State of the Science Grand Round: Applied Physiology for Management of the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient

Miami, FL US
June 7, 2019

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear distinguished professor and intensivist Jean-Louis Vincent, M.D., Ph.D., discuss the important role hemodynamic monitoring plays in the management of acutely ill patients. In recent years, interest in alternative monitoring systems has surged and there are now many different systems available to clinicians.

Dr. Vincent will discuss an organized approach to the hemodynamic support of the hemodynamically unstable patient and the benefits this approach has to clinical outcomes. 

Target Audience

Critical Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nephrologists, Pulmonologists, Infectious Disease Physicians, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Hospitalists,  Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the relationship of mean arterial pressure to the microcirculatory and systemic hemodynamic variables.
  • Apply the principles of physiology in the management of micro- and macrocirculation.
  • Explore the assessment of the sublingual microvasculature.  
  • Explore the applicability of the Pulse Index and other continuous cardiac output methods for systemic monitoring. 
  • Employ arterial, venous, SCVO2, SVO2, MVO2, venous/arterial difference, lactate clearance for perfusion assessment. 
  • Define ideal MAP target for titration of adrenergic infusions.  
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/07/2019 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/07/2019 - 1:00pm EDT
Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr
3W280 Boardroom
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Jean-Louis Vincent, M.D., PhD
Professor of Intensive Care Médicine 
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Dept. of Intensive Care, Erasme Univ Hospital
Brussels, Belgium

Jean-Louis Vincent, M.D., PhD, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 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 approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #722754, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine, and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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