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Depressed and Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Approach (Behavioral Health CME)
May 20194,810 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.
Best Practices in Managing Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Emergencies (Pharmacology CME)
Jan 2018712 views
This issue reviews medical pathologies and underlying causes that can result in psychiatric presentations and summarizes evidence-based practices to evaluate, manage, and refer patients with behavioral health emergencies. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Behavioral Health CME and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 1/1/2021
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).
Transient Global Amnesia: Emergency Department Evaluation And Management
Aug 2016651 views
A detailed framework for the emergency physician to distinguish transient global amnesia (the acute onset of profound anterograde amnesia lasting up to 24 hours) from its most common mimics. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2019.
Managing Delirium In The Emergency Department: Tools For Targeting Underlying Etiology
Oct 20151,762 views
Evaluating for delirium using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), targeting underlying etiology, and treatment guidelines including nonpharmacological and means and when to use antipsychotics or benzodiazepines. 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 10/01/2018.
Best Practices In The Emergency Department Management Of Children With Special Needs
Jun 2015237 views
Best approaches to managing common problems with enteral feeding tubes, tracheostomies, and ventricular shunts, and in sedating a pediatric patient with autism or developmental delays. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.75 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 06/01/2018.
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Improving Outcomes Through Early Identification And Aggressive Treatment Strategies (Critical Care Issue)
Jun 2015817 views
Describes 4 signs of alcohol withdrawal and discusses optimal treatment of AWS including an aggressive front-loading approach with benzodiazepines to improve symptoms. Novel therapies such as IV ketamine are also discussed. 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 06/01/2018.
Managing Childhood Obesity In The Emergency Department
Nov 2012154 views
This review identifies the causes of pediatric obesity and addresses the comorbidities of pediatric obesity in the emergency department, including impairments in patients' physical and emotional quality of life.
An Evidence-Based Review Of Medical Child Abuse In The ED
Apr 2010162 views
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice we discuss when medical child abuse (MCA) should be considered in the differential diagnosis. By definition, MCA occurs when a child undergoes or receives unwarranted medical care at the hands of a caretaker.
Preventing Childhood Injury: The Role Of The Emergency Physician
Oct 2007
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice explores the challenge of implementing injury prevention in the acute care setting through an evaluation of evidence from the literature. The goal is to differentiate evidence-based methods from theoretical ones and to provide practical tools and advice to the practicing emergency care provider.
Screening For Domestic Violence In The Pediatric Emergency Department
Dec 2006136 views
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on screening for DV/IPV in the pediatric ED.
Child Sexual Abuse: An Update
Jan 2005129 views
EVERY emergency physician has been confronted with similar cases of suspected child abuse. However, recognition of child sexual abuse by professionals did not occur consistently until the 1980s. Child sexual abuse is defined as involvement in sexual activities by a dominant or more powerful person with a dependent, developmentally immature child or adolescent for the dominant person's own sexual stimulation, or for the gratification of other persons, as in child pornography or prostitution.
Intimate Partner Violence: Challenges In Identification And Management
Sep 2004
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the epidemiology, dynamics, and characteristic presentations of intimate partner violence (IPV), with the goal of bridging the gap between assumption and evidence and providing a practical approach to patients in the ED. It also discusses some of the legal issues inherent in the evaluation and treatment of victims of IPV.
Sexual Assault Medical And Legal Implications Of The Emergency Care Of Adult Victims
Mar 2003
Emergency physicians are the primary source of care for most victims of sexual assault. The emergency physician is often called upon to treat patients who present with the statement "I was raped" and attend to their medical, legal, and psychosocial needs.
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