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Novel 2019 Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): An Updated Overview for Emergency Clinicians
May 2020 — For EM Practice & Pediatric EM Practice subscribers353,507 views
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has raised serious concerns worldwide, particularly for emergency clinicians. This overview reviews and links the most authoritative early research and provides all the contacts and resources that can keep you continuously updated on this outbreak. This article and related resources are free for everyone. CME credit is available for subscribers.
An Evidence-Based Approach to Abnormal Vision in the Emergency Department
Apr 20207,299 views
Abnormal vision in ED patients can be caused by abnormalities in visual structures (cornea, lens, vitreous, and retina) as well as neurologic, toxicologic, and psychogenic etiologies. High-value history, physical examination, and imaging can provide important clues for management. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 04/01/2023
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Mar 2020
Acute gastroenteritis is common in the ED, but what is the evidence on whether testing, antibiotics, and antiemetics are useful and necessary? 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 03/01/2023
Influenza in the Emergency Department: 2020 Update (Pharmacology CME)
Feb 2020
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 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 03/01/2023
Diabetic Hyperglycemic Emergencies: A Systematic Approach (Pharmacology CME)
Feb 2020
Follow a systematic approach for managing patients with DKA and HHS in the ED: volume repletion, correction of hyperglycemia, and electrolyte replacement. 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 02/01/2023
Emergency Department Management of Non–ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Jan 20207,542 views
When patients present to the ED with suspected myocardial infarction, it is critical to differentiate NSTEMI from other cardiac causes and initiate swift, evidence-based management. Review the latest evidence on diagnosis and treatment of NSTEMI. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 01/01/2023
Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department - Stroke EXTRA Supplement (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Dec 2019
This EXTRA Stroke CME supplement (free to Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers) provides evidence-based recommendations for common causes of ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke in children, offers guidance for differentiating stroke from its mimics, discusses indications for diagnostic studies, and provides recommendations for treatment of pediatric stroke in the emergency department. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME and 0.25 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/01/2022.
The Timing-and-Triggers Approach to the Patient With Acute Dizziness (Stroke CME)
Dec 20196,054 views
Acute dizziness is a common presentation in the ED. Quickly differentiate the benign from the deadly with the timing-and-triggers approach to evaluation. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Stroke CME credits. CME expires on 12/01/2022
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 2019
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 20196,578 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 20198,611 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 201923,795 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 201910,902 views
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 20198,705 views
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 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 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 2019
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 2019
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.
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 201810,506 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
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