Emergency Medicine: Point of Care Ultrasound and Other Top Topics in EM

Title:Emergency Medicine: Point of Care Ultrasound and Other Top Topics in EM
Dates:April 19, 2021 7:30 am - April 22, 2021 12:50 pm
Location:The Westin, Sarasota, Florida
Daily Schedule:7:30 am-12:50 pm
Course #:SEMLA-3520210419
Type:
Live Webinar

Certifications

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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100 Marina View Drive
The Westin, Sarasota
Florida
34236
United States

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Course Outline

Day 1

Quiver and Quake: Managing Atrial Fibrillation (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Review the growing incidence and importance of AF in the population
  2. Appraise the applicable medical literature that is available to the clinician along with the latest AHA Guidelines.
  3. Discuss the use of anticoagulation in AF for stroke prevention.

 When the Clots Come Marching In (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Use an evidence-based strategy for diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in the emergency department
  2. Identify patients appropriate for a target-specific anticoagulation strategy
  3. Select patients who are appropriate for outpatient management of venous thromboembolic disease

Head Banger: Concussions (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP,GL

  1. Define concussion and the spectrums of concussion disorders
  2. Describe the mechanisms of concussion
  3. Appraise the literature as it pertains to minor closed head injury and apply ACEP Guidelines as they relate to minor CHI.
  4. Grasp the consequences of concussions (e.g. CTE) and how to prevent concussions from occurring.

 Stroke: What You Need to Know in 2021 (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL, EBM

  1. Choose an evidence-based approach to imaging in suspected ischemic stroke
  2. Use an evidence- and guideline-based strategy to selecting therapeutic options is stroke

 The Skin: Rashes and Burns (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify the changes in anatomy and physiology caused by burns
  2. Describe the damage caused by the three (or four) levels of burn severity.
  3. Comprehensively assess and provide treatment to a burn patient’s specific needs.
  4. Recognize the difference between a non life-threatening and life-threatening rash.
  5. Manage all rashes better from a therapeutic perspective.

Day 2

Sepsis Updates (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Describe new developments in the care of patients with sepsis
  2. Use an evidence-based approach to optimize outcomes for patients with sepsis

The Pediatric Belly (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  COMP

  1. Demonstrate effective approaches and tips to examining a child’s abdomen.
  2. Review the diagnoses that cannot be missed and how age plays a role.
  3. Consider when and how to image the pediatric abdomen.
  4. Identify the imaging modalities associated with certain pediatric abdominal pathologies.
  5. Discuss the role of ultrasound as well as POCUS in the diagnoses of pediatric abdominal pathologies.

 Endocarditis (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify historical, examination, and epidemiological risk factors for endocarditis
  2. Recognize the use and limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of endocarditis

The Flank: An Update on Kidney Stones (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  COMP

  1. Identify the risk factors for nephrolithiasis occurrence and recurrence.
  2. List three ways to diagnose nephrolithiasis and discuss the pros and cons of each one.
  3. Explain the indications and options for the medical evaluation of recurrent and first time stone formers.
  4. Outline the clinical indications and common adverse effects of drugs used to treat nephrolithiasis.
  5. Establish an effective algorithm for the medical management of nephrolithiasis and how POCUS plays an important role.

 Don’t Get Burned by Spinal Infections (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize the pathophysiological basis of spinal infection
  2. Identify historical, examination, and epidemiological risk factors for spinal column infection
  3. Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of spinal infections

Day 3

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: The Essentials (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Distinguish the features of point-of-care ultrasound from comprehensive or consultative ultrasound examinations
  2. Identify the rationale and advantages for performing point-of-care ultrasound
  3. Describe the principles of image generation and acquisition using point-of-care ultrasound

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: In the Office (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Recognize the POCUS applications that can be done safely in the office/outpatient setting.
  2. Illustrate cases in which patients are better cared for with an office performed POCUS.
  3. Provide administrative recommendations on how to best accomplish an office POCUS program.

 Must Not Miss Radiology (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify high risk injuries commonly missed on radiographs
  2. Recognize high risk, time sensitive conditions identified with computed tomography and point-of-care ultrasound

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Approach to Shock (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Provide a simplistic approach to the differential diagnosis of undifferentiated shock.
  2. Dive into the literature surrounding how POCUS changes the management of patients in undifferentiated shock.
  3. Review the RUSH exam.

Best of the Best: Top Articles of the Year (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Appraise the quality evidence from essential studies and trials relevant to emergency medicine practice published in the prior year
  2. Apply evidence from these studies to practice

Day 4

The Acute Headache (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Review the diagnoses critical to the emergency physician that may present with headache.
  2. Identify key historical and examination finds that can help to differentiate primary (benign) from secondary (serious) causes of headaches.
  3. Discuss the indications for diagnostic imaging, lumbar puncture and laboratory testing in patients with headache.
  4. Recognize life-threatening diagnoses on CT imaging and CSF examination.
  5. Describe treatment strategies to relieve headache symptoms.

 Another Patient Down and Out? What to do with Syncope (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize high risk factors in patients with syncope
  2. Use the best available evidence to guide the evaluation and disposition in patients with syncope

Marijuana and Medicine (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  COMP

  1. Recognize the types of marijuana and how the pathophysiology of its effects.
  2. Recognize the prevalence of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) and how to best treat these patients.
  3. Reveal how marijuana is commonly used in the outpatient setting to help manage certain patient conditions.

 It’s a mAb, mAb World: New Oncology Drugs Coming Your Way (MacKenzie)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Describe the mechanism of checkpoint inhibitor function and adverse events
  2. Recognize common clinical manifestations of checkpoint inhibitor adverse events
  3. Apply best practices in the management of checkpoint inhibitor adverse events

The Eyeball (Croft)

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  COMP

  1. Examine the eyeball effectively and review its basic anatomy.
  2. Approach acute visual loss confidently and understand how pain plays an important role in distinguishing diagnoses.
  3. Manage the patient with a red eye(s).
  4. Recall the common medications to treat eye non-emergencies and emergencies.

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