Learn about clinical breakthroughs and advances that lead to better patient care during these thought-provoking presentations at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 47th Critical Care Congress. These complimentary continuing medication education (CME)/continuing education (CE) lunch symposia are presented by leading experts in critical care and offer a thorough analysis of the developments and controversies affecting many intensive care unit (ICU) environments.
Parental Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Appropriate Administration of Intravenous Lipid Emulsions
Supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
This session will review the nutrition requirements of critically ill patients as well as the efficacy and safety data of intravenous lipid emulsions. The guideline recommendations for parental nutrition and intravenous lipid emulsions for the ICU patient will also be discussed.
Challenges of Using Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Agents in the Critically Ill
Supported by an educational grant from Portola Pharmaceuticals
This session will review the unique characteristics of the new antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents and discuss indications and contraindications for their use. The benefits and potential risks of antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents will be explored. The approaches to managing critical bleeding and reversal strategies to chemical antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents will also be discussed.
These industry-supported symposia will be held Monday, February 26, 2018, in Hemisfair Ballrooms C1 and C2 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. They are available to all Congress registrants; no additional registration is needed to attend. Lunch and seating are on a first-come, first-served basis. The sessions will start promptly at 12:30 p.m. More information is available at www.sccm.org/AfternoonSymposia.