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American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...34 activities offering a total of 87 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Chest Physicians.
Cost for Credit....Free or $5-25 per hour (see individual activity)
Instruction Type....Text-Only, Streaming Video, Slide-Audio Lecture AND Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...CHEST MEDICINE, CRITICAL CARE, HOSPITAL MEDICINE.
Educational material last updated.....2011
Financial Support...Some activities have industry support.
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) offers CME in two categories: Pulmonary and Critical Care Update (PCCSU); and Chest Soundings. These are described in detail below.

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Update (PCCSU)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 per lesson (24 hours per year; possible maximum of 72 hours)
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Chest Physicians.
Cost for Credit....Free for members of the ACCP; $192 for 24 hours for non-members (payable in advance; this fee is from previous visit; I could not find the current fee).
Instruction Type....Text-Only.
Target Audiences...CHEST MEDICINE, CRITICAL CARE.
Educational material last updated.....Monthly.
CME Credit Expires...3 years after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Update (PCCSU) is the major offering from the ACCP. Each month, this online journal provides two lessons on pulmonary and critical care topics. Some recent topics are: 
Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis;
• Minimally Invasive Techniques for Diagnosing and Staging Lung Cancer;
• Caring for the Critically Ill, Obese Patient;
• Building-Related Illnesses;
• Sarcoidosis: New Concepts in Cause and Treatment;
and
• Necrotizing Fasciitis and Deep Soft Tissue Infections in the ICU;
• Acid-Base Disorders.

Chest Soundings
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...10 activities, each offering 1.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Chest Physicians.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences...CHEST MEDICINE, CRITICAL CARE.
Educational material last updated.....2011.
Financial Support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
Most lectures were presented at a January, 2011 meeting. Some titles are:
• Bronchoscopy Basics: Sedation, Analgesia, Difficult Airways, and Troubleshooting;
• Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension;
• Controversies in the Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Pro/Con Debate;
• Cystic Fibrosis: Guidelines for Care 2010;
• Emerging Drugs in the Treatment of COPD;
• Emerging Therapies in PAH;
and
• Management of Drug-Resistant Respiratory Infections. 

Cleveland Clinic Critical Care
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....3 activities offering 5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost..........Free.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...CRITICAL CARE.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Some recent activities include: 
• Temperature Monitoring and Perioperative Thermoregulation
• Acute Ischemic Stroke in Evolution
• Treatment of Ischemic Stroke: from Emergency Department Evaluation to Discharge

Johns Hopkins Consultative Medicine Essentials for Hospitalists
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1 module offering 2 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by... Johns Hopkins.
Cost... Free.
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...CRITICAL CARE.
Education material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...Merck.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
A single module:
Managing Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in the Hospital: Critically Ill and Surgical Patients

Medscape Critical Care
CME Credit Hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....CRITICAL CARE.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to critical care specialists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Organization for Advancing Critical Care Monitoring
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours...About 47 activities offering 0.5 to 3.0 hours (total of about 30 hours) (credit for some courses may be expired). 
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audience....ANESTHESIOLOGY, CRITICAL CARE, ER, HOSPITAL MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS (ICU).
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Not Seen.
These areas are covered: Goal Directed Therapy ,Early Goal Directed Therapy, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Glucose Monitoring / Diabetes and Critical Care Pharmacology. 
Some recent titles are: 
Making the Case for Glycemic Control: Is it a Matter of Tightness or Timing?
• Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
• Cardiac Output Monitoring vs. TEE/TTEGoal-Directed Therapy in the Operating Room
• Physiologic Optimization Program: Physiology Based Fluid Management
• Extravascular Lung Water: Clinical Implications
• Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Literature Updates
• Severe Sepsis: Early Recognition & Management Saves Lives
• The Use of Dynamic Parameters in Perioperative Fluid Management
• Current Trends in Management of Blood Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus