UpcomingUrgent Care Conference – Las Vegas, Nevada
Dates:Mon Oct 16, 2023 - Thu Oct 19, 2023
Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
Schedule:7:00 am to 12:30 pm PT

Looking to optimize your urgent care skills? Invest in your training!

Join CME4Life for an exciting and comprehensive urgent care workshop designed specifically for PAs like you!

Our interactive urgent care symposium will cover everything you need to know about providing high-quality care in an urgent care setting and stay out of trouble.

From the latest evidence-based medicine to thinking protocols and mnemonics, we’ll provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to feel confident and competent in your urgent care practice.

John Bielinski, PAC, will guide you through real-world scenarios, helping you develop competence and confidence. You will learn the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to provide the best care possible for your patients. You will learn innovative learning systems designed for measurable changes in your practice, as well as medical malpractice defense and medical error reduction.

You’ll also have the opportunity to network with other PAs in the field and learn from their experiences and perspectives.

We understand the importance of staying up to date on the latest medical trends and pharmacology, which is why our urgent care symposium includes the latest evidence-based practices and treatments.  You’ll leave the urgent care symposium with practical, actionable insights that you can apply immediately in your urgent care practice.

Whether you’re a seasoned urgent care provider or just starting out, this workshop is for you. We believe that by investing in your own professional development, you’re investing in the health and well-being of your patients.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your urgent care skills and make a difference in the lives of those you serve. Register now for our comprehensive, interactive, and interactive urgent care symposium workshop for PAs!

**If unforeseen circumstances occur, CME4Life reserves the right to postpone or cancel any course. CME4Life will refund the registration fee but will not be held responsible for any related expenses incurred by participants.**

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Event Status: Upcoming


Urgent Care 2.0

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 20 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 3/13/2023 to 12/29/2023. AAPA reference number: CME-208830.

This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Credits awarded by the AAPA are accepted by the ANCC Certification Program and the AANP as Continuing Education (CE) credits for nurses and nurse practitioners. **we highly recommend you confirm with your state board that they accept these credits**


Day 1 & 2

How to not get burned.

Improve communication between medical provider and patient to enhance engagement and the quality of services.

  • Understand the balance between “patient and customer”
  • Review strategies to integrate effective communication skills for enhanced bedside interactions
  • Evaluate cognitive errors and common bias traps
  • Review pearls of medical malpractice defense
  • Documentation and discharge instructions pearls

How to Not Burn Out

  • “Remember your essay” Evaluating the reason you got into medicine
  • Finding honesty in our limitations and flaws
  • Evaluate faith vs fear in the practice of medicine

Abdominal Pain

  • Apply a systematic approach to a patient with acute abdominal pain based on AFP guidelines
  • Determine and avoid common pitfalls in the assessment of patients with abdominal pain
  • Detect and assess high-risk scenarios related to patients with abdominal pain

Chest Pain:

  • Differentiate the clinical features of various causes of chest pain
  • Identify infectious causes of chest pain based on clinical presentation and evaluation
  • Develop an approach to the patient with chest pain based on current AHA/ACC guidelines Calculate the HEART Score of a patient with chest pain
  • Employ the ACCF/AHA Guideline based management strategies for chest pain
  • Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care


  • Diagnose the 5 most important diseases associated with dyspnea
  • Recognize the presentation of CHF for early identification and recommend treatment options based on current AHA/ACC guidelines to improve patient outcomes
  • Identify and treat asthma based on current guidelines from the Global Initiative in Asthma


  • Review common rashes that are self-limiting
  • Evaluate fungal, viral and bacterial rashes
  • Review treatment options to common rashes in the urgent care


Addiction/ETOH & Opiates

  • Review the evaluation of those presenting for ETOH/Opiate withdrawal
  • Review features of addiction and urgent care appropriate intervention
  • Stabilization medications review for those in acute withdrawal


  • Review the anatomy and physiology of the eye, including visual acuity
  • Review common eye complaints, corneal abrasions, conjunctivitis and eyelid lesions
  • Evaluate vision threatening injuries and make appropriate referral


  • Review pathology of ear and external canal.
  • Review evaluation and treatment of otitis media
  • Evaluate hearing loss and foreign body in external canal
  • Evaluate Epistaxis both anterior and posterior
  • Evaluate pharyngitis

Day 3 & 4

Emotional Intelligence: AMA (30′)/Speed

  1. Communication (APP with EA)
  2. Bedside manner optimization
  3. Optimizing team dynamics (nurses and consultants)

GU: UTI and Pyelonephritis

  • Evaluate dysuria/UTI
  • Review treatment of STD diagnosis and treatment


  • Evaluate for pregnancy and first trimester complications
  • Evaluate for ectopic pregnancy


  • Review life threating headaches (SAH/Temporal arteritis/meningitis)
  • Evaluate common headaches and treatments (cluster/migraines/tension)
  • Review urgent care treatment of head aches


  • Review radiographic presentations of urgent care orthopedic injuries
  • Head to toe review of common orthopedic fractures
  • Review splinting, stabilization and pain management in orthopedic injuries

Wound care:

  • Review wound healing physiology
  • How to assess a wound for nerve, tendon and vascular compromise
  • Review the closure techniques of tape, adhesive, sutures and staples
  • Evaluate wound complications – stellate, bites and crush injuries

Infectious Disease:

  • Review of the common infections in urgent care medicine
  • Review efficiency in the clinical evaluation of infectious disease
  • Review appropriate empirical antimicrobial selection




Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3645 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas
United States

Fee Structure

In Person – $799.00

In Person Early Bird – $699.00 (through September 17, 2023)


Hotel Booking Information

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


Rent a Car with Enterprise or National:
To book your CME conference car rental and to receive special rates exclusively for AMS/CME4 Life attendees, you may call or book online with our contracted companies, Enterprise/National



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In Personshow details +$799.00 (USD)  
In Person (Early Bird) (through September 17, 2023)show details +$699.00 (USD)  

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.