Critical Care Alert (Vol. 24, No. 8) - November 1, 2016

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Release date: November 2016

Valid through: November 2019

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for critical care physicians and nurses.

Subjects

  • Airway Management in the Critically Ill: Challenges, Advances, and Controversies
  • What Influences ICU Admission?
  • Vasopressin as a Single Vasopressor Agent in Patients with Septic Shock

Objectives

  • Identify relevant topics in the practice of critical care medicine.
  • Utilize recommendations from current clinical guidelines.
  • Manage common critically ill patient and ICU administration scenarios.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.25 ABIM MOC Credits

Nurses

  • 2.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.25 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 credit.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 2.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 2.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Alexander Niven, MD

Senior Associate Consultant
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

 

Eric Walter, MD, MSc

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Northwest Permanente and Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Portland, OR

 

Samuel Nadler, MD, PhD

Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine
The Polyclinic Madison Center
Seattle
Clinical Instructor
University of Washington
Seattle

 

Editors

Executive Editor, Leslie Coplin, AHC Media

Physician Editor, Betty T. Tran MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Assistant Editor, Jonathan Springston, AHC Media

Senior Accreditations Officer, Lee Landenberger, AHC Media

Reviewers

Peer Reviewer, William Thompson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Nurse Planner, Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNPBC, CCRN, Assistant Professor, Acute Care & Tertiary Care, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing

Financial Disclosure

Critical Care Alert’s Physician Editor Betty Tran, MD, MSc, Nurse Planner Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, Peer Reviewer William Thompson, MD, Executive Editor Leslie Coplin, and Assistant Editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

 

Drs. Niven, Walter, and Nadler report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

 

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