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Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME and Infectious Disease CME)
Apr 20192,132 views
Distinguishing bacterial pneumonia from viral pneumonia is critical to providing effective treatment but remains a significant challenge. This issue provides guidance for the management of pediatric community-acquired pneumonia as well as associated complications including pleural effusion/empyema. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.5 Pharmacology CME and 4 Infectious Disease CME credits. CME expires on 04/01/2022.
Emergency Department Management of Dyspnea in the Dying Patient (Pharmacology CME)
Jul 20182,946 views
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.
Corticosteroid Use in Management of Pediatric Emergency Conditions (Pharmacology CME)
Mar 20181,663 views
Although corticosteroids have been used for over half a century, their use for management of many pediatric conditions is controversial. This issue reviews the evidence-based role of corticosteroid use for management of acute asthma exacerbations, croup, acute pharyngitis, anaphylaxis, acute spinal injury, and bacterial meningitis. 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 3/1/2021
Emergency Department Management of Smoke Inhalation Injury in Adults (Trauma CME)
Mar 20182,588 views
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.
Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Associated Complications (Pharmacology CME)
Dec 20171,513 views
This issue reviews the signs and symptoms of GAS pharyngitis, as well as associated complications, and provides recommendations for appropriate treatment that focuses on reducing the severity and duration of symptoms, reducing the incidence of nonsuppurative complications, and reducing transmission. 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 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/1/2020
Management of Airway Obstruction and Stridor in Pediatric Patients (Pharmacology CME)
Nov 20172,007 views
This issue discusses the most common as well as the life-threatening etiologies of acute and chronic stridor and its management in the emergency department. 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
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20172,013 views
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
Module 17.4: Drowning in Adults and Children: Emergency Department Resuscitation and Treatment (Trauma CME)
Aug 2017
This issue discusses the initial resuscitation and treatment of drowning patients in the emergency department. Primary focus is placed on the key components of pathophysiology that require immediate attention.
The 2018 Lifelong Learning And Self-Assessment Study Guide
May 2017
EB Medicine's 2018 LLSA Study Guide is designed specifically to help you gain practical knowledge of the material and to ace the ABEM exam.
Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: New Strategies for Improving Outcomes (Pharmacology CME)
May 20171,607 views
Emergency room management of ADHF including critical decision-making points in resuscitation for both hypertensive and hypotensive patients and a review of newer medications. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 5/1/2020
Pneumothorax In Pediatric Patients: Management Strategies To Improve Patient Outcomes
Mar 2017
Guidelines on diagnosing and treating primary spontaneous pneumothorax and secondary pneumothorax in children, including high-risk situations such as tension physiology and the range of interventions available to the emergency physician. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 03/01/2020.
Pediatric Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics And Controversies, Volume I (Trauma CME)
Feb 2017
This pediatric trauma CME resource, delivered in print and online digital formats, includes 18 trauma-specific AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits
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.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Children: Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
Sep 20161,547 views
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.
The 2017 Lifelong Learning And Self-Assessment Study Guide
Jun 2016
This study guide, delivered in print and online digital formats, is designed to prepare emergency medicine physicians to pass the ABEM exams, as required to maintain board certification. It includes our "pass-or-it's-free" guarantee, as well as 35 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ (Specialty CME credits also included: 3 hours trauma credit, and 6 hours ethics credit) (CME expires 12/1/20).
Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department
May 20163,290 views
Diagnosis and treatment of caustic ingestions and exposures, including staging, pathophysiology, and surgical consult. 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 05/01/2019.
Pediatric Chest Tubes And Pigtails: An Evidence-Based Approach To The Management Of Pleural Space Diseases
Nov 2015
Reviews the use of chest tubes and pigtail catheters in pediatric patients with pleural space diseases like pneumothorax, trauma, and parapneumonic effusions and empyema; techniques for placement; and complications. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 11/01/2018.
Inhaled Foreign Bodies In Pediatric Patients: Proven Management Techniques In The Emergency Department
Oct 2015
Diagnosis and treatment of inhaled foreign bodies, including appropriate imaging tests, discussion of flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, and guidelines for consultation with otolaryngology, pulmonary, or surgical specialists. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 10/01/2018.
Evidence-Based Evaluation And Management Of Patients With Pharyngitis In The Emergency Department
Sep 2015
This issue reviews the various international guidelines for pharyngitis and notes controversies in diagnostic and treatment strategies, specifically for management of suspected bacterial, viral, and fungal etiology. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 9/01/2018.
Endotracheal Intubation In Pediatric Patients Using Video Laryngoscopy: An Evidence-Based Review
Aug 2015
Describes 3 types of video laryngoscopic devices for pediatric patients, the benefits and drawbacks of specific video laryngoscopes, and the challenges of video laryngoscopy compared to traditional laryngoscopy. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2018.
Drowning In The Adult Population: Emergency Department Resuscitation And Treatment (Trauma CME)
May 2015
Resuscitating and treating adult drowning patients in the emergency department, including pathophysiology of drowning and concerns such as hypothermia, mechanical ventilation, and trauma. 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 05/01/2018.
Pediatric Submersion Injuries: Emergency Care And Resuscitation (Trauma CME)
Jun 2014
In this review, passive external, active external, and active internal rewarming techniques for treatment of hypothermic patients are discussed.
Apparent Life-Threatening Events In Children: Practical Evaluation And Management
Apr 2014
This review seeks to: (1) present factors that may place a patient at higher risk for serious underlying disease and/or a future adverse event requiring intervention; (2) provide guidance on taking a thorough history; and (3) describe guidelines for diagnostic testing and admission to the hospital for infants with an apparent life-threatening event.
Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidence-Based Approach (Trauma CME)
Nov 2013
This review examines the effects of blunt trauma to the pediatric chest, as well as its relevant etiologies and associated mortality. Diagnostic and treatment options for commonly encountered injuries such as pulmonary contusions, rib fractures, and pneumothoraces are examined. Additionally, this review discusses rarely encountered-yet highly lethal-chest wall injuries such as blunt cardiac injuries, commotio cordis, nonaccidental trauma, and aortic injuries.
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