Visit the Exhibit Hall to gain new ideas and a heightened level of awareness on clinical topics and new technologies through in-booth learning opportunities. In-booth education will take place during regular Exhibit Hall hours.
In-booth LifeFlow® Rapid Infuser demonstrations led by Dr. Mark Piehl, Chief Medical Officer, and Christine O’Neill, Lead Clinical Specialist. LifeFlow is 410 Medical’s new product for enhancing the speed and efficiency of fluid resuscitation and improving care for patients with life-threatening illnesses.
American Thoracic Society
Sunday, January 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The Critical Care (CC) Assembly, the largest ATS assembly with over 6,000 members, helps members improve the care of the critically ill through education, research, and professional development. Meet Carolyn Calfee, MD, CC Chair, to learn more about its services, including clinical resources, conference sessions, journal clubs, mentorship, and scholarships.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Phosphate, The Forgotten Electrolyte. In this session, Pamela Waters, RN, will review the importance of managing electrolyte imbalances as well as reviewing phosphate and its role as an electrolyte. Within the ICU there are many options available for management of phosphate in the critically ill patient undergoing CRRT. Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and Monday, January 23, and Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 8:00 am, 10:00 am, and 12:00 pm.
Please visit CytoSorbents Corporation’s booth (#606) to learn how our advanced porous polymer bead-based blood purification technology can help control deadly inflammation in life-threatening conditions such as sepsis, trauma, lung injury, liver failure, pancreatitis, complications of surgery, toxin-mediated diseases, and many others. For more information, go to: www.cytosorbents.com and www.cytosorb.com.
EKOS Corporation, a BTG International Group Company
EKOS Therapy is a minimally invasive system for dissolving thrombus. The ultrasonic core generates a localized acoustic field that targets the entire thrombus. This greatly accelerates lytic dispersion by driving the drug deeper into the clot and unwinding the fibrin to expose plasminogen receptor sites. See us at booth #916 to learn more.
Please visit our booth at any time and ask for our 4-second demonstration of the correct way to take a patient temperature with the Exergen temporal thermometer. Pick up an inservice CD and a list of over 50 studies documenting Exergen’s accuracy!
Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO)
The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) will hold ongoing educational sessions for healthcare professionals on topics such as: Building an ECMO Program and Structuring an ECMO Education Program. Please visit our booth for in-depth discussions, as well as learning about resources to assist ECMO centers in achieving their program goals.
The JAMA Network
Learn how to access JAMA’s Caring for the Critically Ill Patient series and other content with the JAMA Network Reader. Stop by the JAMA Network booth to register for FREE access to critical care articles from JAMA and 11 specialty journals on your mobile device.
La Jolla Pharmaceuticals
Catecholamine-resistant hypotension (CRH) is an acute and lifethreatening syndrome. Learn more about its prevalence, impact and limitations of current treatments at the La Jolla Pharmaceutical booth. Visit Booth 502 to view educational materials, speak with company representatives and take a survey to help raise $5,000 for the Sepsis Alliance.
Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.
Lantheus Medical Imaging offers the #1 prescribed ultrasound enhancing agent in the U.S. for suboptimal echocardiograms. Clinical case studies will illustrate how ultrasound enhancing agents may improve echo quality and diagnostic outcomes in critical care patients. Participants may also test their ability to assess an enhanced echocardiogram through an interactive exhibit.
Nestlé Health Science
Learn how Nestlé Health Science can help you successfully implement the Critical Care Nutrition Guidelines in your practice. Visit our Booth #1015 to view videos featuring two of the guideline athors and pick up documents created for the guidelines.
Philips unites advanced technologies in Tele-ICU and Ultrasound this year to showcase the future of critical care. On-booth clinicians will present the made-for-population-health CensusMosaic graphical census embedded in the eICU Program. Additionally, Philips Ultrasound will spotlight the newest transducers and enhancements on Sparq and Lumify, the revolutionary app-based ultra-mobile ultrasound.
Restorative Therapies, Inc.
In-booth education by Restorative Therapies Critical Care specialists includes: Clinical applications of RT300 supine cycling in adult and pediatric Early Mobility programs. Research on supine cycling including multi-center trials utilizing RT300 supine cycle. Enhancing outcomes through supine cycling with minimal demand on ICU nursing and therapy staff.
Smiths Medical (booth #516) will feature our expansive airway management products. Explore hands-on demonstrations of our surgical and percutaneous tracheostomy tubes available in PVC and flexible silicone options. In addition, our respiratory care solutions including closed suction catheters, passive humidification systems, filtration products, and much more.
Join SonoSim at Booth 1137 and diagnose our in-booth critical care patient with SonoSim® LiveScan technology. Participants will be provided with a case history and asked to examine the patient with the SonoSim® Ultrasound Training Solution in the time allotted. Review your findings with the SonoSimulator®.
Critical Care Information at the Right Place and Right Time. Critical care environments are at particularly high risk of problems related to information overload. We are conducting knowledge elicitation activities to better understand how critical care clinicians organize and prioritize patient information. This information will be used to enhance information design to support clinicians’ situation awareness.
Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC
Visit the Virtual Pediatric Systems (“VPS”) booth to see a demonstration on how to analyze collaborative VPS data (from over 135 units) for quality improvement initiatives that are customizable for your unit. See firsthand how to utilize the VPS tools to facilitate granular drill-down for process improvement and site specific initiatives.