Bringing Best Practices to Your ICU: An Interdisciplinary Approach

University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Specialty Review

Learn practical ways to combat common ICU complications through strategic implementation of the ABCDEF bundle. Ideal for MOC.

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Stay Current in a Rapidly Evolving Field

Bringing Best Practices to Your ICU: An Interdisciplinary Approach lays the foundation for an inter-professional, bundled approach to the care of patients with complex medical conditions. Led by John P. Kress, MD and Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR, this CME course highlights common complications of ICU survivors and breaks down the efficacy and implementation of the ABCDEF bundle. It will help you to better:

  • Define the history and evidence surrounding the ABCDEF bundle
  • Discuss strategies to improve bundle utilization in the ICU setting
  • Analyze the roles of different healthcare providers in a bundled approach
  • Outline ways to integrate the bundle into care of critically ill patients
  • Identify potential barriers to ABCDEF bundle implementation

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Bringing Best Practices to Your ICU: An Interdisciplinary Approach provides a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Course Directors:
John P. Kress, MD
Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Chicago

Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR
Program Coordinator of
Occupational Therapy
Professional Development
Therapy Services Department
University of Chicago

Credits: Earn a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • The Pain of Being in the ICU - John P. Kress, MD
  • Awakening and Breathing: The Cornerstone to Bundle Success - John P. Kress, MD
  • Maintaining Consciousness with the Right Cocktail to Avoid Delirium - Anne Pohlman, RN, MS, APN
  • Move It or Lose It: Keeping Your Patients Active in the ICU - Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR
  • Family Engagement: Why It Matters - Bhakti K. Patel, MD
  • Why Do Bundles Matter? The Long-Term Consequences of Surviving the ICU - Amy Pawlik, PT, DPT, CCS
  • Are You Too Sick to Move? Mobilizing Patients on Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support - Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR and Megan Stulberg, PT, DPT, CCS
  • We Are Our Worst Enemy: How to Change the ICU Culture? - Kelly Coudron, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN
  • Life In and After the ICU: A Patient Experience - Bruce and Donna Ackerman
  • Leading Change: Implementing ABCDEF from the Ground Up - Shruti B. Patel, MD
  • Devices Galore: How to Mobilize Your Patient Despite Their Attachments - Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR
  • Rounding Strategies to Improve Bundle Compliance - Kelly Coudron, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN and Anne Pohlman, RN, MSN, ANP
  • Seeing Beyond the Lab Values: Making Good Clinical Judgments for Interventions - Jennifer Ryan, PT, DPT, MS, CCS
  • Assessing Progress: Quality Improvement Projects to Randomized Controlled Trials - William D. Schweickert, MD
  • So Many Tools: How to Measure Functional Outcomes - Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR and Megan Stulberg, PT, DPT, CCS
  • What’s Changing?: The New PADIS Guidelines - John P. Kress, MD
  • Nursing Role in Promoting Bundle Elements and Mobility - Kelly Coudron, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN and Anne Pohlman, RN, MSN, ANP

Course Directors

John P. Kress, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • University of Chicago

 

Cheryl L. Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR

  • Program Coordinator of Occupational Therapy
  • Professional Development
  • Therapy Services Department
  • University of Chicago

Course Faculty

Kelly Coudron, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • University of Chicago

Bhakti K. Patel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • University of Chicago

Shruti B. Patel, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Loyola University Medical Center

Anne Pohlman, RN, MSN, APN

  • Department of Medicine
  • Section Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • University of Chicago

 

Amy Pawlik, PT, DPT, CCS

  • Northwestern University
  • Feinberg School of Medicine

Jennifer Ryan, PT, DPT, MS, CCS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
  • Northwestern University

William D. Schweickert, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Director, Medical Critical Care Operations
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • University of Pennsylvania

Megan Stulberg, PT, DPT, CCS

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Senior Physical Therapist & Program Coordinator of
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • University of Chicago

Accreditation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Date of Original Release: May 31, 2019
Date Credits Expire: May 31, 2022

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the history and evidence surrounding the ABCDEF bundle
  • Discuss strategies for bundle implementation in the ICU settings
  • Identify potential barriers to implementation in individual institutions including implications for staffing and costs
  • Analyze the roles of different healthcare professionals incorporating the ABCDEF bundle into an ICU
  • Outline ways the ABCDEF bundle can be incorporated into the care of ICU patients

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals interested in optimizing ICU patient recovery and outcomes.