Critical Care Medicine CME

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    BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Self-Assessment Activity with Free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card

    Complete your CME and MOC Requirements Online with the BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Self-Assessment Activity with up to a Free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card. Answer board-style questions and cases related to your specialty and earn credits fast!

    Key features of BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Self-Assessment Activity include:

    • Thousands of board-style questions and cases with evidence-based explanations for review
    • Aligned with the MOC / Recertification exam content for each specialty board
    • Answer questions to earn credits and correct wrong answers as you go
    • Earn up to 100 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and MOC credits (varies by specialty)
    • Up to 24-month access + a free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card (your choice!)

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Pulmonary or Critical Care Medicine

    • Cost: $1999$1799
    • Credit hours: 40
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

    Pass your ABIM examination in Critical Care Medicine with The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine.

    Topics covered include:
    Septic Shock, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Cardiogenic Shock, Respiratory Failure, Severe Obstructive Lung Disease, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Pulmonary Embolism in the ICU, Pancreatitis, GI Bleed, Acute Liver Failure, Intracranial Hypertension and many more.

    The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine will help you to better:
    • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when dealing with respiratory failure, cardiovascular emergencies, neurological crises, renal failure, shock, trauma and other areas of critical care
    • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to critical care disorders
    • Interpret data from hemodynamic monitoring devices
    Identify and manage infectious diseases commonly found in the critically ill
    • Pass ABIM board examinations and incorporate current knowledge into daily practice

    Target Audience:
    Fellows/trainees and practicing critical care specialists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in critical care) who are preparing to take ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of critical care medicine.

    • Cost: $1095$876
    • Credit hours: 30.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: June 1, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: June 1, 2020
  • 20% OFF WITH CODE: CME20
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    Practical Reviews in Critical Care Medicine

    Practical Reviews in Critical Care Medicine keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Critical Care Medicine each month.

    Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 10-12 articles summarized and reviewed; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you’ve learned.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Critical Care Medicine.

    • Cost: $499$399
    • Credit hours: 56
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
    • Expiration of CME credit: Two years after date of publication
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    Acute Care Surgery: The Oakstone Institute Clinical Review

    Topics covered by Acute Care Surgery include:
    Antibiotics for Appendicitis, Intraabdominal Infection, Acute Diverticulitis, ECMO, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, PICS in ICU Survivors, Delirium, Complex Pelvic Fracture, Blunt Aortic Injury and many others.

    After viewing Acute Care Surgery, you should be able to:
    • Define best practices for clostridium difficile infection
    • Identify when a pelvic fracture can be life threatening
    • Recognize patients that might benefit from ECMO
    • List appropriate patients for medical management of appendicitis
    • Recognize the difference between uncomplicated and complicated appendicitis
    • Explain how endovascular repair of aortic injuries reduces morbidity and mortality
    • Describe a patient who needs operative therapy for diverticulitis

    Target Audience:
    Physicians focused on the acutely ill surgical patient. The course provides in-depth information on emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma care.

    • Cost: $495$396
    • Credit hours: 9
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: May 30, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: May 30, 2019
  • HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course

    The HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course covers the 20 most essential procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards, including the procedures needed for trauma management in the ER.

    The course includes lectures and skills labs in: informed consent, procedural sedation, mechanical ventilation, tube thoracostomy, needle decompression, endotracheal intubation, Glidescope intubation, LMA placement, King tube placement, intraosseous line placement, point-of-care ultrasound including E-FAST and RUSH exams, and ultrasound-guided procedures: central line placement, arterial line placement, peripheral IV placement, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, and paracentesis.

    Before the meeting, you watch 17 online lectures at home or in your office; then you attend a LIVE meeting featuring demonstrations and hands-on training in one of a exciting locations including Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Antonio, Seattle, and Long Beach

    After completing the HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course, you will be better able to:
    • Define the indications and contraindications for hospital procedures
    • Identify the pertinent anatomy, patient positioning and proper technique for hospital procedures
    • Understand the common complications of the various procedures
    • Choose appropriate options for oral or intravenous procedural sedation
    • Utilize basic ultrasound to assist with hospital procedures
    • Understand the basic principles of mechanical ventilation
    • And much more

    Target Audience:
    Attending and resident physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

    • Cost: $1345
    • Credit hours: 21.5 - 31.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
    • Format: Live Conference, On-Demand Online
  • HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course

    The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course provides evidence-based information about the 20 most common bedside procedures performed in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and hospital wards.

    The course is comprised of 17 modules that cover the indications, contraindications, techniques, complications, fluid analysis, and coding of these procedures.

    The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course covers informed consent, procedural sedation, central line, intraosseous line, peripheral IV, and arterial line placement, point-of-care ultrasound including E-FAST and RUSH exams, mechanical ventilation, needle decompression, basic suturing, tube thoracostomy, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and basic and difficult airway management including video laryngoscopy.

    Target Audience:
    Attending and resident physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

    • Cost: $595
    • Credit hours: 11.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 1, 2018
  • ACLS Medical Training

    ACLS Medical Training is committed to expanding ACLS, BLS, and PALS continuing education to medical professionals so that victims of cardiopulmonary arrest will have properly trained individuals ready to help in their time of need. Their educational materials include:
    • Provider Manuals;
    • Practice Tests;
    • Megacode Simulators;
    • ACLS and PALS Algorithms;
    • General Knowledge Base;
    • Certification Examinations.

    Target Audiences: Physicians focusing on Critical Care.

    • Cost: $175
    • Credit hours: 8
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
    • Expiration of CME credit: Two years after release
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    Medscape Critical Care

    CME activities of special interest to critical care specialists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Critical Care.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Organization for Advancing Critical Care Monitoring

    These areas are covered:
    Goal Directed Therapy ,Early Goal Directed Therapy, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Glucose Monitoring / Diabetes and Critical Care Pharmacology.

    Some recent titles are:
    • Making the Case for Glycemic Control: Is it a Matter of Tightness or Timing?
    • Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
    • Cardiac Output Monitoring vs. TEE/TTEGoal-Directed Therapy in the Operating Room
    • Physiologic Optimization Program: Physiology Based Fluid Management
    • Extravascular Lung Water: Clinical Implications
    • Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Literature Updates
    • Severe Sepsis: Early Recognition & Management Saves Lives
    • The Use of Dynamic Parameters in Perioperative Fluid Management
    • Current Trends in Management of Blood Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Anesthesiology, Critical Care, ER, Hospital Medicine, and Pediatrics (ICU).

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • Format: On-Demand Online