Carolinas/VA Chapter, SCCM, 41st Annual Scientific Symposium

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Carolinas/VA Chapter, SCCM, 41st Annual Scientific Symposium

Carolinas/Virginias Chapter, SCCM, 41st Annual Scientific Symposium

By Carolinas/Virginias Chapter, SCCM

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Date and time

June 8 · 8am - June 9 · 4pm EDT


WakeMed, Andrews Conference Center 3024 New Bern Avenue Raleigh, NC 27610

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Please note:

This year, the Symposium will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2023. The Pharmacology Course will be Friday, June 9, 2023, 8:00am - 12:30pm followed by the Simulation Session 1:00 - 3:30pm.

The Simulation Sesson is limited to 24 people.

Carolinas/Virginias Chapter, Society of Critical Care Medicine

41st Annual Scientific Symposium

Thursday, June 8, 2023


Welcome and Opening Remarks

C. Todd Borchers, MS, APRN, ACNP-BC

President, Carolinas/VA Chapter, SCCM


Keynote Address: Team Dynamics: Do we really need it to improve outcomes?

Lauren R. Sorce, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, FCCM, FAAN

SCCM President-Elect

Nurse Scientist

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, IL


Airway Management 201: Tracheostomy complications, airway hemorrhage, and other conundrums

Kevin Davidson, MD

Medical Director, Pulmonology & Interventional Pulmonology

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Raleigh, NC


Post-operative Pulmonary Complications: Prediction, Prevention, and Management

Eric L. Olson, MD, MSCI, FCCP

Medical Director, Respiratory Care

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Raleigh, NC




Platform Presentations


Management of the Critically Ill Patient in Pregnancy

Lesly V. Jurado Hernández, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, BCNSP

Surgical Trauma ICU Critical Care Pharmacist

Nutrition Support Pharmacist

Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC

Kevin O’Neil, MD, FCCP, FACP

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC


Lunch & Business Meeting


Poster Sessions 1 and 2


Blunt Cardiac Trauma

Saptarshi Biswas, MD

Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, & Burns

Associate Program Director

Grand Strand Medical Center

Myrtle Beach, SC




I Knew You Were in Trouble: Controversies in Autoimmune Neuromuscular Disorders

Erin D. Creech, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Prisma Health Richland

Columbia, SC


Managing the Critically Ill Neurologically Injured Patient—Pearls of Wisdom….Or Not?

Cherylee W.J. Chang, MD, FACP, FCCM, FNCS

SCCM Treasurer

Division Chief, Neurocritical Care

Duke University

Durham, NC


Awards & Closing Remarks

Friday, June 9, 2023 - Pharmacology Course


Welcome/Opening Remarks


What’s New (or not) with the 2022 CDC Opioid Guidelines

Sara Meyer, PharmD

Medication Safety Specialist

Opioid Stewardship Champion

Novant Health Corporate Pharmacy

Winston Salem, NC


Pushing Past Our Differences in Managing Clostridioides difficile infection in Critically Ill Patients

Krishnan L. Brown, PharmD, MS,

Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge

Columbia, SC

Yorika S. Hammett, PharmD, MPH, BSN

Prisma Health Tuomey

Sumter, SC


Delivering the Facts: Updates on the Management of Cirrhosis Complications

Katie Maddox, PharmD, MPH

New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC




Status Epilepticus: Overview, Updates and Pharmacologic Treatment

Nicholas Shields, PharmD, MBA

New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC


Antidotes and Adjuncts: Treating the Poisoned Patient in the ICU

Anna Dulaney, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC


Closing Remarks

Friday, June 9, 2023 - Simulation Session


Welcome/Opening Remarks

Amanda Edwards, MMS, PA-C and Erin Ledford, PharmD, BCCCP, BCCP


Start Rotation Block 1


Start Rotation Block 2


Start Rotation Block 3


Start Rotation Block 4


Closing Remarks

This live activity, Carolinas/Virginias Chapter, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 41st Annual Scientific Symposium, with a beginning date of 6/8/2023 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.50 prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACPE is granted by Campbell University, College of Pharmacy.

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