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Concise Critical Appraisal: Antipsychotic Medications for Delirium in the ICU
Girard et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;379:2506-2516) and Page et al (Lancet Respir Med. 2013;1:515-523) evaluated the treatment of acute delirium with antipsychotics.

Acute Cardiac Care
Learn how to effectively diagnose, manage and treat cardiac complications in critically ill and injured patients.

OPENPediatrics Developer Honored for Supporting International Education
Read about the 2018 recipient of the Drs. Vidyasagar and Nagamani Dharmapuri Award for Excellence in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of a Resuscitation Strategy Targeting Peripheral Perfusion Status Versus Serum Lactate
Hernández et al (JAMA. 2019;321:654-664) set out to address that question with a multicenter randomized trial in which they compared two resuscitative targets: the normalization of blood lactate and the normalization of peripheral perfusion as quantified by capillary refill time.

Adult
Learn about clinical challenges immediately pertinent to critical care practitioners.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of Community-Acquired Pediatric Sepsis on Survivors
Killien et al (Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;Epub ahead of print) set out to evaluate the prevalence of health-related quality of life (HRQL) decline in pediatric survivors of community-acquired sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock and to determine which factors are associated with a failure to return to baseline HRQL.

Advanced Knowledge Assessment: Adult - MOC
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Adult, Continuing Knowledge, which includes the Self-Directed Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of Low Versus Intermediate Tidal Volume Strategy
Simonis et al (JAMA. 2018;320;1872-1880) set out to evaluate the effect of an LTVV strategy versus an intermediate tidal volume ventilation strategy in intensive care unit patients without ARDS.

Advanced Knowledge Assessment: Pediatric - MOC
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Pediatric, Continuing Knowledge, which includes the Self-Directed Multiprofessional Critical Care Board Review Course: Pediatric and all question sets of the Advanced Knowledge Assessment in Pediatric Critical Care.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of Sodium Bicarbonate Infusion on Patient Outcomes
Jaber et al (Lancet. 2018;392:31-40) set out to evaluate the effect of sodium bicarbonate infusion on critically ill patient outcomes.

Annual Congress
Connect with colleagues, network and collaborate with critical care experts, and explore new tools, technologies and processes at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 49th Critical Care Congress. The Society’s Congress is the largest critical care event that brings together all members of the multiprofessional, multidisciplinary team.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Epinephrine Versus Norepinephrine for Cardiogenic Shock
Levy et al (J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;72:173-182) conducted a prospective, double-blind, multicenter RCT comparing epinephrine to norepinephrine in the setting of CS in patients who underwent AMI treated with percutaneous coronary intervention.

Board Exam Dates: Adult
Critical Care Board Exam Dates

Concise Critical Appraisal: Impact of Mentoring in Academic Medicine
Efstathiou et al (PLoS One. 2018;13:e0207634) developed a standardized mentorship program and a series of surveys to evaluate the program’s impact, specifically measuring faculty satisfaction and productivity.

Board Exam Dates: Pediatric
Pediatric Critical Care Board Exam Dates

Concise Critical Appraisal: Mentorship in Academic Medicine
Disch (Crit Care Med. 2018;46:437-441) set out to highlight the benefits of mentorship and its lack in underrepresented groups. Although women and minorities make up an increasing percentage of physicians and medical school faculty, they are underrepresented at higher ranks. She cites a study surveying over 1,100 women faculty members that found that only 54% felt they had a mentor.

Coding and Billing
Learn about the complexities of critical care coding and billing.

Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound
Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound

Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Adult, Primary Knowledge

Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Pediatric, Primary Knowledge, which includes the Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric book and both versions of the self-assessment (book and interactive).

Conference Calendar
As a service to the critical care community, SCCM compiles this list of Society educational programs as well as those submitted by others.

Continuing Education
SCCM is committed to providing high-quality continuing education activities for healthcare professionals.

Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course
The Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course is a two-and-a-half-day course held in partnership between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Critical Care Ultrasound
Focused ultrasound examinations in the critical care setting have become an extension of the clinical assessment because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities.

Current Concepts
Each year, SCCM's popular Congress pre-courses, Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care and Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care, deliver the latest clinical information relevant to patients in the intensive care unit.

Disaster
Use this toolkit to strategize and implement a standing plan for disaster preparedness.

Donate to SCCM
Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) by donating. Donations to SCCM benefit: Resource-Limited Areas, Sepsis Training, Quality Improvement, and Research. Because SCCM is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, every donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Education Center
SCCM's educational products and events are designed with the entire multiprofessional critical care team in mind, equipping practitioners with the tools needed to provide the Right Care, Right Now™ to all critically ill and injured patients.

Ethics
Explore real-life ethical challenges critical care professionals face in their effort to deliver quality patient care.

ICU Benchmarking Tools
Compare various institutional practices related to job descriptions, compensation packages and critical care resources.

ICU Design
View features and floor plans of award-winning ICU designs.

ICU Liberation
Gain strategies for effectively implementing sedation liberation and promoting patient mobility. The Society of Critical Care Medicine's ICU Liberation initiative aims to liberate patients from the harmful effects of pain, agitation, and delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU). The ICU Liberation guidelines and the ABCDEF Bundle are vital resources in assessing, treating and preventing pain, agitation, and delirium. The initiative also is focused on early mobility strategies that can help reduce the risk of long-term consequences from an ICU stay.

ICU Management
SCCM offers several quality resources that are relevant to the critical care team's daily administrative environment. All of SCCM's publications are designed to aid in the continuous improvement of clinical practice and patient outcomes.

ICU REPORT
Evaluate your critical care unit and implement plans for process and performance improvement with this robust rating tool.

Live Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult
Expand upon your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge and focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient.

Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult
Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound course.

Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal
Learn how to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal course.

Live Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Adult
The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) will provide the most comprehensive review and update of the diagnosis, monitoring and management of critically ill patients.

Live Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric
The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Pediatric (MCCRC) will provide the most comprehensive review in the diagnosis, monitoring,and management of critically ill patients.

Mechanical Ventilation
Examine the latest advancements in mechanical ventilation as they relate to the critically ill adult and child.

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Adult
Experience SCCM's complete spectrum of adult critical care review solutions that can be customized to meet your goals, schedule and learning style. Benefit from high-quality educational programming and flexible, effective self-study options.

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Adult Bundles
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing Critical Care Review Adult Bundles

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric
Experience SCCM's complete spectrum of critical care review solutions, which can be customized to meet your goals, schedule and learning style. Benefit from high-quality educational programming and flexible, effective self-study options.

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric Bundles
Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric Bundles

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Spanish
Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course (MCCRC) On Demand (Spanish) was created in collaboration with partnering critical care societies. Designed for practitioners who are seeking a review of and update on critical care, this Spanish-version On Demand course provides a comprehensive overview in the diagnosis, monitoring, and management of critically ill patients.

Nutrition
Self-Directed Nutrition Research Workshop: From Bench to Bedside provides a flexible learning experience.

Online CE-MOC
Earn free continuing education credits and meet maintenance of certification requirements online at your convenience.

Pediatric
Obtain the latest information on problems encountered in the pediatric patient.

Pharmacology
Receive clinically relevant coverage on the identification, prevention and management of adverse drug events.

Products
Obtain a better understanding of coding and billing procedures in a critical care setting.

Program
The 49th Critical Care Congress curriculum will be packed with world-renowned speakers, interactive workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, stimulating educational sessions, and the opportunity to earn continuing education credits.​​ 

SCCM Events App
The SCCM Events app gives you access to the full agenda, faculty and continuing education (CE) details for SCCM educational meetings, including the Critical Care Congress, Ultrasound, and the Critical Care Review meetings.

Self-Assessment: Adult
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Adult, Primary Knowledge.

Self-Assessment: Pediatric
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Pediatric, Primary Knowledge, which includes the Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric book and both versions of the self-assessment (book and interactive).

Self-Directed Board Review: Pediatric
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Pediatric, Continuing Knowledge.

Self-Directed Critical Care Review Course: Adult
Enhance your learning experience by purchasing the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Bundle: Adult, Continuing Knowledge, which includes the Self-Directed Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult and all question sets of the Advanced Knowledge Assessment in Adult Critical Care.

Sepsis
Gain strategies for identifying and managing signs and symptoms of sepsis.

Webcast
Participate in a webcast on coding and billing for critical care services.

Webcasts and On Demand
Access educational content from live webcasts on your own time and at your own pace.

Workforce
Explore strategies for addressing various workforce issues common in today's ICUs.

Young Professionals
Critical care presents exciting healthcare opportunities and challenges as each critical care team member brings knowledge and skills specific to the chosen discipline.