Emergency Medicine Pack

Emergency Medicine Pack

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Eight American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules

Receive Eight (8) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules bundled with an optional $1,000 gift card. Each module 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.

Includes:

MODULE 1: AUDIO – EM – Critical Care
MODULE 2: AUDIO – EM – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 3: AUDIO – EM – Cardiology/Vascular Medicine
MODULE 4: AUDIO – EM – Challenges in Endocrinology
MODULE 5: AUDIO – EM – Neurology
MODULE 6: AUDIO – EM – Clinical Errors and Pitfalls
MODULE 7: VIDEO – EM – Orthopedics: Pearls and Pitfalls
MODULE 8: VIDEO – EM – Trauma

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Color Syllabus; Online Testing
Hard Copy: Includes Audio CDs; DVDs; Printed/Bound Full-Color Syllabus; Test Packet; S&H

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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.

Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: AUDIO – EM – Critical Care

  • Aortic Emergencies
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • High-Risk Abdomen

Title: Emergency Medicine – Critical Care: Aortic Emergencies; Acute Coronary Syndrome; High-Risk Abdomen

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.; Michael A. Gibbs, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. and Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Aortic Emergencies

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

  1. Specify the pathophysiology and clinical presentations, and formulate ED management, of the following:
    1. Abdominal aortic aneurysm,
    2. Traumatic aortic disruption,
    3. Essentials of aortic dissection.

TOPIC 2: Acute Coronary Syndrome in the ED: So Many Drugs and So Little Time

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

  1. Analyze the scope of the problem of ACS in the ED.
  2. Integrate the evidence-based treatment of ACS based on the latest applicable literature.
  3. Relate the areas of controversy in the treatment of this disease entity.
  4. Assess emerging therapies that may prove useful for the treatment of ACS in the ED.
  5. Apply and integrate the updated ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina and non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

TOPIC 3: The High-Risk Abdomen You Cannot Afford To Miss

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

  1. Identify clinical presentations and findings that should alert you to not being fooled by a negative test.
  2. Develop clinical strategies that will enable you to think outside the abdominal “black box.”
  3. Determine how one simple bedside test can save a life.

MODULE 2: AUDIO – EM – Infectious Diseases

  • Sepsis
  • Pericarditis & Myocarditis
  • MRSA

Title: Emergency Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Sepsis; Pericarditis and Myocarditis; MRSA

Faculty: Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Early Goal Directed Therapy in Sepsis: Why All the Fuss?

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

  1. Determine the pathophysiology of sepsis and the sepsis syndrome.
  2. Evaluate the scope of the problem regarding effective management of sepsis in the ED.
  3. Appraise the principles of early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of sepsis.
  4. Employ the applicable “surviving sepsis” guidelines.
  5. Assess the potential gains that can be realized, as well as the pitfalls to avoid, in the management of sepsis utilizing early goal directed therapy.

TOPIC 2: Pericarditis and Myocarditis: How Can 2 Diseases Sound So Similar and Act So Differently?

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

  1. Illustrate the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of these two entities.
  2. Differentiate the potential pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of these diseases.
  3. Analyze the commonalities and differences of these closely related diseases.
  4. Recommend evidence-based work-up and treatment options for pericarditis and myocarditis.

TOPIC 3: Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA): An Update

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

  1. Assess risk factors for CA-MRSA infection.
  2. Specify the best-evidence management of skin and soft-tissue infections in the era of drug resistance.
  3. Assess both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management strategies for this disease entity.
  4. Demonstrate familiarity with the latest treatment recommendations for CA-MRSA as directed by the CDC.

MODULE 3: AUDIO – EM – Cardiology/Vascular Medicine

  • ECGs
  • Vascular Imaging
  • Coagulopathy

Title: Emergency Medicine – Cardiology and Vascular Medicine: ECGs; Vascular Imaging; Coagulopathy
Faculty: Adam R. Guttentag, M.D.; Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.; and Gregary D. Marhefka, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.

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

TOPIC 1: ECGs that Primary Care Practitioners Cannot Miss.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize subtle tachyarrhythmias.
  2. Recognize subtle bradyarrhythmias.
  3. Recognize potentially life threatening ECG morphologies.
  4. Recognize subtle STEMI patterns.

TOPIC 2: Vascular Imaging: Carotids, Aorta and More.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Design an evidence based algorithm for integrating CT angiography into evaluation of patients with suspected carotid stenosis.
  2. Select appropriate tests to order for patients with suspected acute aortic syndromes.
  3. Integrate modern CT angiographic techniques into evaluation of suspected visceral and peripheral artery disease.

TOPIC 3: Coagulopathy in the ER: All Bleeding Stops Eventually.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Differentiate different patterns of coagulopathy that present to the ED.
  2. Develop an evaluation and treatment plan for non-traumatic bleeding disorders in the ED, including hemophilia, TTP, ITP and others.
  3. Outline the rationale and indications for the use of blood products used in the treatment of the bleeding patient.
  4. Discuss some of the newer anticoagulation agents used today, such as Prasugrel (Effient) and Dabigatran (Pradaxa).

MODULE 4: AUDIO – EM – Challenges in Endocrinology

  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Parts I & II
  • Hypertension

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.

MODULE 5: AUDIO – EM – Neurology

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Seizures
  • Emergency Psychiatric Patient

Title: Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Seizures; Emergency Psychiatric Patient
Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.; Sean M. Fox, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.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: Traumatic Brain Injury.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: 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.

TOPIC 2: Seizures: That’s Not a Dance Move.

Seizures may present in rather subtle and dramatic fashions.  The subtle seizure is often a diagnostic challenge while the dramatic one may present management challenges.  This course will focus on the most state of the art concepts related to the evaluation and management of seizures in the Emergency Department today. Upon completion of this session, using the recent literature and national organizations recommendations, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the most appropriate evaluation for a patient with a new onset seizure in the Emergency Department.
  2. List useful methods therapies and management strategies for patients with simple seizures.
  3. Describe the appropriate management of a patient with status epilepticus.
  4. Expect and account for the potential complications of the specific therapies for status epilepticus.

TOPIC 3: 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.

MODULE 6: AUDIO – EM – Clinical Errors and Pitfalls

  • Pain & Bedside Sedation
  • DDIs
  • Medical Errors

Title: Emergency Medicine – Clinical Errors and Pitfalls: Pain and Bedside Sedation; Drug-Drug Interactions; Medical Errors
Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.; 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: Pain and Bedside Sedation.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Analyze patient characteristics and clinical presentations where the most important risk is for apnea.
  2. Debate pulse oximeter and wave form capnography – do we need it?
  3. Assess and specify when sedation is an appropriate consideration for the critically ill.

TOPIC 2:Turning Error into Opportunity.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Specify the elements of the emergency care environment that predisposes the clinician to decision-making errors.
  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.

TOPIC 3: Drug-Drug Interactions (DDIs).
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Assess the scope of the problem of drug-drug interactions as it pertains to both the outpatient and emergency settings.
  2. Explore interactions between prescription and non-prescription medications and review their treatments.
  3. Review common drug-drug interactions and their complications commonly seen in the emergency room.

MODULE 7: VIDEO – EM – Orthopedics: Pearls and Pitfalls

  • Pearls and Pitfalls
  • High-Risk Orthopedics
  • Pitfalls Not To Be Missed

Title: Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics: Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; High-Risk Orthopedics; Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls Not To Be Missed
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.; and Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.

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

TOPIC 1: Pediatric Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls.
Pediatric orthopedic injuries are frequently seen in the Emergency Department.  This population is at risk for missed or mis-managed orthopedic injuries based on inability to provide a history, presence of growth plates and ossification centers, and the imbalance of stronger ligaments and pliable bone.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Determine the presence of, and apply the evidence-based treatment for Salter-Harris injuries.
  2. Formulate strategies to avoid the missed diagnosis of pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures.
  3. Integrate effective methods to avoid the missed diagnosis of slipped-capital-femoral epiphysis and employ the acute treatment algorithm once it is identified.

TOPIC 2: High-Risk Orthopedics in Adults.
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 3: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.

MODULE 8: VIDEO – EM – Trauma

  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls
  • Lower Extremity Trauma

Title: Emergency Medicine – Trauma: Knee Injuries; Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; Lower Extremity Trauma
Faculty: Ryan K. Lee, M.D., M.B.A., Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M. and George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., F.A.C.S.M.

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

TOPIC 1: Knee Injuries in Sports.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Describe the injuries that can occur in the knees.
  2. Determine the rationale behind well-known treatment approaches to various knee injuries.
  3. Develop a logical differential diagnosis for any athletic or active individual presenting with knee pain.
  4. Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis of knee injuries and pathologies.

TOPIC 2: 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.

TOPIC 3: Lower Extremity Trauma.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Develop an approach for assessing pelvic fractures.
  2. Determine appropriate studies to order in evaluating for hip fractures.
  3. Analyze common plain film findings associated with knee fractures.

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