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 Building an Effective & Efficient Database for Your Research

June 28, 2018 - June 28, 2018

 Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy

July 20, 2018 - July 20, 2018

 Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy CE/CME

July 20, 2018 - July 20, 2018

 Critical Care Ultrasound-Pediatric and Neonatal 2018

August 5, 2018 - August 6, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Peds

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

 

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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. […]

SCCM Privacy Policy Update
As the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to be enforced beginning May 25, 2018, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) has been actively working to ensure that it will be compliant with the requirements of the regulation. The GDPR was passed to unify data protection across all the member […]

Webinar on Minimizing Bias in Study Design
Enhance your research skills with Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort and Case-Control Studies, now available online. This grant-sponsored webinar highlights the most essential aspects of the cohort and case-control study designs and draws on relevant examples from critical care literature. Join faculty as they discuss strategies and best practices for avoiding bias when […]

NCCARM: Wear Blue Tomorrow
You are encouraged to wear blue tomorrow, May 18, 2018, in celebration of National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM)! The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) wants to see all the unique ways your intensive care unit (ICU) team celebrates NCCARM! Send us photos via email of your ICU team celebrating NCCARM. Share […]

Earn Complimentary CE/CME with Online Activities
Access complimentary courses and obtain continuing education (CE)/continuing medical education (CME) credit through the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) enduring materials: American College of Critical Care Medicine: SCCM Guidelines Update: Pediatric Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition Parenteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Appropriate Administration of Intravenous Lipid Emulsions Supported by an […]

Submit Your Abstract for 2019 Congress
Make your contribution to the advancement of critical care by submitting your abstract by noon Central Time on August 1, 2018, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 48th Critical Care Congress, which will be held February 17 to 20, 2019, at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, California, USA. If accepted, […]

Hydrocortisone Plus Fludrocortisone for Adults with Septic Shock
Septic shock is a global epidemic that spares no economic group or geographic region. Despite the institution of resuscitation care plans and early attempts at source control, septic shock mortality still hovers between 45% and 60%. Numerous studies have failed to discover a biologic substrate to treat the massive inflammatory reaction linked to organ failure […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Hydrocortisone Plus Fludrocortisone for Adults with Septic Shock
Septic shock is a global epidemic that spares no economic group or geographic region. Despite the institution of resuscitation care plans and early attempts at source control, septic shock mortality still hovers between 45% and 60%. Numerous studies have failed to discover a biologic substrate to treat the massive inflammatory reaction linked to organ failure […]

Critical Care Awareness Month
May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM). Intensive Care Unit (ICU) teams mark this special month in a variety of ways, from sharing blue treats with staff to holding educational symposia, staff recognition ceremonies, or special events. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) wants to see all the unique ways you […]

ICU Risk Scores as Markers of Illness Severity
If you missed the late-breaking literature released during the 47th Critical Care Congress, this groundbreaking work is worth checking out. In this Chat with the Editor, Critical Care Medicine Editor-in-Chief Timothy G. Buchman, MD, PhD, MCCM, talks with author and Congress speaker Omar Badawi, PharmD, MPH, FCCM, about how commonly used ICU risk scores can be repurposed as continuous […]

 

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