September 17-20, 2014 | Albuquerque, NM

Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course

Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will begin on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 a.m.

Hotel Accomodations

Held at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
Albuquerque, NM (Santa Ana Pueblo). Contact the hotel directly to arrange your accomodations.

Hotel details »

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Additional activities offered at this location:

Separate registration and fee required.

With an average of two hours to assess, test, and stabilize a patient, knowing the latest treatment options during the evaluation is crucial.

Created and instructed by Board-certified family physicians, the Emergency and Urgent Care live course offers the current, relevant information you need in order to care for patients who require urgent medical attention.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare treatment plans for patients who may require hospital inpatient care or referral to emergency departments, intensive care or critical care units.
  • Assess the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients who may present with any number of conditions, including maternity, psychological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory or neurological care.
  • Incorporate emergency plans into practice, including written protocols and necessary equipment/tools for treatment.

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 28.50 AAFP Prescribed credits; 28.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

View full CME credit statement »

Course Details

Registration Fee

 FEE
AAFP Member  $995
AAFP New Physician Member 
$920
AAFP Student Resident Member 
$745
Allied Health Professional 
$995
Nonmember 
$1,295

View the Cancellation & Course Refund Policy.

Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa(resweb.passkey.com)
1300 Tuyuna Trail
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-1234

Rate: $189 Single/Double Occupancy + current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- August 18, 2014

AAFP CME in Albuquerque

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after August 18, 2014, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa guarantees reservation by credit card and will not be charged prior to arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

Topics

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Billing Pearls: Coding the Encounter
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • ENT Urgencies
  • Fatal Rashes
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies
  • Headaches
  • Hematologic Emergencies
  • HIV-Related Emergencies
  • Hypotension
  • Mammalian Bites, Rabies and MRSA Updates
  • Managing the Dying Patient
  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • New Drugs of Abuse
  • OB Emergencies
  • Orthopedics: Joint Reduction
  • Pain and Sedation
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Pitfalls in the Evaluation of Child Abuse
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Role of the FP in a Disaster
  • Spinning on that Dizzy Edge
  • Toxic Flora Exposure
  • Trauma (Chest, Abdomen, Lacerations, and Burns)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Urologic Emergencies
  • The Use of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography to Facilitate Patient Care
  • Vascular Emergencies

Note: Topics are subject to change.

Event Schedule

Download the complete schedule(6 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, faculty, and learning objectives.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : 1:30 - 3:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Thursday, September 18, 2014
 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 : 6:45 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, September 18, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Sessions
Thursday, September 18, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, September 18, 2014 : 1:15 - 3:00 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, September 18, 2014 : 3:15 - 6:15 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Friday, September 19, 2014
 
Friday, September 19, 2014 : 6:45 - 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, September 19, 2014 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Sessions
Friday, September 19, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, September 19, 2014 : 1:15 - 5:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, September 20, 2014
 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 : 6:45 - 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, September 20, 2014 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, September 20, 2014 : 12:00 p.m.
Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.

How to Add Optional Sessions

Separate registration and fee required to attend an optional session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select from optional sessions during online registration.

If you have already registered for the course, please call AAFP at (800) 274-2237 to register for an optional session.

Optional Sessions

Joint Injection and Joint Aspiration

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. or Thursday, September 18, 2014,  3:15-5:15 p.m.
$160

  • Understand the why and how joint injections are performed.
  • Properly perform joint injections.
  • Recognize risks and benefits of joint injections.

Suturing Techniques in the ER

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. or Thursday, September 18, 2014,  3:15 - 6:15 p.m.
$240

  • Perform the most common suturing techniques, including simple, running, and half-buried mattress (corner) sutures.
  • Evaluate the various suture materials available and in which situations they are to be used appropriately.
  • Utilize different wound closure materials, which may include surgical needles, sutures, skin staples, topical skin adhesives, tapes, bandages or skin adhesives.
  • Accurately predict when stitches should be removed based on location and the extent of wound healing (Bonus: sub-cuticular and vertical mattress.)

Faculty

Theodor W. Pesch, MD, PhD, Course Chair, Wilmington, Delaware

Mark A. Graber, MD, Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Solon, Iowa

Robert W. Kilgo, MD, FACEP, RDMS, Attending Physician, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Larry Leeman, MD, MPH, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Co-Medical Director University Hospital Mother Baby Unit, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Lynn M. Myers, MD, CPC, CHC, Medical Director of Coding, HealthCare Compliance and Education, Texas Health Physicians Group, Arlington, Texas

Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAFP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of Emergency and Urgent Care Services; Section on Child Abuse and Neglect; Children’s Mercy Hospital; Kansas City, Missouri

Vu-Kiet Tran, MD FCFP MHSc MBA, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Division, DFCM, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kim K. Yu, MD, FAAFP, Staff, Urgent Care Physician, Covenant Hospital and Medexpress, Frankenmuth, Michigan

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. Additional information and instruction will be provided by email after you register.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Emergency and Urgent Care, with a beginning date of September 17, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Additional activities offered at this location:

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