As the surge of COVID-19 patients is taking place, ICU beds are in short supply. ICU teams are pushed to the limit. Not to mention that protective equipment and ventilators that are just not available to meet current patient demands. Hospitals are facing incredible challenges, that require creative solutions for the life-threatening needs of coronavirus patients, as well as the other ICU/CCU patients who still require complex lifesaving care as well. Tele Critical Care is an essential option that is helping to match the current critical needs of patients with the intense demands on healthcare staff.
Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, is a critical care clinical specialist who has extensive experience using telemedicine in the CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He understands the stress that many ICU/CCU care providers are experiencing and wants to share the patient care insights he has accrued through this model of care delivery. Dr. Langlois will highlight best practices regarding staffing structures, coordination of care within a larger healthcare system, triaging patient care, virtual strategies to reduce mortality, the financial/legislature/licensure barriers….and more!
Dr. Langlois understands your days and nights are as busy as his. It might feel impossible to find spare time right now. However, in just 90 minutes….you will take away essential considerations to initiate or enhance your own hospital’s Tele Critical Care program. During this recording, Dr. Langlois will deliver actual solutions to the ICU/CCU challenges you are experiencing today.