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Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric (Los Angeles, California)

Receive extensive coverage of core concepts in pediatric critical care.

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SCCM

Chapter-Supported Course

This course is being held by the Southern California Chapter of SCCM. With 17 chapters across the United States, SCCM chapters provide opportunities for critical care professionals to exchange information, network with local peers and experts, and discuss the impact of national issues with their communities. Learn more about the Southern California Chapter and join today.

The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric (MCCR: Pediatric) smart course offers up to 39.75 hours of CE/ACE. Maintenance of certification points are also available.

This page offers registration options for the in-person study group held at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. For more course options, click here.

The course includes:

  • 31 hours of critical care presentations by subject matter experts
  • In-person study group with critical care leaders and peers
  • Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric, Second Edition, eBook
  • Pediatric ICU quick reference guide

Topics covered include:

  • Respiratory
  • Shock/cardiology
  • PICU potpourri
  • Neurology/trauma
  • ​Gastroenterology 

After studying the text and viewing the presentations online, attend a two-day hands-on session with critical care leaders and peers. This 8.75 hour in-person study group session is offered three times annually at various locations for your convenience. 

COVID-19 Information and Policies 

SCCM follows CDC guidance in regard to in-person events. Visit sccm.org/healthandsafety for information.

2022 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Smart Courses

SCCM President Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, FCCM, outlines the benefits of attending a Multiprofessional Critical Care Review smart course.


Registration

Register by phone, mail in the form, or sign up online. SCCM offers several MCCR: Pediatric in-person study group events throughout the year at different locations. Participation in the study group event is recommended as part of this course but is not required. Once registered for a study group event, you may reschedule within two years of purchase. 
MCCR: Pediatric (Los Angeles, California)

MCCR: Pediatric (Los Angeles, California)

September 22-23, 2022
Begins at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time on September 22 and ends at 2:00 p.m. on September 23
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion
127 S. San Vicente Boulevard, Street Level
Los Angeles, CA

SCCM Members
Rates
By September 22, 2022
Select Member - Physician ​$1,555
Select Member - Healthcare Professional ​$1,245
Professional Member - Physician $1,635
Professional Member - Healthcare Professional and Fellow* $1,305
Associate Member - Physician $1,785
Associate Member - Healthcare Professional $1,430

* Fellows must be a member of SCCM's Sponsored Fellow Program.

Nonmember
Rate
By August 22, 2022
Physician ​$1,865
Healthcare Professional ​$1,490

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 Policy 

Registrants are not eligible for refunds. If this study group event cannot be held in person or is limited by government order, you may reschedule. SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to your cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event. This includes but is not limited to cancellation of airline tickets, car rental reservations, and hotel reservations. Booking, purchasing, or securing travel arrangements is at the risk of the registrant.


In-Person Study Group Schedule

Subject to change
Day 1
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Welcome, Review of Charges, and Introduction by SCCM President                      
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pulmonary and Respiratory Board Questions
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Roundtable Case Discussion
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Shock, Cardiopulmonary, and Hematology Board Questions
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Roundtable Case Discussion
Day 2
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Questions and Updates
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Endocrinology, Immunology, Renal, and Infectious Disease Board Questions
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Roundtable Case Discussion
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Poison, Neurology, and Biostatistics Board Questions
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Roundtable Case Discussion
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hepatic Failure, Gastrointestinal, and Metabolic Board Questions
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Roundtable Case Discussion
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Examination Skills, Questions, and Moving Forward
 
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Skill Stations
  • Parasternal Views
  • Apical and Subcostal Views
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Augmented Reality
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Skill Stations
  • Lung and Thoracic Examinations
  • Vascular Procedures
  • Left and Right Ventricular Function
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Clinical Case Discussion
12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Skill Stations
  • Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma (FAST) and Focused Assessment for Free Fluid (FAFF) Assessment of Gastric Contents
  • Predicting Volume Responsiveness
  • Lumbar Puncture and Thoracentesis 
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Skill Stations
  • Pathology Review
  • Case-Based Learning 1: Simulator
  • Case-Based Learning 2: Ask the Expert
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Questions, Answers, and Moving Forward

Invited Subject Matter Experts

Subject to change

Ira M. Cheifetz, MD, FCCM
Cochair
Ira M. Cheifetz, MD, FCCM
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Medtronic – medical advisor; Up-to-date - contributor ​
Ana Lia Graciano, MD, FCCM
Cochair
Ana Lia Graciano, MD, FCCM
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Ravi Thiagarajan, MD
Cochair
Ravi Thiagarajan, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer - member event adjudication committee for clinical trial
Planners
Above cochairs and:

Theresa Woike
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose ​

Online Presentations Faculty:

Asya Agulnik, MD
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
Memphis, Tenessee, USA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Alicia M. Alcamo, MD, MPH
Children’s Hospital of Phidelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Raj Aneja, MD, FCCM
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, Pennsyvania, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Edward E. Conway Jr, MD, MS, FCCM
Jacobi Hospital
Bronx, New York, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Dennis Daniel, MD
Boston Children’s Hospital
Milton, Masachusetts, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Leslie Dervan, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, Washington, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Michael W. Dingeldein, MD
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
​No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Allan Doctor, MD
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Consulting – Viasys, iNO Therapeutics; Galera Pharmaceuticals, Nitrox~N30Pharma; Novartis, Biogen; Research Funding – NIGMS, NHLBI, DoD CDMRP, American Heart Association, Doris Due Foundation, Children’s Discovery Institute, Terumo, BCT and Entergion; Founder/Owner – KaloCyte, Inc

Nicholas A. Ettinger, MD, PhD, FAAP 
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas, USA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Robinder G. Khemani, MD 
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 
Los Angeles, California, USA 
Nihon Kohden Orangemed – medical advisor 

Sapna R. Kudchadkar, MD, PhD 
Johns Hopkins University Hospital 
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Ryan W. Morgan, MD, MTR 
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Jennifer Muszynski, MD, FCCM 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, Ohio, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Gideon Stitt, PharmD, BCPPS, BCCCP
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Katri V. Typpo, MD, MPH 
University of Arizona College of Medicine 
Tucson, Arizona, USA 
Leading Biosciences – consulting services 

Henry Michael Ushay, MD, PhD, FCCM 
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore 
Bronx, New York, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Scott L. Weiss, MD, MSCE, FCCM 
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, MCCM 
Houston, Texas, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM 
Seattle Children’s Hospital 
Seattle, Washington, USA 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 


Included With This Course

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric

Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric

Receive extensive coverage of core concepts in pediatric critical care with the Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric course. Experience the flexibility of learning at your own pace.

Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists are eligible to receive 31 hours of accredited continuing education (ACE) credit. Maintenance of certification credit is also available.

This material is not available for seperate purchase. Participation in live, in-person skill station activities is optional. 

Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric, Second Edition, eBook

Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric, Second Edition, eBook

Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric is the most complete book for the study of pediatric critical care. Developed by leading experts in the field, this compendium explores 16 core knowledge areas.This resource includes up-to-date information on the full range of pediatric critical care topics, with hundreds of charts and tables to aid study and suggested readings to guide further exploration.

Pediatric ICU Quick Reference Guide

Pediatric ICU Quick Reference Guide

The Quick Reference Guides are valuable resources that highlight some of the most useful bedside tools and algorithms available from SCCM - from Fundamentals training to Ultrasound and the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.
 


Hotel and Travel

For questions regarding hotel and travel, please contact Robert Leyba.

Sofitel Luxury Hotels
8555 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
+1 310 278-5444
Superior king and double room: $240.00
Rates include WiFi.

The Elan Hotel
8435 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
+1 323 658-6663
Executive king / 2 double bed room
20%-25% regular rate at time of booking
Rates include WiFi, continental breakfast, evening wine and cheese.

L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
9291 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
+1 310 278-3344
Classic suite: $380.00
Rates include WiFi, complimentary house car based on availability, flexible check-in times with advanced notice, balcony in every guest room, welcome amenity on guest arrival.

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 S. Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90048
+1 310 786-2227 / reservations.lax@fourseasons.com
Signature king or double: $395.00
Signature balcony (king or double): $445.00
BW Suite: $495.00
One-bedroom Beverly suite: $695.00
Rates include WiFi.

Marriot Beverly Hills
1150 S. Beverly Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
+1 310 553-6561
Standard king room or 2 double beds: $269.00
Rates include WiFi , continental breakfast, 24-hour fitness center.

SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 South La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
+1 310 246-2095*
Superior room: $269.00 / premier king or double: $279.00 / one-bedroom suite: $419.00
*Must call this number to secure discount.

Residence Inn Bevely Hills
1177 S. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
+1 310 228-4100
Studio queen suite and one-bedroom: 15% best available rate (found on hotel website)
Rates include WiFi, breakfast buffet, shuttle (3-mile radius), grocery delivery.

AC Hotels Marriot Beverly Hills
6399 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
+1 323 852-7000 / www.marriott.com/laxab
Standard king and one-bedroom suite: 15% best available rate (found on hotel website)
Booking Code: CS7


Continuing Education

CE/ACE and MOC points are available. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and physician assistants are eligible to receive up to 39.75 credit hours (31 credit hours for the online course, 8.75 credit hours for the in-person study group).

 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate a foundation of ultrasound knowledge
  • Practice acquisition of high-quality images via hands-on exercises
  • Demonstrate image interpretation and utilization of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool 
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 professionals who care for patients in any setting in which critical care is provided.

Type of Activity 
This live workshop will focus on applying knowledge and practicing skills and techniques of ultrasound in the intensive care unit. 

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 

Credit Hours

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

Designation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine designates the live educational activity, Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult, for a maximum of 19 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 Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 19 contact hours. 

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 19 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification 
Successful completion of this continuing medical education (CME) activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19 medical knowledge maintenance of certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Anesthesia, and American Board of Surgery MOC programs. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the number of CME credits claimed for the activity. This course meets the requirements for MOC for up to 19 credits.
 
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss relevant clinical topics outlined by the American Board of Pediatrics to prepare for the critical care board examination in pediatrics 

  • Assess the scientific foundations and literature evidence for the diagnosis, monitoring, and management of children with critical illness 

  • Compare information among multiprofessional practitioners involved in the practice of pediatric critical care medicine 


Target Audience
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • In-Training practitioners
  • Medical directors
  • Nurses
  • Nurse educators
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants 
  • Respiratory therapists
  • ​Surgeons 

Credit Hours

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 39.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity. 

Nurses: The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric Smart Course activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 39.75 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. This enduring educational activity provides up to 39.75 contact hours of continuing education credit. 

(For online education 0236-0000-22-130-H01-P, for live study session 0236-0000-22-130-L01-P) 

SCCM reports to a continuing pharmacy education (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. 

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants 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. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 39.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.


Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this accredited continuing education (ACE) activity, which includes participation and a passing score of 70% in the evaluation component/posttest, enables the participant to earn up to 39.75 medical knowledge maintenance of certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), American Board of Surgery (ABS), American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) MOC programs. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of ACE credits claimed for the activity. It is the ACE 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. 

This course meets the requirements for maintenance of certification (MOC) for up to 39.75 credits. 


Sponsorship Opportunities

The Multiprofessional Critical Care Review: Pediatric smart course  provides opportunities for sponsors to bring their marketing message and information about their products and services directly to key members of the intensive care/critical care unit team. Multiple opportunities are available to target your company's goals and meet your budget when you become a sponsor.

SCCM has transitioned to a new program format, which may be a great opportunity for industry partners on a regional level.

Sponsor: Opportunity and fee are at the discretion of each chapter contact.
  • Preregistration list* (contact SCCM directly)
*Information is for postal mailing or for viewing purposes only.

Advertising opportunities for premium banner or text ads in marketing eblasts  (for the purpose of garnering attendees, reach 7000) and attendee eblasts (estimated reach 125+): $2,750

The didactic portion of the program (4.5 days or 35 hours) is now self-study and includes more learning materials. SCCM is now offering 8.75 hours of in-person study groups with critical care leaders and peers. The in-person agenda consists of presentations of key points, case studies, and questions and answers. The same agenda and faculty will be carried over to the other chapter locations marketed by SCCM.

For the other study groups, sponsorship inquiries will be referred to the appropriate regional chapter contact. Content will be the same.

Contact Desiree Ng if you have questions or need more information.

Information is subject to change at any time.