Emergency Medicine Boot Camp

Topics

The Following Overview Provides a Focused Outline for the Presentations of the Original EM Boot Camp Course.

General

  • Essential Charting Concepts
  • Approach to the ED Patient
  • Vital Signs: Key to Risk Avoidance

Administrative

  • APCs in EM: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Supervision Essentials

Airway/Anesthesia

  • Analgesics and Procedural Sedation

Cardiology

  • ACS: Essential Concepts
  • Congestive Failure: Myo-Pericarditis
  • Syncope and Hypertension
  • AHA Emergency Care Guidelines
  • Cardiac Dysrhythmias: Don’t Miss a Beat

Dermatology

  • Emergency Department Dermatology
  • Pediatric Rashes

ENT / Ophthalmology

  • Eye Disorders: A Systematic Approach
  • Oropharyngeal and Neck Disorders
  • Sinus, Nose and Tooth Disorders

Environmental

  • Environmental Disorders

GI

  • Upper Abdominal Disorders
  • Lower Abdominal Disorders

Infectious Diseases

  • Soft Tissue Infections: Routine vs. Deadly
  • Pediatric Infections: A Consistent Approach

Medicolegal

  • What You Must Know to Avoid Being Sued

Neurology / Psychiatry

  • TIAs and Strokes: State-of-the-Art
  • Neuropsychiatric Challenges
  • Headaches: Don’t Miss the Serious Ones

Ob/Gyn

  • Pregnancy and Vaginal Bleeding: Core Concepts
  • STDs: Diagnosis and Treatment

Orthopedics / Trauma

  • Hip and Pelvis Disorders: Subtle Ones
  • Shoulder Disorders: A Systematic Approach
  • Hand and Wrist Disorders
  • Back Pain: Don’t Miss the Red Flags
  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Optimized Care
  • Knee Disorders: Clinical Assessment
  • Common Ankle and Foot Disorders
  • Elbow and Forearm Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Disorders: Most Benign, Some Not
  • Head Trauma: Keys to Judicious Assessment

Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Infections: A Consistent Approach
  • Essential Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rashes

Pulmonary

  • Adult Chest Disorders - Part 1
  • Adult Chest Disorders - Part 2
  • Asthma and COPD Exacerbations

Renal / Endocrine / Metabolic

  • Urology: Rapid Assessment and Treatment
  • Endocrine and Acid-Base Disorders
  • Emergency Department Electrolyte Disorders