McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Surviving and Thriving After Critical Illness

  • Seminar Information


Monday, November 14, 2016


4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


MDCL 3020


  • Dr. Joseph Pellizzari, Associate Professor (PT), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
  • Dr. Michelle Kho, Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science; Canada Research Chair in Critical Care Rehabilitation and Knowledge Translation; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Jill Rudkowski, Associate Professor, Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine; Clerkship Director and Director of Student Advising, DeGroote School of Medicine; Director, Medical-Step Down/CCU, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the range of challenges that survivors of critical illness (and their caregivers) face from psychological, cognitive, and physical perspectives
  • Review pertinent research into the components of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
  • Review opportunities to enhance clinical care within the intensive care unit environment and upon transitions into community care
  • Learn about research in early rehabilitation strategies to improve outcomes for ICU survivors

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

Video with Dr. Eric Brown