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Upcoming Conferences
 Journal Club Webcast

July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2017

 Adult Multiprofesional Critical Care Review (MCCR)

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017 - Rosemont, IL

 Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal 2017

July 30, 2017 - July 31, 2017 - Rosemont, IL

 Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult 2017

July 30, 2017 - July 31, 2017 - Rosemont, IL

 Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult 2017

August 1, 2017 - August 1, 2017 - Rosemont, IL

 

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Sepsis and Therapeutic Interventions
The global burden of sepsis is substantial. Therefore, in a retrospective before-after clinical study, Marik et al compared the outcome and clinical course of consecutive septic patients treated with intravenous vitamin C, hydrocortisone and thiamine during a seven-month period (treatment group) at an intensive care unit (ICU) at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital compared to a […]

Research Grants
Applications are now being accepted for investigator-initiated research focused on improving patient care both during and after an intensive care unit stay. SCCM member researchers should apply by August 1, 2017, to be considered for grant support in 2018. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers several funding opportunities through the SCCM Research Grants […]

Study Mission to Cuba
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 […]

Ultrasound Reduced Rates Ending
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 […]

Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult
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, […]

Critical Care Review Course
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 […]

Sevoflurane for Sedation
Sevoflurane improves gas exchange, and reduces alveolar edema and inflammation in preclinical studies of lung injury, but its therapeutic effects have never been investigated in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Jabaudon et al set out to assess whether sevoflurane would improve gas exchange and inflammation in ARDS. They found that in patients with ARDS, use […]

Virtual Rounds Podcast Series
The iCritical Care Podcasts have launched a new podcast series, Virtual Critical Care Rounds (VCCR), aimed at addressing the most challenging aspects of intensive care unit fellowship and residency. Check out the latest episodes and subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. If you like what you hear, be sure to leave a rating. Check out […]

Physician Preparedness Survey
Society of Critical Care Medicine member physicians are encouraged to take a brief survey on physician preparedness for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). This survey is being sponsored by the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) to gather information from physicians on their plans to participate in these incentive […]

Call for Award Nominations
Does your organization have an innovative palliative and end-of-life care program? The Circle of Life Awards: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care is seeking to honor programs that can serve as models for other healthcare organizations working to embed palliative and end-of-life care in a variety of care settings. The Circle of Life Awards […]

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Survey
The World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) is launching an initiative to solicit exemplars from national scientific societies on the types of patient- and family-centered care/engagement practices being implemented worldwide. A growing number of studies are addressing patient-centered care and strategies to engage family members to promote best outcomes for […]

Hemodynamic Support Guidelines
The American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) recently released guidelines addressing hemodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal septic shock. Titled “American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock,” the material was published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine. This update of […]

Molecular Detection of Pathogens
Microbiological diagnosis of infections remains insufficient. The resulting empirical antimicrobial therapy leads to multidrug resistance and inappropriate treatments. Cambau et al therefore evaluated the cost-effectiveness of direct molecular detection of pathogens in blood for patients with severe sepsis, febrile neutropenia, and suspected infective endocarditis. They found that the addition of molecular detection to standard care improves […]

New VCCR Podcast
Tune into the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) new Virtual Critical Care Rounds (VCCR) Podcast series for in-depth interviews on critical care topics addressing the most challenging aspects of intensive care unit fellowship and residency. This series complements SCCM’s VCCR program. The latest installment in the series is now available: SCCMPod-VCCR3 Activated Charcoal in the Overdose […]

Family-Centered Care Award
The Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, received this year’s Family-Centered Care Innovation Award in recognition for the unit’s novel methods for providing care to critically ill and injured patients and their families. For the past four years, this multidisciplinary team of neurointensivists, surgeons, nurses, advanced practice providers, […]

NCCARM: Wear Blue Tomorrow
You are encouraged to wear blue tomorrow (May 19) in celebration of National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM)! Also, make sure to send us group photos of your ICU team celebrating NCCARM. If you do, you may become a star! That’s because the Society of Critical Care Medicine is seeking to highlight teams from around […]

Ultrasound Early Registration
Take advantage of early registration rates and reserve your seat by June 7, 2017, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer Critical Care Ultrasound courses, which will be held July 30, 2017, to August 1, 2017, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Registration for the ultrasound courses includes a […]

Critical Care Review Course
The early registration deadline for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course (MCCRC): Adult is Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Register online using your Customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888. Course highlights include: Modular course content, allowing for single or multiday registration to meet comprehensive or […]

Congress Abstract Submission
Submit your abstract for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 47th Critical Care Congress. Make your contribution to the advancement of critical care by submitting your original investigative research and case reports for the 47th Critical Care Congress, which will be held February 25 to 28, 2018, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in […]

Maternal Sepsis Webinar
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 […]

 

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