Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine: On Demand

Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine: On Demand

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Program Overview

This CME activity is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. In 2016, Continuing Education Company introduced the inaugural conference on “Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine for the Primary Care Provider” held in San Diego, CA at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa on October 7-9, 2016. This activity is comprised of 21 recorded video lectures from the conference, focusing on the evaluation and treatment of acute emergency conditions and best practices for use in a clinical setting. Topics include: Opioid Prescribing, Fractures, Concussions, STIs, Acute Stroke Care, Headaches, Procedures, ICD/LVAD Essentials, Febrile Seizures, Zika and more.

Urgent Care medicine involves the delivery of immediate medical care for the treatment of acute and chronic illness and injury. Practitioners providing urgent care need to be proficient in evaluating and caring for patients presenting with a broad range of acute medical problems. As a result, urgent care medicine requires clinicians to have an extensive scope of knowledge and expertise in the evaluation and treatment of acute medical conditions in all age groups.

This activity focuses on timely and practical issues involving emergency and urgent care medicine. Sessions will provide the latest evidence-based information on the evaluation and treatment of acute emergency conditions. Each session will provide best practices for use in an outpatient clinical setting.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Assess and provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and optimal care for a broad range of acute disorders seen in primary care
  2. Recognize the role of the primary care clinician in the management of acute disorders
  3. Utilize current advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acute disorders, using whenever possible, an evidence-based approach
  4. Delineate which patients require immediate hospitalization and additional care and those that can be successfully managed as outpatients

Accreditation

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 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 Primary Care Network (PCN) and Continuing Education Company, Inc. Primary Care Network is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15 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. Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 15 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this activity.

AANPCP: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

Jointly provided by Primary Care Network and Continuing Education Company.

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Participant will be leaving Primary Issues and completing this activity on the hosts website.

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Published March 21, 2017

 


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