Colours of Sepsis

20th Colours of Sepsis Before as the Postgraduate Course on Sepsis and MODS

The 20th Colours of Sepsis


January 30th - February 2nd 2018


  • Clarion Congress Hotel Ostrava (map)

Main topics

  • Severe sepsis
  • 5th. Postgraduate Course for Nurses in Intensive Care (30.- 31. january 2018)
  • 15th Symposium News in Pediatric Intensive Care (30.- 31. january 2018)

VIP speakers

  • Mervyn Singer (London, UK)
  • Jan Wernerman (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Gerard Clarke (Cork, Ireland)
  • Malgorzata Mikaszewska-Sokolewicz (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Armin Kalenka (Heppenheim, Germany)
  • David Linton (Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Finn Radtke (Nastved, Denmark)
  • Urban Fläring (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Carolien Raats (Antwerpen, Belgium)
  • Karen Ruts (Antwerpen, Belgium)
  • Miriam Tilschner (Baden bei Wien, Austria)
  • Bianca Leoni (Baden bei Wien, Austria)
  • Sylwia Krzemińska, (Wroclav, Poland)
  • Adriana Borodzicz, (Wroclav, Poland)
  • Marta Arendarczyk (Wroclav, Poland)

On-course activities

Postgradual lecture

Top-level lecture, presents "State of The Art" of the topic. Should not be limited to lecturer’s own study results or opinions. The lecture takes 15 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of discussion, which is moderated from the chair.

Meet the experts

Discussion of two experts, changing their opinions with each other and members of the audience as well. It can be supported by short (5-10 minutes) presentation. This type of activity lays stress on discussion and takes 45 minutes. No moderator is present.

Pro-Con Discussion

Both opponents present 10 minutes presentation to support their opinions on the topic. Following general discussion is moderated by the moderator. "Pro-Con Discussion" takes 45 min.

Teaching Lecture

The lecturer is presenting theoretical, but mainly practical aspects of the topic. Presentation is expected to evocate discussion. Case report presentation is advised to be illustrative. "Teaching lecture" takes 45 minutes. No moderator is present.

Basics for Intensive Care Medicine

Monothematic bloc of 5 – 7 lectures. The lecturers are deeply involved in pathophysiology and it’s clinical applications. The lecturers moderate discussion. One lecture takes 45 minutes.

Panel Discussion

Each participant of the panel is asked by moderator to present (2-3 minutes) his/her opinion on the topic, followed by general discussion including members of the audience. Graphic presentation (projection) is not allowed. "Panel Discussion" takes 45 minutes. If previous Postgraduate Lecture is the topic of Panel Discussion, it takes 30 minutes.

Poster Section

Posters are mainly focused on practical results, treatment and care options or interested case reports on the field of severe sepsis. First author presents their results and opinions by-the-poster at scheduled time to the commission and the auditor. Posters should be displayed during whole Course time.

Other informations

On-line registration will start in October 15th 2016. Accommodation booking is upon the responsibility of each participant! The Organisers advice to book accommodation as soon as possible to avoid overbooking or other problems.The information about city and accommodation at Ostrava City Guide.

  Colours of Sepsis

Akce se koná každoročně v lednu. Má postgraduální charakter a je určená lékařům a sestrám, kteří se zabývají intenzivní péči. Organizačním koordinátorem je Klinika anesteziologie, resuscitace a intenzivní medicíny a Oddělení pediatrické intenzivní a resuscitační péče Kliniky dětského lékařství Fakultní nemocnice v Ostravě. Program akce je připravován v úzké spolupráci s předními odborníky ČLS JEP, SLS a Výukového pracoviště Intenzivní medicíny IPVZ v Ostravě.


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