Immune Dysfunction in Critical Care and Considerations For Use of Immunomodulating Therapies

November 20, 2023

The BloodNet Education Conference Series is an educational event offered periodically throughout 2023. Each session will explore specialized topics in the field of hematology, featuring talks and discussions from leading pediatric critical care, transfusion medicine and hematology experts. 

Target Audience

The target audience for this series includes physicians, fellows and healthcare providers who have an interest in pediatric critical care and hematology. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe immune dysfunction physiology in the critically ill patient population. 
  • Distinguish between immune suppressive and hyperinflammatory conditions seen in the critically ill population. 
  • Discuss CAR T Cell therapy and therapies for cytokine release. 
  • Evaluate considerations for the uses of immunomodulatory agents in the critically ill patient. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/20/2023 - 12:00pm MST
Event ends: 
11/20/2023 - 2:00pm MST
Children's Hospital Colorado - Virtual
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

The BloodNet Education Conference Series is hosted virtually, learners will receive a Zoom link after registering for the session. 

Hosted by: Michele Loi, MD, Marianne Nellis, MD, MS and Cassandra Josephson, MD


Guest Speakers

Kenneth Remy, MD
Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University Hospitals

Colleen McEvoy, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Monty Mazer, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University Hospitals


Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


A general certificate of attendance will be available after the completion of the online evaluation. Claim only credit commensurate of your conference attendance.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance


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This educational activity will be hosted live via Zoom.