The goal of this conference is to present and discuss current information on critical care medicine.
At the conclusion of the educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the integration of palliative care as part of Rapid Responses.
- Describe biomedical ethics as it relates to critical care.
- Discuss spirituality and handling patients/families search for miracles.
- Discuss current recent papers and evidence in critical care journals.
- Described early goal directed therapy in septic shock.
- Identify patients with ARDS and describe non-ventilatory management strategies.
- Describe the uses of bedside Ultrasonography
- Understand the risks associated with central lines, chest tubes and surgical drains.
- Describe and define closed chest drainage systems.
- Discuss the use and management of percutaneous tracheostomies.
- Understand the likely and unlikely etiological organisms and risk factors associated with bloodstream infections.
This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Physicians and other health care professionals interested in critical care.
MSK designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States but who participate in this CME activity are eligible for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ .
See brochure for complete course details, including Faculty and the Scientific Agenda.