Mechanical Ventilation

Dates: 22-23 October 2022

Format: on-site, at LIVES 2022 Paris

Max number of participants: 100

Course Directors:

Leo HEUNKS MD, PhD Professor, Pneumologist-intensivist, Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Lise PIQUILLOUD MD, Associate Physician, PD-MER, Intensive Medicine Service- BH 05, Lausanne, Switzerland; Past-chair ARF section ESICM

This course provides participants with a unique, bench-to-bedside training experience that blends theory with practice, academic with clinical.

Complement this course with the homonymous practical workshops that you can book separately during the congress. 

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

  • Meet a high-level faculty
  • Be part of a unique, bench-to-bedside training experience that blends theory with practice, academic with clinical
  • Improve your daily practice and acquire new perspectives on developing and research
  • Review the respiratory physiology & understand the patient-ventilator interaction
  • Comprehend and apply the principles of mechanical ventilation in ARDS, COPD & asthma patients
  • Comprehend and apply the principles of noninvasive and invasive mechanical ventilation in patients with hypoxemic or hypercapnic respiratory failure (e.g. ARDS, COPD, asthma)
  • Consolidate knowledge on the impact of mechanical ventilation on the lung, heart, respiratory muscles and other organs
  • Non-invasive respiratory support and obstructive respiratory disease
  • Basics of invasive respiratory support
  • Impact of MV on Lung and Non-Pulmonary Organs
  • Advanced respiratory support in hypoxemic failure
  • Ventilator weaning
  • Junior intensivists seeking a thorough approach to the treatment of mechanically ventilated patients
  • Senior intensivists wanting a comprehensive refresher course