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Diptheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus: Evidence-Based Management of Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Feb 2017
Diagnosis and recommended emergency room treatment and management of diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus, including isolation protocol and obtaining diphtheria antitoxin from the CDC. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Infectious Disease CME and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 3/1/2020
Noninvasive Ventilation For Patients In Acute Respiratory Distress: An Update
Feb 2017
When noninvasive ventilation is indicated over endotracheal intubation and rapid sequence intubation for patients in respiratory distress. Key contraindications for NIV and signs that positive pressure ventilation has failed. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacotherapy credits. CME expires on 02/01/2020.
Altered Level of Consciousness: Evidence-Based Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Jan 2017
Altered level of consciousness in a child can have many causes, some life-threatening. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 1/1/2020
Emergency Department Management of Priapism (Pharmacology CME)
Jan 2017
Current evidence for immediate emergency room treatment of ischemic priapism, using a stepwise approach starting with aspiration of cavernosal blood, cold saline irrigation, and penile injection with sympathomimetic agents. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.25 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 1/1/2020
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In Pediatric Patients: A Review Of Measles, Mumps, Rubella, And Varicella
Dec 2016
Recognize the distinctive features of rashes associated with measles, rubella, and varicella; identify children at risk for severe complications; and evaluate treatment options. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Infectious Disease CME credits. CME expires on 12/01/2019.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Dec 2016
Diagnosing PID through medical history and examination, including evaluation for alternate diagnoses, and initiating appropriate antibiotic therapy. Early diagnosis and treatment of PID by the emergency room physician prevents complications such as chronic pain, ectopic pregnancy, infertility. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/1/2019
Module 16.5: Unscheduled Return Visits: Minimizing Risk With Essential Communication Improvement
Dec 2016
On average, for every 30 patients seen in the ED, one will "bounce back" for an unscheduled return visit (URV). When it comes to URVs, there are risks for patients, clinicians, and EDs, including increased costs, a higher rate of adverse outcomes and hospitalization, and litigation. This module of ED CLEAR gives you strategies for estimating risk, avoiding misses, and preventing miscommunication, a common cause of URVs. We review the evidence to highlight clinical and communication best practices.
Managing Acute Complications of Sickle Cell Disease in Pediatric Patients (Pharmacology CME)
Nov 2016
Emergency room management of common acute complications of sickle cell disease in children: Vaso-occlusive crisis, acute chest syndrome, stroke, priapism, and transient red cell anemia; and guidelines for rapid pain treatment of VOC. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 11/1/2020
Evidence-Based Management of Potassium Disorders in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Nov 2016
This review examines the most current evidence with regard to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of potassium disorders: hypokalemia and hyperkalemia. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 11/1/2019
Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: An Evidence-Based Review of Emergency Department Management (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Oct 2016
This issue discusses methods to maintain adequate oxygenation, maximize management of intracranial hypertension, and optimize blood pressure in the emergency department to improve neurologic outcomes following pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 10/1/2019
Optimizing Survival Outcomes for Adult Patients with Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 2016
Systematic review of the basic life support factors for cardiac arrest, including chest compression technique during CPR and rapid defibrillation of shockable rhythms (ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation), and common underlying causes of cardiac arrest. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 10/1/2019
Module 16.4: Evidence-Based Management Of Suspected Appendicitis
Oct 2016
Appendicitis is the most common surgical disease of the abdomen. This CME module weighs scans vs. scores to reduce risks of radiation, misses and perforations. You'll learn objective, validated, and defensible approaches for improving appendicitis outcomes for adult and pediatric patients.
Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics And Controversies, Volume II (Trauma CME)
Oct 2016
This trauma CME resource, delivered in print and online digital formats, presents current guidelines and best practices for treatment of trauma patients.
Emergency Trauma Care Primer
Oct 2016
This trauma CME resource, delivered in print and online digital formats, presents current guidelines and best practices for treatment of trauma patients. It includes 9 trauma-specific AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™, and 9 ANCC Contact Hours; (CME expires 10/1/19).
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Children: Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
Sep 2016
This review discusses the limitations of routine pulse oximetry and carboxyhemoglobin measurement in determining carbon monoxide exposure, and notes effects of co-ingestions and comorbidities.
Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (Critical Care Topic and Pharmacology CME)
Sep 2016
Reviews common sources of alcohol ingestion, basic mechanisms of toxicity, physical examination and laboratory findings that may guide rapid assessment and management, and indications for treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 9/1/2019
Acute Rheumatic Fever: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Management (Pharmacology CME)
Aug 2016
This issue focuses on the clinical evaluation and treatment of patients with acute rheumatic fever by offering a thorough review of the literature on diagnosis and recommendations on appropriate treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Infectious Disease CME and 0.25 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 8/1/2019
Transient Global Amnesia: Emergency Department Evaluation And Management
Aug 2016
A detailed framework for the emergency physician to distinguish transient global amnesia (the acute onset of profound anterograde amnesia lasting up to 24 hours) from its most common mimics. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2019.
Module 16.3: Evidence-Based Management Of Skin And Soft-Tissue Infections In The Emergency Department
Aug 2016
Necrotizing fasciitis is the terrorist of skin and soft tissue infections, producing toxins resulting in necrosis and sepsis out of proportion to the number of bacteria present. Of about 3.5 million patients with SSTIs seen in the ED every year, approximately 1/700 will have necrotizing fasciitis. But two-thirds of these cases get missed on first pass. This ED CLEAR module covers clinical practices for diagnosing necrotizing fasciitis as early as possible, significantly improving the odds of a good outcome.
Ebola Virus Disease: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities (Pharmacology CME)
Jul 2016
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe multisystem disease. Prehospital personnel, hospitals, and clinicians must be prepared to provide care for patients with EVD, with special attention to rigorous infection control in order to limit the spread of infection. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 7/1/2019
Cervical Artery Dissection: Early Recognition and Stroke Prevention (Stroke CME, Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jul 2016
Reviews advanced screening criteria and imaging for patients with cervical artery dissections, and antithrombotic treatment strategies to reduce ischemic stroke. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME, 4 Trauma CME, and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 7/1/2019
Procedural Ultrasound In Pediatric Patients: Techniques And Tips For Accuracy And Safety
Jun 2016
This issue will review the adult literature and the available pediatric literature comparing ultrasound guidance to more traditional approaches. Methods for using ultrasound guidance to perform various procedures, and the pitfalls associated with each procedure, will also be described.
Emergency Department Evaluation And Management Of Blunt Chest And Lung Trauma (Trauma CME)
Jun 2016
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with blunt injuries to the chest, ribs and lung. Decision rules for chest x-ray, CT and bedside lung ultrasonography; treatment controversies including the limitations of needle thoracostomy using standard needle, chest tube placement, and chest tube size. Also airway and ventilation management. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME credits. CME expires on 06/01/2019.
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