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University of Maryland Critical Care Conference


This event is presented by:

  • The Program in Trauma
  • The Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education
  • The Maryland Critical Care Network
  • Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesiology

Monday, March 23, 2020

MSTF Leadership Hall
UM School of Medicine
685 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

7:30 - 8:00 am
and Breakfast

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Keynote Speaker

Lance Becker, MD, FAHA
Lance B. Becker, MD FAHA
Professor and Chair,
Department of Emergency Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Read Dr. Becker's Biography

Dr. Becker will be presenting two talks:

"Transitioning from Standard to High Performance Resuscitation in the Hospital"

"Advanced Brain and Body Resuscitation"

Full Conference Agenda

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the potential use of simulation for resuscitation training. 
  2. Describe the use of echocardiography during cardiac arrest resuscitation.
  3. Explain the rationale and implementation strategy for targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest.
  4. Discuss the potential use of intra-aortic approaches for resuscitation of patients with refractory cardiac arrest.

Who Should Attend

This meeting will be of interest to critical care and emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and other healthcare professionals in critical care medicine.

Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME)


The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been submitted to the University of Maryland Medical Center for approval to award 6.50 contact hours. University of Maryland Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CME Questions

Gloria Owens
Academic Services Specialist
Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
410-706-3103 fax


  • Non-UMMS Physicians who want CME - $25.00
  • Everyone else - FREE