Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 67 (ER67) Topics Include:   , and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
ER67
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
ER67A, ER67B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Overdose in Drug Smugglers /DXM Abuse /Helicopter Transports

Evaluate and treat body packers and body stuffers; List common causes of morbidity and mortality in patients who abuse dextromethorphan; Treat patients who have overdosed on dextromethorphan; Cite evidence supporting helicopter-based emergency medical services; Identify patients appropriate for helicopter transportation.

Hypothermia /Avalanche Rescue

Identify the stages of hypothermia; Diagnose and treat individuals with hypothermia in the field; Provide Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and recognize the benefits of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with hypothermia-induced cardiac arrest; Follow the algorithms in the Avalanche Victim Resuscitation Checklist to treat patients in the field; Recognize prognostic factors associated with survival after burial in an avalanche.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

An Evidence-based Overview of Sepsis Management in the ED

Define sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock; Use the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria in screening for sepsis; Apply fluid resuscitation in patients with suspected sepsis; Incorporate ultrasonography to identify the source of infection in patients with suspected sepsis; Assess fluid responsiveness in patients with suspected sepsis.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Domestic Violence /Elder Abuse

Elaborate on the pathophysiology of hypoxia associated with strangulation; Evaluate and treat patients presenting with strangulation; Research federal and state laws governing domestic violence restraining order firearm restrictions; Screen patients at risk for elder abuse; File a report in cases of suspected elder abuse.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Trauma Care /Spinal Cord Injury /Opioid Use Disorder

Evaluate trauma in older patients; Implement changes in trauma care that may decrease preventable trauma-related deaths; Provide care for patients with SCIs using a multidisciplinary approach; Weigh the risks and benefits of pharmacologic and neuromodulatory interventions for SCI; Identify patients with opioid use disorder.

Lung and Heart Emergencies

Optimize use of noninvasive ventilation in patients with hypercarbic respiratory failure; Identify and reduce dynamic hyperinflation in patients receiving mechanical ventilation; Recognize the role of coronary reperfusion in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; Elaborate on the benefits of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; Evaluate the use and limitations of stress testing in patients with chest pain.

Shellfish Allergy/Psychiatry/Pediatric Literature /Syncope

Assess data on the relationship between shellfish allergy and the use of iodinated contrast media; Adhere to standards of care for the treatment of behavioral health emergencies; Treat pediatric emergencies according to the latest published evidence; Use the Canadian Syncope Risk Score to evaluate patients with syncope; Monitor patients with syncope for cardiac dysrhythmias.

Psychiatric Emergencies 2020

ssess the benefits and limitations of community crisis centers for psychiatric emergencies; Identify solutions to reduce the boarding of patients with psychiatric illness in the emergency department; Demonstrate appropriate documentation of the history, examination, assessment, and plan for a patient with a psychiatric emergency; Recognize exceptions to the confidentiality of privileged conversations; Interpret court cases that set a precedent for warning targeted individuals about a potential threat from patients with psychiatric illness.

Aspirin Toxicity/Constipation and Diarrhea/Psychiatry

Recognize and treat aspirin toxicity; Use the Rome criteria to diagnose patients with constipation; Manage acute diarrheal illness; Assess the drawbacks of the traditional approach to medical screening for patients with psychiatric emergencies; Implement the SMART protocol for medical clearance of patients with psychiatric emergencies.

Concussion/Pediatric Anaphylaxis

Identify all possible presenting signs in concussion; Choose appropriate imaging modalities for a patient with concussion; Implement biochemical assays in the diagnosis of concussion; Diagnose anaphylaxis based on recognized categories; Use epinephrine and other therapiesin the management of anaphylaxis.

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Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obesity and Infectious Disease.

If you have taken the current Emergency Medicine CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Emergency Medicine plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

Testimonials

  • I always enjoy the flexibility of ASI courses and the topics are good and relevant to my practice.

    Erika K., MD, Ohio
  • I plan to do these courses once or twice a year until I retire.

    Bernard O., MD, Georgia
  • Everything was great. Would not change a thing. I totally rely on ASI to get the majority of my CME’s. Look at my past track record.

    Michael, P.A.-C., Colorado

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