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Neurocritical Care Review

Maximize your readiness for the subspeciality certification examination in neurocritical care.

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Receive a comprehensive overview of neurocritical care topics and prepare for the subspecialty certification examination in neurocritical care with the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Neurocritical Care Review Course. Earn up to 25.5 accredited continuing education (ACE) credits and maintenance of certification (MOC) points. 

The course includes:
Online Presentations
Online Presentations
Gain access to online presentations by subject matter experts that offer a full review of neurocritical care topics. 
Virtual Review Group Sessions
Virtual Review Group Sessions
Further your learning and join experts and peers in a virtual review group, in which experts will do case study presentations and review board level questions.
Continuing Education
Continuing Education
Earn up to 25.5 ACE credits and MOC points. 

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply current concepts of clinical evaluation of patients with neurocritical care diseases managed in a typical neurocritical care practice
  • Describe key concepts of comprehensive multisystem care of critically ill patients with neurologic diseases
  • Apply principles of diagnostic neuroimaging for guiding evaluation and management decisions in neurocritical care
This online course is intended for all practitioners including physicians, pharmacists, advanced practice providers, and nurses seeking a comprehensive review of neurocritical care board topics.


Registration is now closed. The online course will be available for purchase soon. 
By September 5, 2023
Select Member - Physician $570
Select Member - Healthcare Professional $470
Professional Member - Physician $605
Professional Member - Healthcare Professional and Trainee* $500
Associate Member - Physician $675
Associate Member - Healthcare Professional $555

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

By September 5, 2023
Physician $710
Healthcare Professional $585

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

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Registrants may be eligible for refunds of activities at SCCM’s discretion. If you have not accessed the activity’s materials, have not completed a significant portion of the activity, and/or the content does not meet your needs, you may be eligible for a refund. A registrant’s cancellation of an in-person activity may incur a fee, at SCCM’s discretion. To reschedule an in-person activity, please contact SCCM Customer Service at least 30 days before the activity. If SCCM cannot hold an activity as intended, SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event.

Online Course Modules

  • Neurologic Examination and Localization
  • Neuroimaging Primer I
  • Neuroimaging Primer II
  • Ischemic Stroke I
  • Ischemic Stroke II
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, Polytrauma, and Burns with TBI
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • ICP and Cerebral Edema Management
  • Cerebral Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Neuromuscular Disease and Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory
  • Cardiovascular I
  • Cardiovascular II: Shock and Hypertension
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
  • Neuroendocrine
  • Neurotoxicology/Metabolic I
  • Seizure and Status Epilepticus
  • Neuroinfections/Neuroinflammatory Disease I
  • Neuroinfections/Neuroinflammatory Disease II
  • Renal
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurologic Complications in the Obstetric Population
  • Evaluation of Coma and Encephalopathy
  • Brain Death
  • Overview of Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pharmacology Review
  • Economics of ICU Functions Relevant to the Neuro-ICU

The online course will be available in August.

Virtual Review Group

Further your learning and join experts and peers in a virtual review group every Tuesday in September, starting September 5, 2023. Each session will be held via Zoom from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central Time. Experts will present case studies and review board-level questions.

The sessions will cover:
  • Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging 101
  • Neuroimaging 201 and Neuromonitoring
  • Case Management of Core Neurocritical Care Issues
  • Case Management of Critical Care Issues in Brain-Injured Patients
It is recommended that participants complete the online presentations before attending the virtual review group sessions.

Invited Subject Matter Experts

Subject to change
Aarti Sarwal, MD, FAAN, FNCS, FCCM
Aarti Sarwal, MD, FAAN, FNCS, FCCM

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Lori A. Shutter, MD, FCCM
Lori A. Shutter, MD, FCCM

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Above cochairs and:

Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, MPH, FCCM
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Torrey B. Birch, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Joshua Botdorf, DO
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, USA
Neha S. Dangayach, MD, FCCP, FNCS, MSCR, FCCM
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, USA
Nicole Davis, PharmD, BCCCP
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, USA
Ariane Lewis, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center and School of Medicine
New York, New York, USA
Shraddha Mainali, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Deepa Malaiyandi, MD
University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Asma M. Moheet, MD, MHDA, FNCS
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Rana Moosavi, MD
California Pacific Medical Center Davies Campus
San Francisco, California, USA

Christopher Morrison, PharmD, BCCCP, FNCS, FCCM
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Christa Nobleza, MD, MSCI
Baptist Memorial Hospital/University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Casey Olm-Shipman, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Dennis Parker Jr, PharmD, FCCM
DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Nikhil Patel, MD

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Alexandra S. Reynolds, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, USA
Alexis Steinberg, MD
UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Christa Swisher, MD, FNCS, FACNS
Atrium Health
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Dionne Swor, MD
University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Erik Su, MD
Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas, USA
Sarah Wahlster, MD
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, USA
Joseph C. Zacko, MD
Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Christopher Zammit, MD, FNCS, FACEP
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York, USA

Continuing Education

ACE credit and MOC points are available. Participants are eligible to receive up to 25.5 credit hours (21.5 credit hours for the online course, 4 credit hours for the virtual review group).

Learning Objectives 

  • Apply current concepts in clinical evaluation of neurocritical care diseases managed in a typical neurocritical care practice
  • ​Describe key concepts in comprehensive multisystem care of the critically ill patient with neurologic diseases and conditions 
  • Apply principles of diagnostic neuroimaging for guiding evaluation and management decisions in neurocritical care 

Target Audience 

  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • In-training practitioners
  • Medical directors
  • Nurses
  • Nurse educators
  • Nurse managers
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • ​Surgeons 

Type of Activity 
This activity is designed to improve competency in and knowledge about treating patients with various neurocritical injuries and disease states. 

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: 

  • Medical knowledge 
  • Practice-based improvement 
  • Patient care 

Claiming Credit 
You can access the pretest, course materials, and posttest; complete your evaluation; and claim your ACE credit by logging in to your MySCCM account with your SCCM Customer ID and password, then clicking on the icon for the course you are enrolled in under the MyLearning tab. If needed, you can click Forgot My Password to reset your secure password. 

Credit HoursPhysicians: 

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

Nurses: The 2023 Neurocritical Care Review activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 25.5 contact hours. 

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Description automatically generatedPharmacists: 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 14 total contact hours of continuing education credit. 

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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 the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (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 (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 25.5 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 25.5 medical knowledge maintenance of certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), American Board of Anesthesia (ABA), and American Board of Surgery (ABS) 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 MOC for up to 25.5 credits. 

SCCM Grievance Procedures Policy 
To provide due process in the evaluation and mediation of grievances concerning ACE activities, this Grievance Procedures Policy was developed. Grievances may concern, but are not limited to, the awarding of credit for individual participation and/or registration fees issues. 

  • A written complaint or grievance should be submitted to the Education Department.
  • The Education Department will attempt to resolve the grievance of the complainant. 
  • If the initial response is unsatisfactory to the complainant, the matter will be referred to the CEO/EVP for action. 
  • ​If the response from the CEO/EVP is unsatisfactory to the complainant, the matter will be referred to the SCCM Executive Committee. The ruling of the Executive Committee will be final.