OVERVIEW

UCad-Urgent Care- Adult is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc. This course has been approved for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Release Date: July 1, 2021  
Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: 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.

TOPIC 2: Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  GL, COMP
• Describe the pathophysiology of syncope
• Differentiate between various causes of syncope
• Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines
• Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope.

TOPIC 3: 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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

PhysicianEmergency Medicine Physicians

SPECIALITIES

Adult MedicineEmergency Medicine

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