2019 AMS Emergency Medicine Series Package

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Six American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules

Receive six (6) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, stream them from your account portal, a PDF Digital Syllabus and access to Online Testing.

Includes:

MODULE 1: Emergency Medicine – Medical Errors/Patient Safety
MODULE 2: Emergency Medicine – Adult and Pediatrics
MODULE 3: Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges
MODULE 4: Emergency Medicine – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 5: Emergency Medicine – Neurology
MODULE 6: Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Syllabus; Online Testing

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Credits:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: Emergency Medicine – Medical Errors/Patient Safety

Title: Emergency Medicine – Medical Errors/Patient Safety: Physician Burnout; Error Into Opportunity; Fatal Mistakes in ECG Interpretation

Faculty: Michael A. Gibbs, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Jerry W. Jones, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Confessions of a Mostly Happy Doctor – Strategies for Reducing Physician Burnout.

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

  1. Review current literature re: physician burnout.
  2. Incorporate strategies to reduce clerical burdens of EMR.
  3. Adopt strategies for successful patient experience surveys.
  4. Apply techniques for managing functional symptoms in the office.

TOPIC 2: Turning Error into Opportunity.

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

  1. Specify the elements of the emergency care environment that predisposes the clinician to decision-making errors as per the 2015 Institute of Medicine report.
  2. Develop and integrate cognitive strategies that reduce the likelihood of error.
  3. Design and implement effective methods for reviewing, discussing and addressing medical errors as per the Institute of Medicine guidelines.

TOPIC 3: 5 Things You MUST Look For Before Putting Down an ECG | 5 Fatal Mistakes To AVOID While Interpreting an ECG. 

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

  1. List 5 conditions for which the ECG must be specifically and carefully scrutinized
  2. Specify 5 analytical or interpretative mistakes that could result in increased patient morbidity or fatality
  3. Integrate steps to avoid missing important signs on the 12-lead ECG into the methodical approach.

MODULE 2: Emergency Medicine – Adult and Pediatrics

Title: Emergency Medicine – Adult and Pediatrics: Endocrine Emergencies; Surgical Emergencies; Pediatric Emergency Radiology

Faculty: Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P., Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Endocrine Emergencies.

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

  1. Develop, using the latest evidence and the ADA position statement, a comprehensive treatment plan for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
  2. Compare and contrast DKA and hyperosmolar non-ketotic states (HHNK).
  3. Detect adrenal insufficiency and formulate an efficient treatment plan.
  4. Construct treatment algorithms as per the AACE guidelines, for the management of thyrotoxicosis, hyperthyroidism and thyroid storm.

TOPIC 2: No Time to Waste – Surgical Emergencies.

Upon completion of this session, using information from review articles, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Based on a child’s presenting signs and symptoms suggestive of a surgical emergency, make rapid management decisions based upon referenced Evidence Based Medicine and validated clinical prediction rules.
  2. Administer appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation of children with surgical emergencies.
  3. Avoid activities that will result in a delayed diagnosis for children with surgical emergencies.

TOPIC 3: Pediatric Emergency Radiology.

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

  1. Assess the radiographic findings after case description.
  2. Diagnose various pediatric conditions after case description and radiographic assessment.

MODULE 3: Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges

Title: Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges: Opioid Epidemic; Psychiatric Patient; Testing in the ED

Faculty: Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Opioid Epidemic:  How We Got Here and How We’re Going to Dig Ourselves Out.

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

  1. Differentiate EKG findings for atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, and Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome.
  2. Specify the factors determining the seriousness of any tachycardia.
  3. Utilize current effective and approved therapies to treat various supraventricular tachycardias as per the sited systemic reviews and ACC guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Management of the Emergency Psychiatric Patient.

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

  1. Recognize the early signs of agitation and employ strategies to resolve them.
  2. Select appropriate agents for chemical restraint based on available evidence.
  3. Using ACEP guidelines as a framework develop a plan for the medical clearance of a psychiatric patient.

TOPIC 3: Is This Test Necessary: Efficient Use of Testing in the Emergency Department.

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

  1. Develop, using the available evidence, efficient decision making skills for the use of some commonly used lab & radiographic tests in the ED as per the COC guidance and recommendations.
  2. Determine the utility of some less commonly used tests in the ED, including strep tests, D-dimers and coagulation tests.
  3. Evaluate case scenarios to discuss optimizing patient care while reducing unnecessary costs.

MODULE 4: Emergency Medicine – Infectious Diseases

Title: Emergency Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Endocarditis and Orthopedic Device Infection; Epidemics in the News; Fever and Rash

Faculty: Kenneth Kaye, M.D., F.A.C.P., Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A, Valerianna Amorosa, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Endocarditis and Orthopedic Device Infection Prophylaxis Guidelines: What the PCP Needs to Know.

Upon completion of this session, using evidence- based guidelines from the AHA, ADA, AAOS and AUA, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Apply current recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis of endocarditis and prosthetic joints.
  2. Illustrate data supporting prophylaxis.
  3. Determine appropriate patients for prophylaxis.
  4. Use proper administration of prophylactic antibiotics, including prophylaxis in the allergic patient.

TOPIC 2: Epidemics in the News.

Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to relate the following about each of these four presently active viral epidemics: GL, EBM, COMP

Ebola Zaire;

MERS-CoV;

Chikungunya;

Pertussis;

Measles;

Zika;

  1. Appraise how the transmission mechanisms and risk of infection has impacted the incidence of these viruses in the U.S.
  2. Recognize and determine, through appropriate WHO and CDC resources, the geographic distribution of each viral illness.
  3. Determine the various presentations and differentiate the clinical syndromes from other common infectious processes in patients presenting to a primary care practice.
  4. Determine the features and predictors to formulate an approach to each illness that will help guide your diagnostic testing decisions for making an appropriate diagnosis as per the current CDC and WHO Guidelines.
  5. Assess the risk to health care workers and other patients while determining public health implications in an effort to deploy appropriate resources and methods of Infection control as per the CDC and WHO recommendations and Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Approach to the Patient with Fever and Rash.

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

  1. Describe the etiology of commonly seen infectious and non-infectious rashes that are associated with fever.
  2. Develop a differential diagnosis based upon the type of rash on presentation.
  3. Recognize the scenarios in which emergent treatment of fever/rash are warranted

MODULE 5: Emergency Medicine – Neurology

Title: Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Vertigo – Peripheral; Seizures/Epilepsy Management

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Andrew Chang, M.D., David E. Riley, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Traumatic Brain Injury.

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

  1. Develop an approach to assessing the head injured patient where you can forget about the GCS scoring system.
  2. Identify the TBI clinical presentation where “The eyes have it”.
  3. Determine when TBI necessitates a “formal” RSI intubation.
  4. Employ appropriate RSI techniques and drug protocols as per sited evidence based medicine recommendations and systemic reviews.

TOPIC 2: As the World Turns:  Peripheral Vertigo in the ED.

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

  1. Illustrate the pathophysiology of benign positional vertigo.
  2. Differentiate the various diagnostic tests in the evaluation of patients with peripheral vertigo.
  3. Discover how to perform various therapeutic maneuvers, such as the Epley maneuver, in the treatment of patients with benign positional vertigo.

TOPIC 3: Seizures and Epilepsy – Management.

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

  1. Determine when treatment with anticonvulsant medication is warranted.
  2. Choose among the many available anticonvulsant medications.
  3. Manage problems confronted by women with epilepsy.
  4. Counsel patients regarding their driving privileges.

MODULE 6: Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics

Title: Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics: Orthopedics; Orthopedic Pitfalls; Adult Orthopedics

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C., Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Being “Hip” On Ortho. 

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

  1. Assess if this is just another “found down” patient.
  2. Identify which fractures have the highest “missed” rate.
  3. Determine when ultrasound is better than a plain film.

TOPIC 2: Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls – Injuries Not To Be Missed.

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

  1. Detect subtle injuries that, unless treated, can have impact on long term musculoskeletal function.
  2. Determine and treat subtle presentation of severe traumatic and neurologic injuries.
  3. Distinguish particular injury patterns to avoid missing correlated injuries in a traumatically injured patient.

TOPIC 3: Adult Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls.

Orthopedic injuries are a frequently seen complaint in the Emergency Department.  The vast majority are straightforward to diagnose and manage.  There are some injuries, however, that are more subtle in presentation and more complicated to manage.  This session will focus on the latter group of injuries.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Detect the presentation and diagnostic pitfalls associated with posterior shoulder dislocation.
  2. Determine an appropriate work-up of compartment syndrome and distinguish the myriad ways it can present.
  3. Appraise those at risk for knee dislocation and relate the time-imperative for reduction.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the work-up and evidence-based treatment for native hip dislocation, as well as occult hip fracture.

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