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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 Rash and Fever in the Pediatric Patient (Infectious Disease CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jan 20204,561 views
This issue reviews common and life-threatening skin rashes with fever in children, offers guidance for differentiating the types of infections based on signs and symptoms, discusses indications for diagnostic studies, and provides recommendations for treatment of pediatric skin rash with fever 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 Infectious Disease CME and 0.5 Pharmacology CME 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.
Emergency Department Management of Pediatric Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis (Infectious Disease CME and Pharmacology CME)
Dec 2019
This issue provides an evidence-based approach for the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with septic arthritis and/or osteomyelitis and offers guidance for appropriate antibiotic treatment. 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 12/01/2022.
Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Nov 20193,962 views
This issue reviews 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 11/01/2022.
Emergency Department Pain Management: Beyond Opioids (Pharmacology CME and Pain Management CME)
Nov 20195,495 views
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
Acute Bronchiolitis: Assessment and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20194,031 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.
Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus: Overlooked and Undertreated (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20195,173 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
Pediatric Pain Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME and Pain Management CME)
Aug 2019
This issue reviews pain assessment scales for preverbal patients (eg, the FLACC scale) and for self-reporting by patients and discusses pediatric pain management using nonpharmacologic techniques; topical, local, and regional anesthesia; and systemic agents (eg, acetaminophen, NSAIDs, and opioids). Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Pharmacology CME and 4 Pain Management CME credits. CME expires on 08/01/2022.
Emergency Department Management of Patients Taking Direct Oral Anticoagulant Agents (Pharmacology CME)
Aug 20195,692 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.
Current Advances in Emergency Department Care of Acute Ischemic Stroke - EXTRA Supplement (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jun 20193,891 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.
The 2020 Lifelong Learning And Self-Assessment Study Guide
Jun 2019
The 2020 Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment Study Guide will prepare you for the ABEM LLSA examination. It includes our "pass-or-it's-free" guarantee as well as 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 35 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 6 infectious disease, 3 child abuse, 4 trauma, 3 controlled substances, 3 pharmacology, and 3 stroke credits. CME expires on 12/01/2023.
Anaphylaxis in Pediatric Patients: Early Recognition and Treatment Are Critical for Best Outcomes (Pharmacology CME)
Jun 2019
This issue reviews the criteria for diagnosing a pediatric patient with anaphylaxis and offers evidence-based recommendations for first- and second-line treatment, including the use of epinephrine, antihistamines, and corticosteroids. Biphasic reactions and fatal anaphylaxis are also discussed. 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 06/01/2022.
Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME and Infectious Disease CME)
Apr 2019
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 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.
Pediatric Hypertension and Hypertensive Emergencies: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Mar 2019
Although pediatric hypertension is increasing in incidence, it often goes unrecognized in asymptomatic patients. This issue provides recommendations to ensure that asymptomatic patients with hypertension receive appropriate testing and referrals and that patients with a true hypertensive emergency are managed appropriately. 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 03/01/2022.
Evaluation and Management of Life-Threatening Headaches in the Emergency Department (Stroke CME and Pharmacology CME)
Feb 20194,995 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
Bioterrorism Attacks Involving Pediatric Patients: Preparedness and Early Recognition Are Critical (Pharmacology CME)
Dec 2018
This issue reviews the highest-risk bioterrorism agents including anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, tularemia, and viral hemorrhagic fevers (eg, Ebola); provides guidance for diagnosing and managing pediatric patients who have been exposed to these agents; and reviews available resources that can provide support during a bioterrorism crisis. 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 1.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/1/2021
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
Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis: An Update on Early Identification and Management (Pharmacology CME)
Nov 2018
This issue provides guidance on how to determine whether a patient has bacterial meningitis versus viral meningitis, when a lumbar puncture is indicated, which antibiotics are recommended, and when they should be started. It also reviews evidence on the use of biomarkers such as procalcitonin to detect serious bacterial infections. 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 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 11/1/2021
Updates and Controversies in the Early Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20187,824 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
Tick-Borne Illnesses: Identification and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Sep 2018
This issue reviews the presentation of common tick-borne illnesses and provides recommendations for their diagnosis and management in the ED. Tick-borne illnesses discussed in this issue include: Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, tularemia, tick-borne relapsing fever, Colorado tick fever, and tick paralysis. 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 1.5 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 9/1/2021
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
Emergency Department Management of Dental Trauma: Recommendations for Improved Outcomes in Pediatric Patients (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Aug 20184,132 views
Key aspects of managing pediatric dental trauma involve determining whether the affected dentition is primary or permanent and knowing which injuries need emergent intervention. This issue reviews common pediatric dental injuries and provides a systematic emergency medicine-based approach for appropriate evaluation and management of injuries including a fractured tooth, a luxated tooth, and an avulsed tooth. 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 8/1/2021
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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