International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Pre-symposium courses

Pre-symposium courses

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Location: Square - Brussels Meeting Center
Chairmen: Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium), Paul Mayo (New Hyde Park, USA), Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia), Michel Slama (Amiens, France), Antoine Vieillard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
Date(s):  from 22/3/2020 to 23/3/2020
Price per participant: 
400 Eur
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BEGINNERS PROGRAM
Sunday March 22, 2020

09:00-09:15

Introduction

09:15-10:00

Basic physics – Michel Slama (Amiens, France)
Performing TTE – Iris Ting (Penrith, Australia)

10:00-11:00

Hands on

11:00-11:15

COFFEE BREAK

11:15-12:15

LV evaluation – Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)
RV evaluation –Michelle Chew (Halmstad, Sweden)

12:15-13:15

Hands on

13:15-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-15:00

Pericardial fluid/IVC – Stephen Huang (Penrith, Australia)
Performing RACE – Iris Ting (Penrith, Australia) & Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)

15:00-15:45

Hands on

15:45-16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00-16:45

Case studies – Michel Slama (Amiens, France)

16:45-17:00

Review and Questions


BEGINNERS PROGRAM
Monday March 23, 2020

08:30-09:00

Case studies – Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)

09:00-10:00

Basic Doppler + TDI – Stephen Huang (Penrith, Australia)

10:00-11:00

Hands on

11:00-11:15

COFFEE BREAK

11:15-11:45

The initial echo evaluation of the shocked patient – Michel Slama (Amiens, France)

11:45-12:15

Lung ultrasound – Paul H Mayo (New Hyde Park, USA)

12:15-13:15

Hands on

13:15-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-14:30

Case studies – Paul H Mayo (New York, USA)

14:30-15:30

Hands on

15:30-16:00

Case studies – Michelle Chew (Halmstad, Sweden)

16:00-16:15

COFFEE BREAK

16:15-16:30

Review of course objectives – what the student should know – Summary evaluation – Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)
Location: Square - Brussels Meeting Center
Chairmen: Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium), Paul Mayo (New Hyde Park, USA), Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia), Michel Slama (Amiens, France), Antoine Vieillard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
Date(s):  from 22/3/2020 to 23/3/2020
Price per participant: 
300 Eur
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Sunday, March 22, 2020
 
Main views

09:00-09:30

Overview of advanced critical care echocardiography – Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)

09:30-10:00

Advanced Doppler theory – Stephen Huang (Sydney, Australia)

10:00-10:30

Heart-lung interactions – Antoine Vieillard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)

10:30-11:00

COFFEE BREAK
 
The undifferentiated shock patient

11:00-11:30

Pericardial effusion and tamponade – Michel Slama (Amiens, France)

11:30-12:10

When should I use TEE in shock? - Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)

12:10-12:40

Whole body sonography for evaluation of shock – Paul Mayo (New York, USA)

12:40-13:30

My patient has pulmonary oedema. Lung ultrasound is better value than an echo!
Pro-Con debate.
  • Pro: Paul Mayo (New York, USA)
  • Con: Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)

13:30-14:00

LUNCH
 
Hemodynamics

14:00-14:30

LV systolic function including cardiac output – Michelle Chew (Halmstad, Sweden)

14:30-15:00

RV systolic function – Antoine Vieillard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)

15:00-15:30

Pitfalls in hemodynamic measurement – Stephen Huang (Sydney, Australia)

15:30-15:45

COFFEE BREAK

15:45-16:15

Case studies Part I – Jan Poelaert (Brussels, Belgium)

16:15-16:45

Case studies Part II – Michelle Chew (Halmstad, Sweden)

 

Monday, March 23, 2020
 
Intracardiac mischief

09:00-09:30

Complications of AMI – Paul H Mayo (New Hyde Park, USA)

09:30-09:55

Valvular stenosis – Jan Poelaert (Brussels, Belgium)

09:55-10:20

Valvular regurgitation – Antoine Herpain (Brussels, Belgium)

10:20-10:40

Infectious endocarditis – Antoine Vieillard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)

10:40-11:00

COFFEE BREAK
 
Topics

11:00-11:30

Septic cardiomyopathy –– Stephen Huang (Sydney, Australia)

11:30-12.00

Role of echo with mechanical circulatory support – Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)

12.00-12:30

Dynamic left ventricular outflow obstruction – Michael Slama (Amiens, France)

12.30-13:00

LV diastolic dysfunction and elevated left atrial pressures – Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)

13.00-13:30

Case Studies - Antoine Viellard-Baron (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)

13:30-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-14:30

Recent publication on CCE – Michel Slama (Amiens, France)

14:30-15:00

Advanced modalities – speckle tracking, strain, myocardial perfusion – Antoine Herpain (Brussels, Belgium)

15:00-15:30

Echo in assessing thoracic aorta pathology – Anthony McLean (Sydney, Australia)

15:30-16:00

Case studies – Michel Slama ( Amiens, France)

16:00

Summary and evaluations
Location: Square - Brussels Meeting Center
Chairmen: Michael R.Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA)
Date(s):  23/3/2020
Price per participant: 
225 Eur
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Monday March 23, 2020

08:00-8:25

Welcome and registration

08:25-8:30

Introduction – Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA)

08:30-9:15

Vascular pressure monitoring: applications and pitfalls (including technical limitations and physiological processes that complicate interpretation) – Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA)

09:15-10:00

Indicator dilution-derived cardiac output and advanced analytic variables (including sample timing, averaging, pitfalls and errors, TBV, GEDV, lung water) – Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France)

10:00-10:15

Coffee break

10:15-11:00

Cardiac output by arterial pressure waveform analysis and reactance (theory and application, limitations and errors) – Xavier Monnet (Paris, France)

11:00-11:30

Ultrasound-based hemodynamic monitoring (UScom, esophageal Doppler and transthoracic echocardiography) – Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)

11:30-12:00

Blood oxygen saturation measures and pleth signals (including sampling errors, intermittent versus continuous, limitations and pitfalls) – Jan Bakker (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

12:00-13:30

Hands-on demonstration of monitoring devices (small groups)
Working lunch (Room 310)

12:15-13:15

 
  1. Lunch
  2. Visit Industry Displays for unstructured display of monitoring devices

13:30-15:30

Case-based discussion of monitoring-directed management of shock (small groups – 45 min each) (Rooms 314-316)
  1. Shock of unclear aetiology - Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA) – Room 311a
  2. Cardiogenic Shock – Jan Bakker (New York, UA) – Room 311b
  3. Septic shock – Xavier Monnet (Paris, France) - Room 312

15:30

End
Location: Square - Brussels Meeting Center (Room: 211-212)
Chairmen: Fabio S Taccone (Brussels, Belgium) & Claudio Sandroni (Rome, Italy)
Date(s):  23/3/2020
Price per participant: 
225 Eur
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Monday March 23, 2020

08:00-08:30

Registration

08:30-9:30

How to identify the cause of cardiac arrest? – Claudio Sandroni (Rome, Italy)

09:30-10:30

Defining the hemodynamic targets – Per Nordberg (Stockholm, Sweden)

10:30-11:00

Coffee break and meet the sponsors

11:00-12:00

Optimization of ventilation and gas exchange – Markus Skrifvars (Helsinki, Finland)

12:00-13:00

How to protect the brain – Niklas Nielsen (Helsinborg, Sweden)

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:30

Post-resuscitation care: what else? – Fabio S Taccone (Brussels, Belgium)

14:45-17:45

The participants will be divided into 4 groups of up to 15 persons each to meet the experts – each group will rotate every 30 min
  1. Station A: How do I perform TTM? – Fabio S Taccone (Brussels, Belgium)
  2. Station B: Neuroprognostication: a clinical case – Claudio Sandroni (Rome, Italy)
  3. Station C: How I select clinical targets – Markus Skrifvars (Helsinki, Finland)
  4. Station D: How to set up a cardiac arrest center - Niklas Nielsen (Helsinborg, Sweden)

17:00-17:40

When and how to stop our efforts in patients with no hope of survival – ROUND TABLE

17:40-18:00

Closing remarks and final questionnaire
Location: Square Brussels Meeting Center
Chairmen: Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, Netherlands) & Pedro Povoa (Lisbon, Portugal)
Date(s):  23/3/2020
Price per participant: 
225 Eur
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Monday March 23, 2020

09:00-09:15

Welcome and introduction - Pedro Povoa (Lisbon, Portugal) & Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

09:15-09:30

Ice-breaking - Pedro Povoa (Lisbon, Portugal) & Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Division of the attendees in 3 groups.

Part One

Antibiotic stewardship – the basics – the 4Ss – Pedro Povoa (Lisbon, Portugal) & Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Presentations and interactive discussion of each of the 4Ss between groups and faculty

09.30-10.15

Start

10.15-11.00

Safety

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11.30-12.15

Streamline

12.15-13.00

Stop

13:00-13:15

Lunch

Part Two
13.15- 16.00
  • Clinical Case scenarios - 3 groups rotating 3 times (30΄)

Clinical case study 1 : Infection Control issues - Liesbet De Bus (Gent, Belgium)

Clinical case study 2: Antibiotic dosing issues - Pieter Depuydt (Gent, Belgium)

Clinical case study 3: The problem of diagnosis - Pedro Povoa (Lisbon, Portugal)

16:00

End

* in these clinical cases, diagnostic and therapeutic management is discussed from admission to discharge in 4 S’s: Start (empirical therapy, timeliness, cultures, rapid diagnostic tests, documentation) Safety (allergy, interactions, adapting to renal function) Streamline (re-evaluation, de-escalation, IV-oral switch, PK-PD alterations) and Stop (duration of therapy)