31st Annual High Risk Emergency Medicine Self-Study Course logo

The Self-Study Course Designed to
Keep You Out of the Courtroom

Be Empowered to Avoid Clinical Situations That Put You and Your Patients at Risk With the High Risk Emergency Medicine Self-Study Course.

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Through the Analysis of a Series of Cases, Combined With a Critical Review of the Medical Literature, the Faculty Will Drive Home Key Principals to Guide Future Practice.

22 Practice Changing Products
Includes Real Case Scenarios
Learn How to Prepare for a Deposition
16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Learn a Series of High‑Yield Strategies to Limit Risks Associated With:

  • Miscommunications
  • Documentation Errors
  • Policies and Procedures Traps
  • Pass-On Errors
  • EMTALA Mistakes
  • High Risk Chief Complaints
  • … And many more!

Sample Lectures

Avoid the Multitude of EM Legal Traps and Lower Your Malpractice Risk.

Course Topics:

  • Malpractice Liability in EM: The Big Picture
  • Risk Trends and Threats
  • Sepsis
  • Legal Disasters in Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Spin Class — Dizziness and Stroke
  • Wide Complex Tachycardias: Myths and Pitfalls
  • Tearing a Hole in Your Risk Management: Acute Aortic Dissection
  • Geriatric Emergency Medicine — Older Is Riskier
  • Pediatrics High Risk — Smaller People, Not Smaller Risk: Part 1 & 2
  • Back Pain
  • The Suicidal Patient
  • Manage Yourself, Manage Your Risk
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Risk of Transition of Care from ED to Inpatient
  • Medical Legal Quicksand — The Patient
  • Medical Legal Quicksand — The System
  • Medico-legal Panel: Bring Your Questions!
  • Ten Most Important Legal Questions Asked
  • Documentation
  • Surviving a Lawsuit
  • Mock Deposition

The Ultimate in Convenience to Meet Your Busy Schedule

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

Watch or Listen Instantly and Earn Up to 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Meet Our Expert Faculty

Our Energetic and Knowledgeable Faculty Will Provide You With a Comprehensive Deep Dive Into Emergency Medicine Risk Mitigation.

Self-Study CME Accreditation

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 16.25 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.

Target Audience

This course is designed to benefit physicians, nurses, and physician assistants providing acute care. Malpractice attorneys, hospital risk management staff, and quality management staff will also benefit from this CME course.

Learning Objectives

After completing this CME course, participants should be able to:
  • Review current medical literature and analyze actual emergency medicine malpractice cases to improve patient outcomes and avoid malpractice claims
  • Identify the critical components of the history, physical exam and data collection process that are critical to assuring a well-supported evaluation, treatment and disposition of Emergency Department patients
  • Develop an effective Emergency Department Risk Management program