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Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography Board Review Exam Course December 2019

  • December 13 - 14, 2019
  • Glenview, IL, UNITED STATES
  • CME credits and MOC points: 16.00
  • Member Price: $1,345.00 - You could save $200.00 as a member of CHEST.

  • List Price: $1,545.00

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Nonphysician providers and physicians-in-training receive a $700 discount.

Work with expert level faculty to review the cognitive base of advanced critical care echocardiography (ACCE) that is relevant to the upcoming National Board of Echocardiography (NBE) Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM), scheduled for January 15, 2019. The board review course is specifically designed for learners who are scheduled to take the examination and will focus on refining mastery of image interpretation, clinical applications, the knowledge base of ACCE.

Review key components of ACCE including:

  • M mode, 2D, and Doppler physics
  • Measurement of stroke volume/cardiac output (SV/CO)
  • Assessment of left ventricular (LV) and right ventricular (RV) function
  • Measurement of filling pressures and diastolic function
  • Evaluation of valve function
  • Determination of preload sensitivity
  • Measurement of intracardiac pressures and flows
  • Evaluation of heart-lung interactions
  • Evaluation of pericardial disease
  • Evaluation of catheters and devices
  • Relevant components whole body ultrasonography

In addition to didactic lectures, the course will include an image-based review of complex cases and challenge the learner with hundreds of questions using sophisticated real-time ARS technology. The goal of this course is to best prepare the learner for the upcoming challenge of the NBE CCEeXAM.

Prerequisites

This course is designed for learners who are well-advanced into their study of ACCE and who are sitting for the NBE ACCE certification exam. The December board review would be productively combined with the June course for the serious candidate of the NBE CCEeXAM.

Target Audience

The December board review is designed for the serious candidate of the NBE CCEeXAM.

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Learning Objectives

Agenda

Faculty

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 16.75 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.

ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 16.75 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.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 5-7 business days after claiming for credits to be posted to your ABIM record.

Nursing Credit
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 16.75 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

Tuition by Category Rate
Member $1,645
Nonmember $1,995
Discount for nonphysicians, advanced practice providers, and physicians-in-training $700 off above rates

You tuition fee includes attendance at all course sessions and electronic access to course materials. Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided. Breakfast is available at CHEST-affiliated hotels. Printed materials or flash drives will not be provided.

After you register for the course, you will receive an e-mail with details about completing the course pretest and accessing course materials (made available 10 to 14 days prior to the course start). Data collected on your performance at hands-on skill stations will be available through our site.

Laptops or tablet computers are required for the course. The general session room will be equipped with wireless Internet access and power for personal electronics.

Cancellation Policy
Tuition refund requests for this course must be received in writing by November 1 for a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be given after November 1.

To register by phone, contact our Help Team: +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800.

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