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Emergency Department Pain Management: Beyond Opioids (Pharmacology CME and Pain Management CME)
Nov 2019
Many options exist to effectively manage pain without opioids. This issue provides the latest evidence what to use and when. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Pharmacology CME and 4 Pain Management CME credits. CME expires on 11/01/2022
Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus: Overlooked and Undertreated (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20194,412 views
Altered mental status is a common presentation in the ED, and time is of the essence in diagnosing NCSE and halting seizure activity. 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 10/01/2022
Concussion in the Emergency Department: A Review of Current Guidelines - Trauma EXTRA Supplement (Trauma CME)
Sep 20196,022 views
This EXTRA Trauma CME supplement (free to Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers) provides evidence-based recommendations for concussion management in the ED and reviews consensus-based guidelines for the evaluation and management of sport-related concussion and mTBI. 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 09/15/2022.
Assisting With Air Travel Medical Emergencies: Responsibilities and Pitfalls (Ethics CME)
Sep 20196,224 views
When a medical emergency occurs onboard a commercial aircraft and you raise your hand to help, what are the resources and risks in volunteering? Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Ethics CME credit. CME expires on 09/01/2022
Emergency Department Management of Patients Taking Direct Oral Anticoagulant Agents (Pharmacology CME)
Aug 20197,577 views
Direct oral anticoagulant agents do not require INR monitoring like warfarin, but managing bleeding complications or reversal requires different strategies. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 08/01/2022.
Emergency Department Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery
Jul 2019
As bariatric surgery for weight loss becomes increasingly common, more patients are presenting to the ED with complications. This issue reviews the most common types of surgery, their early and late complications, and diagnostic and management options. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 07/01/2022.
Current Advances in Emergency Department Care of Acute Ischemic Stroke - EXTRA Supplement (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jun 2019
This EXTRA Stroke CME supplement (free to Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers) reviews the latest evidence and recommendations for two essential treatments for patients with acute ischemic stroke: IV thrombolysis with rt-PA and endovascular thrombectomy with stentriever. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME and 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 06/15/2022.
Assessing Abdominal Pain in Adults: A Rational, Cost-Effective, and Evidence-Based Strategy
Jun 20195,088 views
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 20194,836 views
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 2019
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 2019
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 20193,787 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 20193,963 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 2018
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 2018
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 201810,162 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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 20187,116 views
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
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