Live Critical Care Review: Adult

August 5-9, 2018
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) will provide the most comprehensive review and update of the diagnosis, monitoring and management of critically ill patients. This intensive course includes interactive sessions using audience response technology and practice questions, answers and rationales. World-class faculty will provide the most up-to-date information in critical care across all healthcare professions.

Participants benefit by fulfilling CE/CME and MOC requirements. Prepare for your initial certification or maintenance of certification examination or update your knowledge to improve the care and outcomes of your critically ill patients.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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 Agenda

 
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Day 1: Respiratory Disease, Mechanical Ventilation and Noninvasive Support
 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation I: Back to the Basics
 
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation II: Ventilator Options
 
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation III: Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Case discussions: What to Do When….Challenging Ventilator Cases
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Cases You Should Know
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Noninvasive Ventilation: When and How to Use It?
 
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
 
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cutting Edge: Aging and Neurocognitive Function in the ICU 
 
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Life-Threatening Bronchospasm
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Break
 
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
 
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Early Mobility in Critically Ill Patients: More to Come
 
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Venous Thromboembolism

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Respiratory Question and Answer
 
Monday, August 6, 2018
Day 2: Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Disease
 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Question and Answer
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Congestive Heart Failure: Diagnosis and Management
 
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
ST Elevation Myocardial Infarctions
 
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Cardiovascular Surgery Complications and Mechanical Devices
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break 
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarctions
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Supraventricular Arrhythmias 
Sarah Stahmer
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
When and How to Use ECMO
 
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own) 
OR 
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Optional Lunch Discussion (lunch Included; extra charge) (choose one)
1. Update in Cardiovascular Critical Care
2. Maximizing Utilization of APP’s in the ICU

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cutting Edge: A Physio-logical Way of Treating Decompensated Heart Failure
 
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension in Critical Illness: The “Right” Management
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Ventricular Arrhythmias 

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break 
 
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Case Studies – Cardiac and Arrhythmias

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Case Studies in Hemodynamics
 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Day 3: Kidney, Babies, Blood, and Endocrine Emergencies
 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Management of Hypertensive Crisis
 
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Endocrine Emergencies
 
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Electrolyte Emergencies
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break 
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Complex Acid-Base Disorders
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cases You Must Know How to Manage
 
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cutting Edge: High Flow and Other Controversies – Early vs. Late
 
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bleeding and Coagulation Disorders: What Am I to Do with Those New Agents? 
 
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Case Vignettes
 
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Toxicology and Drug Overdoses
 
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Break
 
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Trouble in the Environment: Temperature, Drowning, and Radiation
 
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Obstetric Emergencies
 
5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Question and Answer
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Day 4: Infectious Disease, Liver, and Gastrointestinal
 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Septic Shock: New Definitions, Diagnosis, and Management
 
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Severe Infections: Common Bacterial and Fungal Infections
 
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Shock: Management of Specific Syndromes
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break 
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Antibacterials, Antifungals, Antivirals: When, How Much, and How Long?
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Monitoring and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Case Review: Sepsis
 
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own) 
OR 
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Optional Lunch Discussions (lunch Included; additional charge) (choose one)
1. Topics in Surgery for the Boards
2. Adapting Drugs in Critical Care
 
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cutting Edge: Emerging Infections
 
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Acute Hepatic Failure
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Complications of Solid Organ Transplantation
 
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break 
 
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
 
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Necrotizing Pancreatitis and Infected Necrosis
 
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Pharmacology and Pharmodynamics in the ICU
 
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Day 5: Brain Emergencies and other Intracranial Problems
 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers/Case Studies
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Management of Severe Stroke and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
 
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Sedation and Analgesia: Practical Drug Selection and Pharmacology
 
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Airway Emergencies

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Seizures and Status Epilepticus

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Intracranial Hypertension
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Death by Neurologic Criteria
 
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ethical Challenges and How to Approach Them


 

 Faculty

 
Co-Chairs:

Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, MCCM
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Stephen M. Pastores, MC, FCCM
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, USA
 
 

 Registration

 

Registration Fees​

Register Online

Registration Category Early Rate
(By June 13, 2018)
Advance Rate
(By July 11, 2018)​
Full Rate
(After July 11, 2018)
Daily Rate​​
SCCM Member​
Physician $995 $1,095​ ​$1,195 $350
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$690 $790 ​$890 $250
Nonmember​
Physician ​$1,235 ​$1,335 ​$1,435 $440
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$815 ​$915 ​$1,015 $340

*Verification letter required with registration for fellows, residents and students to receive the Healthcare Professional rate.

With daily registration, you may attend educational sessions only on the day(s) for which your registration is purchased. You can select up to three days at the daily rate.

Registration Options
Online: Register Now
Phone: +1 847 827-6888
Fax or Mail: Download the Registration Form

Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • For information on paying via wire transfer, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
  • Inquiries can be emailed to support@sccm.org.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $75 nonrefundable processing fee and must be postmarked before July 11, 2018, to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations postmarked after this date will not be refunded. Dates for MCCRC: Adult are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. Please allow four weeks to process refunds.

 

 Hotel & Travel

 
Hotel Arrangements
 
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel 
5300 N. River Road 
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
 
SCCM rate: $182 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 

Daily parking rates: Self-park: $13 with unlimited in/out privileges, valet parking: $36
 
Reservations: Book your room at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel by calling +1 877 868-9134 and identifying yourself as a participant using the code SCC818. Reservations made after July 5, 2018 may not receive the discounted rate. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled check-in time of 4:00 p.m. in order to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax. An early departure fee may apply.

Travel Arrangements
Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.
 
Website: www.united.com 
Promotional code: ZYU2776686

By phone: +1 (800) 426-1122
By e-mail: groupmeetings@united.com

Agreement code: 863375
Z code: ZYU2

Please note: Booking by phone or e-mail may incur an additional service fee per ticket. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Please allow 24 hours for e-mail requests to be processed.
 
Car Rental 
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for the Critical Care Ultrasound Course with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between July 27 and August 15, 20187. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below. Book online.
 
Website: www.Hertz.com 
By phone: 1-800-654-2240 (toll-free) or 1-405-749-4434
CV #: 050D0008
 
Travel Regulation for International Visitors 
Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for the latest information regarding international travel.
 
Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and complete an application before entering the country by air or sea. If approved, the authorization is valid for two years and can be renewed. Travelers no longer need to complete an I-94W form before each trip to the United States.

 

 Sponsorship

 
MCCRC: Adult provides an excellent opportunity for sponsors to bring their marketing message and information about their products and services direct to key members of the ICU/CCU team. There are multiple opportunities available to target your company's goals and meet your budget when you become a Gold, Silver or Bronze sponsor.
 
Gold Sponsor - $25,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided upon request)
  • Pre-registration list
  • Color logo on print signage
  • Banner ad on the event app
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment at five breakfasts
  • Lunch or evening promotional symposium on either of the four days, August 5-9 (Sunday-Wednesday) for a decreased fee of $5K (optional)
  • Production fees for the hotel key card included 
  • Hotel door drops included 
Silver Sponsor - $10,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided upon request)
  • Pre-registration list
  • Black and white logo on print signage 
  • Banner ad on the event app
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment at four breaks
  • Lunch or evening promotional symposium on either of the four days, August 5-9 (Sunday-Wednesday) for an incremental fee of $10K (optional)
  • Hotel door drops included 
Bronze Sponsor - $5,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided upon request)
  • Pre-registration list

 

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