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Content Type: Presentations

Zoom In, Zoom Out: ABCDEF Bundle Implementation Strategies that Work

Identify the building blocks for creating a successful ICU Liberation collaborative focused on implementing the ABCDEF Bundles.

ICU Liberation: Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

James C. Jackson, Psy.D, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University, discusses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS), a condition that affects survivors of critical care illness. He defines PICS, examines how PICS affects patients and families, and identifies common ICU practi...

Impact of Pet Music Therapy

In this webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Project Dispatch series, The Impact of Pet and Music Therapy on the Critically Ill, expert faculty will share their unique experiences with integrative therapies for patients and families in the ICU.

Successfully Overcoming Assessment and Treatment Challenges for ICU Pain

This webcast provides an overview of the landscape of pain assessment and pain management in ICU patients within the context of the ABCDEF bundle, and offer suggestions for interventions.

CDC Multi-Site Wake Up and Breathe Program

This presentation discusses strategies for implementing the PAD guidelines. It reviews the Wake Up and Breathe protocol. 

Nurse-Driven Protocol for the Management of Alcohol and Polysubstance Abuse

In this session, Laurie Wilson, RN, MSN, and Christina Ycaza-Gutierrez, RN, BSN, CCRN, explore the team’s journey throughout the execution of the project and review how project implementation goals were achieved.

Spontaneous Awakening and Breathing Trials: Strategies to Optimize Patient Outcomes

Michael J. Cawley, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, and Kenneth D. Hargett, MHA, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, review spontaneous awakening trials (SAT) and spontaneous breathing trials (SBT) to reduce the intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay (LOS) and to help improve ICU outcomes. 

An Integrated Approach to ICU Delirium Assessment, Prevention and Management 

Delirium is frequently found in critically ill adults, affecting patient outcomes both during and after the intensive care unit (ICU) stay.

ICU Early Mobility at UCSF Lessons Learned, Patient Benefits

An overview of the early mobility program at University of California, San Francisco that includes information about: Staffing and Equipment, Barriers to Initiating Early Mobilization, and steps for early mobilization. 

Physical Medicine and Mobility Strategies in the ICU

In this excerpt from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Critical Care Congress, leaders from the ICU Liberation initiative discuss strategies for improving outcomes and Identify strategies and barriers to guideline implementation

Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU

Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU – AACN Clinical Scene Investigator Academy Project, is the latest webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ICU Liberation series, held in collaboration with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and Pro...

Rehabilitation Starts in the ICU

In this session from the 46th Critical Care Congress, experts in the field discuss rehabilitation in the ICU.

When Expectations and Desires Meet Reality: Guiding Surrogates Through Critical Illness

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on...

Blood Transfusions: A Frontier We Have Just Begun to Explore

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on...

Experimental Extracorporeal Therapies for the Treatment of Bloodstream Infections and Sepsis

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on...

Year in Review: Neuroscience

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on...

Trauma and Burns

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Pediatric (MCCRC) on Trauma and Burns

Cardiovascular Surgery, Including Surgical Complications and Mechanical Devices (LVADs, Pacemakers, Defibrillators)

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Cardiovascular Surgery.

Anesthesia Topics: Postoperative

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Anesthesia

Endocrine Emergencies

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Endocrine Emergencies.