Emergency Medicine - A Comprehensive Review

The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review

Keep up with rapidly evolving EM best practices and earn CE credit with this authoritative review.

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Stay Current with New Best Practices in Emergency Medicine

This program reviews rapidly evolving standards of care for emergency medicine patients. It is designed to reduce errors and improve performance with lectures covering advances in ultrasound applications, changes in CPR recommendations and other clinical guidelines and strategies to improve outcomes. Lectures cover standardized care for acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, undifferentiated shock, evolving best practices for airway management, ACLS, sepsis care, PE, MI, as well as new pharmacological guidelines for management of angioedema, procedural sedation, anticoagulation and other areas. The program is ideal for all EM practitioners, especially those who graduated from training programs prior to the widespread teaching of ultrasound applications in emergency medicine. It will help you to better:

  • Incorporate new standards of care to emergency medicine patients
  • Apply ultrasound skills for diagnostic and therapeutic applications
  • Apply and interpret tests, EKGs and imaging studies with state of the art understanding
  • Compare, contrast, analyze and synthesize data to improve care and decrease errors
  • Design evaluation and care plans that optimize costs, efficiency and quality

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in emergency medicine provides a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or on disk, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • New Approaches & Updates in Skin & Soft Tissue Infections - Brad Frazee, MD
  • Workup and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism - Bradley Frazee, MD
  • Pediatric Fever: Where We Are in 2015 - Aparajita Sohoni, MD
  • Emerging Infections Confronting the World - Caitlin Bailey, MD
  • Street Drugs in 2015 - Caitlin Bailey, MD
  • Sore Throats That Kill - Gene Hern, MD, MS
  • Anaphylaxis and Angioedema - Gene Hern, MD, MS
  • Sepsis Update - Amandeep Singh, MD
  • ACLS Updates: Cooling, PCI, CPR Techniques - Amandeep Singh, MD
  • ACS Medical Therapy - Amandeep Singh, MD
  • Cardiac Drug Toxicity - Kent Olson, MD
  • Drugs That Cause Seizures - Kent Olson, MD
  • Working Up the Acidotic OD - Kent Olson, MD
  • Peripartum Emergencies: Baby - Robert Savio, MD
  • Literature Review – Top Articles from 2014 and 2015 - Bradley Frazee, MD; Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH
  • Managing the Bleeding Patient: Updates on Blood Product Use, Massive Transfusion, and TXA - Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH
  • Challenging Cases in Afib - Eric Snoey, MD
  • Understanding the Newer Anticoagulants - Eric Snoey, MD
  • Hyperkalemia and Electrolytes in the Renal Patient - David English, MD, MBI
  • Non-Electrolyte Emergencies in the Dialysis Patient - David English, MD, MBI
  • Ethics - What is a POLST/Who Has Decision-Making Capacity - David English, MD, MBI
  • Sedating the Agitated Patient - David English, MD, MBI
  • Diseases in Pregnancy - Charlotte Page Wills, MD
  • Pitfalls in Vaginal Bleeding - Charlotte Page Wills, MD
  • The Precipitous Delivery - Charlotte Page Wills, MD
  • Risk Management, Staying Out of Trouble, The Second Victim - Barry Simon, MD
  • Abdominal Pain in the Elderly - Barry Simon, MD
  • Preventing Errors in Airway Management - Barry Simon, MD
  • Ophthalmologic Emergencies - Barry Simon, MD
  • Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking - Hillary Larkin, PA-C
  • Subarachnoid Bleeds: Updates & Controversies - Doug White, MD
  • Approach to Unplanned Hypothermia - Doug White, MD
  • Intractable Nausea and Vomiting/Gastroparesis - Andrew Herring, MD
  • Treating ED Patients with Comorbid Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders - Andrew Herring, MD
  • Pain Management - Andrew Herring, MD
  • Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks - Andrew Herring, MD
  • Healthcare Disparities - Harrison J. Alter, MD, MS
  • Ultrasound in the Workup of Unexplained Shortness of Breath - Daniel Mantuani, MD, MPH
  • Ultrasound and Ocular Emergencies - Arun Nagdev, MD
  • Ultrasound for the Crashing Patient - Arun Nagdev, MD
  • Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Cannulation - Arun Nagdev, MD

Course Director

Barry Simon, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System

Speakers

Harrison J. Alter, MD, MS

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Chair for Research
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Caitlin Bailey, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Student Clerkship Director
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

David English, MD, MBI

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Attending Physician
  • Moffit Hospital UCSF

Bradley Frazee, MD

  • Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Herbert Hern, MD, MS

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Andrew Herring, MD

  • Clinical Instructor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Director of Research
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Hillary Larkin, PA-C

  • Director of Forensic Services
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Daniel Mantuani, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Ultrasound Director
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

 

Arun Nagdev, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Director Emergency Ultrasound
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Kent Olson, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine & Pharmacy
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Medical Director
  • California Poison Control System – SF division

Robert Savio, MD

  • Department of Pediatrics
  • University of California San Francisco

Amandeep Singh, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Eric Snoey, MD

  • Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Aparajita Sohoni, MD

  • Attending Physician
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Douglas White, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Residency Director
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Charlotte Wills, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Residency Program Director
  • Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 1, 2015
Date Credits Expire: November 1, 2018

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Knowledge - Provide up-to-date evidence to close the knowledge gap that may have developed since graduation from residency training.
  • Application - The course participants will improve their ability to apply ultrasound skills for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Participants will apply and interpret tests, EKGs, and imaging studies with state of the art understanding.
  • Analysis - Adding to current evidence the participant will improve their ability to compare, contrast, analyze and synthesize data to improve care and decrease errors.
  • Synthesize - Improve the participants ability to create a broad differential enabling them to design an evaluation and care plan that optimizes costs, efficiency and quality.

Target Audience

  • Community emergency medicine practitioners interested in evidence-based updates that have transpired over the past five years
  • Mid-level practitioners working in emergency medicine settings
  • EM practitioners who graduated from training programs prior to the widespread teaching of ultrasound applications in emergency medicine

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