Emergency Medicine & Acute Care

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2018 Series includes 32 lectures:

  1. Integration of PAs and NPs into the ED (27:46)
  2. Which Dizzy Patient Needs an MRI? (28:17)
  3. Practice-Changing Urology Pearls (30:24)
  4. Low-Risk Chest Pain – Who Goes Home? (30:29)
  5. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 1 (1h, 21m)
  6. Pearls from Risk Management Monthly - Part 1 (29:52)
  7. Expanded ED Pain Management Options (28:29)
  8. Ear, Nose and Throat Potpourri (27:52)
  9. Pneumonia Care Controversies (27:56)
  10. Pearls from Risk Management Monthly - Part 2 (29:59)
  11. Acute Heart Failure: Diagnostic Pearls (30:31)
  12. ACS – The First Hours of Care (28:20)
  13. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 2 (1h, 29m)
  14. Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Pearls (28:34)
  15. Syncope 2018: Is Anything New? (28:58)
  16. Acute Heart Failure: Therapeutic Pearls (24:15)
  17. Acute Ischemic Conditioning for MIs and Stroke (18:26)
  18. Pearls from ED Leadership Monthly - Part 1 (29:47)
  19. Sexual / Racial / Ethnic Disparities in the ED (36:43)
  20. Pediatric Severe Asthma in the ED (29:47)
  21. Hot Topics in Emergency Department Operations (1h, 11m)
  22. Endovascular Stroke Treatment Issues (29:10)
  23. Adult Severe Asthma in the ED (25:23)
  24. Pearls from ED Leadership Monthly - Part 2 (25:28)
  25. Unusual But Important Cardiac Syndromes - Part 1 (26:11)
  26. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 1 (30:05)
  27. Adverse Effects of Biologics Marketed on TV (23:52)
  28. Unusual But Important Cardiac Syndromes - Part 2 (22:03)
  29. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Controversies (1h, 13m)
  30. New ED Gizmos and Gadgets (26:26)
  31. Role of the ED in Non-Heart-Beating Donors (18:38)
  32. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 2 (22:03)

2017 Series includes 32 lectures:

  1. The Dilemma of PE Overdiagnosis (25:03)
  2. Topics in COPD 2017: Is Anything New? (31:19)
  3. SEPSIS, SOFA, So What? (29:45)
  4. TIAs in the ED (28:04)
  5. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 1 (1h, 20m)
  6. The Challenges of Physician Variability (27:16)
  7. Myths In Emergency Medicine (35:08)
  8. Steroids: Uses and Misuses in EM (23:36)
  9. Assessing Suicide Risk (26:08)
  10. Acute and Chronic Back Pain in the ED (32:13)
  11. ACLS Literature Update - Part 1 (27:47)
  12. Poisoning / Overdose 2017 (36:28)
  13. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 2 (1h, 24m)
  14. Getting to Know Tranexamic Acid (28:00)
  15. BRUE in Low Risk Infants: AAP Guidelines (26:05)
  16. ACLS Literature Update - Part 2 (30:05)
  17. Imaging in Chest Trauma (30:47)
  18. Management of CPR Survival - Part 1 (24:36)
  19. Gastrointestinal Pearls (23:14)
  20. Sore Throat: State-of-the-Art (38:05)
  21. Challenging ED Scenarios (57:22)
  22. Minor Head Trauma: Special Cases (28:29)
  23. Management of CPR Survival - Part 2 (28:17)
  24. SAH Ongoing Diagnostic Challenges (33:58)
  25. ED-Related “Choosing Wisely” - Part 1 (30:41)
  26. Unusual Antibiotic Side Effects (30:31)
  27. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 1 (20:38)
  28. Ongoing Challenge of Managing Pediatric UTI (28:24)
  29. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Controversies (1h, 17m)
  30. ED-Related “Choosing Wisely” - Part 2 (26:50)
  31. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 2 (23:42)
  32. Clinician Burnout: 2017 Update (38:53)

2016 Series includes 32 lectures:

  1. Introduction (4:56)
  2. Endovascular Therapy for Ischemic Stroke (27:22)
  3. Pediatric Migraine And Concussion (29:03)
  4. Ketamine Analgesia In The ED (27:14)
  5. Protective Ventilation High Flow Therapy (30:48)
  6. CT Negative Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (30:44)
  7. Important Recent EM Literature Part 1 (1h, 29m)
  8. Traps When Assessing The Medical Literature (30:58)
  9. Antivirals For Influenza (24:53)
  10. Bronchiolitis: 2014 AAP Guidelines (22:29)
  11. Management Of The Injured Finger (37:49)
  12. Evolving Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine (28:39)
  13. Acute Aortic Dissection, Pearls and Pitfalls - Part 1 (31:31)
  14. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 2 (1h, 26m)
  15. Acute Aortic Dissection, Pearls and Pitfalls - Part 2 (23:03)
  16. High Sensitivity Troponins: Rapid Rule-Outs? (31:27)
  17. New ED Drugs, Gizmos & Gadgets (21:07)
  18. 2015 ACLS AHA Guidelines (31:51)
  19. Visual Diagnosis - Part 1 (34:53)
  20. The HEART Score for Chest Pain Patients (24:07)
  21. Statins in Acute Coronary Syndrome (22:35)
  22. Optimizing ED Operations (1h, 28m)
  23. Sleep and the Emergency Medicine Professional (25:29)
  24. Visual Diagnosis - Part 2 (20:51)
  25. ACEP CEDR Quality Measures (7:41)
  26. The Rise of Lactate (28:20)
  27. Don’t Just Do Something: Stand There! (20:26)
  28. Is the C-Spine X-Ray Dead? (22:15)
  29. CT Coronary Angiography, Pros and Cons (26:26)
  30. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Controversies (1h, 21m)
  31. Common Myths in Emergency Medicine (19:10)
  32. Errors in Trauma Management 2016 - Parts 1 & 2 (54:39)

2015 Series includes 31 lectures:

  1. Reader Beware (30:38)
  2. Avoiding Diagnostic Error (23:40)
  3. Pediatric Illnesses (32:06)
  4. Fever In TheReturned Traveler (33:10)
  5. Important Recent EM Literature Part 1 (1h, 29m)
  6. Shared Decision Making In EM (32:07)
  7. Management Of End of Life Issues (27:02)
  8. Blood: The Liquid Tissue Transplant (28:34)
  9. 2014 AHA/ACC UA/NSTEMI: Controversies (29:00)
  10. Issues Concerning the PA/NP In The ED (32:00)
  11. Focused Approach To The Dizzy Patient (25:57)
  12. Pneumonia: X-Ray Or Ultrasound (21:51)
  13. Important Recent EM Literature Part 2 (1h, 36m)
  14. TIAs In the Emergency Department (28:42)
  15. 2014 AHA/ACC UA/NSTEMI: Risk Stratification (29:28)
  16. 2014 IDSA Abscess Guidelines (26:33)
  17. Cellulitis To Necrotizing Fasciitis (32:21)
  18. Visual Diagnosis Part 1 (21:43)
  19. Controversies In The Management Of Sepsis (25:56)
  20. Optimizing ED Operations (1h, 25m)
  21. Visual Diagnosis Part 2 (36:26)
  22. Helium And Oxygen In The ED (24:19)
  23. Head Trauma In The Anticoagulated Patient (26:38)
  24. Syncope: Benign vs. Deadly (26:38)
  25. AHA STEMI Guidelines: 2013 (32:29)
  26. MRI vs. CT In The ED Setting (26:35)
  27. Opiate Misuse vs. Oligoanalgesia (35:29)
  28. Diagnostic And Therapeutic Controversies (1h, 27m)
  29. New Drugs In The ED (23:03)
  30. Emergency Medicine Gadgets And Gizmos (31:56)
  31. Myths In Emergency Medicine (26:51)

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  • Don’t miss family / work obligations
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  • No distractions leading to easier concentration

Sample Lectures

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One of the chief benefits of the self-study program is the flexibility it provides participants to study at their own pace. Participants can instantly watch or listen to the lectures with ease at any time that suits them best.

No commercial support was obtained for this program.

CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and The Center for Medical Education, Inc. The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this Enduring material activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is physicians, PAs and NPs who practice in emergency departments and who are seeking an evidence-based, literature-focused update in controversial areas of emergency care.

Learning Objectives

After completing the Emergency Medicine and Acute Care: A Critical Appraisal self-study program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss key points from the literature regarding leading-edge emergency medicine topics.
  • Discuss literature-based recommendations for practice improvement.
  • Effectively translate the acquired strategies into improved diagnostics and subsequently implement a better treatment plan for their patients.