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 66 (ER66) Topics Include:   Pain Management in the Back Country, Spinal Shock vs Neurogenic Shock, Burnout in Healthcare Workers, TBI and Stroke, Emergency Cricothyrotomy, and more.

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

Full Course:
ER66
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
ER66A, ER66B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Airway/ Intracranial Bleeding

Develop a preintubation strategy for critically ill patients; Prescribe medications for delayed sequence intubation and optimal postintubation management; Tailor the use of mechanical ventilation in the emergency department based on the patient's clinical response; Identify optimal targets for blood pressure based on different causes of intracranial bleeding; Mitigate the effects of sedative and paralytic agents on blood pressure in patients with intracranial bleeding.

Pain Control /Worm Infections

Monitor and respond to patients during procedural sedation; Individualize procedural sedation in patients based on clinical presentation; Use available supplies to appropriately treat pain associated with injuries in the backcountry; Optimize use of nonpharmacologic approaches to pain management in the backcountry; Identify characteristics and treatment associated with common worm infections.

Spinal Trauma/Pediatric Trauma

Differentiate between spinal shock and neurogenic shock; Anticipate complications associated with chronic spinal cord injuries; Recognize indications for computed tomography (CT) in pediatric patients with increased risk for intracranial injury; Provide initial treatment for pediatric patients with serious traumatic brain injuries; Use clinical decision rules to assess risk for abdominal trauma in pediatric patients.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Influenza and SARS

Develop solutions for overcrowding and increased boarding in the emergency department (ED) during a disease outbreak; Implement a split-flow health care model in the ED; Establish relationships between hospital systems and public health departments that address infection control measures ahead of an infectious disease outbreak; Recognize factors that contribute to and affect the rate of the transmission of infectious disease. infection control measure;.Educate health care workers and other staff about the importance of infection control measures.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Migraine /ACLS / Implementing Change

Follow a treatment algorithm in the emergency department for acute and refractory migraine headache; Provide adjunctive therapy for patients with migraine; Individualize treatment for patients with cardiac arrest; Utilize ultrasonography in the evaluation of patients in cardiac arrest; Interact more effectively with hospital staff and management to effect change within an organization.

Physician Wellness

Identify the components of the Stanford model for wellness; Recognize factors that contribute to burnout among physicians; Implement strategies to minimize burnout and improve wellness among physicians; Elaborate on metabolic changes associated with shift work and burnout in health care workers; Minimize the impact of sleep deprivation in individuals with shift work disorder.

Tropical Medicine /Urology/Antibiotics

Manage febrile illness in patients with a history of recent travel; Differentiate between symptoms of malaria, typhoid, and dengue; Diagnose and treat common GU emergencies affecting men; Select appropriate antibiotic treatments for infections commonly seen in the emergency department; Discuss the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria in elderly patients.

Literature Update

Evaluate and treat chronic migraine and first-time seizures; Appropriately order advanced imaging for neurologic emergencies; Resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest and septic shock; Optimize treatment for traumatic brain injury and stroke; Manage patients with respiratory failure.

Pediatrics /Trauma

Make a cross-sectional sketch of the anatomy of the skin and the structures within each layer; Manage wound care for a child with a severe burn; Evaluate a child who presents to the emergency department with episodes of cyanosis or apnea; Direct the initial care of an unstable trauma patient in the emergency department; Chair a committee tasked with creating a massive transfusion protocol.

Airway/Lung Imaging

Identify anatomic landmarks and correlate their visibility with the Cormack-Lehane classification system during endotracheal intubation; Use video laryngoscopy and bougies to manage the difficult airway; Perform an emergency cricothyrotomy; Recognize the limitations of chest x-ray in the evaluation of pediatric lung pathology; Evaluate pediatric patients using lung ultrasonography.

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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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