Emergency Medicine: Efficient Testing, Psychiatric Patient, Bedside Sedation, Being Hip On Ortho, Chest Pain

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5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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    Title: W-20220418-Emergency Medicine: Efficient Testing, Psychiatric Patient, Bedside Sedation, Being Hip On Ortho, Chest Pain

    Course ID: W-20220418-Emergency Medicine-3

    Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O.,F.A.C.E.P.,F.A.C.O.E.P.,F.A.A.E.M. and Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P, F.R.C.P.S.C.

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2022  Expiration Date: July 1, 2025

     

    TOPIC 1: Is This Test Necessary: Efficient Use of Testing in the Emergency Department (Kravitz).

    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 and 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.

    TOPIC 2: Management of the Emergency Psychiatric Patient (Kravitz) .

    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: Bedside Sedation (Butler).

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

    1. Analyze patient characteristics and clinical presentation where the most important risk is for apnea.
    2. Debate pulse oximeter and wave form capnography- do we need it?.
    3. Assess and specify when sedation is an appropriate consideration for the critically ill.
    4. Employ the use of sedation in the head injured patients as per the Clinical Practice Guidelines for emergency department use of Ketamine.

    TOPIC 4: Being “Hip” On Ortho (Butler) .

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

    1. Assess if this is just another ‘found down’ patient.
    2. Identify which fractures have the highest ‘missed’ rate.
    3. Determine when ultrasound is better than a plain film.
    4. Using evidence-based medicine from NEHM, identify indications for fasciotomy.

    TOPIC 5: Chest Pain in The Emergency Department- Value of Heart Score (Butler).

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

    1. Who should we heart score- Appraise which patients we should heart score in the ED.
    2. Do risk factors matter-Identify specific risk factors that are significant and will change your approach to the patient with Chest Pain using the HEART Score of the European Society of Cardiology.
    3. What is the incidence of a missed MI-Assess the incidence of a missed MI in patients discharged from the ED
    4. Determine when stress testing is most appropriate- where are we today with a stress test.
    5. What about a slightly elevated troponin- Interpret how a slightly elevated troponin will affect your care and a patient’s disposition.