Emergency Medicine & Acute Care

Take the EM & Acute Care Course From Home!

Take the course thousands of your colleagues have depended on from the comfort of home.

Proof of residency or PA/NP/RN status is required during the checkout process.

2020 Series includes 31 lectures:

  1. Course Introduction (1:10)
  2. Unusual Antibiotic Side Effects (31:02)
  3. MRI vs. CT in the ED Setting (44:01)
  4. Challenges of Managing Pediatric UTIs (33:16)
  5. Emerging Issues in Anticoagulation (28:12)
  6. Chest X-Ray, Ultrasonography, or CT? (28:13)
  7. Headache - ACEP 2019 Guidelines (31:41)
  8. LPs in Febrile Infants 29-60 Days Old? (36:56)
  9. Suicidal Risk: Assessment and Intervention (32:35)
  10. Cardiovascular Pearls, 2019 (33:15)
  11. DKA and Hyperglycemia Update (39:34)
  12. Sore Throat: Still Trying to Get It Right (47:16)
  13. Sexual/Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the ED (31:29)
  14. ACS & PE – ACEP 2019 Guidelines (22:47)
  15. Psychiatric Patients: Medical Evaluation (35:40)
  16. Challenges of Atrial Fibrillation - Part 1 (29:27)
  17. Challenges of Atrial Fibrillation - Part 2 (31:14)
  18. Otitis Media Doesn’t Cause Fever (29:37)
  19. Sepsis 2019: Hot Off the Press (29:53)
  20. Pearls from ED Leadership Monthly (1h, 08m)
  21. Pearls from Risk Management Monthly (1h, 01m)
  22. Urologic Imaging Guidelines (34:01)
  23. Pediatric Vomiting and Diarrhea (26:31)
  24. Trauma 2019: Hot Off the Press (31:12)
  25. Myths in Emergency Medicine (22:46)
  26. Myths in EMS Care (37:33)
  27. ATS / IDSA Updated Pneumonia Guidelines (34:26)
  28. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 1 (30:40)
  29. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 2 (28:15)
  30. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 1 (2h, 03m)
  31. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 2 (1h, 58m)

2019 Series includes 32 lectures:

  1. Pediatric Fever Diagnostic Testing - Part 1 (38:59)
  2. Pediatric Fever Taking It to the Bedside - Part 2 (18:32)
  3. The ED's Role in Treating Opioid Addiction (34:52)
  4. Serious Diseases, Outpatient Treatment - Part 1 (23:48)
  5. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 1 (1h, 25m)
  6. Serious Diseases, Outpatient Treatment - Part 2 (26:09)
  7. Importance of Coronary Risk Scores (32:48)
  8. Pearls from Risk Management Monthly (31:47)
  9. Pediatric Thoracic Trauma (29:15)
  10. Pearls from ED Leadership Monthly (28:04)
  11. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pearls - Part 1 (30:06)
  12. Trauma Care Controversies (31:58)
  13. Important Recent EM Literature - Part 2 (1h, 25m)
  14. The Geriatric Emergency Department (32:26)
  15. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pearls - Part 2 (27:33)
  16. Learn to Love High Sensitivity Troponins (25:13)
  17. 2019 Sepsis Update - Part 1 (32:00)
  18. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 1 (28:44)
  19. What's New in ED Respiratory Support (39:26)
  20. The Consequences of Shift Work (30:36)
  21. Optimizing ED Operations (1 hour)
  22. Visual Diagnosis Challenges - Part 2 (21:01)
  23. 2019 Sepsis Update - Part 2 (36:08)
  24. Important Pregnancy Factoids (34:43)
  25. The 2018 ATLS Guidelines: What's New? (25:08)
  26. Intravenous Fluid Controversies (28:36)
  27. 2018 Stroke Guideline Controversies - Part 1 (31:02)
  28. Cannabinoids in the ED (30:05)
  29. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Controversies (1h, 21m)
  30. 2018 Stroke Guideline Controversies - Part 2 (22:56)
  31. Concussion ED Essentials (26:19)
  32. Telemedicine and the Emergency Physician (22:13)

The Ultimate in Convenience to Meet Your Busy Schedule

Experience the energy and enthusiasm of the EM & Acute Care course series on your schedule with the self-study program.

  • Don’t miss family / work obligations
  • Avoid the expense and hassle of travel
  • Available in a variety of formats to suit your needs
  • Course content is accessible 24/7

Sample Lectures

Study on Your Time and at Your Pace

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.

Self-Study CME Accreditation

2020 EM & Acute Care Course Series
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 self-study activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AOA automatically recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as AOA Category 2 credit.

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

The Center for Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 12345

2019 EM & Acute Care Course Series
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 self-study activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AOA automatically recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as AOA Category 2 credit.

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

The Center for Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 12345

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.