Urgent Care Comprehensive Review Series

By American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc.

  • On-Demand Course
  • Jul 01, 2021 - Jul 01, 2024
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 15
  • USD 357.00

Overview

Urgent Care Comprehensive Review Series is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc.

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

Topics Include:
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Era of Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA): An Evidence-Based Approach.
• Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Outpatient Setting.
• Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do.
• Fever of the Unknown Origin 
• Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S.
• Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions
• Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain
• Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Management
• A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA

All 3 modules available to Download or Stream on your device.  Receive a PDF digital syllabus for each as well as access to immediate Online Testing.  Once you have placed your order, if you are a new user, you will receive an email with your temporary password. Please follow the instructions for accessing your account and downloads. For repeat users, your account dashboard will be available upon placing your order.

Topics & Objectives
• AMS - 2021-UCad-Urgent Care- Adult
Topic 1: Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• 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:
• 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:
• 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.

• AMS - 2021-UCid-Urgent Care- Infectious Diseases
Topic 1: Fever of Unknown Origin.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance.
• Describe the major causes of FUO’s.
• Integrate normal temperature regulation and the relevance of this to disease states.
• Formulate an approach to FUO for a given patient based upon the multicenter and expert panel reviews published and referenced.

Topic 2: Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Determine the major tick vectors in the United States and their associated diseases.
• Relate the proper technique for tick removal.
• Differentiate the clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment of the major tick borne diseases in the United States: Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever as per the CDC and IDSA Guidelines.

Topic 3: Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions.
Upon completion of this session, the participants should be able to:
• Interpret normal CSF parameters.
• Interpret abnormal CSF findings and apply them to the proper management of patients.
• Relate an understanding of some of the more controversial clinical areas associated with the management of meningitis such as:
• The IDSA guidelines on the use of steroids;
• Who requires a CT scan prior to a lumbar puncture;
• The effect of prior antibiotic treatment on the interpretations of CSF.
• Discriminate the causes of aseptic meningitis with specific emphasis on the non-viral, treatable etiologies.

• AMS - 2021-UCpd-Urgent Care- Pediatrics
Topic 1: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Era of Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA): An Evidence-Based Approach. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Detect common skin and soft tissue infections potentially caused by CA-MRSA in children.
• Construct a diagnostic approach to common CA-MRSA infections using the most recent pediatric evidence and national guidelines.
• Use recent evidence to develop appropriate management strategies for CA-MRSA infections.
• Construct an informed approach to antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections.

Topic 2: Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Outpatient Setting
Upon completion of this session, using national Evidence Based Medicine sources including Cochrane Collaboration and published guidelines from sources including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the participant should be able to:
• Identify antibiotic prescribing patterns, outcomes, and expenditures for common pediatric conditions.
• Differentiate between common pediatric infections and those that require antibiotic treatment.
• Develop a clinical approach to the diagnosis and therapy of sinusitis.

Topic 3: Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Identify recent changes in influenza epidemiology.
• Enumerate CDC recommendations and Guidelines for immunization.
• Appropriately prescribe antiviral prophylaxis and treatment.

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Course Fee Course Registration Fee 30 Jun, 2024 USD 357.00

Credit Info

Urgent Care Comprehensive Review Series Bundle Includes:
Three UC Modules Totaling 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation: American Medical Seminars, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Total Credit(s)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 15

Specialties

  • Healthcare Management
  • Emergency Medicine

Target Audience

  • Physician

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