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Program Agenda

 

7:00 a.m.

Final Registrations/Exhibits

7:45   Welcome

8:00   Keynote

         Health Care Reform and the Impact on Critical Care

         • Improving outcomes and reducing costs

         • Strategies to prevent harmful events in the ICU

         Alfred F. Connors, Jr., MD

9:00   Break/Exhibits/Posters

9:30      Concurrent Sessions

1A     Drug-Induced Complications †

         • Serotonin Syndrome/Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome/Malignant Hyperthermia

         • Drug Fever in the ICU

         Jennifer Sullivan, PharmD, BCPS

         Brenna Simcoe, PharmD, BCPS

1B     Targeted Temperature Modulation
         (TTM) in the Neurological Patient †

         • TTM for Neuroprotection

         • TTM for Management of Cerebral Edema and Intracranial Pressure

         Fred Rincon, MD, MSc, FACP  

1C     Hospital Acquired Infections †

         • Strategies to prevent CRBSI and VAP

         Alfred F. Connors, Jr., MD

10:30 Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:45   Concurrent Sessions

2A     Glycemic Control in the ICU †

         • New SCCM Guidelines

         • Use of Validated Protocols

         • Electronic Software Tools

         Jorie Glick Frasiolas, PharmD, BCPS

2B     The ACLS-EP Course:  A New Option for Learning Resuscitation Beyond the AHA Guidelines

         • Experienced Provider

         Elizabeth Sinz, MD

2C     New Approaches to VAP Surveillance †

         Neil MacIntyre, MD

11:45 Lunch/Exhibits/Posters

1:00   Concurrent Sessions

3A     Drug Dosing in Special Populations †

         • Drug Dosing in ECMO

         • Drug Dosing in CRRT

         • Weight Concerns

         Janine Then, PharmD, BCPS

3B     Resuscitation and ICU Management of the Ischemic Stroke Patient †

         • Targeting Acute Physiologic Derangements in Stroke Patient

         • Revascularization Strategies (Thrombolysis and Mechanical Thrombectomy)

         • Hemicraniectomy for Malignant Cerebral Infarction

         • Summary of Recent Clinical Trials

         Fred Rincon, MD, MSc, FACP

3C     Neurally Adjusted Vent Assist (NAVA) †

         • Indications

         • Case Studies

         Neil MacIntyre, MD

2:00   Break/Exhibits/Posters

2:15   Concurrent Sessions

4A     What's New in Nutrition? †

         • When to Hold Tube Feeds?

         • When is TPN Indicated?

         • Drug Shortages Affecting TPN

         Alisha Mutch, PharmD, BCPS

4B     Considerations in Adult ECMO †

         • When to Use ECMO

         • How ECMO Changes Patient Management

         Barbara Birriel, MSN, ACNP-BC, FCCM

         Angela Manoskey, MSN, CRNP

4C     Compassion Fatigue: Instilling Hope
         When We Have Little Left to Give

         Donna White, PhD, RN, CS, CADAC

3:15   Break/Exhibits/Posters

3:30   Keynote

         The Spirit of Health Care: Who We are as Professionals and What the Future Holds

         Donna White, PhD, RN, CS, CADAC

4:30   Poster Awards/Adjournment/

PASCCM Annual Business Meeting

 

*           Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine

          Patient safety/risk management topic