Live Critical Care Review: Adult

August 14-18, 2019
Sheraton Grand Hotel
Chicago, 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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 

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 List and Disclosures Available Soon.

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 Fees​
Member discount available. Log in to see your member discounted price. 

Register Online

Registration Category Early Rate
(By June 19, 2019)
Advance Rate
(By July 17, 2019)​
Full Rate
(After July 17, 2019)
Daily Rate​​
SCCM Member​
Physician - Associate Member $1,280 $1,410 ​$1,550 $415
​Healthcare Professional - Associate Member ​$955 $1,050 ​$1,155 $310
​Physician - Profressional Member $1,150 $1,265 $1,390 $370
Healthcare Professional and Fellow* - Professional Member $860 $945 $1,040 $280
Physician - Select Member $1,080 $1,190 $1,310 $350
Healthcare Professional - Select Member $810 $890 $980 $260
Nonmember​
Physician  ​$1,350 ​$1,485 ​$1,635 $440
​Healthcare Professional ​$1,010 ​$1,110 ​$1,220 $330

*Fellows must be a member of SCCM's Sponsored Fellow Program.

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
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Phone: +1 847 827-6888

Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
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  • 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 17, 2019, 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.

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

Hotel Arrangements

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois, USA
SCCM rate: $199 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 

Daily parking rates: Self-park: $35 
 
Reservations: Make your hotel reservation by July 23, 2019, to receive SCCM’s discounted rate. Visit https://book.passkey.com/e/49812600 or call +888 627-7106 and identify yourself as a participant in SCCM’s 2019 Skills and Review course. Course attendees are encouraged to reserve their rooms early. Reservations made after July 23, 2019, 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. 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: TBD

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

Agreement code: TBD
Z code: TBD

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 course attendes with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between August 13 and August 18, 2019. 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 #: 054W0001
 
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.