5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019EMne-Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Peripheral Vertigo; Seizures and Epilepsy

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$119.00
$189.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title:Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Vertigo – Peripheral; Seizures/Epilepsy Management

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Andrew Chang, M.D., David E. Riley, M.D.

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

TOPIC 1: Traumatic Brain Injury.

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

  1. Develop an approach to assessing the head injured patient where you can forget about the GCS scoring system.
  2. Identify the TBI clinical presentation where “The eyes have it”.
  3. Determine when TBI necessitates a “formal” RSI intubation.
  4. Employ appropriate RSI techniques and drug protocols as per sited evidence based medicine recommendations and systemic reviews.

TOPIC 2: As the World Turns:  Peripheral Vertigo in the ED.

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

  1. Illustrate the pathophysiology of benign positional vertigo.
  2. Differentiate the various diagnostic tests in the evaluation of patients with peripheral vertigo.
  3. Discover how to perform various therapeutic maneuvers, such as the Epley maneuver, in the treatment of patients with benign positional vertigo.

TOPIC 3: Seizures and Epilepsy – Management.

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

  1. Determine when treatment with anticonvulsant medication is warranted.
  2. Choose among the many available anticonvulsant medications.
  3. Manage problems confronted by women with epilepsy.
  4. Counsel patients regarding their driving privileges.


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Title:Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Vertigo – Peripheral; Seizures/Epilepsy Management

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Andrew Chang, M.D., David E. Riley, M.D.

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

TOPIC 1: Traumatic Brain Injury.

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

  1. Develop an approach to assessing the head injured patient where you can forget about the GCS scoring system.
  2. Identify the TBI clinical presentation where “The eyes have it”.
  3. Determine when TBI necessitates a “formal” RSI intubation.
  4. Employ appropriate RSI techniques and drug protocols as per sited evidence based medicine recommendations and systemic reviews.

TOPIC 2: As the World Turns:  Peripheral Vertigo in the ED.

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

  1. Illustrate the pathophysiology of benign positional vertigo.
  2. Differentiate the various diagnostic tests in the evaluation of patients with peripheral vertigo.
  3. Discover how to perform various therapeutic maneuvers, such as the Epley maneuver, in the treatment of patients with benign positional vertigo.

TOPIC 3: Seizures and Epilepsy – Management.

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

  1. Determine when treatment with anticonvulsant medication is warranted.
  2. Choose among the many available anticonvulsant medications.
  3. Manage problems confronted by women with epilepsy.
  4. Counsel patients regarding their driving privileges.

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