5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019EMed-Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges: Opioid Epidemic; Emergency Psychiatric Patient; Testing in the ED

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Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges: Opioid Epidemic; Psychiatric Patient; Testing in the ED

Faculty: Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Opioid Epidemic:  How We Got Here and How We’re Going to Dig Ourselves Out.

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

  1. Differentiate EKG findings for atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, and Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome.
  2. Specify the factors determining the seriousness of any tachycardia.
  3. Utilize current effective and approved therapies to treat various supraventricular tachycardias as per the sited systemic reviews and ACC guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Management of the Emergency Psychiatric Patient.

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

  1. Recognize the early signs of agitation and employ strategies to resolve them.
  2. Select appropriate agents for chemical restraint based on available evidence.
  3. Using ACEP guidelines as a framework develop a plan for the medical clearance of a psychiatric patient.

TOPIC 3: Is This Test Necessary: Efficient Use of Testing in the Emergency Department.

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

  1. Develop, using the available evidence, efficient decision making skills for the use of some commonly used lab & radiographic tests in the ED as per the COC guidance and recommendations.
  2. Determine the utility of some less commonly used tests in the ED, including strep tests, D-dimers and coagulation tests.
  3. Evaluate case scenarios to discuss optimizing patient care while reducing unnecessary costs.


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Title: Emergency Medicine – Common ED Challenges: Opioid Epidemic; Psychiatric Patient; Testing in the ED

Faculty: Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Opioid Epidemic:  How We Got Here and How We’re Going to Dig Ourselves Out.

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

  1. Differentiate EKG findings for atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, and Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome.
  2. Specify the factors determining the seriousness of any tachycardia.
  3. Utilize current effective and approved therapies to treat various supraventricular tachycardias as per the sited systemic reviews and ACC guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Management of the Emergency Psychiatric Patient.

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

  1. Recognize the early signs of agitation and employ strategies to resolve them.
  2. Select appropriate agents for chemical restraint based on available evidence.
  3. Using ACEP guidelines as a framework develop a plan for the medical clearance of a psychiatric patient.

TOPIC 3: Is This Test Necessary: Efficient Use of Testing in the Emergency Department.

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

  1. Develop, using the available evidence, efficient decision making skills for the use of some commonly used lab & radiographic tests in the ED as per the COC guidance and recommendations.
  2. Determine the utility of some less commonly used tests in the ED, including strep tests, D-dimers and coagulation tests.
  3. Evaluate case scenarios to discuss optimizing patient care while reducing unnecessary costs.

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