Critical Care 901 - Critical Care Alert - Jan 01, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for hospitalists and physicians who work in intensive care units.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Subjects:

  • Effect of Kinetic Therapy on Pulmonary Complications
  • Does Early Tracheostomy Improve Outcomes?
  • Maximum Sterile Barriers for CVC Insertion Save both Money and Lives
  • Should Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease be Intubated?
  • The Highly Reliable ICU

Objectives:

  • to present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and trauma in the critical care unit
  • present new data concerning ICU procedures, advances in anesthesiology, and general critical care
  • discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing and diagnostic procedures
  • present the risks and benefits of various approaches to critically ill patients

Financial Disclosure:

Critical Care Alert’s Editor, David J. Pierson, MD, and nurse planner Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN report no financial relationships related to this field of study.