International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Pre-symposium courses

Pre-symposium courses

Location: Square Brussels Meeting Center
Chairmen: Jan De Waele (Ghent, Belgium), Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, Netherlands) and Fabio Taccone (Brussels, Belgium)
Date(s):  19/3/2018
Price per participant: 
225 Eur
  • 8:30 Welcome and registration
  • 9:00 Therapeutic drug monitoring
    • Theory – Roger Brüggemann (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
    • This is how I do it – Fabio Taccone (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 10:00 Reducing duration of antibiotic therapy
    • Theory – Dylan. de Lange (Utrecht, the Netherlands)
    • This is how I do it – Philippe Montravers (Paris, France)
  • 11:00 Break
  • 11:15 De-escalation
    • Theory – Jan De Waele (Ghent, Belgium)
    • This is how I do it – Michael S. Niederman (New York, USA)
  • 12:15 Lunch
  • AFTERNOON 13-16
  • 13:15 State of the art lecture
    • Key interventions for antibiotic stewardship in ICU and the evidence to support them?
      Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
  • 14:00 Clinical cases in rotating groups (30’ each)
    • How to create and implement an AB stewardship intervention in your ICU  
    • Jeroen Schouten (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)

    • How to integrate an antibiotic stewardship program in my electronic medical records?
    • Roger Brüggemann (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)

    • Clinical case study 1*, a patient with abdominal sepsis and AKI
    • Michael S. Niederman (New York, USA)

    • Clinical case study 2*: a patient colonized with multidrug resistant pathogens and acute respiratory failure
    • Philippe Montravers (Paris, France)
  • 16:00  End
in these clinical cases diagnostic and therapeutic management is discussed from admission to discharge in 4 S’s: Start (empirical therapy, timeliness, cultures, rapid diagnostic tests, documentation) Safety (allergy, interactions, adapting to renal function) Streamline  (re-evaluation, de-escalation, IV-oral switch, PK-PD alterations) and Stop (duration of therapy)