Scientific Presentations of the Critical Care Canada Forum 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Plenary Address: The Michael Ward Lecture

Moderators: O. Gajic – D. Scales Osgoode East
8:00-8:20 A. Srinivasan Eliminating Healthcare-Associated Infections – Lessons from the CDC
8:20-8:30 Discussion

Rehab & Outcomes – Theory

Moderators: J. Marshall – H. Wunsch Osgoode East
8:30-8:50 M. Herridge Rehabilitation after ICU-Acquired Weakness
8:50-9:10 C. dos Santos ICU-Acquired Weakness: Insights from ‘Omics
9:10-9:30 A. Garland Short- vs. Long-Term Mortality: Different Determinants?
9:30-9:50 B. Cuthbertson Why Don’t Interventions to Improve Outcomes after ICU Work?
9:50-10:00 Discussion

Wj Sibbald Symposium: Critical Care Systems – Technology & Quality

Moderators: T. Stewart – D. Scales Osgoode West
8:30-8:50 H. Duncan Monitoring: Advanced Technology in the ICU
8:50-9:10 O. Gajic EMR: First Generation Not So Good?
9:10-9:30 P. Laussen Performance Metrics: Valid vs. Not
9:30-9:50 E. Wilcox ICU Physician Staffing: Models & Mortality
9:50-10:00 Discussion

Antimicrobial Stewardship – Part 1

Moderators: S. Mehta – A. Morris Sheraton Hall AB
8:30-8:50 Z. Austin Clinican Behaviour: Playing in the Sandbox
8:50-9:10 A. Morris Assessing Site Readiness
9:10-9:30 L. Taggart Prospective Audit & Feedback – How to Do It
9:30-9:50 Y. Nakamachi The Power of Data – Collecting It and Using It
9:50-10:00 Discussion

10:00-10:30 – Break – Served in the Exhibit Hall

Rehab & Outcomes – Practice

Moderators: R. Fowler – S. Halpern Osgoode East
10:30-10:50 S. Goddard Barriers to Early Rehabilitation
10:50-11:10 V. Lo Mobilizing Patients on ECMO
11:10-11:30 J. Singh Mobilizing in the ICU –A Roadmap
11:30-11:50 M. Kho Early Rehabilitation –Still Need Chest Physiotherapy?
11:50-12:00 Discussion

Critical Care Systems – Supply & Demand

Moderators: G. Rubenfeld – C. Martin Osgoode West
10:30-10:50 C. Gomersall ICU Beds: Reducing Demand
10:50-11:10 H. Wunsch ICU Beds: Do Bed Numbers Drive Care?
11:10-11:30 S. Halpern Length of Stay: New Approaches to a Challenging Outcome
11:30-11:50 T. Stelfox Prediction: Readmission & Mortality after Discharge
11:50-12:00 Discussion

Antimicrobial Stewardship – Part 2

Moderators: J. Singh – P. Murphy Sheraton Hall AB
10:30-10:45 S. Elsayed Implementing ASP – Experiences in Large Hospital
10:45-11:00 R. Sandre Implementing ASP – Experiences in Small Hospital
11:00-11:20 N. Thampi Province-Wide CAHO – What Do the Data Say?
11:20-11:35 G. Evans ASP Approach – Restricted is Best
11:35-11:50 A. Morris ASP Approach – PG (Parental Guidance) Works Better
11:50-12:00 Discussion


Moderators: P. Laussen – H. Duncan Osgoode East
12:00 – 12:30 P. Van Manen Formula 1, NASCAR and ICU
12:30 – 12:45 Discussion

12:30-13:30 – Lunch – Served in the Exhibit Hall

12:30-13:30 – Lunch & Learn – Sheraton E Urgent Access for the Critically ill: There and Back Speakers: TBA

Obligations for End of Life Care in ICU as of November 2013

Moderators: B. Kavanagh – P. Cox Osgoode East Watch on YouTube
13:30-13:35 S. Lapinsky The Background
13:35-14:05 A. McCutcheon The Lawyer
14:05-14:15 A. Baker Where are We Now?
14:15-14:25 A. McCutcheon Legal Response
14:25-15:00 Discussion

Extending the Reach of ICU Team

Moderators: S. Dev – J. Villar Osgoode West
13:30-13:50 A. Steel Critical Care Response Teams
13:50-14:10 M. Bader Rescue Me: Vulnerable Non-ICU Patients
14:10-14:30 H. Duncan Early Warning: Identifying At-Risk Children
14:30-14:50 O. Gajic CERTAIN: Checklist for Early Recognition and Treatment
14:50-15:00 Discussion

13:30-15:00 – Open Session of the CCCTG – Part 1 – Sheraton Hall C

15:00-15:30 – Break – Served in the Exhibit Hall

ARDS Revisited

Moderators: E. Fan – J. Laffey Osgoode East
15:30-15:50 O. Gajic Misadventure: Easy Targets for ARDS prevention
15:50-16:10 J. Villar Genetic Variation in ARDS: Is It Useful?
16:10-16:30 L. Brochard Detecting Lung Recruitment
16:30-16:50 N. Ferguson Reflections on the HFO Studies
16:50-17:00 Discussion

Symptoms of Patients & Families

Moderators: S. Schwartz – N. Lazar Osgoode West
15:30-15:50 K. Puntillo ICU: The Symptom Burden
15:50-16:10 C. Gelinas Pain without Words: Reactions among Families
16:10-16:30 T. Sinuff Communication with Families: Still Struggling?
16:30-16:50 M. Herridge Reliable Patient & Family-Centred Outcomes

Pulmonary Infections

Moderators: J. Granton – C. Gelinas Sheraton AB
15:30-15:50 M. Antonelli NIV for Severe CAP?
15:50-16:10 C. Munro Moving from VAP to VAC
16:10-16:30 A. Kumar Lessons from H1N1
16:30-16:50 R. Fowler The New ‘SARS’? H7N9/MersCoV
16:50-17:00 Discussion

15:30-17:00 – Open Session of the CCCTG – Part 2 – Sheraton Hall C