Date of Original Release:
April 20, 2023. Date of most recent review: April 1, 2023. Termination date: April 20, 2026.
EB Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
EB Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma credits, 4 Domestic Violence credits, and 4 Ethics credits, subject to your state and institutional requirements. For more information, contact Customer Service at 678-366-7933.
AOA Accreditation: Emergency Medicine Practice
is eligible for 4 Category 2-A or 2-B credit hours per issue by the American Osteopathic Association.
The need for this educational activity was determined by a survey of medical staff, including the editorial board of this publication; review of morbidity and mortality data from the CDC, AHA, NCHS, and ACEP; thorough review of current literature on the topic and practice gap assessment; and evaluation of prior activities for emergency physicians.
This enduring material is designed for emergency medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and residents.
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: (1) demonstrate medical decision-making based on the strongest clinical evidence; (2) cost-effectively diagnose and treat the most critical presentations; and (3) describe the most common medicolegal pitfalls for each topic covered.
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: (1) organize the emergency department (ED) management of patients who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV), including emergency stabilization, diagnostic studies, and treatment of common injuries; (2) implement a patient-centered and trauma-informed care approach; (3) recognize the role of ancillary services in responding to IPV in the ED, including social services, victim advocacy, and law enforcement; and (4) integrate safe disposition and follow-up practices.
Discussion of Investigational Information:
As part of the activity, faculty may be presenting investigational information about pharmaceutical products that is outside Food and Drug Administration–approved labeling. Information presented as part of this activity is intended solely as continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of any pharmaceutical product.
It is the policy of EB Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. All individuals in a position to control content have disclosed all financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies. EB Medicine has assessed all relationships with ineligible companies disclosed, identified those financial relationships deemed relevant, and appropriately mitigated all relevant financial relationships based on each individual’s role(s). Please find disclosure information for this activity below:
Kaushal Shah, MD (Editor-in-Chief): Nothing to Disclose
Gilberto A. Salazar, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Jo-Anna Palma, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Maria Box, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Davindeep Brar, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Diksha Mishra, MD (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to Disclose
Kate Vander Tuig, MPH (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to Disclose
Jennifer Clements, MD (Content Editor): Nothing to Disclose
Angie Wallace (Content Editor): Nothing to Disclose
This supplement to Emergency Medicine Practice
did not receive any commercial support.
(1) Go online to www.ebmedicine.net/CME
and click on the title of the test you wish to take. When completed, a CME certificate will be emailed to you.
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