Title: Hospital Medicine- Critical Care: Approach to the Management of Stroke; Update on the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes; Critical Care Cases – A Primary Care Review.
Course ID: HMcc
Ganesan Murali, M.D.
Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Care Network, Allentown, PA
Kendal Williams, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Division, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Service Chief, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Co-Director, Center for Evidence-Based Practice, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
David A. Horowitz, M.D
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System; Philadelphia, PA
Original Release Date: July 1, 2021 Expiration Date: July 1, 2024
TOPIC 1: Approach to the Management of Stroke.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able utilize the latest evidence based medicine and guidelines to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Develop a strategy to assess the common presentations of stroke/TIA.
- Utilize current initial treatment strategies appropriately.
- Develop a strategy to stratify the risk of stroke.
- Develop a secondary prevention plan.
TOPIC 2: Update on the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Distinguish the forms of ACS and their relative prognoses.
- Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, apply the appropriate initial management of patients experiencing acute coronary syndromes.
- Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, categorize the therapeutic options for patients with unstable angina and post-MI.
- Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, employ the secondary prevention strategies for patients who have experienced an acute coronary syndrome.
TOPIC 3: Critical Care Cases – A Primary Care Review.
- Pulmonary complications in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease
- Discuss the pathophysiology of pleural effusion, hypoxemia and porto-pulmonary hypertension in patients with cirrhosis
- Describe the management of pulmonary complications of cirrhosis
- Review other complications of patients with cirrhosis in critical care
- Management of Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia
- Recognize clinical features of patients with hyponatremia and hypernatremia
- Describe the workup of sodium imbalance
- Review the treatment of hyponatremia and hypernatremia
- Detect pulmonary edema in the ICU and formulate a plan for the management of ARDS.