Schedule - Central European Summer Time
Subject to change

9:00 AM Opening address
Judy Morris
9:05 AM Introduction
Frédéric Lemaire and Maxime Valois
9:10 AM

A. Weingart and Hicks talk trauma
Chris Hicks and Scott Weingart
Duration: 22 min.


  • Approach systematically the trauma patient.
  • Analyze the key elements of penetrating and blunt traumas.
  • Using a checklist to optimize management of the trauma patient.
9:32 AM

Question and evaluation period

9:41 AM

B. Pediatric traumas gone bad
Jade Séguin
Duration: 22 min.


  • Analyze the particularities related to pediatric trauma.
  • Adapt the adult trauma approach to the pediatric population.
  • Avoid the various pitfalls during a pediatric resuscitation.
10:03 AM

Question and evaluation period

10:12 AM

C. Worst airway ever: The tracheostomy patient that can't breathe
Frédéric Lemaire
Duration: 22 min.


  • Recognize respiratory failure in the trach patient.
  • Differentiate the different types of tracheostomies.
  • Apply a systematic approach to oxygenate the trach patient.
10:34 AM

Question and evaluation period

10:43 AM


10:58 AM

D. Workshop 1: Pocus pearls in cardiac arrest
Laurie Robichaud
Duration: 15 min.


  • Discuss the particularities of trans-thoracic echocardiography in cardiac arrest.
  • Generate the pertinent views in cardiac arrest.
  • Utilize a simple approach to manage POCUS in cardiac arrest.
11:13 AM  Evaluation period
11:14 AM

E. A new look at the heart: Resuscitative TEE
Felipe Teran
Duration: 22

  • Evaluating the cardiac function in arrest.
  • Examine the indications and contraindications to trans-esophageal echocardiography (TEE).
  • Identify the roles of the different views in TEE.
11:36 AM

Question and evaluation period

11:45 AM

F. Workshop 2: Tips and tricks to put a central line
Dat Nguyen-Dinh
Duration: 15 min.


  • Follow the steps of putting a central line.
  • Avoid frequent pitfalls related to putting a central line.
  • Use properly the different types of central venous catheters.
12:00 PM

Evaluation period

12:01 PM


12:46 PM

G. Workshop 3:  How and when to use transvenous pacing
Lior Bibas
Duration: 15 min.


  • List the steps of putting a transvenous pacemaker.
  • Explain the different indications and contra-indications.
  • Manage common problems related to transvenous pacing.
1:01 PM

Evaluation period

1:02 PM

H. Performance psychology for the resuscitationist
Jason Brooks
Duration: 22 min.


  • Use mindfullness in the context of critical care.
  • Optimize their performance in resuscitation.
  • Apply different techniques used by high-level athletes, business and military leaders in the medical setting.
1:24 PM

Question and evaluation period

1:33 PM

I. Reimagining shock: A tale of three pressures
Sarah Crager
Duration: 22 min.


  • Categorize types of shock by applying an alternative model.
  • Conceptualize shock as a sum of pressure vectors.
  • Explain the role of the right ventricule in shock.
1:44 PM

Question and evaluation period

2:04 PM

J. Psychological safety in trauma
Christopher Hicks
Duration: 22 min.


  • Explain the concept of psychological safety.
  • Discuss the importance of psychological safety in the context of critical care.
  • Ensure the psychological safety of the various stakeholders during resuscitation.
2:26 PM Question and evaluation period
2:35 PM

K. Save the brain: Tips from a neuro-intensivist
Evie Marcolini
Duration: 22 min.


  • Optimize their approach to the neurologically unstable patient.
  • Prevent and manage neurological complications.
  • Discuss the limits of neurological prognostication.
2:57 PM

Question and evaluation period

3:06 PM

L. Workshop 4: How and when to put a pig tail
Jean-François Lanctôt
Duration : 15 min.


  • Explain the indications.
  • Put a pig tail.
  • Anticipate the different complications related to the procedure.
3:21 PM

Evaluation period

3:22 PM

M. The history (and future!) of post arrest cooling
Benjamin S. Abella
Duration: 22 min.


  • Share the history of therapeutic hypothermia (targeted temperature management, or TTM).
  • Analyze the evidence supporting TTM as a post-arrest therapy.
  • Discuss the future role and implementation of TTM.
3:44 PM

Question and evaluation period

3:53 PM

N. Workshop Q&A
Duration: 15 min.


  • Identify the elements to utilize immediately in his practice.
  • Discuss the elements covered.
  • Summarize the different techniques and their indications.
4:08 PM


4:24 PM

O. The PEA paradox
Haney Mallemat
Duration: 22 min.


  • Integrate the differential of PEA arrest.
  • Optimize the approach to the PEA arrest patient.
  • Identify arrest patients with a good prognostic.
4:46 PM

Question and evaluation period

4:55 PM

P. You suck at airway: Why ED and critical care should not pretend they are anesthesiologists
Scott Weingart
Duration: 22 min.


  • Discuss the stakes of difficult intubations in the ED.
  • Optmize interactions with different consultants.
  • Identify their own limits regarding airway management.
5:17 PM

Question and evaluation period

5:26 PM

Frédéric Lemaire and Maxime Valois

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