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COVID-19: What's Next Agenda





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SCCM President's Welcome: Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
01:00 PM - 01:20 PM CDT



Plenary Lecture: Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.75
Friday, September 11
01:20 PM - 02:00 PM CDT



Friday, September 11
02:00 PM - 02:20 PM CDT

This session will describe how to modify an existing ICU to care for patients infected with COVID-19 as well as how to convert spaces that did not initially provide ICU care into spaces that can do so credibly and safely. Models of staffing, administrative oversight, and patient allocation will be addressed, as will key issues in standing down new or novel ICU spaces such as acute care wards, postanesthesia care unit beds, and conference spaces.


Invasive or Noninvasive Support: When, Where, and How
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
02:20 PM - 02:40 PM CDT

Determining who needs invasive and noninvasive ventilatory support can be challenging and may stress existing resources. This session will help provide a guide to rendering these determinations in a straightforward fashion to best match patient physiology to therapies designed to enhance outcomes. Aligning procedures with procedural competency and the correct resources is essential during aerosol-generating procedures. The role of specific novel personal protective equipment such as intubation boxes, team members, and other adaptations to pandemic care will be explored.


Implementing Crisis Standards of Care: Allocating Scarce Resources
Presenting Organization: CHEST
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
02:40 PM - 03:00 PM CDT

In a pandemic or in other natural disaster or accidents, hospitals and healthcare professionals may have to operate beyond normal capacity and even beyond surge capacity. This session provides guidance for how to recognize when this circumstance has arisen and how to proceed.


Therapeutic Agents for Bedside Care
Presenting Organization: ASHP
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
03:35 PM - 03:55 PM CDT

COVID-19 has presented numerous treatment challenges at the bedside, including selection of appropriate medication therapy. In recent months, drug shortages and a multitude of articles have complicated the treatment picture. This presentation will briefly review bedside care, including approaches to sedation, anticoagulation, and infectious disease management.


Tele-ICU, Technology Support, and Care at the End of Life
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
03:55 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

The pandemic has driven an explosion in telehealth, including tele-critical care. Recent advances in platform design and capability will be presented in the context of establishing a national tele-critical care system to respond to crises. The depth of current technology has supported a related process—tele-family visitation for patient-centered care support and also shared decision making. Each of these new domains will be reviewed to craft a vision of the future of virtual presence, consultation, and care.


Social Media, Peer-Reviewed Publications, and the Search for Truth
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.25
Friday, September 11
04:15 PM - 04:35 PM CDT

Information is now readily shared, creating echoes throughout the medical digital space. Social media-based information sharing has created a global medical community in a fashion different from that created by print or online professional journals. COVID-19 has driven rapid data acquisition, data sharing, and data adoption around usual analysis and peer-reviewed journal publication practices. This session will explore these processes, as well as how both timing and context substantially impact how data is assessed and applied.


SCCM President's Second-Day Welcome: Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM
Presenting Organization: SCCM
Credits: 0.25
Saturday, September 12
07:00 AM - 07:15 AM CDT



Pre-ICU Oxygenation of COVID-19 Patients: The Role of Awake Proning
Presenting Organization: CHEST
Credits: 0.25
Saturday, September 12
07:15 AM - 07:35 AM CDT

Patients with severe COVID-19 do not always require mechanical ventilation. This session addresses the role of awake proning and high-flow oxygen delivery in preventing or delaying intubation for these patients.