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Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2020

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ESSENTIALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2020

Oakstone Clinical Update

Earn valuable CME credits and enhance your clinical acumen with this comprehensive course in emergency medicine.

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Essentials of Emergency Medicine will equip busy physicians with the tools to perform rapid patient assessment and initial workup while managing a broad spectrum of patient complaints and conditions. Led by Benjamin A. White, MD, this online CME course provides highly focused information on topics such as acute coronary syndromes, CHF, shock, hypertension, burns, and more. It will help you to better:

– Explain different presentations and management of bradyarrhythmia, tachyarrhythmia

– Understand acute management of stroke

– Differentiate between nonaccidental and accidental trauma in children

– List common antidotes for poisons found in ED patients

– Describe signs and symptoms of GI bleeding

– Ascertain procedures for evaluation and management of sexual assault victims

– Summarize the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders

– Distinguish among bites and stings and their relevant treatments

CHECK SAMPLES

1. Cardiac Disorders (8)

1

Acute Coronary Syndromes – David H. Schaffer, MD

2

Congestive Heart Failure – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

3

Pericarditis and Myocarditis – Lorenzo Albala, MD

4

Peripheral Vascular Disease – Laura Dean, MD

5

Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function – Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD

6

Bradyarrhythmias – Paul Ginart, MD, PhD

7

Hypertension – Laura Dean, MD

8

Circulatory Shock – Nicole M. Duggan, MD

2. Gastrointestinal Disorders (4)

1

Gastrointestinal Bleeding – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

2

Gallbladder and Liver Disorders – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

3

Appendicitis, Pancreatitis, and Diverticulitis – Emily Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH

4

Esophageal Disorders – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

3. Pulmonary Disorders (5)

1

Pneumothorax – M. Colin Tasi, MD

2

Pulmonary Embolism – M. Colin Tasi, MD

3

Pulmonary Hypertension – Bryant C. Shannon, MD

4

Asthma and Acute Bronchitis – Bryant C. Shannon, MD

5

Obstructive Lung Disease – Bryant C. Shannon, MD

4. Orthopedic Disorders (4)

1

Common Fractures – Madeline Schwid, MD

2

Common Dislocations – Madeline Schwid, MD

3

Orthopedics Inflammatory and Infectious Conditions – Madeline Schwid, MD

4

Back Pain – Anna Condella, MD

5. Infectious Disease Disorders (5)

1

Sepsis – Nicole M. Duggan, MD

2

Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Anita Chary, MD, PhD

3

Respiratory Infections – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

4

Meningitis and Encephalitis – Melanie F. Molina, MD

5

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections – Melanie F. Molina, MD

6. Obstetric and Gynecologic Disorders (3)

1

Ectopic Pregnancy – Anita Chary, MD, PhD

2

Complicated Labor and Delivery – Anita Chary, MD, PhD

3

Sexual Assault – Anita Chary, MD, PhD

7. Pediatric Disorders (6)

1

Foreign Bodies – Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD

2

Pediatric Sports Injuries – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

3

Nonaccidental Trauma – Lorenzo Albala, MD

4

Pediatric Fever – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

5

Pediatric Abdominal Pain – Imikomobong (Micky) Ibia, MD

6

Pediatric Respiratory Disease – Imikomobong (Micky) Ibia, MD

8. Trauma (3)

1

Initial Evaluation of the Traumatically Injured Patient – Emily Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH

2

Burns – Yonatan G. Keschner, MD

3

Life-Threatening Common Traumatic Injuries – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

9. Neurologic Disorders (5)

1

Stroke – Mariama E. Runcie, MD

2

Seizures in Adults – Amar Deshwar, MD

3

Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage – Farah Z. Dadabhoy, MD, MSc

4

Dizziness and Vertigo – Mariama E. Runcie, MD

5

Headache – Madeline Schwid, MD

10. Psychiatric Disorders (4)

1

Addiction – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

2

Delirium – Lorenzo Albala, MD

3

Psychosis – David H. Schaffer, MD

4

Suicidal Ideation – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

11. Cutaneous Disorders (1)

1

Lesions and Rashes – Kelsy Greenwald, MD

12. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders (5)

1

Diabetic Ketoacidosis – Christopher J. Nash, MD

2

Electrolyte Abnormalities – Paul Ginart, MD, PhD

3

Thyroid Disease – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

4

Vitamin Deficiencies – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

5

Eating Disorders – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

13. Hematologic Disorders (4)

1

Bleeding Disorders – Paul Ginart, MD, PhD

2

Transfusion Reactions – Lorenzo Albala, MD

3

Anemia – Lorenzo Albala, MD

4

Neutropenia and Immunocompromised – Lorenzo Albala, MD

14. Renal Disorders (2)

1

Acid-Base Disorder – Anna Condella, MD

2

Acute Kidney injury – Bryant C. Shannon, MD

15. Ophthalmologic Disorders (3)

1

Ocular Injuries – Lucinda Lai, MPhil, MD

2

The Red Eye – Lucinda Lai, MPhil, MD

3

Atraumatic Visual Loss – Amar Deshwar, MD

16. ENT Disorders (2)

1

Ear Disorders – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

2

Head and Neck Disorders – DaMarcus Baymon, MD

17. Urologic Disorders (2)

1

Urinary Tract Infections – Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD, MBA

2

Genitourinary Tract Disorders – Lorenzo Albala, MD

18. Toxicology (4)

1

Drugs of Abuse – Lorenzo Albala, MD

2

Toxidromes – David Toomey, MD

3

Common Antidotes – David Toomey, MD

4

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Christopher J. Nash, MD

19. Environmental Disorders (4)

1

Bites and Stings – Laura Dean, MD

2

Drowning – Laura Dean, MD

3

Altitude Illness – Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD, MBA

4

Electrical Injuries – Kelsy Greenwald, MD

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

– Describe the different presentations and management of bradyarrhythmia and tachyarrhythmia

– List the initial steps to be taken when a patient presents with suspected stroke

– Recognize the differences between nonaccidental and accidental trauma in children

– List common antidotes for poisons found in emergency department patients

– Explain the signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding

– Compare the initial evaluation and management of patients with suspected meningitis and encephalitis

– Identify procedures required for evaluation and management of sexual assault victims

– Discuss the evaluation, management, and disposition of patients with electrolyte abnormalities

– Summarize the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders

– Distinguish among bites and stings and their relevant treatments

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for emergency medicine practitioners interested in evidence based updates and other clinicians working in emergency medicine settings.

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Date of Original Release: May 15, 2020

Date of Original Release: May 15, 2023

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