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Critical Care Echocardiography Exam (CCEeXAM) Virtual Board Review

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About this course

Prepare for the National Board of Echocardiography Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM) with this virtual course taught by expert faculty. The interactive curriculum is specifically designed for learners who are getting ready to take the upcoming CCEeXAM.

With a focus on the advanced critical care echocardiography (ACCE) knowledge base, this course will help hone your expertise of CCEeXAM concepts like image interpretation, clinical applications, stroke volume, and valve disorders.

Through case-based discussions, question-and-answer sessions with faculty, and a 50-question practice exam, you’ll be better equipped to take the CCEeXAM and serve your patients at bedside.

What you'll learn

Cognitive base of ACCE relevant to the CCEeXAM

Skills for refining your mastery of image interpretation and clinical applications

Principles of stroke volume, valve disorders, ultrasound physics, and evaluation of the left and right ventricle

Who should attend

Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Anesthesiology, Cardiology

Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers

Some prior experience recommended

Course Format

Digital learning modules

Interactive questions

Case-based discussions

Q&A with expert faculty

Mock exam

Why trust CHEST?

Expect personalized instruction from nationally renowned experts with low learner-to-teacher ratios when you attend a CHEST course in person. Our internationally recognized education program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education with commendation, placing us in the highest tier of continuing medical education providers.

Meet Your Instructors

CHEST faculty are nationally recognized experts in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine who are trusted, respected clinicians in the chest medicine community. Through immersive learning experiences, our instructors help practitioners deliver exceptional care to their patients.

Scott J. Millington, MD, Chair

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Staff Intensivist, Critical Care Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital

Clinical Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada

Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP, Chair

SVP, Director of Critical Care Services
Medical Director of the Acute Lung Injury/VV ECMO Program
Northwell Health Professor of Medicine

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, NY

Ajit Moghekar, MD, MBA, Faculty

Quality Officer and Associate MICU Director, Cleveland Clinic
Staff Physician, Department of Critical Care, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Cleveland, OH

Harald Sauthoff, MD, Faculty

Associate Professor of Medicine
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit

VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY

Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP, Faculty

Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Critical Care
Associate Chief Quality Officer, Critical Care Pillar

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

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5 pm – 7 pm CT

Digital Learning Modules

  • Physics for Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography
  • Pitfalls of Doppler
  • Evaluation of Left and Right Ventricular Function
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Evaluation of Valve Function (PV and TV)
  • Evaluation of Valve Function (AV and MV)
  • Evaluation of Pericardial Disease
  • Evaluation of LV Diastolic Function
  • Heart-Lung Interaction
  • Evaluation During CPR
  • Determination of Volume Responsiveness
  • Lung and DVT Ultrasonography
  • TEE Indications and Image Set
  • Evaluation of Catheters and Devices

Live Interactive Discussions

  • 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


  • Pre- and Post-Course Knowledge Assessment
  • Post-Course Mock Exam

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 27.25 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.

Nursing Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 27.25 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

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

Physician Assistants

American Academy of 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 27.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 27.25 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.

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 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.

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