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 Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort & Case-Control

April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018

 Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy

May 18, 2018 - May 18, 2018

 ECMO Management 2018

August 3, 2018 - August 4, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Peds

August 5, 2018 - August 9, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult

August 5, 2018 - August 9, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 

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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-361 Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration SCCM Pod-360 Alarm and Alert Fatigue in Critical Care SCCM […]

Apply for SCCM Awards
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers numerous awards that recognize dedication and innovation to the field of critical care. Nominate yourself or a colleague, or recognize your entire intensive care unit (ICU) team. Most award recipients receive complimentary registration to the 48th Critical Care Congress. Applications are open May 1 through August 1, […]

Continuing Board Certification Survey
Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future is a collaborative effort to assess the current state of continuing board certification and to envision a framework that is relevant and meaningful to physicians, patients, hospitals, and health systems. This “Vision Initiative” is led by a Commission composed of a diverse group of physicians, professional medical organizations, […]

Enhance Research Skills with Free Webcast
Register today for the upcoming webcast, Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort and Case-Control Studies, which will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. This is a grant-sponsored webcast; it is complimentary for attendees. This webcast will highlight the most essential aspects of the cohort and case-control study designs. […]

Abstracts Now Being Accepted for Quality Summit
Submit your abstract for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) new Critical Care Quality Summit, which will take place September 17 and 18, 2018, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Abstracts are being accepted through June 29, 2018. The top abstracts will be featured in poster presentations. The Critical Care […]

Bag Mask Ventilation Versus Endotracheal Intubation
In prehospital management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), bag mask ventilation (BMV) has been touted as a less complex alternative to endotracheal intubation (ETI). Large retrospective studies have suggested superior survival with BMV compared to ETI (Fouche PF, et al. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2014;18:244-256). Some critics have posited that this difference occurs not because of […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Bag Mask Ventilation Versus Endotracheal Intubation
In prehospital management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), bag mask ventilation (BMV) has been touted as a less complex alternative to endotracheal intubation (ETI). Large retrospective studies have suggested superior survival with BMV compared to ETI (Fouche PF, et al. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2014;18:244-256). Some critics have posited that this difference occurs not because of […]

Webcast on Minimizing Bias in Study Design
Enhance your research skills with the Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort and Case-Control Studies webcast, which will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. This webcast will highlight the most essential aspects of the cohort and case-control study designs. Faculty will draw on relevant examples from the critical […]

Call for SCCM Council Nominations
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) has opened the call for members to fill open positions on the SCCM Council. Council terms are for three years. Any member can submit nominations. The following seats are open for nomination for the 2019 Council: Internal Medicine Designated Seat Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Designated Seat Neuroscience Designated […]

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SCCM Research Grants Call for Application
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers several funding opportunities for critical care professionals seeking support for their research. A call for applications is now open for SCCM research grants. Funding will be provided through the SCCM-Weil Research Grants (up to two grants of $50,000 each) and the Discovery Research Grants (total of $100,000). […]

Nutrition Continuing Education Activity
There is just one month left to experience the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Self-Directed Nutrition Research Workshop: From Bench to Bedside, from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. Obtain the full gamut of nutrition research and learn how it applies to nutritional care in the ICU. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and dieticians […]

2018 Editions of Current Concepts Available
Each year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) popular precourses, Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care and Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care, deliver the latest clinical information relevant to patients in the intensive care unit. These courses are available On Demand, and the companion textbooks are available in print and as eBooks. Save […]

Adjunctive Glucocorticoid Therapy and Septic Shock
Sepsis imposes a significant patient and global health burden. Treatment strategies have shifted throughout the decades, but early identification, antibiotic administration, source control, and aggressive resuscitation have remained cornerstones. In patients with septic shock refractory to fluid resuscitation and vasopressor administration, glucocorticoids have historically been added despite conflicting evidence of benefit. Venkatesh et al (N […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Adjunctive Glucocorticoid Therapy and Septic Shock
Sepsis imposes a significant patient and global health burden. Treatment strategies have shifted throughout the decades, but early identification, antibiotic administration, source control, and aggressive resuscitation have remained cornerstones. In patients with septic shock refractory to fluid resuscitation and vasopressor administration, glucocorticoids have historically been added despite conflicting evidence of benefit. In 2002, Annane et […]

Congress 2018 On Demand Now Available
For those who attended the 47th Critical Care Congress, the Congress On Demand materials are now accessible at MySCCM.org. Obtain the entire 2018 program, including searchable slide presentations and synchronized speaker audio for every session. Subscription to this service was included in the registration fee for Congress. If you did not attend the full Congress, […]

Congress Critical Care Quiz Show
The Critical Care Quiz Show was a big hit at this year’s Congress. Attendees cheered on their teams while contestants showed off their critical care knowledge in this Jeopardy-style game show. Five section teams participated—In-Training, Nursing, Pediatrics, Surgery, and Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology. While some of the sections held internal competitions in prior years, this […]

Abstracts Now Being Accepted for Quality Summit
Submit your abstract for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) new Critical Care Quality Summit, which will take place September 17 and 18, 2018, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Abstracts are being accepted through May 1, 2018. The top 10 abstracts will be featured in poster presentations. The Critical […]

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Obstetrics Now Available
New to the Fundamentals product line, Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS): Obstetrics is designed for intensivists and nonintensivists who may provide maternal/fetal critical care and to instruct clinicians in obstetrics who are seeking education in critical care. This course can be licensed and brought to an institution through a traditional live, instructor-led course. It contains […]

New Edition Available: Coding and Billing for Critical Care
A must-have text for professional coders, hospital administrators, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, Coding and Billing for Critical Care: A Practice Tool, seventh edition, explains the complexities of critical care coding and billing and offers an enhanced understanding of coding and billing procedures in a critical care setting. This updated edition includes chapters on […]

 

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