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Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult
Continuing MedicalEducation (CME)

CME release date: September 10, 2021

CME expiration date: December 31, 2023

Online Presentations Only
Estimated time for activity completion: 5.5 hours

Online Presentations and Skills Training
Estimated time for activity completion: 9.5 hours

Target Audience

This continuing education activity is intended to meet the needs of intensivists, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, emergency physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting where critical care is provided.

Learning Objectives
  • Demonstrate advanced principles of ultrasound knowledge
  • Acquire high-quality images of advanced sonographic views and perform hemodynamic measurements through participation in hands-on sessions
  • Demonstrate appropriate image interpretation and integration of advanced ultrasound studies in the management of critically ill patients
Competencies

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) supports recommendations that will promote lifelong learning through continuing education. SCCM promotes activities that encourage the highest quality in education that will enhance knowledge, competence or performance in critical care practice. This activity will meet the following competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Type of Activity

This self-directed course with live skill stations will focus on applying knowledge and identifying techniques of ultrasound in the intensive care unit.  

Credit Hours

Option 1: Online Presentations Only

Physicians – Accreditation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.

Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Nurses – The Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 5.5 contact hours.

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 5.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Option 2: Online Presentations and Skills Training
Important Note: Do NOT complete the overall evaluation until you have viewed all the online presentations and attended a live skills training.

Physicians – Accreditation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine designates the live educational activity, Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult, for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.

Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Nurses – The Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 9.5 contact hours.

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 9.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Option 1: Online Presentations Only

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM), American Board of Anesthesia (ABA) and the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) 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 credit. ABS requires participants to self-report credit if audited.

Option 2: Online Presentations and Skills Training

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM), American Board of Anesthesia (ABA) and the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) 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 credit. ABS requires participants to self-report credit if audited.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 12/31/2023
Cost: Non-Member: $1,325.00
Associate: $1,260.00
Professional: $1,125.00
Select: $1,060.00
Credit Offered:
5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Credits
5.5 CABN (Nursing) Credits
5.5 Certificate of Participation Credits
5.5 MOC – ABA Points
5.5 MOC – ABIM Points
5.5 MOC – ABS Credits
Contains: 5 Courses
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