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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 14, 2020. 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.


Have a question about this course?
Contact helpteam@chestnet.org.

Item Number: 92633

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.

Hotel Information

Staybridge Suites Chicago-Glenview
2600 Lehigh Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: +1 (847) 657-0002
Reserve online
$104/night plus tax

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062
+1 (847) 480-7500
Reserve online
$119/night plus tax

The rate includes breakfast for one each day; guest-room Wi-Fi; and shuttle service to and from the CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center.

To receive discounted rates, make reservations on or before November 20. Reservation requests received after November 20 will be accepted based on space and rate availability.

To receive the special rate via phone, request the discounted group rate for CHEST Physicians. Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in.

Reservations are based on room availability and are limited. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a one (1) night room and tax charge.

Travel

Transportation

Attendees traveling to CHEST courses are eligible to receive discounts on United and Delta by using approved discount codes when booking. Travel may be booked with Direct Travel here. A ticketing fee will apply. Travel discounts are only available between the following dates: December 10 to December 17.

United Airlines
Z Code: ZGFM
Agreement Code: 291447
Reservations through united.com/meetingtravel or own travel agency. Provide both codes at the time of booking. United Meetings Reservations at +1 (800) 426-1122.

Delta Airlines:
Meeting Code: NMSZA
Reservations at: delta.com/meetings. Select "Book Your Flight" and enter meeting code in box provided. By phone at +1 (800) 328-1111.

Chicago Airports

Transportation options from Chicago Midway and Chicago-O'Hare International Airports to the hotels are listed below. If you are taking a taxi, please be sure to select a suburban taxi, not a city taxi. We recommend prebooking your taxi prior to arrival to avoid higher fares from airport-stationed taxis. The hotels are located 13 miles from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 35 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Recommended Airport
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport
Estimated travel time: 25 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $27-$32/one way
 
Chicago Midway International Airport
Estimated travel time: 50 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $57/one way

Transportation
*American Taxi
Automated: +1 (800) 244-1177
Operator: +1 (847) 673-1000
bit.ly/CHESTamericantaxi

*These discounted taxi rates are only available through American Taxi and must be ordered at least 2 hours prior to your time of pick-up. Although transportation can be booked at one of the airport kiosks, we advise that you pre-book your transportation to avoid delays and increased cost.

Deerbrook Limo
Phone: +1 (847) 945-0500

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