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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™


Advances in Caring for our Aging Population

July 15, 2018
British Isles Cruise on Crystal
Professional Education Society

Experience CME in a new way. Join us aboard a luxury cruise ship as we sail around the British Isles. Enjoy plenty of time to relax and take in the sights while visiting London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and much more. The cruise runs from July 15-29th, 2018. The CME program is designed to be accessible and helpful to physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and other administrative/quality leaders. The program is built upon hospitalist and palliative care provider perspectives, but designed to capture the needs of a much broader base of providers. We will explore practical approaches to bring success to both patients and providers in discussing goals of care, to improve patient satisfaction even in challenging cases and provide an overview of palliative care and hospice applicable to any Provider. Beyond this we will look at some of the evidence around efficient pre-operative evaluation and broader care issues. We'll also throw in a few surprises just for fun. We'll be adding more details via the website in May 2017.

Objectives: To present Providers with evidence and approaches to better assist their patients, especially those of more advanced age, in making decisions regarding basic pre-operative laboratory and cardiac evaluation, Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care, Hospice and other key areas. Particular focus will be given to efficient and effective communication delivered to improve patient satisfaction.

CME Accreditation Statement: 15 Prescribed credit hours by AAFP (accepted as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1), California Board of Registered Nursing

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. 

Submit an activity.