Hospital Procedures Consultants

Our Hospitalist Procedures and Emergency Procedures Courses are ideal for all physicians and midlevel providers practicing hospital medicine, critical care, or emergency medicine. HPC conferences are ACCME-accredited courses that provide 21 hours of CME Credit and 16 hours of Trauma CME credit.



REGISTER EARLY for NPs, PAs, Residents, Students or Government physicians to SAVE $300 ON 2015 COURSES




  1. We offer the best and most comprehensive hospital procedures CME course at the most affordable price
  2. We have FOUR INSTRUCTORS at all of our comprehensive hospital procedures CME courses (maximum 10:1 student to faculty ratio)
  3. All course didactics (lectures and full-length procedural videos) will be viewed in 17 online modules and you will have access to all modules and all procedural videos FOR 12 MONTHS!
  4. All Live Procedural Courses will be 100% individualized, hands-on procedural skills lab training - No more live course lectures.
  5. We are the creators and former lead instructors of the Hospitalist Procedures Course and the Emergency Procedures Course for the National Procedures Institute.  
  6. Dr. Esherick is the Co-Director of the Society of Hospital Medicine Precourse "Medical Procedures for Hospitalists"
  7. We are full-time physicians practicing in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards and teach our residents how to perform these procedures EVERY DAY!
  8. We have over 15 years of National experience teaching hospital and emergency procedures.
  9. We have published books, an iPhone App, reference cards, and medical videos about Hospital Procedures.
  10. Our course provides 21 hours of Category 1 CME credit and 16 hours of Trauma CME credit.
  11. Every student receives FREE copies of the Tarascon Medical Procedures Pocketbook and an HPC Procedural Reference Card
  12. We use only advanced simulation manikins to best simulate performing these procedures on humans. We do NOT use animal cadavers.
  13. Our courses provide 4 hours of HANDS-ON ultrasound training in diagnostic ultrasound (including E-FAST and RUSH exams) and ultrasound guided procedures, which is comparable to most dedicated ultrasound courses.
  14. Our courses include hands-on skills labs in arterial line placement, ultrasound-guided thoracentesis, lumbar puncture and paracentesis, Glidescope intubation, LMA and King tube placement, and needle decompression and provides teaching in ultrasound guidance for hypotension management, ventilator management, and procedural sedation which are often lacking with other companies.
  15. Once our student always our student. We will forever be available to our students for any procedural question or problem.
  16. Gourmet breakfast, lunch, and two breaks provided for all students.
  17. We provide you with a 2 GB USB Flash Drive preloaded with all of our lectures and procedure articles so you can always have our course at your fingertips in the hospital!


Instructions on how to access the Education Section and the purchased videos 

Please "Login" to your account, then click on "Account" and then visit "My Resources" to find the Education Section and all purchased videos

Hospital Procedures Latest Blogs

Alternative Diagnoses for VAP if BAL is Negative

Among the 53% of patients with negative bronchoalveolar lavage results, alternative explanations for fever and for pulmonary infiltrates were established in 61% and 46%, respectively.

published: Oct 26, 2014

Statins of no benefit for ARDS

A new randomized controlled trial out of the UK that investigated 540 patients with ARDS from sepsis showed no benefit of statins. The study investigated the use of Simvastatin 80 mg/day vs placebo in patients with ARDS from sepsis and found no difference over placebo in 28-day mortality or ventilator-free days.

published: Oct 25, 2014

Screening for Delirium

A recent study concluded that assessing the ability of patients to list the months of the year backwards in addition to an assessment of subjective confusion and disorientation was accurate at diagnosing delirium in hospitalized adult patients. The months of the year backwards and assessment for general confusion was about as accurate as the traditional CAM test for delirium in hospitalized adults.

published: Oct 25, 2014

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