UC San Diego School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
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Critical Care Summer Session

The Critical Care Summer Session continues to provide comprehensive coverage of the ever expanding field of critical care. This year's program presents exciting new developments and new evidence for management of the critical care surgery, trauma, medicine, nephrology and stroke patient. Taught by nationally and internationally recognized experts, participants will emerge from this conference with a comprehensive review of the most recent developments in the field.


After completing this activity participants should be able to:

  • Interpret interdisciplinary approaches for addressing complex critical care problems
  • Describe cutting edge assessment and treatment strategies in the management of the critically ill patient with cardiac disease
  • Identify early interventions and new therapies in the management of acute stroke
  • Describe evidence based practice related to management of the surgical and trauma critical care patient

Target Audience

The target audience for this program includes critical care specialists, emergency physicians, cardiologists, pulmonary physicians, general surgeons, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of critically ill and injured patients.

About the Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns Division

Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns is a division of the Department of Surgery made up of specially trained experts in the care of critically ill or injured people. The division operates four integrated areas:

The trauma, surgical critical care and burns team is always on standby. We are involved in the medical care of thousands of people each year, and work collaboratively with departments throughout UC San Diego Health System to provide comprehensive care. In addition, we are an integral part of disaster preparedness in the region. Read more about what we do through the links below and at trauma.ucsd.edu.

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