Emergency Medicine And Urgent Care: Point-Of-Care Ultrasound And Other Trending Topics - Live Webinar

By American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc.

  • On-Demand Course
  • Nov 14 - 17, 2022
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 20 +
  • USD 599.00

Overview

Emergency Medicine And Urgent Care: Point-Of-Care Ultrasound And Other Trending Topics is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc. and will be held from Nov 14 - 17, 2022.

Learning Objectives:
Day 1:
Quiver and Quake: Managing Atrial Fibrillation . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Review the growing incidence and importance of AF in the population.
• Appraise the applicable medical literature that is available to the clinician along with the latest AHA Guidelines.
• Discuss the use of anticoagulation in AF for stroke prevention.

Head Banger: Concussions .   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Define concussion and the spectrums of concussion disorders.
• Describe the mechanisms of concussion.
• Appraise the literature as it pertains to minor closed head injury and apply ACEP Guidelines as they relate to minor CHI.
• Grasp the consequences of concussions (e.g. CTE) and how to prevent concussions from occurring.

Suboxone Treatment Out of the ED. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Describe the extent of the opiate health care crisis.
• Define what is involved in initiating a MAT program in your hospital.
• Outline the steps that need to be followed when initiating a patient on MAT in the ED.

Acute Coronary Syndrome in the ED: So Many Drugs and So Little Time. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Analyze the scope of the problem of ACS in the ED..
• Integrate the evidence-based treatment of ACS based on the latest applicable literature.
• Relate the areas of controversy in the treatment of this disease entity.
• Assess emerging therapies that may prove useful for the treatment of ACS in the ED.
• Apply and integrate the updated ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina and non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Assess risk factors for CA-MRSA infection.
• Specify the best-evidence management of skin and soft-tissue infections such as abscess and cellulitis in the era of drug resistance.
• Assess both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic best-practice management strategies for this disease entity.
• Demonstrate familiarity with the latest treatment recommendations for CA-MRSA as directed by the CDC.

Day 2:
Crushin’ it: The Other ACS - Acute Compartment Syndrome . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Define Compartment syndrome and where it can occur.
• Explain the pathophysiology of compartment syndrome.
• Identify signs and symptoms of compartment syndrome.
• Develop a management.

The Pediatric Belly .   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Demonstrate effective approaches and tips to examining a child’s abdomen.
• Review the diagnoses that cannot be missed and how age plays a role.
• Consider when and how to image the pediatric abdomen.
• Identify the imaging modalities associated with certain pediatric abdominal pathologies.
• Discuss the role of ultrasound as well as POCUS in the diagnoses of pediatric abdominal pathologies.

Painless Procedures in the Urgent Care: When Procedural Sedation is Not an Option. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Become familiar with the dosing, route, expected effects and side effects of intranasal analgesia and sedation.
• Improve your hematoma blocks for fracture reduction.
• Describe the effective use of intra-articular lidocaine for shoulder reductions.

Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Describe the rapidly evolving landscape emphasizing the outpatient treatment of many diseases that formerly mandated hospital admission.
• Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk chest pain to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up.
• Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk DVT and PE to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up.

Low Back Pain in the ED: What We Know, What We Think We Know, and What We Don’t Know. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Apply an evidence-based approach to the evaluation of non-traumatic back pain.
• Differentiate the “red flags” that should heighten the suspicion for serious pathology in the evaluation of back pain.
• Assess and differentiate both effective as well as disproved therapies in the treatment of back pain using the Cochrane Database.
• Specify potential pitfalls in the treatment and disposition of low back pain.

Day 3:
Stroke: What You Need to Know in 2022 . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Choose an evidence-based approach to imaging in suspected ischemic stroke.
• Use an evidence- and guideline-based strategy to selecting therapeutic options is stroke.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: The Essentials .   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Distinguish the features of point-of-care ultrasound from comprehensive or consultative ultrasound examinations.
• Identify the rationale and advantages for performing point-of-care ultrasound.
• Describe the principles of image generation and acquisition using point-of-care ultrasound.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Approach to Shock . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Provide a simplistic approach to the differential diagnosis of undifferentiated shock..
• Dive into the literature surrounding how POCUS changes the management of patients in undifferentiated shock.
• Review the RUSH exam.

The Flank: An Update on Kidney Stones. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Identify the risk factors for nephrolithiasis occurrence and recurrence.
• List three ways to diagnose nephrolithiasis and discuss the pros and cons of each one.
• Explain the indications and options for the medical evaluation of recurrent and first time stone formers.
• Outline the clinical indications and common adverse effects of drugs used to treat nephrolithiasis.
• Establish an effective algorithm for the medical management of nephrolithiasis and how POCUS plays an important role.

Sepsis Updates . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Describe new developments in the care of patients with sepsis.
• Use an evidence-based approach to optimize outcomes for patients with sepsis.

Day 4:
Endocarditis. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Identify historical, examination, and epidemiological risk factors for endocarditis.
• Recognize the use and limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of endocarditis.

Must Not Miss Radiology .   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Identify high risk injuries commonly missed on radiographs.
• Recognize high risk, time sensitive conditions identified with computed tomography and point-of-care ultrasound.

The Acute Headache . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Review the diagnoses critical to the emergency physician that may present with headache.
• Identify key historical and examination finds that can help to differentiate primary (benign) from secondary (serious) causes of headaches.
• Discuss the indications for diagnostic imaging, lumbar puncture and laboratory testing in patients with headache.
• Recognize life-threatening diagnoses on CT imaging and CSF examination.
• Describe treatment strategies to relieve headache symptoms.

The Eyeball . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Examine the eyeball effectively and review its basic anatomy.
• Approach acute visual loss confidently and understand how pain plays an important role in distinguishing diagnoses.
• Manage the patient with a red eye(s).
• Recall the common medications to treat eye non-emergencies and emergencies.

Another Patient Down and Out? What to do with Syncope . 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Recognize high risk factors in patients with syncope.
• Use the best available evidence to guide the evaluation and disposition in patients with syncope.

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Live Webinar – Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care: Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Other Trending Topics Fee Final Fee 13 Nov, 2022 USD 599.00

Credit Info

Accreditations:
AMA:
American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates this live 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.

AAFP:
The AAFP has reviewed Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care: Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Other Trending Topics and deemed it acceptable for up to 20.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 11/14/2022 to 11/17/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Total Credit(s)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 20
  • Credits : 20

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Emergency Medicine Physicians

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