Title:ExpiredEmergency Medicine Essentials – Florida Keys
Dates:Tue Feb 04, 2020 - Fri Feb 07, 2020
Location:Key West, Florida
Schedule:7:00 am - 12:30 pm

Reserve Your Seat For Emergency Medicine Essentials

CME4Life presents the Conference Series to ignite your passion in learning and to measurably increase your confidence and competence. This course is designed for PAs and NPs working in the ED. Learn clinical application of patient assessment, lab medicine, EKG and radiology. Also, we teach you how to stay out of medicolegal trouble. Come join us for a unique and one of a kind conference experience!  

John Bielinski, Jr, MS, PAC is the speaker. John is hailed as one of the greatest presenters in the country. With his unique active style and easy to follow presentation, attendees have reported learning more in one day from him than an entire year in the classroom! He earned a master’s degree in family and emergency medicine and is a national lecturer on emergency medicine and extraordinary patient care. His experience not only includes years of hospitalist/intensive care coverage, but he has also run a rural emergency department for nine years autonomously, having cared for hundreds of cardiac arrest and critically ill patients. John has lectured for over 10 years teaching PA students at two PA schools in Buffalo, NY, as well as instruction of paramedics/ nurses on advanced cardiac life support.

  • Laboratory Medicine & Clinical Application
  • Pulmonary Medicine & CXR Interpretation
  • Chest Pain & EKG/ECG Interpretation
  • Common Emergency Medicine Complaints

To learn more about him and his “active engagement” learning style, check out John’s podcast Talk EM or his YouTube channel.  John has been the keynote speaker at numerous state and national conference as well as in Canada and on National Geographic.

Course Schedule:

  • Registration with breakfast – 6:15am to 7am
  • Conference – 7am to 12:30pm (5 Hours Class Time/2 Breaks, 15 minutes each)
  • Burn Out In Medicine Lecture on Day 1
Event Status: Expired


Day 1

7:00am to 12:30pm

  • To connect EM Mindset with patient care
  • To describe guideline directed sepsis diagnosis and treatment
  • To guide the early identification and treatment of acute bleeding
  • To explain a clinical approach to acute renal failure
  • Assessing hyponatremia clinically
  • To organize a clinical approach to hyperkalemia

12:45pm – 1:30pm optional lecture: Prevent Burn Out in Medicine

Day 2

7:00am to 12:30 pm

  • To construct a system of CXR Interpretation
  • To explain the ACEP guidelines for the treatment of acute CHF
  • To guide the early identification and treatment of acute asthma exacerbation
  • To differentiate the treatment of acute COPD from other pulmonary diseases
  • To identify pneumonia and admission criteria

Day 3

7:00am to 12:30pm

  • To organize a clinical approach to EKG Interpretation
  • To define an approach to chest pain
  • To identify infectious causes of chest pain and pericarditis
  • To calculate the HEART Score in the assessment of a patient with chest pain and acute coronary care
  • To determine a simple vs tension pneumothorax and adequate treatment

Day 4

7:00am to 12:30pm

  • To develop a systematic approach to a patient with acute ABD pain
  • To explain the assessment of gastrointestinal bleeding and gastric lavage
  • To use ACEP guidelines in the evaluation of appendicitis


2001 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West
United States

Discover an oceanfront island getaway with spacious master suites and stylish living areas at Sheraton Suites Key West. The 4-Star, all-suite hotel offers various amenities for daytime activities, including water sports on Smathers Beach and a luxurious lagoon-style pool with a waterfall. Sheraton also provides guests with a complimentary shuttle to Duval Street – the vibrant entertainment hub and shopping mecca of Key West. In the evening, savor Caribbean-style dining at the signature restaurant, Coral Crab Cafe, or sip a Margarita at our Cabana Bar. When it’s time to retire for the evening, enjoy Sheraton Signature® Beds, modern granite bathrooms, stunning views and balconies in select accommodations. The ideal beachfront location near Key West International Airport.

Presented By


  • Emergency Medicine Essentials - Florida Keys
    John Bielinski, Jr. PA-C (Learn More)
    John Bielinski MS PA-C, earned a master’s degree in family and emergency medicine from A.T. Still University. Since beginning his career, John has remained committed to serving medical professionals and his community through direct care and education. John has held multiple teaching positions in the emergency department and other various medical settings. However, it was John’s experience overseeing a rural emergency department for fifteen years that really encouraged him to pursue his passion for education. John has since developed a widely acclaimed national lecture series. John leverages his field experiences, developing lectures that focus on emergency medicine and patient-centered care. John is passionate about improving the overall quality of medical care by delivering superior education and training to medical providers.


Early Bird Discount* – $699
Regular Price – $749

*Early bird discount must be postmarked >60 days prior to program start date


  • Complimentary breakfast each day
  • A syllabus on a USB


Come join us for a unique and one of a kind conference experience! We have negotiated significantly reduced rates for our guests! To arrange your stay, please use the below “Reservation Link.” The special room rate will be available until January 3rd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Need help? Have a question?

[email protected] 800-263-6840

Disclaimer: CME4Life reserves the right to cancel any conference within 6 weeks of conference date. Registrants will receive a full refund within 7 business days. CME4Life is not responsible for charges associated with canceled flight or hotel rooms.

Cancellation Policy: Although it is rarely necessary, CME4Life reserves the right to modify speakers and subject matter. CME4Life assumes no liability beyond the refund of the seminar registration fee. In the unlikely event that CME4Life postpones or cancels this conference due to circumstances beyond our control, you will be provided with a refund for the registration fee or you can opt to transfer to another of our live events.