HKSCCM Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 

The Hong Kong Society of Critical Care Medicine (香港危重病學會) will be holding its Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2019 (週年學術會議2019) on 8 Dec 2019 (Sunday) at the Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong. And it is our pleasure to have the meeting supported by the Hong Kong Association of Critical Care Nurses (香港危重病學護士協會).

This is a major event for all Hong Kong doctors, nurses and allied health professionals working with critically ill patients. We will have renowned overseas and local speakers to enlighten us on important ICU topics in plenary lectures & seminars.

Overseas speakers:
Dr. Axel Nierhaus (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany) on Blood Purification in Sepsis
Prof. Thomas Staudinger (Medical University of Vienna) on ECCO2R
Prof. Hong Liu (University of California Davis Health, USA) on Regional Oximetry 
Dr. Cho Yang Hyun (Director of Adult ECMO programme, Samsung Medical Center, South Korea) on Management of Common Complications in VA ECMO 

Other highlighted topics and events:
• Patient Blood Management
• Advances in NeuroCritical Care
• Patient Rehabilitation in ICU
• Serious Infections
• Critical Care Nursing symposium (jointly organized by HKACCN)
• ICU Research/Free Paper Presentation
• SimWARS – a competition of teamwork in a simulated environment

Remarks: CME, CNE and CPD accreditation is available.
Registration for ASM 2019 is FREE OF CHARGE
Deadline for ASM application: 25 November 2019

Being one of the most exciting teamwork competitions among ICU doctors and nurses, this year’s SimWARS is an event not to be missed!
Date and venue: 16 November 2019 at MDSSC, F4, QEH
Team composition: 2 doctors + 2 nurses
Deadline for registration: 10 October 2019
Application: Please contact Dr Esther Cham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Furthermore, young doctors and nurses are encouraged to take part in ICU research/ free paper presentation. Please submit your abstracts and inspire us with your studies!
Deadline for abstract submission: 20 November 2019
Please submit your abstract to Dr OF Wong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Do not miss this exciting event and mark your agenda. We look forward to seeing you!

Yours sincerely,
Dr Carol Chan Cheuk Yan
Chairperson, Organizing Committee of ASM 2019, HKSCCM

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