Live Board Review: Adult

July 19-23, 2016
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

The 2016 Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care Board Review Course (MCCBRC) will provide the most comprehensive review in the diagnosis, monitoring and management of critically ill patients. This intensive course includes interactive board preparation sessions using audience response technology and features practice board questions, answers and rationales. World-class faculty will focus on preparing fellows and attendings for their critical care certification and recertification. Participants benefit by fulfilling CME requirements and gaining accurate assessments of their knowledge in critical care. The course also provides an excellent update for any critical care professional seeking the most current review of the field.

 

 Agenda

 
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Henry Masur, Joseph E. Parrillo

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
How to Prepare for Certification and Recertification
Joseph E. Parrillo

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Case Vignettes
Stephen M. Pastores

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation I: Nomenclature and Physiology
Neil R. MacIntyre

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation II: Ventilator Options
Neil R. MacIntyre

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Mechanical Ventilation III: Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
E. Wesley Ely

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Delirium in the ICU: Causes and Management
E. Wesley Ely

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Board Review Session I
E. Wesley Ely, Neil R. MacIntyre, Stephen M. Pastores, Daniel A. Sweeney

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Difficult Ventilator Management Problems
E. Wesley Ely, Neil R. MacIntyre

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life-Threatening Bronchospasm
Neil R. MacIntyre

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Cases You Should Know
Daniel A. Sweeney

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the ICU
Robert A. Weinstein

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Ultrasound Images That You Should Know
Daniel A. Sweeney

5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Line Sepsis: Prevention and Management
Robert A. Weinstein

Wednesday, July 20, 2016


7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Shock: Definitions and Pathogenesis
Joseph E. Parrillo

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Shock: Management of Specific Syndromes
Joseph E. Parrillo

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Noninvasive Ventilation: What Is the Role in the ICU
Neil R. MacIntyre

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
ST Elevation Myocardial Infarctions
Steven M. Hollenberg

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Neil R. MacIntyre

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Ethical Dilemmas in the ICU
Jeffrey P. Burns

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarctions
Steven M. Hollenberg

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Electrolyte Emergencies
Aldo J. Peixoto

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Board Review Session II
Jeffrey P. Burns, Steven M. Hollenberg, Aldo J. Peixoto

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management
Aldo J. Peixoto

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cardiac Resuscitation
Cameron Dezfulian

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Complex Acid-Base Disorders
Aldo J. Peixoto

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cases You Should Know How to Manage
Aldo J. Peixoto

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Septic Shock: Overview and Pathogenesis
Joseph E. Parrillo

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Septic Shock: Management
Joseph E. Parrillo

Thursday, July 21, 2016


7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Supraventricular Arrhythmias I
John M. Miller

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Supraventricular Arrhythmias II
John M. Miller

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Bleeding and Coagulation Disorders
Janice L. Zimmerman

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Hypertensive Emergencies
Janice L. Zimmerman

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Ventricular Arrhythmias
John M. Miller

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Analysis and Therapy of Ventricular Arrhythmias II
John M. Miller

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Rhythm Recognition and Review I
John M. Miller, Joseph E. Parrillo

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
What You Need to Know About HIV/AIDS
Henry Masur

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
 
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Board Review Session III
R. Phillip Dellinger, John M. Miller, Janice L. Zimmerman

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Monitoring Stabilization of the Trauma Patient
Babak Sarani
 
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Blunt Trauma to the Chest and Abdomen
Babak Sarani

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
 
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
Janice L. Zimmerman

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Drug Overdoses
Janice L. Zimmerman

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Hemodynamic Monitoring
R. Phillip Dellinger

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Obstetric Emergencies
Janice L. Zimmerman

Friday, July 22, 2016


7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Congestive Heart Failure: Definitions and Pathogenesis
Joseph E. Parrillo

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Congestive Heart Failure: Pharmacologic and Device Management
Joseph E. Parrillo

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Hyperglycemic Syndromes and Lactic Acidosis
R. Phillip Dellinger

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Endocrine Emergencies
James A. Kruse

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Ten Frequent Errors in the Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Emboli
R. Phillip Dellinger

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill and Injured Patient
Richard G. Barton

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Prevention of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the ICU
Heidi L. Frankel

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Pancreatitis: Medical and Surgical Management
Heidi L. Frankel

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Board Review Session IV
Richard G. Barton, Heidi L. Frankel, Bruce Friedman, Robert Fontana, James A. Kruse

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Antibacterial and Antiviral Therapy
Henry Masur

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fulminant Hepatic Failure: An Overview
Robert Fontana

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Thermal Injury: Burns and Smoke Inhalation
Bruce Friedman

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Variceal Bleeds: Current Management
Robert Fontana

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions

12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Topics in Transplant Surgery
Lewis J. Kaplan

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
ICU Complications of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Lewis J. Kaplan

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Anesthesia Topics: Pre- and Intraoperative
Jonathan T. Ketzler

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topics in ICU Administration
Lewis J. Kaplan

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Management of Trauma of the Torso and Extremities
Heidi L. Frankel

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Anesthesia Topics: Postoperative
Jonathan T. Ketzler

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient
Babak Sarani

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Cardiovascular Surgery, Including Surgical Complications and Mechanical Devices (LVADs, Pacemakers, Defibrillators)
Timothy Graham

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Board Review Session: Surgery and Anesthesiology
Heidi L. Frankel, Timothy Graham, Lewis J. Kaplan, Jonathan T. Ketzler

Saturday, July 23, 2016


7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Board Review Session V
Cherylee W. Chang, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Management of Severe Stroke and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cherylee W. Chang

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure
Cherylee W. Chang

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Sedation and Analgesia: Practical Drug Selection and Pharmacology
Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Airway Management in the ICU
Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Death by Neurologic Criteria
Cherylee W. Chang

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Intracranial Hypertension
Cherylee W. Chang

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Status Epilepticus
Cherylee W. Chang

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Fungal Disease in the ICU
Henry Masur
 

 Faculty

 
Co-Chairs
 
Henry Masur, MD, FCCM
George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC, USA
 
Joseph E. Parrillo, MD, MCCM
Heart and Vascular Hospital
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
 
Additional Faculty

Richard G. Barton, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
 
Jeffrey P. Burns, MD, MPH
Boston Children’s Hospital
Division of Critical Care
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 
Cherylee W. Chang, MD, FCCM
The Queen’s Medical Center
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
 
R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MCCM
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey, USA
 
Cameron Dezfulian, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
 
E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCM
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
 
Robert Fontana, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
 
Heidi L. Frankel, MD, FCCM
Rancho Palos Verde, California, USA
 
Bruce Friedman, MD, CNSP, FCCM
Joseph M. Still Burn Centers Doctors Hospital
Augusta, Georgia, USA
 
Timothy Graham, MD
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
 
Steven M. Hollenberg, MD, FCCM
Cooper Health System
Camden, New Jersey, USA
 
Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FCCM
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 
Jonathan T. Ketzler, MD
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
 
James A. Kruse, MD, FCCM
Bassett Healthcare
Cooperstown, New York, USA
 
Neil R. MacIntyre, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA
 
John M. Miller, MD
Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
 
Stephen M. Pastores, MD, FCCM
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, USA
 
Aldo J. Peixoto, MD
Yale University and West Haven VA Medical Center
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
 
Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM
The George Washington University
Washington, DC, USA
 
Daniel Anthony Sweeney, MD
University of California
La Jolla, California, USA
 
Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Cook County Hospital
Rush Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA
 
Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 
Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, FCCM
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas, USA
 

 Registration

 

Registration Fees

Register Online

Registration Category Early Rate
(By May 18, 2016)
Advance Rate
(By June 15, 2016)​
Full Rate
(After June 15, 2016)
SCCM Member ​ ​ ​
Physician $985 $1,075​ ​$1,120
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$680 $770 ​$815
Nonmember​ ​ ​ ​
Physician ​$1,225 ​$1,330 ​$1,385
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$805 ​$910 ​$965

*Verification letter required with registration for fellows, residents and students to receive the Healthcare Professional rate.

Registration Options
Online: Register Now
Phone: +1 847 827-6888
Fax or Mail: Download the Registration Form 

Payment Information
  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • For information on paying via wire transfer, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
  • Inquiries can be emailed to support@sccm.org.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $75 nonrefundable processing fee and must be postmarked before June 10, 2016, to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations postmarked after this date will not be refunded. Dates for Adult MCCBRC are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. Please allow four weeks to process refunds.

 

 Hotel & Travel

 
Hotel Accommodations
 
Headquarters Hotel
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
 
Rooms at the Loews O'Hare Chicago Hotel are now sold out. There are rooms available at the at the following overflow hotels on a first-come, first-served basis. Both properties are within walking distance to the Loews O'Hare Hotel Chicago. There is no shuttle transportation to and from these hotels.
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5460 N. River Road
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Phone: +1 847 292-9100
Reserve online
 
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Rosemont
5500 N. River Rd
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Phone: +1 847 678-4000
Reserve online
 
Air Travel
Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.
 
Online:
www.united.com
Offer Code: ZWMZ367504
 
By phone:
+1 800 426-1122
Agreement Code: 367504
Z Code: ZWMZ
 
By e-mail:
groupmeetings@united.com
Agreement Code: 367504
Z Code: ZWMZ
 
Please note: Booking by phone or e-mail may incur an additional service fee per ticket. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Please allow 24 hours for e-mail requests to be processed.
 
Car Rental
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for MCCBRC with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between July 10 and 30, 2016. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below.
 
 
By phone:
+1 800 654-2240 (U.S. and Canada)
+1 405 749-4434 (All other countries)
CV #: 050D0003
 
Travel Regulation for International Visitors
Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website and complete an application before entering the country by air or sea. If approved, the authorization is valid for two years and can be renewed. Travelers no longer need to complete an I-94W form before each trip to the United States.
 

 Sponsorship

 
The Adult MCCBRC provides an excellent opportunity for sponsors to bring their marketing message and information about their products and services direct to key members of the ICU/CCU team. There are multiple opportunities available to target your company's goals and meet your budget when you become a Gold, Silver or Bronze sponsor.

Gold Sponsor - $25,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided)
  • Pre-registration list
  • Color logo on signage at the meeting
  • Color logo on print and electronic preshow promotional materials
  • Full page four-color ad on the back cover of the onsite program
  • Acknowledgment at five breakfasts
  • Optional lunch or evening Promotional Symposium (additional fee of $5K not including F/B and AV costs)
  • Hotel key card
  • Hotel door drop
Silver Sponsor - $10,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided)
  • Pre-registration list
  • Black and white logo on signage at the meeting
  • Black and white logo on print and electronic preshow promotional materials
  • Full page four-color ad on the inside cover of the onsite program
  • Acknowledgment at four breaks
  • Optional lunch or evening Promotional Symposium (additional fee of $10K not including F/B and AV costs)
  • Hotel door drop
Bronze Sponsor - $5,000
  • 6' table top (electrical outlet provided)
  • Pre-registration list
Please review the Industry Opportunities brochure for more information.
 

 CE-MOC

 
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss relevant clinical topics to prepare for the critical care subspecialty board examination
  • Assess the scientific foundations and literature evidence for the diagnosis, monitoring and management of patients with critical illness 
  • Compare information among multiprofessional practitioners involved in the practice of critical care medicine
Target Audience
This course is designed as a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, monitoring and management of the critically ill patient as well as preparation for the critical care subspecialty examination. This continuing education offering is intended to meet the needs of any healthcare provider involved in the care of critically ill patients, including advanced practice nurses, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, critical care fellows, critical care nurses, emergency medicine practitioners, intensivists, internists, neurologists, pharmacists, pulmonologists, respiratory care practitioners, and surgeons.
 
Type of Activity
This activity was prepared as board preparation material and will focus on increasing knowledge-based content.
 
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: 
  • Practice Applications
  • Patient- and Family-Centered Care 
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Communication
Credit Hours
 
Physicians: Accreditation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Designation Statement: SCCM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 41.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
 
Nurses: This activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 41.75 contact hours. 
 
Pharmacists: The Society of Critical Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). This live educational activity provides up to 41.75 contact hours of CPE credit (0236-0000-15-011-L04-P). SCCM reports to a CPE tracking service, CPE Monitor, which will authenticate and store data for completed CPE units received by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The tracking system will make CPE data for each participant available to the state boards of pharmacy where the participant is licensed or registered. After CPE units are processed by ACPE and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to log in to a comprehensive electronic profile to access information about their completed CPE. Please note: CPE Monitor accepts CE claims reported up to 60 days after the program date. To receive credit, you must complete the program evaluation within 60 days of the program. Later claims will not be processed by CPE Monitor. You are responsible for supplying SCCM accurate information for reporting, which includes your NABP number and date of birth.
 
Maintenance of Certification
 
American Board of Internal Medicine: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 41.75 maintenance of certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) MOC program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.   Please note: Be sure to complete your posttest and required ABIM information within 30 days of the course. ABIM will accept MOC credit only from providers through the end of the calendar year in which the activity is held.
 
American Board of Surgery: This course meets the requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC). To claim MOC, you must pass the posttest and will then be prompted to provide additional information to print your MOC certificate to self-report to the American Board of Surgery if audited.
 
Claiming Credit
To obtain credit, complete the evaluation and access the MOC posttest, go to www.MySCCM.org. Once logged in with your SCCM customer ID (your ID is located on your badge) and password, select MY LEARNING on the orange bar, go to the section labeled “Continuing Education,” and select “2016 Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care Board Review Course.” You will be directed to the Continuing Education Portal. Please select “Search Sessions” and choose ADULT MULTIPROFESSIONAL CRITICAL CARE BOARD REVIEW COURSE in the event drop-down menu to begin the process of claiming credit. To access the MOC posttest, select the MY MOC tab near the top of the page in the Continuing Education Portal.