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Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the Emergency Department
Jan 20194,630 views
Appropriate management of cold injuries depends on their severity. This issue offers guidance for determining the severity of cold injuries and provides recommendations for the management of pediatric patients with hypothermia, frostbite, and frostnip. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 01/01/2022.
Electrical Injuries in the Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Review (Trauma CME)
Nov 201810,894 views
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.
Emergency Department Management of North American Snake Envenomations (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Sep 20189,573 views
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 20187,041 views
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
Recognition and Management of Pediatric Thyroid Emergencies in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Jul 20182,988 views
The signs and symptoms of thyroid disease in children are vague and nonspecific, which can make accurate and timely diagnosis challenging. This issue reviews common presentations for emergencies of thyroid function and anatomy, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, and thyroid trauma, and provides evidence-based recommendations for evaluation and treatment of patients with various thyroid emergencies. 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 7/1/2021
Synthetic Drug Intoxication in Children: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
May 20183,605 views
The continually changing chemical formulations of synthetic drugs makes recognition and diagnosis of intoxication from these substances challenging. This issue outlines common presentations of intoxication from synthetic cannabinoids, cathinones, and phenethylamines and summarizes best practices for evaluating and managing patients who present with intoxication after consumption of these synthetic drugs of abuse. 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 5/1/2021
Corticosteroid Use in Management of Pediatric Emergency Conditions (Pharmacology CME)
Mar 20183,108 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 20185,261 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.
EM Pathways: Evidence-Based Algorithms To Improve Quality Of Care, Volume I
Nov 2017
This online special report is a collection of popular algorithms featured in the Emergency Medicine Practice journal. (CME credit is not offered for this learning activity.)
Pediatric Heat-Related Illness: Recommendations for Prevention and Management
Aug 2017
This issue presents evidence-based recommendations and best practices in heat-illness resuscitation, including managing children who are obese, have special needs or take medications, and advocacy for prevention strategies. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2020.
Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Withdrawal Syndrome: Recognition and Treatment (Critical Care Topic and Pharmacology CME)
Mar 20174,043 views
A review of the pathophysiology, diagnostic decision-making tools, and pharmaceutical treatment options to create a patient-tailored approach to sedative-hypnotic withdrawal. 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 3/1/2020
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.
Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (Critical Care Topic and Pharmacology CME)
Sep 2016
Reviews common sources of alcohol ingestion, basic mechanisms of toxicity, physical examination and laboratory findings that may guide rapid assessment and management, and indications for treatment. 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 9/1/2019
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 20163,827 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 Ingestions: Emergency Department Management (Pharmacology CME)
Apr 2016
This issue provides a review of these studies as well as consensus guidelines addressing the initial resuscitation, diagnosis, and treatment of common pediatric ingestions. Also discussed are current recommendations for decontamination, administration of antidotes for specific toxins, and management of ingested foreign bodies. 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 4/1/2019
Mammalian Bites in the Emergency Department: Recommendations for Wound Closure, Antibiotics, and Postexposure Prophylaxis (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Apr 2016
In-depth look at the treatment of human and animal bites, including the timing of wound closure, the use of prophylactic antibiotics, and the latest recommendations for rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP). 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 4/1/2019
Evidence-Based Management Of Accidental Hypothermia In The Emergency Department
Jan 2016
2016 review of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and emergency room rewarming and treatment of patients with mild, moderate, and severe hypothermia with or without hemodynamic instability. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 01/01/2019.
Allergy And Anaphylaxis: Principles Of Acute Emergency Management
Aug 2015
Review of clinical criteria to diagnose anaphylaxis, and treatment guidelines involving the intramuscular administration and dosing of epinephrine, both in and out of the hospital setting. 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 08/01/2018.
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Improving Outcomes Through Early Identification And Aggressive Treatment Strategies (Critical Care Issue)
Jun 2015
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.
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.
Heat Illness In The Emergency Department: Keeping Your Cool
Aug 2014
This review examines the physiology, diagnosis, and treatment of exertional, classic, and drug-induced hyperthermia.
Pediatric Envenomations: Don't Get Bitten By An Unclear Plan Of Care (Trauma CME)
Aug 2014
This review presents the basic epidemiology of bites and stings of spiders, bees and wasps, fire ants, scorpions, and snakes, but it primarily focuses on the underlying pathophysiology and clinical presentation of the envenomated patient. While the pathophysiology and much of the presentation and treatment are the same for both children and adults, there are occasionally subtle differences, which will be highlighted. The management and disposition of pediatric patients for each type of bite or sting will also be discussed.
Emergency Department Management Of Calcium-Channel Blocker, Beta Blocker, And Digoxin Toxicity
Feb 2014
This review provides an evidence- based overview of the emergency department management of calcium-channel blocker overdose, beta blocker overdose, and digoxin toxicity.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Electrical Injuries In Children (Trauma CME)
Sep 2013
This month's issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will address the management of electrical injuries in the pediatric patient.
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