2018 AMS Emergency Medicine Series – Package 1

$595.00

AMS - EM - Critical Care: Aortic Catastrophes; Critical Care Cases; Arterial Blood Gas (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine - Critical Care: Aortic Catastrophes; Critical Care Cases; Arterial Blood Gas

Faculty: Andrew Chang, M.D., Ganesan Murali, M.D., Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Aortic Catastrophes.

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

  1. Implement AAA Screening as per the systematic review of guidelines.
  2. Determine the Stanford classification of a particular aortic dissection based on location.
  3. Apply appropriate initial therapy in the patient with aortic dissection.
  4. Assess the risk of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm based on size. 

TOPIC 2: Critical Care Cases for Review - Part II.

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

  1. Detect acute renal failure in the ICU and employ appropriate management using the International Consensus Guidelines.
  2. Detect and assess hypertensive emergencies in the ICU and prescribe appropriate management.
  3. Develop the management of a patient with acute gastro-intestinal bleeding.

TOPIC 3: Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation.

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

  1. Distinguish and determine the type of acid base disturbance – Acidosis and Alkalosis.
  2. Determine the anion gap and its role in defining and treating acid base disorders.
  3. Assess osmolal gap and urine anion gap.
  4. Develop the management of acid base disorders by a case based discussion.

AMS - EM - Cardiology: Sudden Cardiac Death; Syncope; Chest Pain (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine - Cardiology: Sudden Cardiac Death; Syncope; Chest Pain

Faculty: Alyson N. Owen, M.D., John Bielinski, PA-C

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Sudden Cardiac Death, Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Block.

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

  1. Determine which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
  2. Assess which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of cardiac conduction abnormalities as per ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines.
  3. Recognize indications for permanent pacemakers.

TOPIC 2: Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management

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

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of syncope
  2. Differentiate between various causes of syncope
  3. Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines
  4. Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope

TOPIC 3: Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain.

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

  1. Assess for and identify causes of chest pain.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of chest pain.
  3. Differentiate the clinical features of various causes of chest pain.
  4. Employ the ACCF/AHA Guideline based management strategies for chest pain.
  5. Identify patients who will benefit from device therapy.
  6. Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care.

AMS - EM - Dermatology: Leg Ulcer Wound Care, Dermatology Emergencies, Drug Eruptions (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine - Dermatology: Leg Ulcer Wound Care, Dermatology Emergencies, Drug Eruptions

Faculty: O. Fred Miller, III, M.D., Jeffrey Miller, M.D., M.B.A., Michele S. Maroon, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Leg Ulcers and the Principles of Wound Care.

Upon completion of this session, using the Wound and Regeneration Guidelines for the Management and Treatment of Venous and Arterial Ulcers (2006), the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Differentiate and treat leg ulcers, based upon etiology, and the Guidelines of the American Academy of Dermatology for treating venous, arterial, diabetic associated and pressure ulcers.
  2. Apply the basic principles of wound care.
  3. Appraise the rationale for various wound dressings.

 TOPIC 2: Dermatology Emergencies.

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

  1. Detect the diagnostic signs of life-threatening skin emergencies secondary to medications.
  2. Detect the diagnostic signs of life-threatening skin emergencies secondary to infections.
  3. Differentiate the key pathological difference of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome from toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  4. Apply vaccine recommendations as per the CDC/IDSA and AAP.

TOPIC 3: Drug Eruptions: Etiology, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment.

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

  1. Recognize the numerous eruptions, such as DRESS, SJS and TEN, induced by medications.
  2. Recognize, identify and avoid the “most common” suspected drugs in producing certain reaction patterns.
  3. Employ treatment of DRESS.

AMS - EM - Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat: Pharyngitis and Sinusitis; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Acute Otitis Media (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine - Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat: Pharyngitis and Sinusitis; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Acute Otitis Media

Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C., Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Acute Pharyngitis and Sinusitis.

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

  1. Determine the features and predictors that guide your diagnostic testing of acute pharyngitis.
  2. Apply the best courses of treatment and overall management based on pharyngitis treatment guidelines.
  3. Develop a framework for treatment and antibiotic prescribing for acute sinusitis.

TOPIC 2: Ophthalmologic Emergencies.

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

  1. Develop an algorithm for the differential diagnosis of the red eye.
  2. Create a diagnostic strategy for sudden monocular and binocular blindness.
  3. Review the treatment plans for emergent ophthalmic conditions, including glaucoma, and retinal vein and artery occlusions as per the American Academy of Ophthalmology preferred practice pattern guidelines.
  4. Develop a treatment strategy for ophthalmic trauma.

TOPIC 3: Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients.

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

  1. Recognize trends in resistance in pediatric pathogens.
  2. Assess recommendations in AAP/AAFP guidelines.
  3. Appropriately prescribe empiric antibiotic therapy.

AMS - EM - Gynecology: Gynecology Emergencies; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding; Pelvic Pain (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine - Gynecology: Gynecology Emergencies; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding; Pelvic Pain

Faculty: Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Gynecologic Emergencies.

Upon completion of this session, using ACOG and CDC Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the more common and significant gynecologic emergencies.
  2. Formulate a rapid and concise treatment plan for various emergencies, such as:
    1. Ectopic pregnancies,
    2. Uterine hemorrhage,
    3. Gynecologic infections.
  3. Provide follow-up care to the post-gynecologic emergency patient.

TOPIC 2: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Upon completion of this session, using ACOG Practice Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Define abnormal uterine bleeding.
  2. Differentiate between functional and organic causes.
  3. Manage most non-surgical etiologies of this problem.

TOPIC 3: Pelvic Pain.

Upon completion of this session, using ACOG Practice Guidelines, International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) and the Cochrane Abstract Database, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL, COMP

  1. Assess the patient with acute or chronic pain.
  2. Identify the differential diagnosis and choose appropriate management options for the patient.
  3. Differentiate patients who require immediate attention to their pelvic pain versus the chronic pain patient.
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Five American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules

Receive five (5) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Modules. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, stream them from your account portal, a PDF Digital Syllabus and access to Online Testing.

Includes:

MODULE 1: Emergency Medicine – Critical Care
MODULE 2: Emergency Medicine – Cardiology
MODULE 3: Emergency Medicine – Dermatology
MODULE 4: Emergency Medicine – Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
MODULE 5: Emergency Medicine – Gynecology

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Syllabus; Online Testing
Hard Copy: Includes USB with Audio & Video; USB with printed syllabus; Online testing; Download/streaming of course.

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Credits:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: Audio & Video – Critical Care

  • Aortic Catastrophes
  • Critical Care Cases for Review
  • Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation

Title: Emergency Medicine – Critical Care: Aortic Catastrophes; Critical Care Cases; Arterial Blood Gas

Faculty: Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Ganesan Murali, M.D. and Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Aortic Catastrophes
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
  2. Assess which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of cardiac conduction abnormalities as per ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines.
  3. Recognize indications for permanent pacemakers.

TOPIC 2: Critical Care Cases for Review
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of syncope.
  2. Differentiate between various causes of syncope.
  3. Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines.
  4. Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope.

TOPIC 3: Arterial Blood Gas
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess for and identify causes of chest pain.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of chest pain.
  3. Differentiate the clinical features of various causes of chest pain.
  4. Employ the ACCF/AHA Guideline based management strategies for chest pain.
  5. Identify patients who will benefit from device therapy.
  6. Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care.

MODULE 2: Audio & Video – Cardiology

  • Sudden Cardiac Death, Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Block
  • Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management
  • Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain

Title: Emergency Medicine – Cardiology: Sudden Cardiac Death; Syncope; Chest Pain
Faculty: Alyson N. Owen, M.D. and John Bielinski, PA-C

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Acute Otitis Media: Sudden Cardiac Death
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
  2. Assess which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of cardiac conduction abnormalities as per ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines.
  3. Recognize indications for permanent pacemakers.

TOPIC 2: Syncope
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of syncope.
  2. Differentiate between various causes of syncope.
  3. Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines.
  4. Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope.

TOPIC 3: Chest Pain
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess for and identify causes of chest pain.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of chest pain.
  3. Differentiate the clinical features of various causes of chest pain.
  4. Employ the ACCF/AHA Guideline based management strategies for chest pain.
  5. Identify patients who will benefit from device therapy.
  6. Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care.

MODULE 3: Audio & Video – Dermatology

  • Leg Ulcers and the Principles of Wound Care
  • Dermatology Emergencies
  • Drug Eruptions: Etiology, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

Title: Emergency Medicine – Dermatology: Leg Ulcer Wound Care, Dermatology Emergencies, Drug Eruptions
Faculty: O. Fred Miller, III, M.D., Jeffrey Miller, M.D., M.B.A. and Michele S. Maroon, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Leg Ulcer Wound Care
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Differentiate and treat leg ulcers, based upon etiology, and the Guidelines of the American Academy of Dermatology for treating venous, arterial, diabetic associated and pressure ulcers.
  2. Apply the basic principles of wound care.
  3. Appraise the rationale for various wound dressings.

TOPIC 2: Dermatology Emergencies
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Detect the diagnostic signs of life-threatening skin emergencies secondary to medications.
  2. Detect the diagnostic signs of life-threatening skin emergencies secondary to infections.
  3. Differentiate the key pathological difference of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome from toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  4. Apply vaccine recommendations as per the CDC/IDSA and AAP.

TOPIC 3: Drug Eruptions
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the numerous eruptions, such as DRESS, SJS and TEN, induced by medications.
  2. Recognize, identify and avoid the “most common suspected drugs in producing certain reaction patterns.
  3. Employ treatment of DRESS.

MODULE 4: Audio & Video – Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat

  • Acute Pharyngitis and Sinusitis
  • Ophthalmologic Emergencies
  • Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients

Title: Emergency Medicine – Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat: Pharyngitis and Sinusitis; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Acute Otitis Media
Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C. and Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Acute Pharyngitis and Sinusitis.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine the features and predictors that guide your diagnostic testing of acute pharyngitis.
  2. Apply the best courses of treatment and overall management based on pharyngitis treatment guidelines.
  3. Develop a framework for treatment and antibiotic prescribing for acute sinusitis.

TOPIC 2: Ophthalmologic Emergencies
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Develop an algorithm for the differential diagnosis of the red eye.
  2. Create a diagnostic strategy for sudden monocular and binocular blindness.
  3. Review the treatment plans for emergent ophthalmic conditions, including glaucoma, and retinal vein and artery occlusions as per the American Academy of Ophthalmology preferred practice pattern guidelines.
  4. Develop a treatment strategy for ophthalmic trauma.

TOPIC 3: Acute Otitis Media
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize trends in resistance in pediatric pathogens.
  2. Assess recommendations in AAP/AAFP guidelines.
  3. Appropriately prescribe empiric antibiotic therapy.

MODULE 5: Audio & Video – Gynecology

  • Gynecologic Emergencies
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Pelvic Pain

Title: Emergency Medicine – Gynecology: Gynecologic Emergencies; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding; Pelvic Pain
Faculty: Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Gynecologic Emergencies
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the more common and significant gynecologic emergencies.
  2. Formulate a rapid and concise treatment plan for various emergencies, such as: Ectopic pregnancies, Uterine hemorrhage, and Gynecologic infections.
  3. Provide follow-up care to the post-gynecologic emergency patient.

TOPIC 2: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define abnormal uterine bleeding.
  2. Differentiate between functional and organic causes.
  3. Manage most non-surgical etiologies of this problem.

TOPIC 3: Pelvic Pain
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess the patient with acute or chronic pain.
  2. Identify the differential diagnosis and choose appropriate management options for the patient.
  3. Differentiate patients who require immediate attention to their pelvic pain versus the chronic pain patient.

Additional information

AMS - EM - Critical Care: Aortic Catastrophes; Critical Care Cases; Arterial Blood Gas (Download)

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AMS - EM - Cardiology: Sudden Cardiac Death; Syncope; Chest Pain (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - EM - Dermatology: Leg Ulcer Wound Care, Dermatology Emergencies, Drug Eruptions (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - EM - Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat: Pharyngitis and Sinusitis; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Acute Otitis Media (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - EM - Gynecology: Gynecology Emergencies; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding; Pelvic Pain (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

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