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On Demand: Should We Prone All ARDS Patients?

The recent webcast, Should We Prone All ARDS Patients?, is now available for On Demand purchase. In this pro/con webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series, the most up-to-date evidence on the benefits, limitations and alternatives of prone positioning of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome is presented by an esteemed panel of physicians.

Should We Prone All ARDS Patients? 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.

Should We Prone All ARDS Patients? 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 to Discuss Prone Positioning of ARDS Patients

Prone positioning in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has been shown to significantly improve oxygenation and prevent ventilator-induced lung injury. In the pro/con webcast, Should We Prone All ARDS Patients?, the latest offering from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Controversies in Critical Care series, the latest evidence on the benefits, limitations and alternatives of prone positioning of patients with ARDS will be presented by Claude Guérin, MD, PhD, and Antonio Pesenti, MD, PhD. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD, FCCM, will moderate the discussion.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the rationale for using the prone position
• Explain the evidence supporting the use of the prone position
• Implement a proning strategy in the intensive care unit
• Identify limitations and alternatives to prone positioning

This webcast will take place on Tuesday, February 10, 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 ($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.