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 CPP Journal Club Webcast

May 20, 2016 - May 20, 2016

 Critical Care Ultrasound • Pediatric 2016

July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

 Critical Care Ultrasound 2016

July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

 Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound 2016

July 18, 2016 - July 18, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

 Advanced Pediatric Critical Care Ultrasound 2016

July 18, 2016 - July 18, 2016 - Rosemont, IL


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Obtain Free CE Credit with Activities from the 45th Critical Care Congress
Whether you missed the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2016 Critical Care Congress in Orlando, Florida, USA, or couldn’t make it to all sessions of interest, you can now experience several of the industry-supported sessions online. Review the content at your own pace from the comfort and convenience of your home or office and […]

New Location for Summer Critical Care Ultrasound Courses
This summer, the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound training courses will be held in a new location: the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago but at a lower price, and it’s just minutes from O’Hare International Airport. Assist in the […]

Register for Second Sepsis Redefined Webcast
Due to overwhelming interest in the original webcast, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) will hold a second “Sepsis Redefined” webcast featuring the same content. Register today to reserve your spot on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. Space is limited for this complimentary 90-minute webcast. Moderated by Craig M. Coopersmith, […]

Chronic Hypoxemia in Children with CHD Mars Airway Epithelial Na+ Transport
Ambient hypoxia impairs the airway epithelial Na+ transport, which is crucial in lung edema reabsorption. Whether chronic systemic hypoxemia affects airway Na+ transport has remained largely unknown. Kaskinen et al have therefore investigated whether chronic systemic hypoxemia in children with congenital heart defect affects airway epithelial Na+ transport, Na+ transporter-gene expression, and short-term lung edema […]

Expediting Transfer of Patients with Time-Sensitive Critical Illness
Time-sensitive, critical surgical illnesses require care at specialized centers. Trauma systems facilitate patient transport to designated trauma centers, but formal systems for nontraumatic critical illness do not exist. Scalea et al created the critical care resuscitation unit to expedite transfers of adult critically ill patients with time-sensitive conditions to a quaternary academic medical center, hypothesizing […]

SCCM Mourns the Loss of Dr. Shoemaker
The critical care community lost one of its great visionaries and founders with the passing of William C. Shoemaker, MD, MCCM, at age 93. Together with his wife, Norma, the Shoemakers were instrumental in founding the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), helping to start the organization from the ground up. Dr. Shoemaker was a […]

Attend a PCOR-ICU Collaborative Live Informational Session
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is launching a new collaborative aimed at helping hospitals implement patient and family engagement programs. The Society is seeking 50 intensive care unit (ICU) teams based in the United States interested in participating in the PCOR-ICU Collaborative: Improving Care for Critically Ill Patients and Families Through Research Dissemination […]

Practice and Prepare with the Adult and Pediatric Board Review Courses
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2016 Adult and Pediatric Multiprofessional Critical Care Board Review Courses (MCCBRC) set the standard in board preparation. Whether you need to certify, recertify or simply review, MCCBRC provides an excellent update and thorough overview of the field. Receive 4.5 days of expert guidance on the core areas of […]

Register for ECMO Management Course
Registration is open for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ECMO Management course. Explore the basic management principles common to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) programs for both adult and pediatric patients in this intense two-day simulation course. Receive a comprehensive overview of ECMO programs while rotating through lectures and simulation scenarios. Each simulation group […]

2016 Editions of Current Concepts in Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Available
Each year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) popular Congress 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 (ICU). These courses are now available On Demand and the companion textbooks are available in print and […]



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