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Critical Impact Conference

Explore lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic that will direct the future of critical care.

Critical Impact Conference

August 6-8, 2021


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SCCM Members
Early Rate
By September 15, 2021
Advance Rate
By October 13, 2021
Full Rate
After October 13, 2021
Physician: Associate Member $1,470 $1,625​$1,785
Healthcare Professional: Associate Member $1,175 $1,300​$1,430
Physician: Professional Member $1,315 $1,475$1,635
Healthcare Professional and Fellow*: Professional Member $1,055 $1,180$1,305
Physician: Select Member $1,240 $1,395$1,555
Healthcare Professional: Select Member $990 $1,115$1,245

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

Nomember
Early Rate
By September 15, 2021
Advance Rate
By October 13, 2021
Full Rate
After October 13, 2021
Physician ​$1,550 $1,705​$1,865
Healthcare Professional ​$1,240 $1,365​$1,490

Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • 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*
SCCM is offering this event with the option to attend virtual/online or in person. If this event cannot be held in person or is limited by government order, SCCM will still provide the virtual/online version of the event. If at any time before the event you decide to not participate, you may request and will receive a full refund. Please allow four weeks to process refunds. SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to your cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event. This includes but is not limited to cancellation of airline tickets, car rental reservations, and hotel reservations. Booking, purchasing, or securing travel arrangements is at the risk of the registrant.

Discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare infrastructure and patient care. Explore key topics from world-renowned leaders and interact with peers to plan for the future of critical care through the Critical Impact Conference.

Course highlights include:

  • Interactive discussions led by experts in the field on key topics clinicians encountered during the pandemic
  • Opportunities to share your experiences in a small group setting
  • Exploration of the newest technologies in an exhibit hall
SCCM offers a smart event experience with flexible learning options. Attend in person or access the programming online from anywhere. Decide at any time.
  • In person: Learn live August 6-8, 2021, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago in Chicago, IL.
  • Online: Learn virtually through a self-directed conference available September 10, 2021.
 

In-Person Learning Is Back!

Connect with renowned thought leaders and your peers this August in Chicago, IL, as SCCM gathers in person for the first time since the pandemic began. To ensure a safe and comfortable environment, only fully vaccinated individuals may attend in person. Masks are optional. An online attendance option is available for all courses. This smart event experience offers flexibility to fit your needs and schedule.

SCCM’s smart event experience delivers:
  • Educational content from leading experts
  • Continuing education credit
  • A no-hassle cancellation policy up to the day of the event
Complimentary Resource
Registrants who attend in person will receive an Adult ICU Quick Reference Guide. This pocket-sized resource highlights some of the most useful bedside tools and algorithms available from SCCM – from Fundamentals training to Ultrasound and the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. 

Schedule Overview*

Day 1: Friday, August 6
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Day 2: Saturday, August 7
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Day 3: Sunday, August 8 
6:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

*Subject to change
 

Registration

Register Now
Phone: +1 847 827-6888
Download the Registration Form

SCCM Members
Rate
By August 8, 2021
Physician - Select Member $720
Healthcare Professional - Select Member $540
Physician - Professional Member $765
Healthcare Professional and Fellow* - Professional Member $575
Physician - Associate Member $855
Healthcare Professional - Associate Member $640

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

Nonmember
Rate
By August 8, 2021
Physician ​$900
Healthcare Professional ​$675

Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • 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*
SCCM is offering this event with the option to attend virtual/online or in person. If this event cannot be held in person or is limited by government order, SCCM will still provide the virtual/online version of the event. If at any time before the event you decide to not participate, you may request and will receive a full refund. Please allow four weeks to process refunds. SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to your cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event. This includes but is not limited to cancellation of airline tickets, car rental reservations, and hotel reservations. Booking, purchasing, or securing travel arrangements is at the risk of the registrant.

SCCM follows all federal, state, and local requirements and public health guidance, especially related to permitted gatherings. Permitted gatherings include but are not limited to activities such as in-person events, conferences, and workshops.
 
Full COVID-19 vaccination, as defined by the CDC, is currently mandatory for all onsite participants at SCCM events. At event check-in, attendees will be required to show their CDC vaccination card and matching photo ID. Masks at in-person events are currently optional. Registrants who do not wish to comply with this policy may participate online as part of the SCCM smart event program.
 
SCCM’s policy will be updated as needed to reflect changes in government regulations and public health guidance. Registrants will be informed by email when changes to this policy affect participation at an in-person event for which they have registered.


Topics

Subject to change

Plenary Sessions

  • Getting the Word Out: Translating Pandemic ICU Life Into Public Awareness
  • How Many People Can Fit on One Ventilator and Other Mechanical Innovations From COVID
  • How Much for Whom: The Ethics of Rationing Care
  • Information Whiplash During the Pandemic
  • Lung Injury in COVID-19: Something Old, Something New

Year in Review

  • Intensivists
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Respiratory Therapy

Supply Chain and Infrastructure

  • Field Hospitals and Other Just-in-Time Infrastructure Solutions
  • Getting Creative With Learners to Extend Reach
  • Left to Our Own “Devices”: Navigating ECMO and RRT Scarcity
  • No, I Don’t Know When We’re Getting That: Lessons Learned in Supply Chain Communication
  • Supporting Rural and Critical Resource Hospitals in the Time of COVID-19
  • Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring in COVID-19
  • The Wonderful World of PPE: What We Learned That Will Help Us Moving Forward
  • Unique Aspects of Pandemic Drug and Supply Shortages and How to Get By
  • Working With the Nonintensivist to Deliver Critical Care

Clinical Practice

  • Clotting, Bleeding, and Other Coagulation Fun With COVID-19
  • Don’t MIS(-C/A) the Mark
  • Immunomodulation in COVID-19: What Was Tried, What Was Learned
  • Short- and Long-Term Consequences of COVID-19 on Neurocognition

Ethical Considerations

  • Dying With Dignity in an Isolated World: End-of-Life Care During the Pandemic
  • Missing the F in ABCDEF: The Pandemic’s Impact on Family Engagement

Workforce Well-Being

  • Professional Jugglers: The Pandemic’s Impact on Women in Critical Care
  • Scaling Up Nursing Capacity During the Pandemic
  • Second Victims of the Pandemic: The Complexity of Workforce Well-Being


Invited Thought Leaders

Subject to Change

Erin F. Barreto, BCCCP, BCPS, MS
Cochair
Erin F. Barreto, BCCCP, BCPS, MS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Ken Tegtmeyer, MD, FAAP, FCCM
Cochair
Ken Tegtmeyer, MD, FAAP, FCCM
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Mahmoud A. Ammar, BCCCP, BCPS, PharmD
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Brittany D. Bissell, BCCCP, PharmD, PhD
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Jen-Ting Chen, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York, USA

Eva W. Cheung, MD
Columbia University
New York, New York, USA

Neha S. Dangayach, MD, MSCR
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, USA

Lisa M. Daniels, BA, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Laura E. Evans, MD, MS, MSc,FCCM
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, USA

Tobin Greensweig, MD
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Jason Hecht, BCCCP, BCPS, PharmD
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Thomas B. Hester, MD
University of Michigan Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Breanna Hetland, BSN, CCRN-K, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Sarah Hoehn, MD
University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, USA
April N. Kapu, ACNP, DNP, RN, APRN
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Ruth M. Kleinpell, ACNP, CCRN, PhD, RN
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Roopa Kohli-Seth, MD, FCCP, FACP
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, USA    

Sapna R. Kudchadkar, MD, PhD, FCCM
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Felix Khusid, BS, RRT, FCCM
NewYork Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Ryan C. Maves, MD
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Sean A. McKay, MD
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Kadhiresan R. Murugappan, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Nida Qadir, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California, USA

Christina M. Rose, BCCCP, PharmD
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA

Matthew Siuba, DO
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Continuing Education

Continuing education/continuing medical education credit is available. Physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are eligible to receive up to 13 credit hours. More information will be available soon.


Hotel and Travel

SCCM

Sheraton Grand Chicago

301 East North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Newly renovated and perfectly situated, Sheraton Grand Chicago offers a truly remarkable experience. The hotel is set in the heart of the bustling downtown district, along the Chicago Riverwalk; iconic attractions including Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and the Magnificent Mile are mere steps away. Settle in to your intuitively designed room or suite, which boasts city, river and lake views; sink into the ultra-comfortable Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience, and make use of a spacious work desk, high-speed internet, and flat-screen TV. The hotel features several excellent restaurants, from prime cuts of beef at Shula’s Steak House to the laid-back Chicago Burger Company, open seasonally along the Riverwalk. Limited amenities available.


SCCM rate*:
$199 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 
Book Now
 

Daily parking rate: Self-park: $35


Reservations:
Make your hotel reservation by July 19, 2021, to receive SCCM’s discounted rate. Book online or call +1 888 627-7106 and identify yourself as a participant in SCCM’s course. Attendees are encouraged to reserve their rooms early. Reservations made after July 19, 2021, 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.
 

Air Travel

Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares. There are three convenient ways to book your flight. 

Website: united.com
By phone: +1 800 426-1122
By email: groupmeetings@united.com
Discount Booking Code: ZJY2797363

Please note: When booking online, select “Advanced search” to find the offer code field. Booking by phone or email 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 email requests to be processed.

Travel Regulations

Please visit chicago.gov/covid19 for the latest information regarding travel to Chicago.
For details on international travel, visit the U.S. Department of State website at state.gov.

Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization website (esta.cbp. dhs.gov/esta) 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.

Car Rental

SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for course attendees with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between Tuesday, August 3 and Monday, August 16. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below.

Website: hertz.com
By phone: +1 800 654-2240 (toll free) or +1 405 749-4434
CV #: 022Q9528

Please note: When booking online, select “Advanced search” to find the offer code field. Booking by phone or email 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 email requests to be processed.


Sponsorship Opportunities

The Critical Care Impact Conference provides an excellent opportunity for sponsors to bring their marketing message and information about their products and services direct to key members of the intensive care unit/critical care unit  team. 
 
Multiple opportunities are available to target your company’s goals and meet your budget when you become a sponsor.

Contact Desiree Ng at +1 847 827-7188 for more information.

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