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CME of Interest


As hospital medicine is a broad and diverse topic, continuing medical education (CME) and training opportunities continue to expand for hospitalists. SHM compiles an ongoing list of recommended, hospital medicine-specific programs that we find to be of value to our members. The CME opportunities listed below are sponsored by other organizations. 

To post an activity, please visit SHM's submission form

Live Events

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care

March 29 - 31, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Airway Management Education Center

An advanced course for hospitalists who are responsible for emergency airway management of acute inpatients. Taught by a world-class faculty the course focuses exclusively on airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. Emphasizes airway assessment and decision-making to build in each attendee the capacity to manage all airway situations encountered - and to do so with great confidence.

Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Have a clear conceptual framework of Airway Management in critical care practice.
  2. Have a rapid and systematic approach for the management of the difficult and failed airway
  3. Be familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage the difficult and failed airway; and when and how to use them.
  4. Be able to perform a cricothyrotomy
  5. Be able to assess and manage a difficult airway extubation.

CME Credits and Accrediting Body: 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Comprehensive Stroke Management Update

April 11-13, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Description: Review the current best practices to treat and prevent strokes.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • provide guidance to a hospitalist to manage stroke patients
  • discuss the roles of intravenous and intra-arterial therapies in acute stroke
  • review current trends for managing stroke
  • identify stroke patients who benefit from neurosurgical interventions
  • review how to triage a patient with acute stroke
  • optimize treatment for patients with intracranial atherosclerosis
  • learn to optimize secondary stroke prevention with medications and lifestyle changes

Sponsor: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Credit: The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit Commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Comprehensive Stroke Update 2019, with a beginning date of 04/11/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Advanced Practice Nursing Credit
The continuing education hours approved by the AAFP and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ may meet the requirement of formally approved continuing education hours. Confirm with your certifying agency.

Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component and posttest, enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Participants will earn MOC points up to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

CEUs for Nursing Credit
This activity includes 12.25 hours of instruction. This activity is approved by Augusta University Division of Professional and Community Education for 1.23 Continuing Education Units (CEU). One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) equals ten contact hours of participation in organized continuing education classes and/or training conducted by a qualified instructor. A contact hour is equivalent to one 60 minute interaction between an instructor and a participant. These credit may meet the requirements for CE, but the participant will need to confirm with their certifying agency.


Denver Post Acute Care Conference 

April 27 - April 28, 2019
Aurora, Colorado 

Attend the first of the Patient-Centered Post Acute Care (PAC) Conferences, a novel set of three conferences with the mission of improving care for older adults in PAC. This national conference is designed to bring together academic, industry, and policy stakeholders to promote collaboration within and across disciplines, develop a patient-centered policy and research agenda in PAC, and serve as a hub for the identification and promotion of novel initiatives. Our audience includes researchers, policy makers, industry leaders, PAC clinicians, and YOU!

Online Activities

Early Diagnosis and Individualized Management of Focal Seizures in the Intensive Care Unit


After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Identify and manage ICU patients that are at risk for seizures
  2. Compare the individual agents, pharmacokinetics, adverse events, and dosing considerations to create individualized treatment plans for epilepsy

Accreditation Statement:

Physicians: Accreditation for Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is accredited by the 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 .5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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 the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of .5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Pharmacists: The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This course (0236-9999-17-302-H01-P) provides up to .5 contact hours of continuing education. SCCM reports to a continuing pharmacy education (CPE) tracking service, CPE Monitor, using your National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) member number and date of birth. You are responsible for providing accurate information to SCCM and submitting your data within 60 days from participating in the activity. CPE Monitor will authenticate and store data for completed CPE units received by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare- Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).

Submit an Event or Activity

If your organization is providing CME intended for hospitalists, please fill out the form below for SHM to share your program with our members. 

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