Scientific Presentations of the Critical Care Canada Forum 2012
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Plenary RCT – The OSCILLATE Trial

Moderators: J. Laffey – A. Slutsky Osgoode East
8:00-8:15 N. Ferguson & M. Meade OSCILLATE Trial
8:15-8:20 A. Pesenti Editorial Comment
8:20-8:30 Discussion


Targeting and Monitoring Sedation 

Moderators: J. Singh – L. Burry Osgoode East
8:30-8:50 S. Carson Sedation and delirium- drugs and clinical management
8:50-9:10 S. Mehta Daily sedation interruption – is it necessary?
9:10-9:30 T. Walsh Technology to monitor sedation during intensive care 
9:30-9:50 B. Pun 10 Key considerations when implementing sedation and agitation strategies 
9:50-10:00 Discussion


Infections – Focus on VAP

Moderators: T. Walsh – B. Cuthbertson Osgoode West
8:30-8:50 T. Walsh VAP diagnosis: a true quality indicator or game of chance?
8:50-9:10 J. Muscedere New definitions for VAP
9:10-9:30 A. Morris Why eliminating VAP hasn’t eliminated antimicrobials in the medical ICU
9:30-9:50 S. Reynolds Procalcitonin – making sense of PCT- Why bother?
9:50-10:00 Discussion

Technology in the ICU – monitoring the system & the patient 

Moderators: A. Seely – S. Lapinsky Sheraton Hall AB
8:30-8:50 J. Kahn ICU telemedicine
8:50-9:10 R. Kleinpell Using Telehealth in the ICU: results of a national survey of Tele-ICU nurses
9:10-9:30 P. Laussen Predicting adverse events through monitoring
9:30-9:50 A. Seely Multiorgan variability monitoring at the bedside
9:50-10:00 Discussion

10:00-10:30       Break

Assessing and Preventing Delirium

Moderators: S. Carson – E. Fan Osgoode East
10:30-10:50 L. Burry Do benzos, opioids or strong anticholinergics cause delirium?
10:50-11:10 S. Mehta Delirium in mechanically ventilated adults – results from the SLEAP trial
11:10-11:30 H. Wunsch Targeting patients for use of dexmedetomidine
11:30-11:50 J. Singh Assessing delirum in pts with acute brain injuries
11:50-12:00 Discussion

Acute Kidney Injury

Moderators: S. Magder – J. Gibney Osgoode West
10:30-10:50 S. Bagshaw Scratching the surface: subclinical acute kidney injury
10:50-11:10 C. Guerin Underuse of kidney biopsy for acute kidney injury in the ICU
11:10-11:30 N. Gibney KDIGO guidelines for management of acute kidney injury
11:30-11:50 S. Lapinsky Principles of continuous renal replacement therapy for AKI
11:50-12:00 Discussion


Clinical Research II

Moderators: A. Amaral – J. Marshall Sheraton Hall AB
10:30-10:50 M. Herridge Democratization of research: the patient as co-investigator
10:50-11:10 L. Rose Nurse attitudes towards conduct of research in ICU
11:10-11:30 R. Kleinpell Promoting interdisciplinary research in the ICU
11:30-11:50 J. Marshall Building global research collaboration in critical care
11:50-12:00 Discussion


Plenary Address

Moderators: D. Scales – B. Kavanagh Osgoode East
12:00-12:20 R. Riker Evidence-based guidelines for sedation in 2012: are we there?
12:20-12:30 Discussion

12:00 – 13:30 – Lunch      


Moderators: J. Muscedere – A. Kumar Osgoode East
13:30-13:50 S. Kanji Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles of antimicrobial therapy in the ICU
13:50-14:10 B. Cuthbertson What are we going to do about SDD? – Results of the SuDDICU study 
14:10-14:30 A. Kumar Why delays of antimicrobial therapy delivery occur and how to correct them 
14:30-14:50 A. Morris How to optimize antimicrobial stewardship in ICUs 
14:50-15:00 Discussion

Quality & Safety I – How do we measure it 

Moderators: F. Lamontagne – M. Kho Osgoode West
13:30-13:50 M. Curley Nurse-sensitive quality outcomes
13:50-14:10 A. Amaral In the midst of the night: how lack of information on handovers can impact patient care
14:10-14:30 E. Wilcox MD staffing: a tool for quality improvement
14:30-14:50 J. Iwashyna A user’s guide to hospital quality metrics
14:50-15:00 Discussion


CCCF-CCCS Session – The Frank Rutledge Symposium 

Moderators: J. Granton – R. Fowler Sheraton Hall AB
13:30-13:45 Presentation of 2012 and 2011 Frank Rutledge Awards
13:45-14:15 A. Peetes Medical education in critical care medicine: the art and the science
14:15-14:30 Discussion

15:00-15:30 – Break

Cardiology II

Moderators: L. Morrison – A. Guerguerian Osgoode East
15:30-15:50 L. Morrison In-hospital Cardiac Arrest : What is the standard of care?
15:50-16:10 A. Guerguerian Pediatric resuscitation– what’s next?
16:10-16:30 J. Downar Communication Training for ICU Physicians – being certified to TALK about ACLS
16:30-16:50 D. Scales Post arrest care – beyond hypothermia 
16:50-17:00 Discussion


Quality & Safety II – Practical Applications

Moderators: E. Wilcox – J. Singh Osgoode West
15:30-15:50 F. Lamontagne Quality improvement: making vasopressors safer
15:50-16:10 M. Kho Quality improvement: a case study of early rehabilitation
16:10-16:30 T. Piraino Individualizing mechanical ventilation: patient vs. population
16:30-16:50 J. Singh Wake up and breathe QI project
16:50-17:00 Discussion