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Death by Neurological Criteria Webcast Now Available On Demand

The recent webcast, Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management, is now available for On Demand purchase. This webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series aims to improve participants’ confidence and knowledge in determining death by neurological criteria (DNC) by reviewing the most up-to-date research and processes.

Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management On Demand allows you to access a video containing the slide presentations and synchronized speaker audio from the event. Enjoy this access from the comfort and convenience of your home or office and review the content on your own time and at your own pace. This is the next best thing to attending the live event. Following your purchase, you can access the materials as often as you like by logging into www.MySCCM.org.

Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management On Demand is available for purchase in the SCCM store. The registration rate is just $35 for members ($45 for nonmembers).

If you participated in the live event, your subscription to the On Demand service was included in your registration fee. The materials can be accessed by logging into www.MySCCM.org with your customer ID and password.

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 Aims to Increase Knowledge in Determining DNC

Review the most up-to-date research and processes in determining death by neurological criteria (DNC) in the webcast, Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management, the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series. This webcast aims to improve your confidence and knowledge in determining DNC.

Expert faculty, David Greer, MD, FAHA, FNCS, FAAN, FCCM, and Jose Javier Provencio, MD, FAAN, FNCS, FCCM, will examine the appropriate use of ancillary testing and discuss skills to successfully engage families and surrogates in conversation and decision making after DNC.

Learning Objectives

  • List the objective clinical tools needed to arrive at a DNC diagnosis and describe the management and organ support (hemodynamics, electrolytes, endocrine imbalances) for DNC patients
  • Articulate the indications and pros/cons for ancillary testing to support a DNC diagnosis
  • Explain techniques and authoritative and unambiguous terms used by experts to appropriately engage families and surrogates in the discussion of DNC, and recognize the related common cross-cultural, ethnic and religious sensitivities

This webcast will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. Participants will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit.

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.

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.

Register for Webcast on Death by Neurological Criteria

Improve your confidence and knowledge in determining death by neurological criteria (DNC). In the webcast, Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management, the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series, expert faculty will review the most up-to-date research and processes in determining DNC.

David Greer, MD, FAHA, FNCS, FAAN, FCCM, and Jose Javier Provencio, MD, FAAN, FNCS, FCCM, will examine the appropriate use of ancillary testing and discuss skills to successfully engage families and surrogates in conversation and decision making after DNC.

Learning Objectives

  • List the objective clinical tools needed to arrive at a DNC diagnosis and describe the management and organ support (hemodynamics, electrolytes, endocrine imbalances) for DNC patients
  • Articulate the indications and pros/cons for ancillary testing to support a DNC diagnosis
  • Explain techniques and authoritative and unambiguous terms used by experts to appropriately engage families and surrogates in the discussion of DNC, and recognize the related common cross-cultural, ethnic and religious sensitivities

This webcast will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. Participants will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit.

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.

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.