Emergency Medicine – Challenges in Endocrinology

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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine – Challenges in Endocrinology

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Challenges in Endocrinology: Endocrine Emergencies, Parts I and II; Hypertension is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. With the hardcover option, you will be sent the CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

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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.

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine – Challenges in Endocrinology: Endocrine Emergencies, Parts I and II; Hypertension

Faculty: Michael A. Gibbs, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. and Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Endocrine Emergencies, Part I.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Create, using latest evidence, a comprehensive treatment plan for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
  2. Compare and contrast DKA and hyperosmolar non-ketotic states (HHNK).
  3. Integrate the understanding of glucose handling to create a treatment plan for hypoglycemia and alcoholic ketoacidosis.

TOPIC 2: Hypertension – Just the Facts!
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Determine the emergency department “essentials” for the assessment of the patient with hypertension.
  2. Develop a rational framework for the ED treatment of acute hypertension based on specific clinical scenarios.
  3. Integrate essentials of the current JNC guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Endocrine Emergencies, Part II.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Construct a treatment algorithm for the management of thyroid storm and thyrotoxicosis.
  2. Detect adrenal insufficiency and formulate a treatment plan.
  3. Assess the clinical presentation of myxedema coma and develop a treatment plan.
  4. Detect and develop a plan to test for less common endocrine and paraneoplasticsyndromes, including pheochromocytoma and parathyroid disease, and formulate treatment plans.


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