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Critical Care Echocardiography Exam (CCEeXAM) Virtual Board Review

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About this course

Dates: December 2, 4, 10, 12, 2024 | Credits: 33.25 | Location: CHEST HQ in Glenview, IL

Prepare for the National Board of Echocardiography Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM). During 2.5-hour virtual sessions held over 4 days, expert faculty will lead you through the advanced critical care echocardiography (ACCE) knowledge base, honing your expertise of CCEeXAM concepts like image interpretation, clinical applications, stroke volume, and valve disorders.

Through online content with more than 180 questions, case-based discussions, question-and-answer sessions with faculty, and two 50-question practice exams, you’ll be better equipped to take the CCEeXAM and serve your patients at bedside.   

Explore CHEST’s five-part simulation course series on critical care image interpretation and application:

1. Ultrasonography: Essentials in Critical Care
2. Critical Care Ultrasound: Integration Into Clinical Practice
3. Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography Image Acquisition and Interpretation
4. Critical Care Echocardiography Exam (CCEeXAM) Virtual Board Review
5. Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography 

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

*CME credits are subject to change

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Study with the experts. Pass your exam.

Course content follows the ABIM critical care medicine blueprint for the 10-year Maintenance of Certification exam and the LKA.

Cardiovascular Disorders: 17.5%


Critical Care Ultrasound Scanning: 2%


Gastrointestinal Disorders: 5%


Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders: 5.5%


Infectious Disease: 12%


Neurologic Disorders: 9.5%


Pharmacology and Toxicology: 4.5%


Pulmonary Disease: 20%


Renal, Endocrine, and Metabolic Disorders: 15%


Research, Administration, and Ethics: 2%


Surgery, Trauma, and Transplantation: 7%


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.

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 

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

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

Amik Sodhi, MD, FCCP, Faculty

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Critical Care Services
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Madison, WI

Gisela I. Banauch, MD, MS, FCCP, Faculty

Professor of Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School
Director, Point of Care Critical Care Ultrasound Program
Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Worcester, MA

Harald Sauthoff, MD, Faculty

Professor of Medicine
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System

New York, NY

Save big on this and future courses as a member of CHEST. Select “Register & Become a Member” to save up to $330 on on this course. Plus, you'll receive Enhanced membership for the price of Basic. Membership pricing starts at $109 and varies based on your profession. Learn about the benefits of CHEST membership.


Physician, nonphysician doctoral, or industry representative

Early bird rate – through October 28

$1,675 Member

$1,995 Nonmember

Regular rate – October 29 or later

$1,775 Member

$2,125 Nonmember

Nonphysician clinician or in-training

Early bird rate – through October 28

$1,145 Member

$1,465 Nonmember

Regular rate – October 29 or later

$1,255 Member

$1,565 Nonmember

Your tuition fee includes attendance at all course sessions and electronic access to course materials.

Cancellation Policy

Tuition refund requests for this course must be received in writing by 4 weeks prior to the course start date for a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be given after 4 weeks prior to the course start date. If you choose "Become a Member" when you register, only your course registration can be cancelled. No refunds will be given for membership.

CHEST reserves the right to cancel this course no later than 4 weeks prior to the start date. If a cancellation is necessary, your registration fee will be refunded, but CHEST is not responsible for other costs of attendance, such as travel. 

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December 2, 4, 10, 12 

4 pm – 6:30 pm CT each day 

Livestreamed 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 
  • Complex Cases 

Online 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

For support opportunities, please contact Josh Coe for more information.