Emergency Medicine CME Courses

Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video, Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: October 13, 2017
Expiration Date: October 13, 2019
Summary:

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of AUD and outline current and evolving diagnostic criteria
  • Describe challenges to the successful identification of patients with AUD
  • Identify the treatment modalities currently available for management of AUD and apply them to patient cases using evidence-based medicine
  • Develop strategies for recognizing and improving therapeutic adherence in patients treated for AUD

Alcohol use disorder (AUD), referred to colloquially as alcoholism, is an integration of past terms that have include in past as alcohol dependence or abuse, and may be marked by any one of a number of different symptoms or behaviors that include physical cravings, compulsion, guilt, and frequent consumption over an extended period of time. There are about 7.9 million people in the United States who suffer from the disease, but a fraction – 2.2 million people – seek treatment for it. The number of people who are considered heavy drinkers is about double at somewhere between 15.9 and 17.6 million, and just under a quarter of Americans over age 12 reports having engaged in binge drinking at least once in the last month. Alcohol accounts for over 687,000 emergency department visits by people under age 20 per year, and AUD is estimated to cost $223.5 billion per year. Worldwide, 76.3 million people are estimated to have AUDs, and they account for an annual mortality rate of 1.8 million. AUD is largely undertreated, constituting one gap in care and justifying CME

Credits: 17 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video, DVD
Price: $595
Release Date: April 15, 2017
Expiration Date: April 14, 2020
Summary:
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $99/month, $399/6 months
Summary: Over 900 Questions for ABEM Emergency Medicine Board Preparation exam and the In-Training Exam. You can review anywhere, anytime. Interactive, Emergency Medicine Board Review Questions at a great Price.
  • 400 Top Questions taken from '1200 Questions to Help you Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards'
  • An additional 450 questions targeted to board specific focus areas
  • Designated section of questions that are MOST RELEVANT to the Emergency Medicine boards for a quick study boost
  • Each question offers an answer, detailed explanation, and a review system
  • Advanced statistics so you can see your weak and strong areas, as well as suggestions for areas to focus on based on your performance
  • The best Emergency Medicine Board Review Questions available from top physicians and publishers

Topics Covered by the Emergency Medicine Question Bank:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Cutaneous
  • Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional
  • Environmental
  • GI and Abdominal
  • Head and ENT
  • Hematologic
  • Immune System
  • Infectious Disease
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurology
  • OB GYN
  • Pediatric
  • Psycho-Behavioral
  • Renal and Urogenital
  • Thoracic and Respiratory
  • Toxicology
  • Trauma

Credits: over 150 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Hardcopy, Online Publication
Price: $449 (see site for discount)
Summary: Emergency Medicine Practice is a journal both online and print Emergency Medicine CME specialiazing on a certain topic per issue, usually based on a single complaint; topics included are differential diagnosis, ED evaluation, diagnostic studies, special circumstances, treatment, common pitfalls, controversies, and patient disposition are covered. Subscribing to Emergency Medicine Practice will get a FREE subscription to EM Practice Guidelines Update. Current Emergency Medicine Practice subjects include: Infections In The Era Of Community-Acquired MRSA; Acetaminophen (Paracetamol, APAP) Overdose; Injuries Of The Pelvis And Hip; Toxic Alcohols; and more. The issue every month is good for up to 4 hours of Emergency Medicine CME credit.
Credits: 35 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Hardcopy, Online Publication
Price: $219 per guide
Release Date: Released annually in June
Expiration Date: 4 years after release
Summary: EB Medicine’s LLSA Study Guides aimed to help you be ready for The American Board of Emergency Medicine's annual Lifelong Learning Self-Assessment (LLSA) exam. Each of EB Medicine’s LLSA Study Guides contains: full reprint of the original article; answers and explanations; in-depth discussion; summary of key, must-know, points; a critique of the article; sample questions to help you quiz yourself; and a lot more. EB Medicine’s LLSA Study Guides is handy for immediate download or in a print form. This is a spiral bound and lays flat for studying. EB Medicine currently providing LLSA Guides for test for 2009 - 2012. Each LLSA Sudy Guide is good for about 35 hours of Emergency Medicine CME Credit.
By HPC
Credits: 21.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Live Course
Price: $1,345 - $1,495
Summary: This course covers procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards, including what is needed for trauma management in the ER, as well as 4 hours of hands-on ultrasound education. Course topics are vascular access, arterial line placement, point-of-care ultrasound, mechanical ventilation, informed consent, procedural sedation, tube thoracostomy, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, airway management. Lab skills are vascular access, ultrasound, airway management, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, chest tube placement, paracentesis, pneumothorax evacuation, and needle decompression. Accredited by Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. Save $200-$250 with early registration at least 21 days before start of course
By HPC
Credits: 31.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Live Course
Price: $2,595 - $2,745
Summary: This course covers procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards, including what is needed for trauma management in the ER, as well as 4 hours of hands-on ultrasound education. Course topics are vascular access, arterial line placement, point-of-care ultrasound, mechanical ventilation, informed consent, procedural sedation, tube thoracostomy, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, airway management. Lab skills are vascular access, ultrasound, airway management, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, chest tube placement, paracentesis, pneumothorax evacuation, and needle decompression. Accredited by Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. Save $200-$250 with early registration at least 21 days before start of course
By HPC
Credits: 11.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $595
Expiration Date: 1/1/2018
Summary: Accredited by Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. This course from Hospital Procedures Consultants is being presented by faculty members Joseph S. Esherick, MD, FAAFP as well as Richard R. Rutherford, MD, FAAFP. This activity is directed to attending and resident physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards. The CME course will be comprised of 17 online modules that will cover the indications, contraindications, techniques, complications, fluid analysis, and coding of these procedures.
Credits: over 150 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Hardcopy, Online Publication
Price: $449
Summary: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, a print and online Pediatric Emergency Medicine CME journal revolving around a single topic per issue, most often based on one complaint; controversies, within that topic, ED evaluation, treatment, differential diagnosis, patient disposition, special circumstances, common pitfalls, and diagnostic studies are covered. The topics that are included in the recent Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice are: Neonatal Emergencies; Jaundice; Wounds; Acute Gastroenteritis; Influenza; Anaphylaxis; and more. The monthly issue is good for up to 4 hours of Pediatric Emergency Medicine CME credit.
Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 8/14/2015
Expiration Date: 8/13/2017
Summary: Course Highlights:
  • Using empirically valid clinical parameters to assess and operationalize acute suicidal risk
  • Managing the risk of suicidal behavior with immediate action
  • Referring patients with suicidal ideation to behavioral health clinicians