Tag Archives: Controversies in Critical Care

Webcast to Review ICU cEEG Programs

Review the evidence and rationale for continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) in the intensive care unit (ICU) during the webcast Continuous Electroencephalography in the ICU, the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series.

Jan Claassen, MD, PhD, and Eva Ritzl, MD, will discuss the importance of cEEG in assisting with diagnosis and management of critically ill patients and will review current recommendations and indications for cEEG in the ICU beyond neurologic injury. Key aspects, logistics, expert opinions, and obstacles of implementing a successful cEEG program in the ICU will be explored.

This webcast will take place Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. Central Time.

Register online today using your Customer ID and password. The registration fee for this 60-minute webcast is $30 for members ($40 for nonmembers). For institutions seeking unlimited participation at a single location, a $200 group rate is available. Please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 for details.

This webcast is part of SCCM’s Controversies in Critical Care series and was developed in collaboration with the Neuroscience Section. The Controversies in Critical Care webcast series is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence is available to guide practice decisions.

Webcast to Review Continuous Electroencephalography in the ICU

Advance your intensive care unit’s (ICU) continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) program. In the webcast “Continuous Electroencephalography in the ICU,” the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series, expert faculty will review the evidence and rationale for cEEG in the ICU.

Jan Claassen, MD, PhD, and Eva Ritzl, MD, will discuss the importance of cEEG in assisting with diagnosis and management of critically ill patients, and will review current recommendations and indications for cEEG in the ICU beyond neurologic injury. Key aspects, logistics, expert opinions and obstacles of implementing a successful cEEG program in the ICU will be explored.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss state-of-the-art cEEG technology in the ICU
  • Review current guidelines, recommendations and expert opinion on how to successfully implement a cEEG monitoring program in the ICU

This webcast will take place Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. Central Time.

Register online today using your Customer ID and password. The registration fee for this 60-minute webcast is $30 for members ($40 for nonmembers). For institutions seeking unlimited participation at a single location, a $200 group rate is available. Please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 for details.

This webcast is part of SCCM’s Controversies in Critical Care series and was developed in collaboration with the Neuroscience Section. The Controversies in Critical Care webcast series is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence is available to guide practice decisions.

Webcast on Controversies in Fluid Resuscitation

Register today to advance your knowledge of fluid resuscitation with the upcoming webcast, Controversies in Fluid Resuscitation: A Clinical Debate on Colloids Versus Crystalloids, the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM’s) Controversies in Critical Care series.

Presenters will review the most up-to-date research and argue the merits and pitfalls of colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients in a variety of shock states.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the pros and cons of crystalloid resuscitation
  • Explore the pros and cons of colloid resuscitation

This webcast will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. The registration fee for this 60-minute webcast is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. For institutions seeking unlimited participation at a single location, a $200 group rate is available.

Register online today using your Customer ID and password. If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

This webcast is part of SCCM’s Controversies in Critical Care series and was developed in collaboration with the Physician Assistant Section. The Controversies in Critical Care series is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence is available to guide practice decisions.

Webcast to Review Ethics Relating to Recent Ebola Outbreak

The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series has collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) to bring you the webcast, The Ethics of Outbreaks. Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General for the WHO, and Dr. Abha Saxena, Coordinator of Global Health Ethics for the WHO, will review ethical dilemmas that arose during the recent Ebola outbreak. Vaccine trials, cultural imperatives and the ethics of preparing for future outbreaks will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe the challenges faced in the implementation of clinical trials during an epidemic
  • Recognize the cultural imperatives during an outbreak
  • Discuss the challenges to forming a global plan for intervention in future outbreaks

This webcast will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.

Register online today using your Customer ID and password. Registration is complimentary for all participants. If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

This webcast was organized by SCCM’s Controversies in Critical Care series in collaboration with the WHO. The series is supported by SCCM’s Ethics Committee and is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence is available to guide practice decisions.

Webcast to Review Ethics Relating to Recent Ebola Outbreak

Review the myriad ethical dilemmas encountered in caring for patients, families and communities during the recent Ebola outbreak in the webcast, The Ethics of Outbreaks. A collaboration of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series, this webcast will discuss vaccine trials, cultural imperatives and the ethics of preparing for future outbreaks.

Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General for the WHO, will explore research ethics and the use of clinical trials during the Ebola outbreak. Dr. Abha Saxena, Coordinator of Global Health Ethics for the WHO, will analyze autonomy and distributive justice as they relate to this outbreak and the cultural imperatives encountered.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe the challenges faced in the implementation of clinical trials during an epidemic
  • Recognize the cultural imperatives during an outbreak
  • Discuss the challenges in forming a global plan for intervention in future outbreaks

This webcast will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.

Register online today using your Customer ID and password. Registration is complimentary for all participants.

If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

This webcast was organized by SCCM’s Controversies in Critical Care series in collaboration with the WHO. The Controversies in Critical Care series is supported by SCCM’s Ethics Committee and is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence is available to guide practice decisions.