Critical Care Medicine Board Review

August 18-21 | Orlando, Florida
  • Chairs: Patricia Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP and Jason T. Poston, MD

 

This premier course reviews the information you should know for the ABIM critical care medicine certification exam. The exam tests your knowledge and clinical judgment in crucial areas of critical care medicine. Course content mirrors the ABIM exam content outline for critical care board review. Whether you need to certify, recertify, or simply review, this course offers a thorough review you can put to the test.


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Tuition
  •  
    Early Rate (through March 31)
    Regular Rate (effective April 1)
  • Member
    $1,195
    $1,295
  • Nonmember
    $1,395
    $1,495

Discount for nurses, allied health professionals, or physicians-in-training:

Members receive $200 off above rates
Nonmembers receive $300 off above rates


ABIM Exam Dates

May 1, 2017
October 18, 2017


Agenda & Faculty

Start Time: 6:30am, August 18

End Time: 4:40pm, August 21

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Friday, August 18

6:30 AM – 7:15 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:15 AM – 7:30 AM Welcome
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Seizures, Strokes, and Intracranial Bleeding
David R. Janz, MD, MSc

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM End of Life and Ethics
Jakob I. McSparron, MD

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Neuromuscular Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Intracranial Hypertension, and Brain Death
David R. Janz, MD, MSc

9:45 AM –10:05 AM Break/Visit Exhibits

10:05 AM – 10:50 AM GI Bleeding, Clostridium difficile
Jakob I. McSparron, MD

10:50 AM – 11:35 AM Acute Abdomen, Pancreatitis and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Allen N. Gustin, Jr. MD, FCCP

11:35 AM – 12:20 PM Acute and Chronic Liver Failure
Amy E. Morris, MD

12:20 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:30 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Board Review Questions– Group 1A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Board Review Questions– Group 1B
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Statistics - Group 2A
Jakob I. McSparron, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Statistics - Group 2B
David R. Janz, MD, MSc

2:30 PM – 2:40 PM Movement Break

2:40 PM – 3:50 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Board Review Questions– Group 2A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Board Review Questions– Group 2B
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Statistics - Group 1A
Jakob I. McSparron, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Statistics - Group 1B
David R. Janz, MD, MSc

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM Beverage Break

4:10 PM – 4:55 PM Procedures in the ICU (Airway, Bronchoscopy, Pleural)
Allen N. Gustin, Jr. MD, FCCP

4:55 PM – 5:40 PM Point-of-Care of Ultrasound
Amy E. Morris, MD

5:40 PM – 6:25 PM Perioperative Critical Care
Allen N. Gustin, Jr. MD, FCCP

6:25 PM Adjourn

Saturday, August 19

6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM – 7:05 AM Welcome
Jason T. Poston, MD

7:05 AM – 7:50 AM Care of the Critically Ill Patient With Obstructive Lung Disease
Kathryn Hibbert, MD

7:50 AM – 8:35 AM Extrapulmonary Infections
Jason Poston, MD

8:35 AM – 9:20 AM Pneumonia
Kathryn Hibbert, MD

9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Break

9:40 AM – 10:25 AM Electrolyte Disorders
Jason T. Poston, MD

10:25 AM – 11:10 AM Care of the Immunocompromised Host
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

11:10 AM – 11:55 AM Transfusions and Blood Products
Karl W. Thomas, MD, FCCP

11:55 AM – 12:55 PM Lunch (on your own)

12:55 PM – 2:05 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Bugs and Drugs – Group 1A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Bugs and Drugs – Group 1B
Kathryn Hibbert, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Electrolyte Disorders– Group 2A
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Electrolyte Disorders – Group 2B
Karl W. Thomas, MD, FCCP

2:05 PM – 2:15 PM Movement Break

2:15 PM – 3:25 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Bugs and Drugs – Group 2A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Bugs and Drugs – Group 2B
Kathryn Hibbert, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Electrolyte Disorders– Group 1A
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Electrolyte Disorders – Group 1B
Karl W. Thomas, MD, FCCP

3:25 PM – 3:45 PM Break

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM Coagulopathies and Bleeding Disorders
Karl W. Thomas, MD, FCCP

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Jason T. Poston, MD

6:00 PM Adjourn

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Foundation Reception

Sunday, August 20

6:30 AM – 7:15 AM Continental Breakfast

7:15 AM – 7:30 AM Welcome and Introduction
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM Tachyarrhythmia and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Frank Zimmerman, MD

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Acute Coronary Syndromes and Pericarditis
Savitri Fedson, MD

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Bradyarrhythmias and Pacing
Frank Zimmerman, MD

9:45 AM – 10:05 AM Break/Visit Exhibits

10:05 AM – 10:50 AM Shock
Bhakti Patel, MD

10:50 AM – 11:35 AM Hemodynamic Monitoring
John F. McConville, MD

11:35 AM – 12:20 PM Congestive Heart Failure and Mechanical Support
Savitri Fedson, MD

12:20 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:20 PM – 2:30 PM Concurrent Tutorials: ECG – Group 1A
Frank Zimmerman, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: ECG – Group 1B
Savitri Fedson, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Hemodynamic Monitoring– Group 2A
John F. McConville, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Hemodynamic Monitoring– Group 2B
Bhakti Patel, MD

2:30 PM – 2:40 PM Movement Break

2:40 PM – 3:50 PM Concurrent Tutorials: ECG – Group 2A
Frank Zimmerman, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: ECG – Group 2B
Savitri Fedson, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Hemodynamic Monitoring– Group 1A
John F. McConville, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Hemodynamic Monitoring– Group 1B
Bhakti Patel, MD

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM Break

4:10 PM – 4:55 PM Sedation, Delirium and Liberation from the Ventilator
Bhakti Patel, MD

4:55 PM – 5:40 PM Endocrine Emergencies
John F. McConville, MD

5:40 PM – 6:25 PM Hypertensive Emergencies
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

6:25 PM Adjourn

Monday, August 21

6:30 AM – 7:15 AM Continental Breakfast

7:15 AM – 7:30 AM Welcome
Jason T. Poston, MD

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM Hypothermia/Hyperthermia and Rhabdomyolysis
Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, FCCP

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Mechanical Ventilation
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Poisonings and Overdose
Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, FCCP

9:45 AM –10:05 AM Break

10:05 AM – 10:50 AM Acute Kidney Injury and Acid-Base Disorders
Brian Gehlbach, MD

10:50 AM – 11:35 AM Ventilatory Crisis
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM Nutrition
Brian Gehlbach, MD

12:05 PM – 1:05 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:05 PM – 2:15 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Mechanical Ventilation – Group 1A
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Mechanical Ventilation – Group 1B
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Acid-Base Disorders– Group 2A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Acid-Base Disorders– Group 2B
Brian Gehlbach, MD

2:15 PM – 2:25 PM Movement Break

2:25 PM – 3:35 PM Concurrent Tutorials: Mechanical Ventilation – Group 2A
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Mechanical Ventilation – Group 2B
Jason T. Poston, MD

Concurrent Tutorials: Acid-Base Disorders– Group 1A
Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP

Concurrent Tutorials: Acid-Base Disorders– Group 1B
Brian Gehlbach, MD

3:35 PM – 3:55 PM Break

3:55 PM – 4:40 PM Test Taking Skills (Optional)
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP

4:40 PM Adjourn

Patricia Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP
Professor
Medical Director of Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
University of Washington
Seattle, WA  

Jason T. Poston, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Savitri Fedson, MD
Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Michael DeBakey VA Hospital
Houston, TX

Brian K. Gehlbach, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurology
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Allen N. Gustin, Jr., MD, FCCP
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Hospice/Palliative Medicine
Associate Professor, Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois

Kathryn A. Hibbert, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

David Janz, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care & Allergy/Immunology
LSU Health School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

John F. McConville, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director Internal Medicine Residency Program
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jakob I. McSparron, MD
Current:
Instructor in Medicine
Associate Program Director, Harvard Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Program Director, BIDMC Internal Medicine Residency
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Future (starting 8/15):
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Amy E. Morris, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Bhakti K. Patel, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Critical Care
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Karl W. Thomas, MD, FCCP
Professor
Director Oncology ICU
Vice Chair for Faculty Recruitment and Development
Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunology
Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, NC

Frank Zimmerman, MD
Advocate Children's Heart Institute
University of Chicago Medical Center
Oak Lawn, IL

Janice Zimmerman, MD, MACP, MCCM, FCCP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Institute for Academic Medicine
Department of Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
Weill Cornell Medicine
Houston, TX

Education Mission
To develop educational delivery systems for pulmonary, critical care, and sleep physicians that facilitate lifelong learning, optimize clinical care, and meet the Education Committee goals.

Physician Credit
CHEST is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 36.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credit hours are subject to change. Final CME credit hours will be provided on-site.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 36.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Nursing Credit
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 36.00 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 36.00 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Disclosure Statement
CHEST remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any relevant financial relationships that create a conflict of interest. It is not the intent of CHEST to disqualify anyone from participating in this educational activity, but to resolve any conflicts of interest that may arise from financial relationships with commercial interests. All conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair, the Education Committee, and/or the Professional Standards Committee to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. CHEST educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all CHEST CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relevant financial relationships will be made available on-site during all educational activities.

Learning Categories
The development, planning, and delivery of instructional methods for this course
are based on Learning Category 1: Lecture-Based.

Other Learning Categories used in this activity include:
Learning Category 4: Case- and Problem-Based
Learning Category 5: Simulation

Who Should Attend

  • Physicians in critical care and pulmonary medicine
  • Physicians in EDs
  • Physicians in anesthesiology
  • Physicians in surgery
  • Advanced critical care nurse practitioners
  • Advanced respiratory therapy practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists

Critical Care Board Review Course Content
  • Pulmonary disease
    20%
  • Cardiovascular disorders
    17.5%
  • Renal, endocrine, and metabolic disorders
    15%
  • Infectious disease
    12%
  • Neurologic disorders
    9.5%
  • Surgical, trauma, and transplantation
    7.5%
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
    5.5%
  • Hematologic and oncologic disorders
    5.5%
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
    5%
  • Research, administration, and ethics
    2.5%
  • Total
    100%

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