Wednesday, November 9 - Saturday, November 12, 2016 | Long Beach, CA

Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course

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Approved for up to 23.75 AAFP Prescribed credits; 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. View all statements and agreements »

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.

Course Details

Attend Emergency and Urgent Care

Wednesday, November 9 - Saturday, November 12, 2016


Long Beach, CA
Hyatt Regency Long Beach

 

Early bird registration discount available through October 7, 2016.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $795
Standard    $895

New Physicians
Early Bird   $745
Standard    $845

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $545
Standard    $645

Allied Health
Early Bird   $795
Standard    $895

Nonmember
Early Bird   $1,095
Standard    $1,195

 

More in Long Beach

Additional activities offered at this location:

Separate registration and fee required.

  • Blunt Neck Trauma
  • Common Eye Conditions
  • Depression, Suicide and Mood Disorders
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • ENT Urgencies: Blast Topic
  • Electrolyte Abnormalities
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies
  • Headaches
  • Hematologic Emergencies
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Joint Injuries: Sprains & Dislocations
  • Mammalian Bites, Rabies and MRSA
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • New Drugs of Abuse
  • OB Emergencies
  • Pain and Sedation
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Respiratory Emergencies 
  • Seizures
  • Trauma: Chest & Abdomen
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Knee Injuries
  • Urologic Emergencies
  • Vascular Emergencies
  • Violence in the ER
  • Wound Care

Note: Topics are subject to change.

Event Schedule

Download the schedule(8 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, objectives, and faculty.

Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2016
Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2016 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2016 : 7:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2016 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2016 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, November 10, 2016
 
Thursday, November 10, 2016 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, November 10, 2016 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Sessions
Thursday, November 10, 2016 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, November 10, 2016 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Friday, November 11, 2016
 
Friday, November 11, 2016 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, November 11, 2016 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, November 11, 2016 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, November 11, 2016 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Saturday, November 12, 2016
 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, November 12, 2016 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, November 12, 2016 : 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

(#101) Thursday, November 10, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, November 11, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic rationale for joint injections and aspirations being performed.
  • Explain the risks and benefits of joint injections and aspirations.
  • Describe appropriate equipment/supplies for performing joint injections and aspiration.
  • Using models, perform joint injection and aspiration

ECG Analysis - Basic

(#102) Thursday, November 10, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Assess the variances in ECG readings for patients of different ages using case studies.
  • Relate the implications of ECG readings to potential cardiac disease.
  • Compare the findings of an ECG to a patient’s clinical presentation.
  • Compare the results of multiple ECG findings from the same patient.
  • Determine appropriate treatment options based upon clinical presentation and ECG analysis.

Bedside Ultrasound

(#103) Thursday, November 10, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Identify the most common conditions and injuries that are detectable with ultrasound.
  • Explain how bedside ultrasound may be used to reduce the time to actionable diagnosis.
  • Show the regions and probe positions of the FAST exam.
  • Interpret diagnostic imaging results and render treatment accordingly.

ECG Analysis - Advanced

(#105) Friday, November 11, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Assess the variances in ECG readings for patients of different ages using case studies.
  • Demonstrate accurate ECG diagnosis of atrial tachyarrhythmia using visual criteria rather than quantitative analysis.                                                                
  • Demonstrate accurate ECG interpretation that distinguishes normal physiological adaptations in athletes from abnormal findings suggestive of pathology.

Diagnostic Imaging Interpretation

(#106) Friday, November 11, 2016, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Distinguish appropriate imaging modalities for patients with acute or chronic illness or injuries that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.
  • Counsel patients on the appropriate and necessary use of diagnostic imaging, along with a plan for future follow-up and testing in the event symptoms worsen or do not improve, in order to foster patient satisfaction with care.
  • Interpret imaging tests to evaluate joint, bone, and/or soft tissue trauma.
  • Interpret imaging tests to evaluation a variety of internal pathologies seen in the emergency department or urgent care setting.

Invited 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

Carlos A. Ramirez, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Emergency Medicine, Freestanding HCA-Rio Grande Regional Hospital; President and CEO, Epical HealthMed, Mission, Texas

Jeff Roberts MD, Program Director, St. Francis Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program; St. Francis Family Medicine Center & Residency Program; Bon Secours Sports Medicine, Richmond, Virginia

Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician, Western Colorado Physicians Group, Grand Junction, Colorado

Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAP, 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

Vukiet 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.

Hotel Information

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

Hyatt Regency Long Beach(resweb.passkey.com)
200 South Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 491-1234

Rate: $199 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- October 7, 2016

AAFP CME Courses in Long Beach, CA

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 October 7, 2016, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency Long Beach guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Emergency and Urgent Care, with a beginning date of November 9, 2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23.75 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 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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Emergency and Urgent Care
November 9-12, 2016
Long Beach, CA

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