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Critical Skills for Critical Care

Apr 13, 2023 - Apr 15, 2023

Get Hands-on with CHEST Simulation Courses

In-person training with expert instructors

Keep your knowledge and skill set up-to-date with our expert-led continuing medical education courses. Get all the relevant updates plus the irreplaceable benefits of hands-on instruction and practice.

About this course

Training together as members of an interprofessional critical care team is essential for providing high-quality care. In this course, you’ll receive leading-edge updates on best practices for team-based ICU care, ranging from ultrasound procedures to airway management methods.

Leaders in critical care education will teach state-of-the-art techniques relevant to every critical care provider, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Through hands-on simulations and live models for ultrasound, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot mechanical ventilation challenges, perform bedside critical care ultrasound, and more.

Return to your practice with greater mastery of the everyday skills you use in the ICU, and prepare to serve your patients with even higher levels of expertise and care.

What you’ll learn

Principles of diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, airway management, and ventilator management

Common ultrasound-guided procedures, including central venous catheter insertion, paracentesis, thoracentesis, and tube thoracostomy

Skills in laryngoscopy, bag-mask ventilation, and extraglottic airway insertion

Systematic approaches to airway management

Selection of appropriate mechanical ventilator modes and settings for patients in respiratory failure

Who should attend

Critical Care Medicine

Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians

All experience levels

Course Format

Hands-on learning

Interactive Q&A

Small groups

Prerecorded lectures and videos

Live models

Knowledge assessments


Apr 13, 2023
Apr 15, 2023


American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)


CHEST Headquarters
Glenview, IL United States + Google Map