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Cannabinoids and “Legal Highs”: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)
Sep 2020
Review the recognition and management of intoxication emergencies in adults, adolescents, and children associated with cannabinoids, synthetic cannabinoids, and other synthetic “designer drugs,” including cathinones, phenethylamines, and methoxetamine. Presentations are discussed for both adult and pediatric patients Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers receive this content & CME Credit absolutely free! Log in or subscribe now to gain instant access.
Supraventricular Tachydysrhythmias in the Emergency Department
Aug 20203,085 views
Heart palpitations is a common chief complaint in the ED, and emergency clinicians need to be able to quickly and accurately identify serious tachydysrhythmias to determine treatment that is safe, effective, and comfortable for patients. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2023
Ventilator Management of Adult Patients in the Emergency Department
Jul 20202,835 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
Acid-Base Disturbances: An Emergency Department Approach
Jun 20201,913 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
Identification and Management of Marine Envenomations in Pediatric Patients
Apr 20201,588 views
This issue describes typical clinical presenting features associated with common and life-threatening marine envenomations and provides recommendations for management of marine envenomations based on the envenomating creature and the geographic location. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 04/01/2023.
An Evidence-Based Approach to Abnormal Vision in the Emergency Department
Apr 20202,078 views
Abnormal vision in ED patients can be caused by abnormalities in visual structures (cornea, lens, vitreous, and retina) as well as neurologic, toxicologic, and psychogenic etiologies. High-value history, physical examination, and imaging can provide important clues for management. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 04/01/2023
Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus: Overlooked and Undertreated (Pharmacology CME)
Oct 20193,981 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
Assisting With Air Travel Medical Emergencies: Responsibilities and Pitfalls (Ethics CME)
Sep 2019
When a medical emergency occurs onboard a commercial aircraft and you raise your hand to help, what are the resources and risks in volunteering? Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1 Ethics CME credit. CME expires on 09/01/2022
Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the Emergency Department
Jan 2019
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 20182,295 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 20183,720 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 20181,666 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 2018
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 2018
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 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 20181,939 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.
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. (No CME for this activity).
Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Withdrawal Syndrome: Recognition and Treatment
Mar 2017
A review of the pathophysiology, diagnostic decision-making tools, and pharmaceutical treatment options to create a patient-tailored approach to sedative-hypnotic withdrawal.
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 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 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.
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