APP Fellowship Curriculum

All Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellows will follow a strict curriculum consisting of didactics, rotations, simulations and evaluations.

Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship


All APP fellows will attend weekly critical care conferences, monthly didactic lectures provided by specialty experts, with CMEs. Each session includes case study presentations, journal discussions, diagnostic interpretation (e.g. image review), as well as high-fidelity simulation.

Advanced Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)
Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS)
Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

SCCM Membership

As an accredited program, all APP fellows will be provided free membership, access to learning modules, local chapter participation, and more.


All participants will have access to textbooks, shared point learning resources for all rotations. Each rotation includes: objectives, quizzes, and evaluations.

Rotations include:

  • Medical ICU
  • RWJ- Copperman Barnabas Medical Center ICU
  • Surgical/Trauma ICU
  • RWJ- Somerset Medical Center ICU
  • Neuro ICU
  • RWJ- Clara Maass Medical Center ICU
  • Cardiothoracic ICU
  • House/RRT team
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Renal
  • Neurosurgery
  • Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Optional Electives


Each APP Fellow will need to complete simulation training. The program incorporates the CAE US Vimidex for ultrasound training. Times will vary based on type of simulation.


Evaluation of rotations, of APP fellows, formative and summative feedback, and quarterly meetings with PD or designee to discuss clinical progress and career planning.