Essentials of Emergency Medicine

Oakstone Specialty Review

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

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Stay Ahead in Your Field

Averaging just 15 minutes each, the concise lectures in Essentials of Emergency Medicine 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 unique online CME course provides highly focused information on topics such as acute coronary syndromes, CHF, shock, hypertension, burns, and more, and 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

Study with the Best

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Essentials of Emergency Medicine provides a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can 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.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Benjamin A. White, MD
Director of Clinical Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of
Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Cardiac Disorders

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes - David H. Schaffer, MD
  • Congestive Heart Failure - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Pericarditis and Myocarditis - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease - Laura Dean, MD
  • Bradyarrhythmias - Paul Ginart, MD, PhD
  • Tachyarrhythmias - Paul Ginart, MD, PhD
  • Hypertension - Laura Dean, MD
  • Circulatory Shock - Nicole M. Duggan, MD

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Gallbladder and Liver Disorders - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Appendicitis, Pancreatitis, and Diverticulitis - Emily Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH
  • Esophageal Disorders - DaMarcus Baymon, MD

Pulmonary Disorders

  • Pneumothorax - M. Colin Tasi, MD
  • Pulmonary Embolism - M. Colin Tasi, MD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension - Bryant C. Shannon, MD
  • Asthma and Acute Bronchitis - Bryant C. Shannon, MD
  • Obstructive Lung Disease - Bryant C. Shannon, MD

Orthopedic Disorders

  • Common Fractures - Madeline Schwid, MD
  • Common Dislocations - Madeline Schwid, MD
  • Orthopedics: Inflammatory and Infectious Conditions - Madeline Schwid, MD
  • Back Pain - Anna Condella, MD

Infectious Disease Disorders

  • Sepsis - Nicole M. Duggan, MD
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Anita Chary, MD, PhD
  • Respiratory Infections - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis - Melanie F. Molina, MD
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections - Melanie F. Molina, MD

Obstetric and Gynecologic Disorders

  • Ectopic Pregnancy - Anita Chary, MD, PhD
  • Complicated Labor and Delivery - Anita Chary, MD, PhD
  • Sexual Assault - Anita Chary, MD, PhD

Pediatric Disorders

  • Foreign Bodies - Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Nonaccidental Trauma - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Pediatric Fever - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Pediatric Abdominal Pain - Imikomobong (Micky) Ibia, MD
  • Pediatric Respiratory Disease - Imikomobong (Micky) Ibia, MD

Trauma

  • Initial Evaluation of the Traumatically Injured Patient - Emily Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH
  • Burns - Yonatan G. Keschner, MD
  • Life-Threatening Common Traumatic Injuries - DaMarcus Baymon, MD

Neurologic Disorders

  • Stroke - Mariama E. Runcie, MD
  • Seizures in Adults - Amar Deshwar, MD
  • Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage - Farah Z. Dadabhoy, MD, MSc
  • Dizziness and Vertigo - Mariama E. Runcie, MD
  • Headache - Madeline Schwid, MD

Psychiatric Disorders

  • Addiction - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Delirium - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Psychosis - David H. Schaffer, MD
  • Suicidal Ideation - DaMarcus Baymon, MD

Cutaneous Disorders

  • Lesions and Rashes - Kelsy Greenwald, MD

Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Christopher J. Nash, MD
  • Electrolyte Abnormalities - Paul Ginart, MD, PhD
  • Thyroid Disease - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Vitamin Deficiencies - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Eating Disorders - DaMarcus Baymon, MD

Hematologic Disorders

  • Bleeding Disorders - Paul Ginart, MD, PhD
  • Transfusion Reactions - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Anemia - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Neutropenia and Immunocompromised - Lorenzo Albala, MD

Renal Disorders

  • Acid-Base Disorder - Anna Condella, MD
  • Acute Kidney injury - Bryant C. Shannon, MD

Ophthalmologic Disorders

  • Ocular Injuries - Lucinda Lai, MPhil, MD
  • The Red Eye - Lucinda Lai, MPhil, MD
  • Atraumatic Visual Loss - Amar Deshwar, MD

ENT Disorders

  • Ear Disorders - DaMarcus Baymon, MD
  • Head and Neck Disorders - DaMarcus Baymon, MD

Urologic Disorders

  • Urinary Tract Infections - Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD, MBA
  • Genitourinary Tract Disorders - Lorenzo Albala, MD

Toxicology

  • Drugs of Abuse - Lorenzo Albala, MD
  • Toxidromes - David Toomey, MD
  • Common Antidotes - David Toomey, MD
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Christopher J. Nash, MD

Environmental Disorders

  • Bites and Stings - Laura Dean, MD
  • Drowning - Laura Dean, MD
  • Altitude Illness - Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD, MBA
  • Electrical Injuries - Kelsy Greenwald, MD

Course Director

Benjamin A. White, MD

  • Director of Clinical Operations
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Lorenzo Albala, MD

  • Emergency Medicine Resident Physician
  • BWH/MGH Harvard Affiliated
  • Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

DaMarcus Baymon, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Anita Chary, MD, PhD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Anna Condella, MD

  • Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Farah Z. Dadabhoy, MD, MSc

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Laura Dean, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Amar Deshwar, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Nicole M. Duggan, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Paul Ginart, MD, PhD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Kelsy Greenwald, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Imikomobong (Micky) Ibia, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Yonatan G. Keschner, MD

  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

 

Lucinda Lai, MPhil, MD

  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Emily Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Attending Physician
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Melanie F. Molina, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Christopher J. Nash, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Mariama E. Runcie, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

David H. Schaffer, MD

  • Clinical Fellow
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Madeline Schwid, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Bryant C. Shannon, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Jossie A. Carreras Tartak, MD, MBA

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

M. Colin Tasi, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

David Toomey, MD

  • Resident Physician
  • Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18.50 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: May 15, 2020
Date Credits Expire: May 15, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 18.50 hours

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME 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.