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Tag: Patient and Family

Concise Critical Appraisal: Cardiac Arrest in the ICU: An Assessment of Preventability
Moskowitz et al (Resuscitation. 2019. Epub ahead of print) set out to investigate the preventability of ICU-CAs and identify targets for future intervention.

The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) is a unique partnership among the American Assoication of Critical-Care Nurses, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Family-Centered Care Award
The Society presents the Family-Centered Care Innovation Award to a unit or program that demonstrates novel, effective methods of providing care to critically ill and injured patients and their families.

SCCM offers several grant opportunities for critical care professionals seeking funding for activities that aim to improve care.

ICU Heroes
The ICU Heroes Award is offered to an intensive care unit patient and family, in addition to the multiprofessional team that delivered the care.

Patient and Family
The Patient Communicator by SCCM is designed to improve communication between patients and caregivers.

Patient Communicator App
The Patient Communicator App by SCCM is designed to improve communication between patients and caregivers.

The Society of Critical Care Medicine supports various quality and patient safety activities.

The SCCM App offers many applets with various features. Among the most popular is the SCCM Events app. Access agendas, faculty, CE information and much more for all educational events, including Congress, Board Review, Ultrasound and ECMO.

Access additional SCCM resources are in one central location with the SCCM App.

SCCM seeks to improve patient and family support after critical illness through the THRIVE Initiative.

THRIVE Peer Support Collaborative
The THRIVE Initiative seeks to catalyze this sharing by creating an ICU survivor community.

THRIVE Post ICU Clinic Collaborative
The Society of Critical Medicine, through its new THRIVE Initiative, is offering up to seven, $1,000 grants aimed at fostering a network of hospitals focused on developing post ICU clinics to provide comprehensive care to ICU survivors.