• Live and in-person!

    Emergency and Urgent Care Live Course

    Wednesday, December 1 - Saturday, December 4

    Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
    San Diego (Coronado), CA

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    On the beach in San Diego, CA

      Participate in hands-on learning and interact with expert faculty
      Connect with your family medicine community

    The scope of emergency medicine is broad and changes rapidly. When minutes matter, you need the most up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge and sharp skills for optimal patient care.

    Learn the latest from experts to confidently assess, diagnose, and treat a range of health crises. Topics include: 

    • COVID-19 updates
    • Top 10 evidence-based updates
    • Pain out of proportion
    • Stroke and stroke mimics
    • Fatal headaches
    • Hypertensive urgency
    • Interventions to abandon
       

    Optional Sessions
    Hone your cardiovascular diagnosis skills with two optional workshops on basic and advanced ECG.

    CME Credits
    Earn up to 28 Prescribed credits and immediately put what you learn into practice.

    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, or urgent care for acute health conditions.
    • 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.

    Topics

    Topics are subject to change

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Animal Bites and Stings
    • Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics
    • Common Acute Foot Problems
    • Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-rays
    • COVID-19: Overview and Updates
    • Dizziness and Vertigo
    • ECG (Advanced)*
    • ECG (Basic)*
    • ER-UC Assessment of the Acutely Ill Elderly Patient
    • Fatal Headaches
    • Hypertensive Urgency/Emergency-Asymptomatic Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure
       

    *Separate registration and fee required.

    • Interventions to Abandon in the ER/UC
    • Metacognition: Avoiding Medical Errors
    • Pain Out of Proportion: Can You Recognize POOP?
    • Pediatric Emergencies
    • Sore Throat: Acute Pharyngitis and Non-Pharyngitis Causes
    • Stroke and Stroke Mimics
    • Top 10 EBM Updates in 2021
    • Urinary Tract Infection and Dysuria
    • Vascular Emergencies
    • Vector Borne Disease
       

    Course Materials

    Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site.

    Wednesday, December 1 7:00 a.m.
    Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General sessions
      12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
      1:30 - 5:45 p.m. General sessions
    Thursday, December 2 7:00 a.m. Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General sessions
      12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own or the rest of the day off
      1:15 - 5:15 p.m.
    Optional session*
    Friday, December 3 7:00 a.m. Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General sessions
      12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own or the rest of the day off
      1:15 - 5:15 p.m. Optional session*
    Saturday, December 4 7:00 a.m.   Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General sessions
      12:00 p.m. Course adjourns


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


    Invited Faculty

    Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP, course chair
    Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
    Dominika Jegen, MD, MA, BSc, BA, CCFP (EM), DABFM
    Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP
    Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP
     

    Optional Sessions

    Separate registration and fee required to attend a session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a session during online registration.

    Session #1
    ECG (Basic)
    Thursday, December 2, 1:15 - 5:15 p.m.
    Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    $320

    • Identify basic arrhythmias
    • Using a systematic approach, accurately interpret an ECG
       

    Session #2
    ECG (Advanced)
    Friday, December 3, 1:15 - 5:15 p.m.
    Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    $320

    • Systematically analyze ECG results for subtle fatal conditions
    • Identify cardiac infarct precursors in an ECG
    • Point out ECG findings of pulmonary embolism
       

    Registration Fee
     

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends November 3)
    $895 $845 $645 $895 $1,195
    Standard $995 $945 $745 $995 $1,295


    A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course.

    To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.

    Hotel Information

    The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Please contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

    Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton

    1500 Orange Ave
    Coronado, CA 92118
    Phone: (800) 468-3533
    Group code: AAFP

    Rate: $229 Single/Double Occupancy
    + current tax rate

    Accommodation Cutoff -- November 3, 2021

    Reservations Include

    • Resort fee waived (reg. $35+ per day)
    • Complimentary internet access in guest rooms
    • Complimentary access to fitness center
    • Unlimited indoor fitness classes and beach yoga
    • Complimentary self-parking
    • Discount tickets to top San Diego attractions
    • And more

    About the Reservations

    • Reservations made after November 3, 2021 will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
    • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

    CME Credit Statement

    The AAFP has reviewed Emergency and Urgent Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 28 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of approval is from 12/1/2021 to 12/4/2021. 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 In-Person, Live (could include online) for a maximum of 28 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.
    View more credit agreements.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.


    Can't attend live?

    The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.