The Sunset Boulevard of Critical Care: The Aging ICU Practitioner
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Professional Development and Education, Behavioral Health and Well Being, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the effects of both acute and chronic illnesses of the ICU practitioner and how practitioners can navigate returning to daily clinical practice
  • Discuss viable options for the standards for retirement and mandated physical and cognitive testing
  • Explore options for proceeding with career and retirement planning, including steps toward promotion, establishing a 401(k), life and medical insurance, and potential income in academia versus private practice
  • Compare and contrast creative choices available to the ICU practitioner who no longer has a clinical practice

The Day After Tomorrow: Making Plans for the Under-50 Practitioner Anthony T. Gerlach The Pursuit of Happiness: What Are the Options for Retirement From Clinical Practice? J. Christopher Farmer The Intensivist as the Patient: Living and Practicing With a Chronic Disease Donald B. Chalfin Forced Retirement: Can It Be Mandated? Is It Legal? Is Cognitive Testing? Michael A. DeVita

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Professional Development and Education
Knowledge Area Behavioral Health and Well Being
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Learning Pathway Behavioral Health and Burnout
Membership Level Select
Tag Communication
Tag Medical Legal Issues
Tag Well Being
Year 2021
aging ICU practitioner
retirement planning
options for retirement
practicing medicine with chronic disease
ethics of mandatory retirement
professional growth
pursuit of happiness in retirement
options for practitioners over 50 or 60
living and practicing with chronic disease
recognizing limitations
patient safety
Professional Development and Education
Medical Legal Issues
Behavioral Health and Well Being
Well Being
Behavioral Health and Burnout


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