Critical Care: Literature Review; Stroke/TIA; Critical Care Quickies

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Title: Hospital Medicine – Critical Care: Literature Review; Stroke/TIA; Critical Care Quickies

Faculty: Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. and Michael E. Winters, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Critical Care Literature… What You NEED to Know!

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

  1. Appraise key articles from the recent critical care and emergency medicine literature.
  2. Plan the integration of recent evidence into the practice of emergency medicine.

TOPIC 2: Update on the Management of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

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

  1. Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
  2. Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
  3. Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
  4. Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
  5. Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Critical Care Quickies

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

  1. Appraise the use of vasopressor medications through a peripheral intravenous line.
  2. Determine the optimal ventilator settings for intubated emergency department patients.
  3. Employ “pearls” in the use of ultrasound for placement of central venous lines and arterial lines.
  4. Utilize interventions that have been shown in randomized controlled trials to benefit critically ill patients.


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Title: Hospital Medicine – Critical Care: Literature Review; Stroke/TIA; Critical Care Quickies

Faculty: Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. and Michael E. Winters, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Critical Care Literature… What You NEED to Know!

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

  1. Appraise key articles from the recent critical care and emergency medicine literature.
  2. Plan the integration of recent evidence into the practice of emergency medicine.

TOPIC 2: Update on the Management of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

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

  1. Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
  2. Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
  3. Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
  4. Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
  5. Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Critical Care Quickies

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

  1. Appraise the use of vasopressor medications through a peripheral intravenous line.
  2. Determine the optimal ventilator settings for intubated emergency department patients.
  3. Employ “pearls” in the use of ultrasound for placement of central venous lines and arterial lines.
  4. Utilize interventions that have been shown in randomized controlled trials to benefit critically ill patients.

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