There is still time to register for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course (MCCRC): Adult, to be held July 25 to 29, 2017, in Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
Attend the full 4.5 days or participate in the day(s) that features relevant topics specific to your learning needs.
- Tuesday: Respiratory Disease, Mechanical Ventilation, and Noninvasive Support
- Wednesday: Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Disease
- Thursday: Kidney, Babies, Blood, and Endocrine Emergencies
- Friday: Infectious Disease, Liver, and Gastrointestinal
- Saturday: Brain Emergencies and Other Intracranial Problems
Register online using your Customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
Registration will also be accepted on site at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel.
Led by co-chairs Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, MCCM, and Stephen M. Pastores, MD, FCCM, the 2017 MCCRC: Adult will provide the most comprehensive review and update of the diagnosis, monitoring, and management of critically ill patients.
For more information, including the agenda, faculty listing, and continuing education details, visit the course webpage.
The opportunity to earn free continuing education credits is still available for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2016 Congress session, Optimizing Treatment and Improving Care Transitions in Chronic Heart Failure, supported by an educational grant from Amgen. It is available as an electronic publication, Chronic Heart Failure Monograph.
It contains discussions from experts Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN, of Cleveland Clinic, Jeffrey S. Borer, MD, of The Howard Gilman Institute for Heart Valve Diseases and the Schiavone Cardiovascular Translational Research Institute, and Paul J. Hauptman, MD, of Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Topics include the epidemiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis of chronic heart failure and how strategies to decrease hospital readmission rates and overall costs through better diagnosis and disease management impact patient outcomes. Safety, efficacy and clinical application of the current and emerging therapeutics, the new recommendation for the management of chronic heart failure, and appropriate strategies to optimize pharmacologic treatment of chronic heart failure are also discussed.
If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) newly released Self-Directed Nutrition Research Workshop: From Bench to Bedside provides a flexible learning experience with access to more than 5 hours of cutting-edge content including implementation of new guidelines, pilot study results, and implications of nutrition and mobility, circadian rhythms, and lipid mediators.
This complimentary course also features:
- Discussion of the top four novel and cutting-edge investigations in the field of critical care medicine and nutrition that are expected to have clinical impact at the bedside in the intensive care unit (ICU)
- Review of the scientific rationale for the recent changes in the interdisciplinary national guidelines for nutrition support in critically ill adults and children
- Description of the bedside applications of the SCCM/American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition critical care nutrition guidelines 2015-2016 for adults and children
This course is supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition.
The self-directed course format allows learners to:
- Work through the content at their own pace from the comfort and convenience of their home or office
- Review all lectures through interactive learning modules
- Explore questions, answers, and rationales
- Review current guidelines and references
- Assess their knowledge through the use of pre- and posttests
Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and dieticians are eligible to receive 6 hours of continuing education credit. This opportunity is available through May 2018.
Access this free course today.
Registration is now open for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 47th Critical Care Congress, the largest multiprofessional critical care event of the year. Register today using your customer ID and password or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
The 2018 Congress will feature innovative learning experiences that encompass the full range of developments in critical care.
- Attend the plenary sessions, featuring presentations by authorities across disciplines on a wide array of clinical and research topics.
- Participate in educational sessions, hands-on workshops, and interactive debates led by internationally renowned faculty.
- Engage in numerous events and networking opportunities with members of the entire multiprofessional team.
- Explore the newest tools and technologies provided by more than 100 exhibitors.
Join more than 6,000 members of the critical care community February 25 to 28, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Take advantage of this opportunity to expand your critical care knowledge and enhance the care you deliver to patients.
For more information, including available pre- and postcourses, popular events and sessions, and hotel and travel details, visit http://www.sccm.org/Congress.
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.
For complete details, please visit the event webpage. If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
Reduced registration rates end July 5, 2017, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer Critical Care Ultrasound courses. Registration for the ultrasound courses includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. All courses will take place at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
The two-day courses, Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult and Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal, will take place on July 30 and 31, 2017.
These courses provide the ability to:
- Immediately integrate learned skills into your clinical practice
- Increase your diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency
- Learn from field experts on the latest strategies in ultrasound image interpretation and diagnostic challenges, as well as new innovations and procedures
- Experience high-quality education from prominent faculty, including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and more
- Receive a significant hands-on experience, ensured by a five-to-one learner-to-faculty ratio
Following these courses on August 1, 2017, is the one-day Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult course, which provides an opportunity to expand your echocardiographic skills and knowledge. Participants will:
- Focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient
- Gain hands-on experience with faculty-assisted skill stations including, new in 2017, transesophageal echocardiography
- Learn important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient
All courses offer continuing medical education credit hours to physicians, nurses, and physician assistants. Register online today for Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult, Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
Review the full scope of critical care topics with Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult. The most complete critical care textbook in adult practice, this resource includes dozens of charts and tables to aid studying, as well as copious references to guide further reading.
Developed by leading experts in critical care, this comprehensive textbook covers 10 topic areas, including:
- Neurologic Critical Care
- Cardiovascular Critical Care
- Respiratory Critical Care
- Critical Care Infectious Disease
- Hepatic, Gastrointestinal and Hematologic/Oncologic Disease in the ICU
- Renal and Metabolic Disorders in the ICU
- Environmental and Toxicologic Injury
- Pharmacologic Issues in the ICU
- Surgical and Obstetrical Critical Care
- Administrative and Ethical Issues in the Critically Ill
Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult is available in print and electronic formats. Visit the SCCM store to get your copy.
Registration discounts end Wednesday, June 28, 2017, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course (MCCRC): Adult. Register online using your Customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
Led by co-chairs Pamela A. Lipsett, MC, MHPE, MCCM, and Stephen M. Pastores, MD, FCCM, the 2017 MCCRC: Adult will provide the most comprehensive review and update of the diagnosis, monitoring and management of critically ill patients.
Course highlights include:
- Modular course content, allowing for single or multiday registration to meet comprehensive or specific learning needs
- Accurate assessments of your knowledge in critical care
- Interactive sessions that utilize audience response technology and practice questions, answers and rationales
- World-class faculty that provide the most up-to-date information in critical care across all healthcare professions
- Cutting-edge topics such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, choice of vasopressor in shock states, renal replacement therapy techniques, environmental injuries, emerging infections, and delirium
- Online access to practice questions and post-course audio recordings of the lectures
The course will be held July 25 to 29, 2017, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago but at a lower price, and it’s just minutes from O’Hare International Airport.
For more information including the agenda, faculty listing, and continuing education details, visit the course webpage.
Register today for a free webinar offering continuing education credits hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Nurses Association, and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses. Leading sepsis experts will discuss the CDC’s recent sepsis Vital Signs and protocols for early recognition of maternal sepsis.
Featured speakers include:
- Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, NE-BC; Vice President of Nursing, Education and Practice; Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
- Seun Ross, DNP, MSN, CRNP-F, NP-C, NEA-BC; Director of Nursing Practice and Work Environment, American Nurses Association
- Sean Townsend, MD; Vice President of Quality & Safety, California Pacific Medical Center
- Lauren Epstein, MD, MSc; Medical Officer, CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
- Katarina Lanner-Cusin, MD; Medical Director Women’s Services, Sutter Health, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
- Lori Olvera, DNP, RNC-OB, EFM-C; Bedside Nurse, Anderson Lucchetti Women’s and Children Hospital; Kaiser Permanente
Sepsis Standard Work: Improving Compliance with Early Recognition and Management of Perinatal Sepsis will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Registration is complimentary for all participants. If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
Experience the educational content from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2017 Congress session, The Modern Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Shock, from the comfort of your home or office. This session was supported by an educational grant from La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company.
During this complimentary continuing education activity, expert faculty explore emerging therapeutic strategies, preserving end-organ perfusion and volumetric assessment in shock. This product includes videos containing slide presentations and synchronized speaker audio of the session, as well as a pre- and posttest.
Physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are eligible to receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credit. This opportunity is available through April 2018.