American Board of Anesthesiology
Certification in Anesthesiology: Critical Care Medicine
4101 Lake Boone Trail, The Summit, Suite 410, Raleigh NC 27607-7506
The critical care medicine physician is a specialist whose knowledge is of necessity broad, involving all aspects of management of the critically ill patient, and whose primary base of operation is the intensive care unit (ICU). This physician has completed training in a primary specialty and has received additional training in critical care medicine aspects of many disciplines. This background enables the physician to work in concert with the various specialists on the patient care team in the ICU; to utilize recognized techniques for vital support; to teach other physicians, nurses and health professionals the practice of intensive care; and to foster research.
Work Experience Required? YesOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 10 Year(s) Renew through Re-Examination? YesDoes applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No