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BRCU 2018: FAQs


Q: When is the last day to register for the BRCU live event?
A: Online registration closes on July 24; we do accept registrations onsite, but printed course books may not be available for those registrants. Quantities of printed course books are limited so register early to ensure availability. Course slides in PDF format are available to download for all paid course registrants on

Register by July 5 to receive early-bird registration rate and the hotel group rate. Make sure your ASN membership is current prior to registering to receive the membership discount

Q: What is the official hotel for BRCU?
A: The BRCU live event will be held at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park at 200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601. To book a guestroom at the group rate, call 800-526-2008, and use the group code ASN BRCU 2018, or click here. The deadline to receive the group rate is July 5 or until the room block sells out, so reserve early!

Q: I registered and cannot attend. Can I request a refund?
A: Refunds, less $200 fee, will be granted for requests received in writing no later than July 5. Requests can be emailed to or faxed to 202-315-3830. Refunds are processed after the conclusion of the course. After July 5, all sales are final.

Course Materials

Q: What is BRCU Online?
A: BRCU Online is the captured content from the live course. It includes streaming media (i.e., video slide presentations) and downloadable audio files. It is posted in the ASN Learning Center and is complimentary to paid registrants. It is also available for purchase.

Q: When will BRCU Online be released?
A: BRCU Online will be released approximately 30 days after the live course. ASN will send an email to registrants when it is available.

Q: Do you offer an electronic guide or mobile app?
A: We do not offer a mobile app, but the course slides are available for download to paid registrants prior to the course in the ASN Learning Center.

Q: I registered and cannot attend. Can you mail the printed course books to me?
A: No, the books are only distributed onsite.

Q: Can I pre-pay for BRCU Online?
A: No, ASN does not have accept pre-payments. The online product can only be purchased when released, approximately 30 days after the live course.

Q: Are any materials available prior to the live course?
A: ASN makes course materials available online for download, including pre-recorded presentations. This content is available here [link to placeholder page] approximately 2 weeks prior to the course.

CME/MOC/Practice Exam

Q: Is there a practice exam?
A: Yes, there is an optional practice exam with approximately 300 questions available in the ASN CME Center. To access the exam, you must be logged into your ASN account. Forgot your ASN username/password? Click here to reset.

Q: How do I claim CME Credits and MOC Points?
A: ASN provides CME Credits and MOC Points for physicians only.

  • Click here, and login.
  • Click Enter Activity for Board Review Course & Update 2018 – Live.
  • Under the To Do List:
    • Click the Demographics & General Eval link and enter your information.
    • Click the Session/Speaker Evaluations link and enter your information.
    • Complete the Practice Exam (optional).
    • Complete the MOC Post Test (required for MOC points). Physicians participating in this activity will be given two (2) attempts to pass the Post Test (minimum performance level = 70% correct). Upon completion, you will be able to access the Answers and Explanations for viewing. If you do not pass the Post Test within two (2) attempts, you cannot claim MOC points for this activity.
    • If you are a physician, click the Claim CME Credits link, check the Attestation Statement box, and enter the number of CME credits commensurate with the extent of your participation in the activity.
    • If you are a physician, click the Claim MOC Points link, check the Attestation Statement box, and submit.
    • Click the Print Your Certificate link.

More details are available in the ASN CME Center.