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Beyond Supplementation: Micronutrients as Therapy in Critical Illness

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Characterize the pleotropic effects of vitamin D, vitamin C/thiamin, vitamin B12, and selenium in critical illness
  2. Describe the rationale (biologic plausibility) for vitamin D, vitamin C/thiamin, vitamin B12, and selenium in critical illness states like sepsis and post-cardiac surgery
  3. Identify and appraise current literature for the use of micronutrients as therapy in critical illness


FACULTY AND TOPICS

Vitamin D in Critical Illness 

Keith Miller, MD, Associate Professor of  Surgery, General Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Vitamin C and Thiamin in Sepsis and Septic Shock 
Todd Rice, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Selenium in Critical Illness
Christian Stoppe, MD, FAHA, Consultant, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Vitamin B12 in Vasodilatory Shock 
Jayshil Patel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

MODERATOR
Roland Dickerson, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN, College of Pharmacy, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

CE Credit: 2 hours
Level: Advanced
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-049-L04-P