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Call For Abstracts
SCCS iCCC 10th Anniversary

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: scctg@saudicriticalcare.org 
Please use the abstract template available below.
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About This Event

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.

International Speakers


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.


Yahya Shehabi
, a practicing intensivist and Cardiac anaesthetists, is Professor and Director of Research, Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine at the School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University and Monash Health; Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Clinical School of Medicine at the University of New South Wales.   

He is the theme lead for Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine at the Monash Health Translational Research Precinct. His research interest and major publications include sedation practice in ICU, delirium management, sepsis biomarkers and improving the outcomes after high risk cardiac surgery. Dr Shehabi is the lead chief investigator of the SPICE program culminating in the SPICE III, the largest sedation RCT in ICU.  

Pre-Conference Courses

Advanced
Hemodynamic
Monitoring
Physicians 1000 SR
Non-Physicians 500 SR

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Advanced
Airway
Management
Physicians 800 SR
Non-Physicians 500 SR

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
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Physicians 1200 SR
Non-Physicians 900 SR

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Rapid
Response Team
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Physicians 750 SR
Non-Physicians 500 SR

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Fundamentals of
Critical Care Support
Physicians 800 SR
Non-Physicians 700 SR



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Neurolife Support
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Consultants 750SR Physicians 500 SR
Non-Physicians 300SR
Students 200SR

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Post-Conference Courses & Workshops

Fluid Management in Acute Care
Physicians 700 SR
Non-Physicians 400 SR


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Neurology Workshop
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Physician 450 SR
Non-Physicians 250 SR
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Critical Care Transportation
Physicians 600 SR
Non-Physicians 300 SR


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Saudi Critical Care Journal

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Upcoming Courses & Events

February 1 & 2, 2019

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February 6 & 7, 2019

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February 6 & 7, 2019

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Critical Care Conference

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Feb 24 & 25, 2019

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Our Mission & Vision

MISSION
The Saudi Critical Care Society (SCCS) is dedicated to the critical care community in Saudi Arabia. Our membership works in critical care, our leadership are the who's who in critical care in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.
VISION
Be the Saudi Critical Care Society pioneer in the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf and the dependent, reliable reference for all health practitioners, their departments critical in these countries from Saudi Arabia. 

About the SCCS

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.

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