Prepare your abstract for the SCCS meeting April 16 to 18, 2019. Target 200 abstracts. Abstracts will be published in the SCCJ. Details to follow. Deadline March 10, 2019.
Please send all abstracts to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the abstract template available below.
Format/Instructions are included in the abstract template.
The SCCS 2019 International Critical Care Conference & Pre-Conference courses are being organized by the intensive Care Services Department of Prince Sultan Military Medical City. This effort could not be undertaken without the generous support and patronage of the MSD.
We wish to extend our thanks to the MSD for their support of this event.
Jean-Louis Vincent, is Professor of intensive care medicine at the Université libre de Bruxelles and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. Specialist in Internal Medicine, he spent two years training at the University of Southern California with Prof. Max Harry Weil. He obtained his PhD degree at the University of Brussels in 1982.
Dr Vincent has signed more than 900 original articles, some 400 book chapters and review articles, and more than 1000 original abstracts, and has edited 102 books. He is co-editor of the "Textbook of Critical Care" (Elsevier Saunders, 7th Edition) and the “Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine” (Springer Science+Business Media).
Jean-Daniel Chiche is Full Professor of Critical Care Medicine (Paris Descartes University), currently working in the Medical Intensive Care Unit of Cochin University Hospital in Paris.
He graduated as MD in Paris, studied in Liège for 4 years (Belgium), and obtained a PhD after a 3-year research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School) in Boston. His clinical interest lies in the field of acute respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation and sepsis. He has also developed a vision for organization, delivery and teaching of intensive care.
Charles Gomersall is Associate Professor of the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
He received his undergraduate training at the Westminster Medical School, University of London. His postgraduate training has taken place in internal medicine at St. George's Hospital, London; in anaesthesia at St. Mary's Hospital in London, and in intensive care at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong.
The Saudi Critical Care Society is on it's 10th year of service since our inception in January 2007. The SCCS is under the umbrella of the Saudi Council for Health Specialties. The society's aim & vision is on continuing education with a focus on critical care. The SCCS has nine (9) executive board members and has established numerous chapters (Pediatric, Respiratory, Neuro, Nursing and now ECMO) each chapter is headed by a chairman and has its own membership under the SCCS.
The Saudi Critical Care society had formulated a total of 21 critical courses out of which are three (3) international courses that are collaborations with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the European Intensive Care Society (EICS), and the Middle East Critical Care Association (MECCA). Directors for courses are assigned to be able to deliver and meet the demand for education and learning of our membership. Courses are offered continuously year round. A quarterly calendar is made available on the SCCS website.
During the increasing cases of MERS CoV the Ministry of Health and Saudi Critical Care Society together with the Saudi Commission of Health Specialties successfully educated 2,973 healthcare workers from the community coming from 12 hospitals in different cities in the KSA. This was done via our training centers situated both in Jeddah and Riyadh . This training successfully delivered much needed awareness of the disease. Courses offered were ECMO, CRRT, FCCN, ARCCA, CCIC and FCCS. There were 105 physicians who participated as a course instructors during the 4 months extensive “MERS CoV Education Week”
The SCCS Headquarter is designed with two (2) lecture halls that can easily accommodate up to 100 attendees. A third conference room with 20 seats and 8 halls with 50 seats capacity and a total of 30 workshop rooms designed to accommodate 20 seats (workshops and hands on) with all rooms being fully equipped with audiovisual equipment.