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Upcoming Conferences
 Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy

June 15, 2018 - June 15, 2018

 Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy CE/CME

June 15, 2018 - June 15, 2018

 Advanced VV ECMO Management Workshop 2018

August 3, 2018 - August 4, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 Critical Care Ultrasound-Pediatric and Neonatal 2018

August 5, 2018 - August 6, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Peds

August 5, 2018 - August 9, 2018 - Rosemont, IL

 

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign Update
A new Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) bundle was released after being updated to reflect the latest evidence from the International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016. The most important change in the revision of the SSC bundles is that there is now a single “Hour-1 Bundle” with the explicit intention of beginning resuscitation and management immediately. […]

SCCM Privacy Policy Update
As the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to be enforced beginning May 25, 2018, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) has been actively working to ensure that it will be compliant with the requirements of the regulation. The GDPR was passed to unify data protection across all the member […]

Webinar on Minimizing Bias in Study Design
Enhance your research skills with Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort and Case-Control Studies, now available online. This grant-sponsored webinar highlights the most essential aspects of the cohort and case-control study designs and draws on relevant examples from critical care literature. Join faculty as they discuss strategies and best practices for avoiding bias when […]

NCCARM: Wear Blue Tomorrow
You are encouraged to wear blue tomorrow, May 18, 2018, in celebration of National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM)! The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) wants to see all the unique ways your intensive care unit (ICU) team celebrates NCCARM! Send us photos via email of your ICU team celebrating NCCARM. Share […]

Earn Complimentary CE/CME with Online Activities
Access complimentary courses and obtain continuing education (CE)/continuing medical education (CME) credit through the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) enduring materials: American College of Critical Care Medicine: SCCM Guidelines Update: Pediatric Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition Parenteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Appropriate Administration of Intravenous Lipid Emulsions Supported by an […]

Submit Your Abstract for 2019 Congress
Make your contribution to the advancement of critical care by submitting your abstract by noon Central Time on August 1, 2018, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 48th Critical Care Congress, which will be held February 17 to 20, 2019, at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, California, USA. If accepted, […]

Hydrocortisone Plus Fludrocortisone for Adults with Septic Shock
Septic shock is a global epidemic that spares no economic group or geographic region. Despite the institution of resuscitation care plans and early attempts at source control, septic shock mortality still hovers between 45% and 60%. Numerous studies have failed to discover a biologic substrate to treat the massive inflammatory reaction linked to organ failure […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Hydrocortisone Plus Fludrocortisone for Adults with Septic Shock
Septic shock is a global epidemic that spares no economic group or geographic region. Despite the institution of resuscitation care plans and early attempts at source control, septic shock mortality still hovers between 45% and 60%. Numerous studies have failed to discover a biologic substrate to treat the massive inflammatory reaction linked to organ failure […]

Critical Care Awareness Month
May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM). Intensive Care Unit (ICU) teams mark this special month in a variety of ways, from sharing blue treats with staff to holding educational symposia, staff recognition ceremonies, or special events. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) wants to see all the unique ways you […]

ICU Risk Scores as Markers of Illness Severity
If you missed the late-breaking literature released during the 47th Critical Care Congress, this groundbreaking work is worth checking out. In this Chat with the Editor, Critical Care Medicine Editor-in-Chief Timothy G. Buchman, MD, PhD, MCCM, talks with author and Congress speaker Omar Badawi, PharmD, MPH, FCCM, about how commonly used ICU risk scores can be repurposed as continuous […]

Global Hand-Hygiene Awareness Campaign
Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) campaign SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands aims to maintain a global profile on the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare and to bring people together in support of hand hygiene improvement globally. WHO’s hand hygiene campaign slogan is “It’s in your hands—prevent sepsis in health care.” The campaign […]

Critical Care Review and Ultrasound Summer Courses
You won’t want to miss the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2018 summer courses, which will take place at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA: Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Adult August 5-9, 2018 Receive 4.5 days of extensive coverage of core concepts in adult critical care. This course provides an excellent […]

Abstracts Now Being Accepted for Quality Summit
Submit your abstract for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) new Critical Care Quality Summit, which will take place September 17 and 18, 2018, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Abstracts are being accepted through May 29, 2018. The top abstracts will be featured in poster presentations. The Critical Care Quality […]

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Obstetrics
Bring the newest Fundamentals course to your institution. Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS): Obstetrics is designed for intensivists and nonintensivists who may provide maternal/fetal critical care and for clinicians in obstetrics seeking additional education in critical care. Experience the 13 didactic lectures and five dynamic, case-based skill stations that reinforce key points through discussion and […]

Outcomes for Children Treated with ECMO during CPR
The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to help improve outcomes in pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest has been increasing. Initially used primarily in the resuscitation of patients with cardiac disease, the use of ECMO during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) has been increasing in noncardiac patients as well. Over the past 10 to 15 years, the number of […]

Concise Critical Appraisal: Outcomes for Children Treated with ECMO during CPR
The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to help improve outcomes in pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest has been increasing. Initially used primarily in the resuscitation of patients with cardiac disease, the use of ECMO during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) has been increasing in noncardiac patients as well. Over the past 10 to 15 years, the number of […]

Listen to the Latest iCritical Care Podcasts
If you have not checked out our iCritical Care podcasts, listen to the latest releases and subscribe for free! Loyal listeners and newcomers, be sure to rate us on iTunes. Learn more at www.sccm.org/iCriticalCare. SCCM Pod-361 Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration SCCM Pod-360 Alarm and Alert Fatigue in Critical Care SCCM […]

Apply for SCCM Awards
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers numerous awards that recognize dedication and innovation to the field of critical care. Nominate yourself or a colleague, or recognize your entire intensive care unit (ICU) team. Most award recipients receive complimentary registration to the 48th Critical Care Congress. Applications are open May 1 through August 1, […]

Continuing Board Certification Survey
Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future is a collaborative effort to assess the current state of continuing board certification and to envision a framework that is relevant and meaningful to physicians, patients, hospitals, and health systems. This “Vision Initiative” is led by a Commission composed of a diverse group of physicians, professional medical organizations, […]

Enhance Research Skills with Free Webcast
Register today for the upcoming webcast, Minimizing Bias in the Design of Cohort and Case-Control Studies, which will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. This is a grant-sponsored webcast; it is complimentary for attendees. This webcast will highlight the most essential aspects of the cohort and case-control study designs. […]

 

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