Title:UpcomingUrgent Care Symposium – San Antonio, TX
Dates:March 16, 2020 8:00 am - March 19, 2020 12:30 pm
Location:San Antonio, Texas
Schedule:6:15am - 12:30pm
Course#:EMISanAntonio2020

Reserve your seat for The Urgent Care Summit

EM Conferences presents the Emergency Medicine Institute Conference Series to ignite your passion in learning and measurably increase your confidence and competence. This course has been designed for PAs, NPs and primary care physicians working in the ED. Our Urgent Care Summit is designed for clinicians who provide fast track, urgent or acute primary care to their patients.  Focus on fundamental wound care, orthopedics and infectious disease. Learn how to be clean, efficient and NOT GET BURNED! 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 John and his “active engagement” learning style, check out his 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 7:00am
  • Conference – 7am to 12:30pm (5 Hours Class Time/2 Breaks, 15 minutes each)
  • Burn Out In Medicine Lecture on Day 1
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Event Status: Upcoming

Certification

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 20 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.

Schedule

Day 1

7:00am to 12:30pm

Addiction

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the psychological and disconnect addiction patients have with their disorder and provide the care they need in an Emergency Medicine setting
  • Identify patients presenting with alcohol abuse in an effort to diagnose Korsakoff’s syndrome and differentiate it from Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Dyspnea

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  • Diagnose the 5 most important diseases associated with dyspnea and explain why they should not be missed
  • 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
  • Identify the presentation of pulmonary embolism for improved diagnosis and to implement treatment strategies based on current guidelines.

Ophthalmologic Disorders

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  • Explain the approach to evaluate ophthalmologic complaints
  • Identify the two key components of a deep eye problem requiring consultation
  • Provide tools of visual acuity in a patient who does not have their prescribed glasses/contacts

ENT in Urgent Care

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  • Appropriately diagnose and treat otitis media based on clinical presentation and physical exam findings with updated antibiotic recommendations based on current guidelines
  • Apply Centor’s Criteria to assist in the diagnosis of Strep pharyngitis
  • Implement the current guidelines for the treatment of sinusitis

Emergency Mindset and Preventing Burnout in Medicine

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  • Integrate effective communication skills such as active listening, reframing, and validation into daily interactions with patients, improving overall communication and the quality of care
  • Review current literature re: physician burnout
  • Incorporate strategies to reduce clerical burdens of EMR
  • Adopt strategies for successful patient experience surveys
  • Apply techniques for managing functional symptoms in the office

Day 2

7:00am to 12:30 pm

Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  • Assess for and identify causes of chest pain
  • Describe the pathophysiology of chest pain
  • Differentiate the clinical features of various causes of chest pain
  • Identify infectious causes of chest pain based on clinical presentation and evaluation

Approach to the Management of Chest Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  • Develop an approach to the patient with chest pain based on current AHA/ACC guidelines
  • Calculate the HEART Score in the assessment of a patient with chest pain and acute coronary care
  • Employ the ACCF/AHA Guideline based management strategies for chest pain
  • Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care

Acute Abdominal Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  • 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

Day 3

7:00am to 12:30pm

Wound Care

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL

  • Diagnose wound care complaints and apply the National Wound Management Guidelines
  • Develop a clinical approach to ED infectious diseases

Typical Orthopedic Complaints

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL

  • Diagnose common orthopedic injuries based on history and physical and initiate therapeutics
  • Utilize both the Ottawa Knee and Ankle Rules as an assessment tool to help your evaluation and work up on knee and ankle injuries

Common Rashes

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL

  • Assess common rashes in the ED to make appropriate diagnosis and initiate treatment
  • Develop a differential diagnosis based upon the type of rash on presentation

Day 4

7:00am to 12:30pm

Medical Errors

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  • Apply the ASHP Guidelines on Preventing Medication Errors in Hospitals (2018)
  • Demonstrate root cause analysis and perform it on cases of medical errors
  • Assess specific, evidence-based risks for medication errors and strategies to reduce their occurrence

Effective Communications

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  • Provide pearls of effective communication to improve patient compliance
  • Appraise the variety of ways that people perceive communication and process information
  • Assess your personal communication strengths and limitations
  • Determine communication issues unique to older patients
  • Develop practices and apply skills to maximize effective communication and listening based on current literature

Medical Malpractice

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  • Prepare for a malpractice defense and provide optimal documentation based on case presentations
  • Identify methods to improve charting and the ability to defend one’s care
  • Describe the various areas in medicine or practice behaviors that are predisposed to high risk for medical malpractice claims
  • Recognize the situations or patient encounters that commonly result in behavior consistent with high risk for causing an action
  • Identify the various strategies and resources available to you when a perceived high risk behavior or encounter has occurred

Venue

125 E Houston St
San Antonio
Texas
78205
United States

Fee Structure

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

*Early bird discount is only valid until 1-16-2020.

Included:

  • Complimentary breakfast each day
  • An Emergency Medicine Institute syllabus on a USB

Lodging:

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 February 18th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Reservation Link: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/S/SATESES-EMM-20200315/index.jhtml

Register

Details Price Qty
General Admission - Early Birdshow details + $699.00 (USD)  
General Admissionshow details + $749.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 16, 2020
Student Admission - Early Birdshow details + $399.00 (USD)  
Student Admissionshow details + $449.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
January 16, 2020

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