Adult Critical Care Procedures Course - August 31, 2024

This is a critical care procedures course to learn the essential techniques for intubations, central lines (including cordis and dialysis catheters), arterial lines, and chest tubes on adult patients.
When Aug 31, 2024
from 08:45 AM to 03:15 PM
Where Springhill Suites by Marriott Louisville Airport. 820 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40299
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-655-1805
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CE Credit
Course Directors & Faculty

Target Audience
The target audience for this course is MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs, CRNAs, along with healthcare professionals in emergency medicine, hospital medicine, and critical care medicine. Anyone interested in the topics presented is welcome to attend.

8:45 am
Registration, Breakfast (provided), and Introductions

9:15 am
Endotracheal Intubation

10:20 am

10:35 am
Central Venous Assess

12:15 pm
Lunch (provided)

12:45 pm
Arterial lines

2:00 pm

2:15 pm
Chest Tubes

3:15 pm
Conclusion, Questions and Answer Session

Course Director and Faculty
Michael Roberts, PA-C
Critical Care PA-C
University of Louisville Physicians

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, the participants should be able to:
1. Perform basic techniques and positioning with direct laryngoscopy including the use of adjunct materials.
2. Identify a potentially difficult intubation.
3. Perform direct laryngoscopy and confirming the placement of an endotracheal tube.
4. Identify the risks, benefits, indications, and contraindications for central venous and arterial catheterization.
5. Perform a central line and arterial line insertion under ultrasound guidance.
6. Explain the indications and steps involved with the use of dialysis catheters and large sheath introducers.
7. Identify a pneumothorax on imaging and perform a percutaneous chest tube.
8. Discuss how to troubleshoot the chest tube system.

Continuing Education Credit
 Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and MMMedEd. The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Assistants
 This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 3/26/2022 to 9/30/2031. AAPA reference number: CME-203641.

Special Services
All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact the Course Coordinator  at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

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Select a date below and the corresponding "CLICK HERE" to register for a program. In order to have learners gain the most hands-on experience with the course equipment the sessions are limited to the first 10 registrants.

All Registrants   $600

August 31, 2024
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Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to two weeks before the program start date. Requests received two weeks before the program start date will receive a full refund less a $100 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received later than two weeks before the program start date.

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the Office of CME&PD, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its accredited educational activities. All Planners, faculty, reviewers, and other persons that affected the content of this CME activity were required to submit a financial disclosure form from which relevant conflicts of interest were determined. If any relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies were disclosed, the materials each of them prepared for this program (or influenced) were peer-reviewed and determined to be without ineligible company bias, were considered fair and balanced in terms of therapeutic options, and presented evidence-based content. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated prior to this activity.

Disclosure of Ineligible Company Support
This activity has been supported by an educational grant from Cook Medical.


We thank all our sponsors for their support of the Adult Critical Care Procedures Course. A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.