Advanced Emergency Medicine Boot Camp

Now you can register for the optional workshops without attending the main course!

Specifically Designed for PAs, NPs, and Primary Care Physicians.

Join us live in 2024 for the Advanced EM Boot Camp course and take your practice to the next level.

Revised and updated for 2024 with more topics, more detail, and additional new faculty.

The Advanced EM Boot Camp is an intensive, 23.5-hour, 3-day course (preceded on July 9th by optional ECG and imaging workshops and followed by an optional emergency ultrasound workshop on July 13th). Experience 41 exceptional topics with some of the best faculty in emergency medicine.

Built on the foundation of the Original EM Boot Camp course (which has been experienced by over 22,000 participants), this advanced course goes the next step to drill down on more detail. You’ll learn critical care, airway interventions, trauma management, pediatrics, cardiac care, and more of what you need to become a master practitioner.

Take the course online or live in Las Vegas – both versions are fully accredited and guaranteed to help optimize the care for your patients.

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Advanced EM Boot Camp course

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Main Course (July 10–12, 2024)

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3 days
14 Faculty
23.5 cme credits

Here’s What You’ll Receive When You Attend the Course

  • Instruction by top award-winning emergency medicine educators/clinicians

    As with the Original EM Boot Camp course, the focus has been on engaging the absolute best, most enthusiastic and experienced Emergency Medicine educators, all of whom have worked extensively in a collaborative environment.

  • 41 fast-paced, upbeat & leading edge 30-minute presentations

    The focus is to go beyond the basics and present a series of tightly orchestrated presentations addressing the latest developments in EM practice.

  • 6 Q&A sessions with the faculty

    In addition to the faculty panels, the faculty answer the most popular questions asked by the audience during the course.

  • An ongoing emphasis on key documentation and risk management concepts

    The many traps that wind up being the source of errors and potential litigation are discussed on an ongoing basis throughout the course presentations.

  • Literature support for faculty recommendations

    Where appropriate, the literature support for diagnostic and therapeutic approaches will be provided to optimize the evidence-based approach of the course.

  • A comprehensive printed course manual

    The 475+ page full-color printed manual is designed for rapid review and easy retrieval of key concepts and essential information covered in the course.

  • Earn up to 23.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 Credits™ for the Main Course, 4 AMA PRA Cat. 1 Credits™ for each of the optional ECG and Imaging Workshops, and 7.50 AMA PRA Cat. 1 Credits™ and ACEP credits for the optional Ultrasound Workshop.

    Both PA and NP organizations recognize AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as approved CME.

    Attendees of the live course are eligible to receive 50% off the self-study program. Please call (800) 458-4779 for full details.

Optional In-Depth ECG and Imaging Workshops
(July 9th, 2024)

Close-up of ECG printout

ECG Boot Camp

The automated ECG printout is not always correct, and you’ve got the final say. Join us for a 4-hour intensive update that will sharpen your all-important ECG interpretation skills.

With almost 20% of all ED patients getting an ECG, the ability to interpret this important test is an essential ED skill. This course goes beyond the basics regarding all manner of ECG presentations – from subtle ischemia, true posterior MIs, Brugada syndrome, and arrhythmias, we’ll be covering high-yield ECG findings that you just can’t afford to miss. Learn the tricks and pearls that will provide a new level of confidence.

ECG Topics
  • Interpreting the Electrocardiogram
  • Potentially Lethal ECGs
  • The Tachycardias
  • The Bradycardias
  • The ST Segment and T wave: Ischemia
  • The ST Segment and T wave: Nonischemia
  • Electrocardiography Review: Unknowns
  • Question & Answer Session
People reviewing x-rays

Imaging Boot Camp

Our 4-hour imaging workshop will boost your diagnostic acumen and increase your confidence when it comes to reading the core diagnostic images obtained in the ED.

This intensive workshop will take you to the next level regarding the interpretation of ED images. Taught by front-line emergency physicians, you’ll learn common pitfalls to avoid when viewing all manner of ED imaging studies – from head CTs to chest x-rays to musculoskeletal images to pediatrics, you’ll achieve a new level of knowledge and confidence in this important component of ED patient evaluation.

Imaging Topics
  • Interpretation of the Adult Chest X-rays
  • The Pediatric Chest and Abdominal X-rays
  • The Adult Lower Extremity
  • The Adult Upper Extremity
  • The Pediatric Extremities
  • Imaging of the Spine
  • The Head CT
  • Radiology Review: Unknowns

Optional Emergency Ultrasound Workshop
(July 13th, 2024)

an ultrasound in progress

Emergency Ultrasound Boot Camp Workshop

Join us for an 8-hour, total immersion, hands-on program designed to jump-start a clinician towards becoming competent with the use of ultrasonography on a day-to-day basis in the ED.

The Advanced EM Boot Camp course now offers an optional full-day, hands-on Emergency Ultrasound Boot Camp Workshop. Stay a day after the main course and receive an immersive educational experience with ultrasound fellowship-trained emergency physicians.

Limited to 40 participants. Register early while spots are open!

Ultrasound Curriculum
  • Handling US Machines and Probes (LG)
  • Small Group Assignments
  • Knobology / Artifacts (SG)
  • IV Access (Hand, Anticubital, Foot, Popliteal) (SG)
  • Central Vasculature (Jugular, Carotid, Femoral) (SG)
  • Bladder / Uterus (SG)
  • Kidneys (SG)
  • The Abdominal Quadrants (SG)
  • Subxiphoid Heart, Aorta (SG)
  • Heart (Multiple Views) / Lungs (SG)
  • Gall Bladder / Portal Triad (SG)
  • Needle Guidance Didactic and Demonstration (LG)
  • Skill Station 1 – eFAST (model and simulator) (SG)
  • Skill Station 2 – DVT / IV Access Simulator (SG)
  • Skill Station 3 – Echocardiography / IVC (model and simulator) (SG)
  • Skill Station 4 – RUSH Exam (SG)

(LG) = Large Group
(SG) = Small Group

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Enjoy one of the most popular emergency medicine courses developed especially for PAs, NPs, and primary care physicians. You’ll be engaged, entertained, inspired and, best of all, increase your mastery of emergency medicine.

Meet Our Expert Faculty

The award-winning emergency medicine educators participating in the Advanced EM Boot Camp course will provide you with what you need to know to help you become a master practitioner.

Thanks to our sponsors for helping make the Advanced EM Boot Camp possible.

The self-study course is an easy and convenient way to advance your patient care.

The course has been professionally recorded and is available for self-study in audio & video formats.

Attendees of the live course are eligible to receive 50% off the self-study program. Please call (800) 458-4779 for full details.

  • Avoid the expense and hassles of travel
  • Don’t miss family/work obligations
  • Study at your own pace and on your own time
  • Available in a variety of formats to suit your needs