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Multi-professional Education, Translation & Research in Intensive Care (METRIC-2020): Spring 2020 Virtual Critical Care Conference - NO CME CREDIT

Course Directors: Ognjen Gajic, M.D., Erin Barreto, Pharm.D., R.Ph., Yue Dong, M.D., Alexander Niven, M.D.,  Rahul Kashyap, M.B.B.S.,  Katherine Heise APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.

Join us online via virtual conference and learn from international experts in patient centered critical care medicine, quality improvement, and patient safety through virtual conference. You can also engage panelists with twitter chat and hear different perspective around the world from international audience.The course is designed to empower healthcare professionals to maintain lifelong learning throughout their career in order to deliver the best possible care to patients. The current fast pace of development in science and technology, virtual conferences enable more efficient and effective knowledge dissemination in scale around the world.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists caring for acutely ill patients in the ICU and Emergency Department.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of managing acutely ill and injured patients by the standardized, systematic, patient centered approach.
  • Review up to date expert recommendation and guidelines in relevant topics from treating refractory hypotension and hypoxemia in COVID-19 patients to humanizing critical care and clinician burnout
  • Describe skills to sort out relevant from irrelevant critical care practices

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors:

Ognjen Gajic, M.D.

Erin Barreto, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

Yue Dong, M.D.

Alexander Niven, M.D.

Rahul Kashyap, M.B.B.S.

Katherine Heise, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.

Mayo Clinic Faculty:

Sumera Ahmad, M.D.

Erin Barreto, Pharm.D, R.Ph.

Phillippe Bauer, M.D.

Emily Bodensteiner Schmitt, M.D.

Jillene Chitulangoma, P.T., D.P.T.

Gustavo Cortes-Puentes, M.D.

Christopher Farmer, M.D.

Alice Gallo De Moraes, M.D.

Ognjen Gajic, M.D.

Vitaly Herasevich, M.D.

Stev Holets, M.D.

Michael Joyner, M.D.

Lioudmila Karnatovskaia, M.D.

Kianoush Kashani, M.D.

Sarah Leung, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

Victor Montori, M.D.

Alex Niven, M.D.

Brian Pickering, MBBCH

Alejandro Rabinstein, M.D.

Corinne A. Thul

Aysun Tekin, M.D.

Matthew Warner, M.D.

Michael Wilson, M.D.

Hemang Yadav, M.D.

External Faculty:

Scott Aberegg, M.D., University of Utah

Yaseen Arabi, M.D., King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

Damien Barraud, M.D., Hopital de Mercy CHR Metz-Thionville

Andrew Bersten, M.D., Flinders Medical Centre

Michelle Biehl, M.D., Cleveland Clinic

Samuel Brown, M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine

Maurizio Cecconi, M.D., Humanitas Rozzano

Namita Jayaprakash, M.D., Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University

David Kaufman, M.D., NYU Langone Medical Center

Arthur Kwizera, M.D., Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital

Joe Eric Levitt, M.D., Stanford University Medical Center

Guangxi Li, M.D., Guang'anmen Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences

John Litell, M.D., University of Minnesota, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and Hennepin County Medical Center

Dale Needham, M.D., Johns Hopkins University

Sonal Pannu, MBBS, Ohio State University Medical Center

Zhiyong Peng, M.D., Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University

Eileen Rubin, ARDS Foundation

Sarina Sahetya, M.D., Johns Hopkins University

Matt Siuba, M.D., Cleveland Clinic

Alison Turnbull, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Shouhong Wang, M.D., Guangdong Provicial Hospital

Fernardo Zampieri, M.D., Hospital for the Heart

Financial relationship(s):

Dale Needham-Baxter Healthcare Corporation - principal investigator on a NIH-funded, multicentered

randomized trial

Samuel Brown- royalties from Oxford University Press for a book on the topic

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

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