Wednesday, April 2 - Saturday, April 5, 2014 | Chicago, IL (Wheeling)
Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course
Register by March 4 to Save $100
With little time for analysis, emergency and urgent clinical conditions call for focused and immediate care. In an instant, it’s imperative to know the available treatment options for your patients as you evaluate them.
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.™
|EARLY BIRD FEE*||FEE|
|AAFP Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $895||FEE: $995|
|AAFP New Physician Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $820||FEE: $920|
|AAFP Student Resident Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $645||FEE: $745|
|Allied Health Professional||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $895||FEE: $995|
|Nonmember||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $1,195||FEE: $1,295|
*Early bird fee available for registrations completed on or before March 4, 2014.
The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.
Westin Chicago North Shore(www.starwoodmeeting.com)
(16 miles north of O'Hare International Airport)
601 North Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: (800) 228-3000
Rate: $144 Single/Double Occupancy + current tax rate
Accommodation Cutoff -- March 4, 2014
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 March 4, 2014, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
- Westin Chicago North Shore guarantees reservation by credit card and will not be charged prior to arrival date.
- Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival date.
- Acute Renal Failure
- Billing Pearls: Coding the Encounter
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Chest and Abdomen Trauma
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- ENT Urgencies
- Evaluation of Child Abuse
- Fatal Rashes
- Gastrointestinal Emergencies
- Hematologic Emergencies
- HIV-Related Emergencies
- Lacerations and Burns
- Mammalian Bites, Rabies, and MRSA Updates
- Managing the Dying Patient
- Metabolic Derangements
- Neurologic Emergencies
- New Drugs of Abuse
- OB Emergencies
- Orthopedics: Joint Reduction
- Pain and Sedation
- Pediatric Emergencies
- Respiratory Emergencies
- Spinning on that Dizzy Edge
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Toxic Flora Exposure
- Urologic Emergencies
- The Use of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography to Facilitate Patient Care
- Vascular Emergencies
Note: Topics are subject to change.
Download the complete schedule(7 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, faculty, and learning objectives.
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014 : 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.||Registration / Breakfast Provided|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014 : 1:15 - 3:30 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2014 : 3:30 - 6:45 p.m.||Optional Sessions*|
|Thursday, April 3, 2014|
|Thursday, April 3, 2014 : 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Thursday, April 3, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, April 3, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||CME Luncheon|
|Thursday, April 3, 2014 : 1:30 - 6:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, April 4, 2014|
|Friday, April 4, 2014 : 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Friday, April 4, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, April 4, 2014 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||CME Luncheon|
|Friday, April 4, 2014 : 1:30 - 3:45 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, April 4, 2014 : 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.||Optional Sessions*|
|Saturday, April 5, 2014|
|Saturday, April 5, 2014 : 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Saturday, April 5, 2014 : 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, April 5, 2014 : 11:30 a.m.||Course Adjourns|
*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.
How to Add Optional
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.
Joint Injection and Joint Aspiration
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. or Friday, April 4, 2014, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
- 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, April 2, 2014, 3:45 - 6:45 p.m. or Friday, April 4, 2014, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
- 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.)
Theodor W. Pesch, MD, PhD, Course Chair, Wilmington, Delaware
Hazel M. Bluestein, MD, FAAFP, Medical Director, Premier Urgent Care, Oaks, Pennsylvania
Mark A. Graber, MD, Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Solon, Iowa
Donald Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Rebecca K. Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Associate Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Hellerstown, Pennsylvania
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
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
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.
This live activity, Emergency and Urgent Care, with a beginning date of April 2, 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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Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course
April 2-5, 2014