ESICM is the sole official provider of the European Diploma in Intensive Care (EDIC), its examinations and preparation.

Format: Online
Date: October 22, 2024

*In order to benefit from the ESICM Members rate, please make sure that your membership for 2024 is paid before registering for the course. The non-member rate will be billed automatically if the membership status for 2024 is not validated.

The EDIC II Preparation Course was developed to support candidates in their preparation for the exam with practical examples of exam formats. While the course does not cover critical care content, it focuses on giving you support and getting you ready for the exam day.


Jerome COCKINGS MD, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK

Andrew WESTBROOK MD, Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Medicine, St. Vincents University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, EDIC committee Chair, ESICM

  • This is the official ESICM EDIC Preparation Course
  • Led by experienced EDIC examiners
  • Sit the mock examination and receive feedback from examiners
  • Receive tips on how to pass the exam, including guidance on educational materials and other resources to best prepare for the Part II EDIC exam

  • Computer-based Assessment on Curves, Biochemistry and Imaging
  • Clinical Case Scenarios on Medical and Cardiothoracic topics
  • Mock exams in small groups

  • EDIC Candidates who want to improve their chance of success

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