Analgesia and Sedation in Critical Illness: COVID-19 Challenges and Special Considerations

Online Via Webex

The Continuing Medical Education Office at the Lebanese American University invites you to attend this interprofessional Grand Round presented by:

  • Yara Kuyumjian, PharmD, BCCCP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • ​​Fayez Abillama, MD, Head of ICU and Respiratory Therapy

Analgesia and sedation for critically ill patients during COVID-19 is a hot topic. During this Grand Round, the speakers will discuss how to evaluate patients in the ICU for pain and agitation using validated screening tools. They will also review the best ways to apply key pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamics and safety concepts in the selection, dosing and monitoring of analgesics and sedatives in critically ill patients. In addition, they will present the contingency care strategies to preserve existing medication supplies for the management of sedation and analgesia in COVID-19 patients in the setting of drug shortages and patient surges.

To access the WebEx session, please click here to join (you can join 20 minutes before the lecture start time).

Event number: 163 696 0957
Event password: bvMYCwUr822

One CME/CPD Credit will be offered for attending this webinar.