Several videos featuring the industry-supported sessions from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2014 Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California, USA, are available in the SCCM Store. Whether you missed the 2014 Congress or couldn’t make it to all the sessions of interest, you can still participate in the most popular events online at your convenience. Earn free continuing medical education (CME) credits by viewing any of the following webcasts and then applying for credit.
Can We Feed? Ensuring Optimal Early Enteral Nutrition – Supported by educational grants from Abbott Nutrition and Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
This offering identifies the development and initiation of early enteral nutrition therapy in the intensive care unit (ICU), compensatory enteral nutrition administration techniques, and strategies to reduce the incidence of aspiration and aspiration-related pneumonia in critically ill, tube-fed patients.
Feed Your Brain: It’s Not Just About Calories! – Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition
In this session, expert faculty identify the basic concepts for optimal ICU nutritional support, examine pros and cons of pre- and probiotic use in the ICU and translate research findings into ICU management protocols.
Hemostatic Resuscitation and Acute Coagulopathy in the ICU – Supported by an educational grant from CSL Behring
This discussion focuses on the issues surrounding plasma and factor concentrates, as well as management of bleeding with the new anticoagulants.
Malnutrition: New International Etiology-Based Diagnosis – Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition
The presenters discuss the integration of a cutting edge, international, etiology-based malnutrition diagnosis in the ICU, and outline characteristics of the diagnosis in the critically ill patient.
Noninvasive Ventilation – Supported by an educational grant from Covidien Puritan Bennett
This offering reviews the latest techniques in providing noninvasive ventilation and explores the efficacy of noninvasive ventilation in treating primary respiratory failure.
Pulmonary Hypertension – Supported by an educational grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.
Expert faculty describe basic management principles of patients with pulmonary hypertension, and look at developing a medication treatment plan for pulmonary hypertension.
Translation Research in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – Supported by an educational grant from ZOLL Medical Corporation
This offering details how outcomes of sudden death have not changed since the introduction of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and examines how many established standards of medical care are wrong or less than perfect.