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SCCM Pod-VCCR3 Activated Charcoal in the Overdose Patient

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Frank Paloucek, PharmD, DABAT about the use of activated charcoal in the overdose patient.


SCCM Pod-335 SCCM President Ruth Kleinpell Discusses the Year Ahead

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCM. Dr. Kleinpell is Director at the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship and Professor in the College of Nursing at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.


SCCM Pod-313 Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with SCCM President Todd Dorman, MD, FCCM. Dr. Dorman is Senior Associate Dean for Education Coordination, Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education, and Professor and Vice Chair for Critical Care.


SCCM Pod-192 PCCM: Residents Reveal Patient Safety Perceptions

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks Katri Typpo, MD, MPH, lead author of an article published in the September 2012 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Impact of Resident Duty Hour Limits on Safety in the ICU: A National Survey of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensivists.”


SCCM Pod-179 CCM: Critical Care Research: Its Funding and Future

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Clifford S. Deutschman, MD, FCCM, and Craig M. Coopersmith, MD, FCCM, who each served as lead authors in two Critical Care Medicine papers related to critical care research.


SCCM Pod-92 Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the ICU

Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses his article, "Association between Critical Care Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the Intensive Care Unit," published in the June 3, 2008, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.


Building a Case for Tele-Critical Care to Improve Quality

This article was originally published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Telemedicine in critical care has been intensely watched and widely debated in the literature.


SCCM Pod-365 Medications and RRT: We Know How to Dose, Right?

Dr. Fraser, MD, speaks with Bruce A. Mueller, PharmD, FCCP, FASN, about his talk presented at the 47th Critical Care Congress in San Antonio, Texas, entitled "Artificial Kidney Meets Mechanical Lung: Comanaging the Patient with Renal and Respiratory Failure."


SCCM Pod-393 Updated Pediatric Admission, Discharge, and Triage and Levels of Care Guidance

Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Lorry R. Frankel, MD, FCCM, discuss the updated pediatric critical care admission, discharge, and triage criteria and levels of care guidance published in the September issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Frankel L, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;20:847-887).


SCCM Pod-396 Post-ICU Clinics and Peer Support Groups to Reduce Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and Kimberley J. Haines, PhD, BHSc, discuss implementing post-ICU clinics and peer support groups following critical illness to help reduce the burden of post-intensive care syndrome.


SCCM Pod-VCCR3 Activated Charcoal in the Overdose Patient

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Frank Paloucek, PharmD, DABAT about the use of activated charcoal in the overdose patient.


SCCM Pod-VCCR11 Workup, Management, and Critical Sequelae of Burn Injuries

Richard Iuorio, MD speaks with Laura Johnson, MD, and Jim Reilly, MD, about the workup, management, and critical sequelae of burn injuries.


Pediatric Critical Care Collaborative Study Groups: State of the Union

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on Pediatric Critical Care Collaborative Study Groups.


APPs in the Critical Care Workforce: Past, Present, and Future

This article was first published in the Spring 2021 issue of Critical Connections. The utilization of advanced practice providers (APP) in the workforce has continued to grow, particularly over the past year, during which hospitals saw unprecedented surges of critically ill patients.


Surgery and Critical Care Coding

This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Critical care and follow-on care policies vary among insurers and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). Providers should follow the guidance of the insurer or MAC.


Surgery and Critical Care Coding

 This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Critical care and follow-on care policies vary among insurers and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). Providers should follow the guidance of the insurer or MAC. This article does not constitute legal advice, and the provider is ultimately responsible for compliance with Medicare billing rules.


Improving the Critical Care Experience of LGBTQIA+ Patients and Families

This article was first published in the Winter 2022 issue of Critical Connections. When critically ill or injured patients need the services of a critical care team, they are at their most vulnerable. Here are six simple strategies that trained intensivists and critical care specialists can use to improve the critical care experience of the LGBTQIA+ patients and families they serve.


International Medical Graduates and COVID-19

This article was first published in the Winter 2022 issue of Critical Connections. Experts predict that an intensivist shortage is looming as demand for ICU services increases. We have reached the point where demand has overcome the supply of intensivists.


2022 Critical Care Congress Plenary: Cultivating Leadership from Within

Beth A. Wathen, CCRN-K, MSN, RN, is the current president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization. Ms. Wathen has had the unique opportunity to support critical care nurses personally and professionally in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since becoming president in July, she has balanced the need to continue moving the association forward with recognizing the realities of exhaustion among critical care clinicians.


Proper Transport of Patients With COVID-19 Within the Hospital

This presentation is an overview of proper transport procedures of COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.