Reserve your spot today for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Study Mission to Cuba, which is scheduled for December 4 to 9, 2017. Space is limited and filling up fast. The deadline to register is August 1, 2017.
The Study Mission to Cuba will offer participants a unique opportunity to earn continuing education credits. Immerse yourself in Cuban culture and engage with fellow Cuban medical professionals while learning about the challenges and advances of medicine in Cuba. Participants will gain firsthand experience and knowledge on the inner workings of healthcare in this country, and attend meetings and meaningful site visits each day.
Topics to be covered include:
- organizational structure and healthcare delivery systems of various critical care units in Cuba
- quality processes and how change is implemented to improve patient care
- cultural differences for patients and families faced with end-of-life decisions
- resource limitations in caring for critically ill patients
- and more
Continuing medical education credits are available for physicians, pharmacists and nurses.
Following the study mission is an optional Excursion to Matanzas, from December 9 to 12, 2017. During this excursion, participants will discover local architecture, learn from artisans skilled in ceramics and the creation of hand crafted books, visit the Elian Gonzalez Museum and Castle of San Severino, and much more.