Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System Emergency Department. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this live online activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Specialty/State-Specific CME: Included as part of the 13.75 credits, this activity is eligible for 1.75 trauma credits, 1 stroke credit, 1.5 pharmacology credits, 0.75 addiction disorder credits, 0.25 ethics credits, 0.5 human trafficking credits, and 2.75 infectious disease credits, subject to your state and institutional requirements.
Needs Assessment: The need for this educational activity was determined by expert collaboration to identify practice gaps in knowledge and competence through a review of the current literature and guidelines, formal and informal survey in the emergency medicine community, and discussion with emergency medicine experts.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for emergency medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and students.
Goals: The purpose of this activity is to update emergency medicine clinicians on new data, trends, and literature in various emergency medicine topics that can be applied to improve practice.
Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:
- Utilize best practices in managing physical and social trauma cases, such as head and chest trauma and sex trafficking.
- Apply management strategies for neurologic and toxicologic emergencies, including stroke, novel drugs of abuse, and cannabinoid hyperemesis.
- Develop appropriate treatment plans to manage obstetric and gynecologic emergencies, including precipitous deliveries, first-trimester bleeding, and pre-eclampsia.
- Apply management strategies for infectious disease and critical care emergencies, including STIs, meningoencephalitis, and appendicitis, as well as COPD, alcohol withdrawal, and diabetic emergencies.
- Optimize management of cardiac emergencies, including low-risk chest pain, hypertension, and decompensated heart failure.
- Identify opportunities for career development and leadership, including non-clinical leadership positions, career development within the ED, and integration of the APP profession into a new clinical area in which PA utilization is low.
Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of EB Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a CME activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. In compliance with all ACCME Essentials, Standards, and Guidelines, all faculty for this CME activity were asked to complete a full disclosure statement. This information will be provided as part of the course materials.
Commercial Support: At this time, this activity has received no commercial support. Any commercial support received will be disclosed to the learners prior to the event.
Earning Credit: To earn credit, review the CME information here, attend the virtual sessions, complete the online post-activity evaluation form, and your CME certificate will be provided to you.
Hardware/Software Requirements: You will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access the virtual live-streamed event, CME quiz, and evaluation.
Accessibility: EB Medicine is committed to making its CME activities accessible to all individuals. If you are in need of an accommodation, advance notification will help us to better serve you.