A Critical Appraisal


Course provider

20 hour course

Intended for:

  • Physicians, PAs, NPs who practice Emergency Medicine
  • those seeking an evidence-based, literature focused update on issues in emergency care

Accreditation: 20 AMA credits

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Format: 28 presentations of 30 min each and four 90 min panel discussions with a question/answer format

Based on: Faculty input and feedback from prior registrants

Equipment used: Primarily didactic and Q&A

This course is presented throughout North America and Europe

Topics covered:

Post-arrest care, pulmonary embolism diagnosis, prehospital trauma care, massive transfusion strategies, black boxed drugs in the ED, TIA controversies, coronary CT angiography, new uses of ultrasound in ED, anticoagulants in ACS, pulmonary and multiple edema, spinal injury, knee trauma, pediatric seizures, and more

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss key points from the literature regarding leading-edge emergency medicine topics
  • Discuss literature-based recommendations for practice improvement
  • Effectively translate the acquired strategies into improved diagnostics and subsequently implement a better treatment plan for their patients

Procedural skills learned:

Course is primarily lecture/literature based

Affiliated with:
The Center for Medical Education, Inc. – call 1-800-458-4779 or (610) 454-9660