Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Dec 17, 2021 – Dec 19, 2021

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME will be broadcasting from one of our in-person CME destinations. This program will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This program is accredited as a live activity. Recordings of the event will be provided to all registered attendees at the conclusion of the course.

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management.

The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, and case-based studies. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Please see the Overview & Agenda tab below for additional information on the Daily Program Schedule, and Topics & Objectives for each date listed below.

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

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Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: Dec 17-19, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine – 12 Credits

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Emergency Medicine for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Emergency Medicine for Adults and Adolescents with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Emergency Medicine for Adults and Adolescents.

Topics and Objectives

Friday, December 17 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Let’s Use Our Heads
Objectives: 1) Learn how to manage children who have sustained concussions and discuss Return to Play and Return to Learn guidelines 2) Apply guidelines in the management of children with head injury, including the ordering of a head CT 3) Utilize imaging studies appropriately in the evaluation of children with head injury

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
The Eyes Have It
Objectives: 1) Understand eye anatomy and the key steps in a thorough eye examination 2) Summarize which clinical conditions may be identified by each step in the eye examination 3) Treat eye pathology, resulting from infection or trauma, and understand when to refer a child to an ophthalmologist 4) Recognize the clinical differences between periorbital cellulitis and orbital cellulitis

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Subtle Presentations of Devastating Neck Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss presentations of emergent spinal, vascular, and infectious causes of neck pain 2) Underline important history and physical elements to recognize in order to minimize missing emergent causes of neck pain

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Devious Abdominal Disasters
Objectives: 1) Describe subtle presentations of abdominal emergencies 2) Underline important history and physical exam findings in abdominal emergencies 3) Illustrate the diagnostic challenges in the elderly with abdominal pain

Saturday, December 18

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Numbers Game: What to Do When the Blood Pressure is Too High
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between a hypertensive emergency and asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the dangers of acute management of asymptomatic hypertension 3) Identify which patients need emergent referral

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Endocrine Emergencies You Thought You Knew
Objectives: 1) Describe atypical presentations of diabetes mellitus 2) Illustrate diagnostic challenges of thyrotoxicosis and myxedema 3) Discuss adrenal insufficiency and its management

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Thinking Better: Medical Decision-Making at the Bedside
Objectives: 1) Recognize how pattern recognition, memory, and making snap judgments may lead to diagnostic errors 2) Understand the cognitive errors that physicians make most frequently 3) Develop an approach to medical decision-making that will help avoid diagnostic error

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Visual Diagnosis
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the ability to identify diagnoses in children by simple visual inspection 2) Discriminate among common pediatric diagnoses by asking appropriate historical questions 3) Appreciate the importance of pattern recognition in establishing a diagnosis

Sunday, December 19

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Infants Behaving Badly
Objectives: 1) Develop a thorough differential diagnosis for ill-appearing infants 2) Summarize the key management strategies in actual cases of ill-appearing infants 3) Select appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation and management of infants with interesting and uncommon diagnoses

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Does My Patient Need Surgery?
Objectives: 1) Make rapid management decisions based on children presenting signs and symptoms suggestive of a surgical emergency 2) Select appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation of children with surgical emergencies 3) Avoid activities that will result in a delayed diagnosis for children with surgical emergencies

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Deadly Back Pain You Don’t Wanna Miss
Objectives: 1) Discuss red flags to look for in the evaluation of patients with back pain 2) Identify some dangerous diagnoses that can present with back pain, such as cauda equina and epidural abscess

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Syncope Killers You Don’t Wanna Miss
Objectives: 1) Identify emergent conditions that can present with syncope 2) Recognize ECG findings for syncope that warrant ED referral 3) Discuss the utility of orthostatic vital signs in syncope

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

December 17, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

December 18, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

December 19, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

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

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 12/17/2021 to 12/19/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency – AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America. CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. Canadian

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

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