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Supraglottic Airway Devices for Pediatric Airway Management in the Emergency Department
Oct 20202,658 views
This issue discusses types of supraglottic airway devices that are commonly used in pediatric patients, reviews indications and techniques for placement, and provides evidence-based recommendations for their use. The use of supraglottic airway devices in the patient with a difficult airway is also discussed. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 10/01/2023
High-Flow Nasal Cannula and Noninvasive Ventilation in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Aug 20202,398 views
This issue provides a review of the primary forms of noninvasive ventilation used in pediatric patients (high-flow nasal cannula, continuous positive airway pressure, and bilevel positive airway pressure), indications for their use in the ED, and evidence-based recommendations for their use in the management of various disease processes. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2023
Mechanical Ventilation of Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department
Jul 2020
This issue reviews indications for mechanical ventilation and offers recommendations for initial ventilator settings and management of ventilated pediatric patients, with a focus on patient populations in whom the approach to mechanical ventilation may be different. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 07/01/2023
Ventilator Management of Adult Patients in the Emergency Department
Jul 20202,836 views
When a patient must be placed on a ventilator in the ED, clinicians choose the mode and initial settings based on institutional protocols and presentation, but the patient’s clinical scenario and respiratory response will dictate strategies for further management. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 07/01/2023
Optimizing Emergency Management to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in Pediatric Burn Patients (Trauma CME)
Jun 20202,042 views
This Pediatric Trauma EXTRA CME supplement (free to Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers) reviews the management of burn injuries in pediatric patients. 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 6/30/2023.
Acid-Base Disturbances: An Emergency Department Approach
Jun 20201,904 views
Acid-base disturbances signal many disorders and diseases, and interpretation of testing results can be difficult. Using descriptive methodologies, comparing various approaches, and following a diagnostic algorithm will improve diagnosis and treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 06/01/2023
Emergency Department Management of Patients With Failure to Thrive
Mar 20201,836 views
This issue provides a review of common etiologies of failure to thrive and offers recommendations for the management of patients with failure to thrive, with a focus on which diagnostic studies should be obtained and when they are warranted. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 03/01/2023.
Acute Bronchiolitis: Assessment and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20192,641 views
This issue reviews risk factors for apnea and severe bronchiolitis; discusses treatments and therapies such as oxygen supplementation, fluid administration, bronchodilators, corticosteroids, high-flow nasal cannula, and continuous positive airway pressure; and provides evidence-based recommendations for the management of pediatric patients with bronchiolitis. 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 10/01/2022.
Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME and Infectious Disease CME)
Apr 20191,840 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 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.
Corticosteroid Use in Management of Pediatric Emergency Conditions (Pharmacology CME)
Mar 2018
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 20181,940 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 2017
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
Nov 2017
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. (No CME for this activity).
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oct 20172,056 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. (No CME for this activity).
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
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 elder abuse credit, 9 hours ethics credit, 3 hours behavioral health credit, 3 hours end-of-life care credit, 6 hours stroke credit, and 3 hours preventing medical errors credit) (CME expires 12/1/21).
Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: New Strategies for Improving Outcomes
May 2017
Emergency room management of ADHF including critical decision-making points in resuscitation for both hypertensive and hypotensive patients and a review of newer medications. (No CME for this activity).
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. (No CME for this activity).
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 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.
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 2016
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.
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