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Advanced Knowledge Assessment in Pediatric Critical Care Question Set 2

Assess your pediatric critical care knowledge and prepare for the subspecialty board examination with Advanced Knowledge Assessment in Pediatric Critical Care Question Set 2.

A follow-up to Question Set 1, the newly released Question Set 2 provides a review of new and different topics, including infectious disease and immunologic, neurologic, trauma-related, and hematologic/oncologic critical care topics.

This self-study tool is designed for physicians working on board preparation and maintenance of certification (MOC) and is comprised of 100 questions and rationales with accompanying study materials.

Participants will gain an online board examination experience consisting of:

  • 100 multiple choice questions similar to those covered on the actual exam, accompanied by evidence-based rationales
  • A list of keywords and references from missed questions for further study
  • 20 points toward MOC part II in pediatrics and 6 continuing medical education/continuing education credit hours

For more information and to make a purchase, visit the SCCM Online Store or contact SCCM Customer Service  at +1 847 827-6888.

Advanced Knowledge Assessment in Pediatric Critical Care Question Set 1 is also available for purchase in the SCCM Online Store. Question Set 1 provides a review of cardiovascular and pulmonary critical care topics.

Critical Connections Focuses on Sepsis Management

The April/May issue of Critical Connections focuses on managing sepsis in the intensive care unit, highlighting various strategies, from the use of early goal-directed therapy to implementing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guideline recommendations and bundles. Find the following articles:

  • Surviving Sepsis Campaign Enters Second Decade with Dynamic Plans
  • Rapid Identification of Sepsis: The Value of Screening Tools
  • Early Goal-Directed Therapy: Contemporary Care and Controversies
  • Ongoing Clinical Trials in Sepsis
  • Challenges in Pediatric Sepsis

The latest issue also features an article highlighting the growing concern over physician burnout and providing strategies for identifying the problem and improving performance.