At the heart of the Society of Critical Care Medicine's mission is the education of all professionals involved with the care of the critically ill and injured. As a service to the critical care community, SCCM compiles this list of Society educational programs as well as those submitted by others. In addition to live courses, SCCM offers a full line of courses On Demand that can be viewed from the convenience of a learner's home or office.
Posting to SCCM's Conference Calendar
Only non-profit organizations are eligible. The educational program will be reviewed for its relevance in critical care medicine and the mission of SCCM. SCCM retains the right to decline posting any meeting at its sole discretion, including those for educational programs that compete with a similar SCCM educational program or product. Posting of a program to the SCCM website does not constitute an endorsement from the Society. To submit your program for posting to the SCCM website, please email the following information to Lindsay Tintera:
- Complete meeting name (no acronyms)
- Date(s) of meeting
- URL or .pdf of the complete program
- An electronic sample of printed promotional literature and/or advertising
Posting of a program to the SCCM website does not constitute an endorsement on the part of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Eligible organizations may seek formal endorsement of their programs by meeting the appropriate criteria and completing an application.
9th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium
2/28/2020 - 2/29/2020
Philadelphia, PA USA
This annual two-day symposium focuses on new and practical issues facing healthcare professionals caring for the critically-ill neurological patient. Day 1: Participants will witness experts lecture and deliberate how they would manage critically-ill neurological patients according to the most recent evidence and literature findings. This year's symposium includes keynote lectures from David Greer, MD from Boston University School of Medicine and Romergryko Geocadin, MD from John Hopkins School of Medicine. Day 2: Participants will further enhance their learning through five practical workshops, reflecting real-life, patient cases faced by critical care practitioners. They will assess their level of knowledge and performance in intense critical care situations through the following simulated critical care episodes: ICP Crisis Status Epilepticus Application of TTM Brain Death MCA Stroke This innovative course will be of interest to all specialists working in the fields of emergency medicine, internal medicine, hospital medicine, neurology, critical care, and neurosurgery.
Study Mission to Morocco
3/15/2020 - 3/21/2020
Hosted by World Learning
Professional visits will focus on topics such as:
Current practices in preventing post-intensive care syndrome
- Organizational structure and healthcare delivery systems of critical care units in Morocco
- Similarities and differences in critical care education and training in Morocco
- Quality processes and how change is implemented to improve patient care
- Treatment of infectious diseases occurring in Morocco and North Africa
- Comparison of cultural differences for patients and families faced with end-of-life decisions
Comprehensive Nutritional Therapy: Tactical Approaches in 2020
3/27/2020 - 3/27/2020
Tampa, Florida, USA
This full day course, organized by the ASPEN Physician Engagement Committee, is case based with three focused sessions:
In addition to the sessions, a special lunchtime Grand Rounds will be given by Yaseen Arabi, MD, FCCP, FCCM, ATSF on the latest in critical care nutrition. This course is held the day prior to the ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference at the MacInnes Auditorium, Tampa General. The importance of the interdisciplinary team will be emphasized. Visit nutritioncare.org/ASPEN20PhysCourse to register.
- Cardiometabolic Risk Mitigation
- Nutritional Issues in Cancer
- Critical Illness
ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference
3/28/2020 - 3/31/2020
Join more than 2,000 nutrition professionals who are committed to elevating how they care for their patients.
The ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference (ASPEN20) is an exceptional, interdisciplinary learning and networking forum for clinicians and researchers who recognize that nutrition is a key ingredient in successful patient outcomes.
ASPEN20 addresses current issues and obstacles that you face daily in clinical practice. It introduces you to new clinical nutrition research, challenges you to think differently, and provides you with evidence-based, best-practice recommendations.
At ASPEN20 you will:
ASPEN20 allows you to customize your conference experience. Whether you’re in Florida for the entire conference or just one day, you can create a schedule that suits your needs. We offer pre-conference courses, full conference registration, daily registration, and virtual conference registration.
- Sharpen your skills with intense, full-day or half-day pre-conference courses.
- Be updated on the latest evidence-based nutrition practices in education and research sessions.
- Learn about new research presented at the Premier Paper Session and Harry M. Vars Research Award Competition, the Dudrick Research Symposium, Nutrition and Metabolism Research Paper Sessions, Rapid Fire Research Presentations, and Poster Presentations.
- Collaborate with colleagues from around the world at complimentary networking lunches.
- Hear from experts presenting new product technology and science at Central Stage in the ASPEN Expo.
Whatever your experience, you’ll leave ASPEN20 with new knowledge and skills that will help you succeed.
Pediatric Onco-Critical Care Symposium
4/2/2020 - 4/3/2020
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Outcomes for critically ill hematology/oncology and hematopoietic cell transplant patients, while improved over the last 2 decades, remain unacceptably poor compared with other populations we care for in our ICUs. The goal of this symposium is to bring together experts in the field and those working to become the experts of the future to stimulate discussion and grow new ideas for improving the care of this vulnerable population.
Mayo Clinic Critical Care Review for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant 2020
4/3/2020 - 4/4/2020
Mayo Clinic’s Critical Care Review for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant is an interactive course designed for advanced practice providers working with critically ill adult patients. The course is comprised of lecture-based sessions covering essential acute care topics such as vasoactive support, ECMO, secondary trauma assessment, intracranial pressure, anticoagulant reversal, acute liver failure, toxicology, and more. Each day offers an optional ultrasound workshop and an optional procedural skills workshop (workshops are repeated with the same content on both days to increase attendee capacity for each). These workshops provide both introductory and advanced concepts in ultrasound, airway management, and bedside procedures necessary for daily practice in an intensive care setting.
2020 Children's Health Advanced Practice Pediatric Critical Care Workshop
6/10/2020 - 6/12/2020
This three-day course, offered by Children’s Health, is designed to provide advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues such as sepsis and shock management, cardiac emergencies, hematology/oncology issues, neurologic and respiratory conditions, ventilator management, and an introduction to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Special content will include a multi-professional panel discussion related to difficult conversations in the pediatric critical care setting. The course provides educational content through both didactic lectures and hands-on, high fidelity simulation sessions.
First International Conference Of Critical Care Nephrology In Children
8/27/2020 - 8/29/2020
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London
Within recent years, significant advances have been made in the application of Renal Replacement
Therapies in the management of Acute Kidney Injury in the paediatric and neonatal populations.
Many of these innovations will be presented and discussed at the conference along with inclusion
of pre-conference workshops in providing a unique and valuable hands on experience.
The conference is expected to attract more than 400 innovators and decision-leaders across the
spectrum of practice in Paediatric Critical Care Nephrology from more than 40 countries across the
globe in a diverse forum to review and advance the paradigm of care in this field. The program
curriculum and activities are designed to provide an open and interactive platform for the education of
the myriad of healthcare professionals involved in the care of the pediatric population in the intensive
care setting, especially those with Critical Care Nephrology needs.