Critical Care Medicine Board Review

August 19-22 | Phoenix, Arizona
  • Chair: Patricia Kritek, MD, EdM, FCCP
  • Co-Chair: Jason T. Poston, MD

Review the information you should know for the ABIM Critical Care Medicine Certification Examination. The exam tests your knowledge and clinical judgment in crucial areas of pulmonary medicine. Course content mirrors the content of the exam, as outlined by the ABIM.

Special Offers: Enhance Your Study

  • Register for Critical Care Medicine Board Review 2016 and receive the audio files (mp3) from Critical Care Board Review On Demand for free—up to a $1,495 value! Files will be available with your course learning materials, available approximately 2 weeks prior to the course. Download and play from any device that supports mp3 files for on-the-go studying. Please note, the audio files are to be used as complementary study aides and do not offer additional CME/MOC.
  • Register for Critical Care Medicine Board Review 2016 and receive a 30% discount off the video files (mp4) from Critical Care Board Review 2015 On Demand. Purchase as an additional study tool for the board exam. Valid only on purchases made after August 22, the conclusion of the course. Discount code will be emailed after the course.

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ABIM Exam Dates

October 6, 2016
May 1, 2017
October 18, 2017

Course Content
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Renal, endocrine, and metabolic disorders
  • Infectious disease
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Surgical, trauma, and transplantation
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Hematologic and oncologic disorders
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Research, administration, and ethics
  • Total

Agenda and Faculty

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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

    Early Rate (through June 30)
    Regular Rate (effective July 1)
  • Member
  • Nonmember
  • Discount for nurses, allied health professionals, or physicians-in-training
    $200 off above rates
    $200 off above rates


Education Mission
To develop educational delivery systems for chest, 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 36.75 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 36.75 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 36.75 contact hours.

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 Conflict of Interest Subcommittee 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

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