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Assessing Abdominal Pain in Adults: A Rational, Cost-Effective, and Evidence-Based Strategy
Jun 2019
Improve ED assessment of patients with abdominal pain by using strategies that emphasize safe disposition over diagnosis. Recognize high-risk patients and dangerous mimics and choose testing, imaging, and consultation that will improve outcomes. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 06/01/2022.
Depressed and Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Approach (Behavioral Health CME)
May 2019
The ED is a critical intervention point for patients in mental health crisis. Emerging evidence shows it is possible and feasible to screen all ED patients for depression and suicidal ideation. Novel tools and strategies can help reduce the risk of suicide. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Behavioral Health CME credits. CME expires on 05/01/2022.
Emergency Department Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Pharmacology CME and Infectious Disease CME)
Apr 20195,987 views
Sexually transmitted diseases are a significant and growing public health threat that can cause lasting danger to the health of men, women, and unborn babies. Swift diagnosis and effective treatment strategies can lessen the public health consequences. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Pharmacology CME and 4 Infectious Disease CME credits. CME expires on 04/01/2022.
Blunt Cardiac Injury: Emergency Department Diagnosis and Management (Trauma CME)
Mar 20198,261 views
The spectrum of blunt cardiac injury can range from minor soreness to dysrhythmia, free wall rupture, hemorrhage, and sudden death. This issue reviews the latest evidence on the swift diagnosis of cardiac injury and best strategies for treatment. 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 03/01/2022.
Evaluation and Management of Life-Threatening Headaches in the Emergency Department (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Feb 201912,606 views
Life-threatening secondary headache can be due to vascular disorders or trauma, and can present with sudden, severe onset. This issue presents the red flag signs for the most dangerous causes, with recommendations on swift imaging and treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 02/01/2022
First Trimester Pregnancy Emergencies: Recognition and Management
Jan 20198,458 views
Common first-trimester ED presentations include miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, nausea and vomiting, urinary tract infections, and potential appendicitis. This issue reviews the evidence on these common conditions to ensure swift and safe management. 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 01/01/2022.
Influenza: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Dec 20189,694 views
Influenza can present with a wide range of nonspecific clinical signs and symptoms, making ED management challenging. This issue reviews the latest evidence on recognizing influenza in the ED, performing rapid testing and initiating antiviral treatment, and how to manage complications in high-risk patient groups. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 3 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/1/2021
Electrical Injuries in the Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Review (Trauma CME)
Nov 20188,691 views
Patients with electrical injuries in the ED can suffer trauma, external burns, and occult injuries to deep tissues, affecting all body systems. Fluids, cardiac monitoring, and disposition of low-voltage, high-voltage, and lightning strike injuries can vary. 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 11/01/2021.
Updates and Controversies in the Early Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 201820,754 views
Sepsis and septic shock guidelines, requirements, criteria, and treatments have changed substantially in the last few years. This issue reviews the latest evidence and discusses the changes and current controversies in sepsis diagnosis and management. 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 10/1/2021
Emergency Department Management of North American Snake Envenomations (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Sep 20187,130 views
Venomous North American snakes include pit vipers (copperheads, water moccasins/cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes) and coral snakes. The diagnostic studies, antivenom treatment, and follow-up required depend on the type of snake and the bite severity. The latest evidence on managing snake bites in the ED is reviewed. 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 9/1/2021
Cannabinoids: Emerging Evidence in Use and Abuse (Pharmacology CME)
Aug 20185,689 views
This issue reviews the pathophysiology and clinical findings associated with cannabinoid use, including acute intoxication, the recent emergence of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and novel treatments for its symptoms. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Behavioral Health CME and 3 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 8/1/2021
Emergency Department Management of Dyspnea in the Dying Patient (Pharmacology CME)
Jul 2018
Dyspnea is a distressing symptom in the dying process, but it can be managed in the ED to keep patients comfortable, alleviate patient and family anxieties, and honor the patient's goals of care. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Ethics CME, 2 Palliative Care CME, 2 End-of-Life Care CME, and 1 Pharmacology CME credits, subject to your state and institutional approval. CME expires 07/01/2021.
Managing Shoulder Injuries in the Emergency Department: Fracture, Dislocation, and Overuse (Trauma CME)
Jun 2018
Determining the source of shoulder pain - fracture, dislocation, or overuse - is an essential part of management. This issue offers information about effective strategies in diagnostic techniques, pain management, and indications for surgical referral for patients presenting to the ED with shoulder injuries and pain. 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 06/01/2021.
Recognizing and Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department
May 20184,784 views
For ED patients with signs and symptoms of infectious disease - including fever, rash, joint pain, and headache - obtaining a travel history is essential in order to quickly identify emerging (or re-emerging) infections. This issue reviews diagnostic and management best practices for three infections: Middle East respiratory syndrome, chikungunya virus infection, and Zika virus infection. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Infection Control CME credits. CME expires on 05/01/2021.
Jaundice in the Emergency Department: Meeting the Challenges of Diagnosis and Treatment (Pharmacology CME)
Apr 2018
This issue reviews the critical steps that should be taken to manage a patient who presents with jaundice, including the history and physical examination, necessary laboratory testing, imaging, and treatment. Management of neonates, pregnant patients, and transplant patients are also reviewed. 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 4/1/2021
Emergency Department Management of Smoke Inhalation Injury in Adults (Trauma CME)
Mar 2018
This issue reviews the diagnosis and management of airway compromise that can result from fire, smoke, and heat injury, as well as carbon monoxide and cyanide toxicity. Although a standardized diagnostic protocol is lacking, the evidence on best-practice diagnostic tools, airway management, and medical adjuncts are presented.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 03/01/2021.
Emergency Department Management of Patients With Thermal Burns (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Feb 2018
Optimal management of a burn patient begins with accurately classifying and measuring the extent of the burns. Every treatment decision that follows - from IV fluid management, wound care, escharotomy, and criteria for referral - depends on it. This issue reviews the best evidence on managing patients with burns, from prehospital management to disposition. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME and 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 2/1/2021
Managing Patients with Oncologic Complications in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Jan 2018
This issue reviews 3 of the more common presentations of oncology patients to the emergency department: metastatic spinal cord compression, tumor lysis syndrome, and febrile neutropenia. 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 1/1/2021
Managing Dislocations of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle in the Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Dec 2017
This review presents an algorithmic approach to management that ensures that pain relief, imaging, reduction, vascular monitoring, and emergent orthopedic consultation are carried out in a timely fashion.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 12/01/2020.
Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flares in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Nov 2017
This issue reviews the literature on management of IBD flares in the emergency department, including laboratory testing, imaging, and identification of surgical emergencies, emphasizing the importance of coordination of care with specialists on treatment plans and offering patients resources for ongoing support. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Pharmacology CME credit. CME expires on 11/1/2020
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 2017
This issue presents strategies and algorithms for the early use of evidence-based interventions, including appropriate use of antibiotics, bronchodilators, and corticosteroids, along with noninvasive ventilation with capnography, to minimize morbidity and mortality associated with this disease. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Pharmacology CME credit. CME expires on 10/1/2020
Recognizing and Managing Adrenal Disorders in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Sep 2017
This issue provides recommendations on effective management of patients presenting with adrenal insufficiency, with particular attention to the management of critically ill and septic patients, pregnant patients, and children. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 3 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 9/1/2020
Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update (Trauma CME)
Aug 2017
This review provides a best-practice approach to the diagnosis and management of renal and genitourinary injuries, with an emphasis on the systematic approach needed to identify subtle injuries and avoid long-term urinary sequelae such as hypertension, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, chronic kidney disease, and nephrectomy. 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 08/01/2020.
Identifying Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain Who Are at Low Risk for Acute Coronary Syndromes
Jul 2017
From the prehospital care setting to disposition and follow-up, this systematic review addresses the fundamentals of the emergency department evaluation of patients determined to be at low risk for acute coronary syndromes or adverse outcomes. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 07/01/2020.
Dental Emergencies: Management Strategies That Improve Outcomes (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jun 2017
This issue provides a systematic review of the literature on common acute traumatic and atraumatic dental emergencies with a focus on the historical and physical examination findings that must be understood to identify life-threatening infections, relieve pain, salvage natural teeth, and communicate with specialists in the further management of patients after emergency treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME credits and 0.5 Pharmacology credit. CME expires on 06/01/2020.
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