednesday, June 13, 2018, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer Critical Care Ultrasound courses, which will be held August 5-7, 2018, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult and Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and […]

AMA Issues New Report on Opioid Epidemic
The American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a new report documenting how physician leadership is advancing the fight against the opioid epidemic. The report, which is being released as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force meets for the first time, found a decrease in opioid prescribing […]

Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism and RBC Transfusion in Infants
The use of transfusion in critically ill children or those who have undergone major surgery has declined since the publication of the landmark articles by Hébert et al (N Engl J Med. 1999;340:409-417) and Lacroix et al (N Engl J Med. 2007;356:1609-1619). It has now become the standard of care to limit the use of […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism and RBC Transfusion in Infants
The use of transfusion in critically ill children or those who have undergone major surgery has declined since the publication of the landmark articles by Hébert et al (N Engl J Med. 1999;340:409-417) and Lacroix  et al (N Engl J Med. 2007;356:1609-1619). It has now become the standard of care to limit the use of […]

Discovery Call for Proposals
Gain valuable peer feedback on your clinical proposal by submitting your clinical research proposal to Discovery, the Critical Care Research Network. Proposals will be accepted from June 1, 2018, through July 30, 2018. Submit your proposal online today. Accepted proposals will be presented at a 2018 Clinical Investigators Meeting, where investigators will receive: An opportunity to obtain written […]

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign Update
A new Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) bundle was released after being updated to reflect the latest evidence from the International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016. The most important change in the revision of the SSC bundles is that there is now a single “Hour-1 Bundle” with the explicit intention of beginning resuscitation and management immediately. […]

 

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