Urgent Care - Adult

$134.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$134.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: UCad-Urgent Care- Adult: Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain; Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Managemen; A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA.

Faculty: Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M., John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PAC

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain.

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

  1. Describe the rapidly evolving landscape emphasizing the outpatient treatment of many diseases that formerly mandated hospital admission
  2. Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk chest pain to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up
  3. Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk DVT and PE to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up.

TOPIC 2: Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management

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

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of syncope
  2. Differentiate between various causes of syncope
  3. Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines
  4. Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope.

TOPIC 3: A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA.

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

  1. Assess risk factors for CA-MRSA infection.
  2. Specify the best-evidence management of skin and soft-tissue infections such as abscess and cellulitis in the era of drug resistance.
  3. Assess both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic best-practice management strategies for this disease entity.
  4. Demonstrate familiarity with the latest treatment recommendations for CA-MRSA as directed by the CDC.


Total Cost: $

    Title: Urgent Care- Adult: Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain; Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Managemen; A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA.

    Course ID: UCad

    Faculty: 

    AMS - Perron

    Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.
    Professor of Emergency Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Vice Chair for Education and Assistant DIO, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maine Medical Center; Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, Portland, ME

    John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PAC
    He taught for 10 years at two physician assistant schools in Buffalo, New York.

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

    TOPIC 1: Turning Inpatients into Outpatients: DVT, PE, Low Risk Chest Pain.

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

    1. Describe the rapidly evolving landscape emphasizing the outpatient treatment of many diseases that formerly mandated hospital admission
    2. Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk chest pain to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up
    3. Outline the risk-stratification of low-risk DVT and PE to identify patients who can be rapidly discharged with outpatient follow-up.

    TOPIC 2: Syncope: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management

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

    1. Describe the pathophysiology of syncope
    2. Differentiate between various causes of syncope
    3. Develop a diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of syncope as per the 2017 ACC Guidelines
    4. Employ management strategies for patients presenting with syncope.

    TOPIC 3: A Rational Approach to Abscesses and Cellulitis in the Era of MRSA.

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

    1. Assess risk factors for CA-MRSA infection.
    2. Specify the best-evidence management of skin and soft-tissue infections such as abscess and cellulitis in the era of drug resistance.
    3. Assess both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic best-practice management strategies for this disease entity.
    4. Demonstrate familiarity with the latest treatment recommendations for CA-MRSA as directed by the CDC.