The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine 2017


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The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

Prep for board exams and integrate new knowledge across the spectrum of critical care medicine into your daily practice. Ideal for MOC.

Prep for Boards and Stay Current Across Subspecialties

The Brigham Board Review in Critical Care Medicine will fully prepare you for the ABIM Subspecialty Board Examination in Critical Care. It will help you to integrate ABIM guidelines for care with presentations covering all the major subspecialty areas of critical care medicine. It will help you to better:

  • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when dealing with respiratory failure, cardiovascular emergencies, neurological crises, renal failure, shock, trauma, and other areas of critical care
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to critical care disorders
  • Interpret data from hemodynamic monitoring devices
  • Identify and manage infectious diseases commonly found in the critically ill
  • Pass ABIM board examinations and incorporate current knowledge into daily practice


Provider: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director:
Gerald L. Weinhouse, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ajay Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Global
and Continuing Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences
in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate
Medical Education
Brigham and Women’s Hospital



  • Septic Shock – Principles and Practices of Resuscitation – Rebecca M. Baron, MD
  • Sepsis: New Definitions and Guidelines – Chanu Rhee, MD
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring – Aaron Waxman, MD, PhD
  • Hemorrhagic Shock – Edward Kelly, MD
  • Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Cardiogenic Shock – Akshay Desai, MD, MPH

Respiratory Failure

  • ARDS – New Definition and Treatment – Taylor Thompson, MD
  • ARDS – Mechanical Ventilation – Taylor Thompson, MD
  • Management of Severe Obstructive Lung Disease – Bartolome R. Celli, MD
  • Invasive and non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: Basic Principles and Goals – Paul F. Nuccio, MS, RRT, FAARC
  • Mechanical Ventilation: Liberation and ABCDEF Bundle – Anthony F. Massaro, MD

Cardiac Issues in the ICU

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes – Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Arrhythmias – Melanie Maytin, MD
  • Indications and Management of Implantable Electronic Cardiac Devices in ICU Patients – Melanie Maytin, MD
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest Care – Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Pulmonary Embolism in the ICU – Samuel Goldhaber, MD

GI Issues in the ICU

  • Pancreatitis – Julia McNabb-Baltar, MD
  • GI Bleed – Linda Lee, MD
  • Acute Liver Failure – Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH

Neuro Issues in the ICU

  • Advances in Stroke – Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Intracranial Hypertension – Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Seizures and Status Epilepticus – Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Approach to the Comatose Patient – Galen V. Henderson, MD

Hematologic Issues in the ICU

  • Transfusion Practices in the ICU – James Rawn, MD
  • Coagulopathies and Thrombocytopenia – Jean M. Connors, MD

Renal Issues in the ICU

  • Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Replacement Therapy – Kenneth B. Christopher, MD
  • Acid-base Disorders; ABG’s – Kenneth B. Christopher, MD

Infectious Disease Issues in the ICU

  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Diagnosis, Therapy, Prevention – Michael Klompas, MD
  • Infection, FUO, and Antibiotic Use in the ICU – Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

Endocrine Issues in the ICU

  • Hyperglycemia and Glycemic Control in the ICU – Margo S. Hudson, MD
  • Endocrine Crises in the ICU – Margo S. Hudson, MD

General Care Issues in the ICU

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Nutrition: Essentials for the Critical Care Specialist – Malcolm K. Robinson, MD
  • Prophylaxis in the ICU – Kathleen Haley, MD

Surgical Critical Care Issues in the ICU

  • Treatment of the Patient with Burns and Inhalational Injuries – Simon G. Talbot, MD
  • Abdominal Catastrophes and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome – Edward Kelly, MD
  • Obstetrical Critical Care – Katherine E. Economy, MD

Miscellaneous ICU Issues

  • Ethical Dilemmas in the ICU – Kathleen Haley, MD
  • Critical Care Pharmacology – James F. Gilmore, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
  • Toxic Ingestions – J. Kevin Tucker, MD
  • Sedation and Delirium in the ICU – Gerald L. Weinhouse, MD
  • ICU Issues for the Transplant Patient – Hilary Goldberg, MD
  • Mechanical Support Devices in ICU – Philip C. Camp, MD
  • Ultrasound in the ICU: What Every Intensivist Should Know – Raghu R. Seethala, MD
  • Post Intensive Care Syndrome – Daniela Lamas, MD

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply current/recommended critical care guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to critical care disorders
  • Identify and apply current therapeutic options for specific critical care disorders
  • Analyze and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice in critical care medicine
  • Recognize and apply knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of critical care disorders
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification critical care examinations

Intended Audience

The primary group of learners will be fellows/trainees and practicing critical care specialists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in critical care) who are preparing to take ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of critical care medicine. Currently, the target audience is regional, national, and international.

Date of Original Release: May 31, 2017
Date Credits Expire: May 31, 2020

Delivery Method

you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime



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