Title: EMmk-Emergency Medicine – Must Know: High-Risk Abdomen; Post-Arrest Care; Urogenital Emergencies
Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., Stephen Winters, M.D., Bryant Allen, M.D.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR EACH TOPIC:
TOPIC 1: The High-Risk Abdomen You Cannot Afford To Miss.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Identify clinical presentations and findings that should alert you to not being fooled by a negative test.
- Develop clinical strategies that will enable you to think outside the abdominal “black box.”
- Determine how one simple bedside test can save a life.
TOPIC 2: Post-Arrest Care
Upon completion of this session, using evidencebased medicine and clinical practice guidelines, to in the AHA CPR and emergency cardiovascular care, the participant should be able to: COMP,EBM
- Develop goals for oxygenation and ventilation in the patient with return of spontaneous circulation following cardiac arrest.
- Identify the optimal mean arterial blood pressure in post-arrest patients.
- Employ appropriate use of targeted temperature management in post-arrest patients.
- Determine which post-arrest patients should be sent for emergent cardiac catheterization.
TOPIC 3: Urogenital Emergencies: Torsion & Priapism.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL
- Describe the anatomy, physiology and epidemiology of priapism and torsion.
- Discuss the evaluation and potential causes of both high and low flow priapism.
- Discuss ED management considerations and guidelines for the treatment of priapism.
- Describe the evaluation and bedside reduction technique for testicular torsion, including recent clinical decision tools and transfer recommendations.