• Emergency & Urgent Care Livestream 

    Wednesday, April 21 - Saturday, April 24

    • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
    • Stream on any device.
    • Register by April 11 to save up to $100.
       

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    Get the latest evidence-based, in-depth information, conveniently delivered to wherever you are via AAFP’s livestream experience. This unique format is designed in half-day sessions focused on the topics you need most. Simply log in and participate from your home, office, or on the go.

    It’s crucial to know the latest treatment options when you’re dealing with urgent and emergency cases. Hone your cardiovascular diagnostic skills with optional workshops.

    Why choose AAFP CME?

    • Earn 28 AAFP Prescribed credits when attending all sessions.
    • Connect with acute care experts.
    • Improve your emergency and urgent care skills.
       

    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.
       

    Sessions

    Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP, course chair

    The times listed are central time.

    Session #1: Wednesday morning, April 21

    7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • Fatal Headaches – Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    • Dizziness and Vertigo – Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
    • Vascular Emergencies – Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    • Stroke and Stroke Mimics – Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP


    Session #2: Wednesday afternoon, April 21

    1:25 - 5:45 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • Abdominal Pain –Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP
    • Pain Out of Proportion:  Can You Recognize POOP? – Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    • Top 10 EBM Updates in 2021 – Frank Domino, MD; Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP; Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
    • Sore Throat: Acute Pharyngitis and Non-Pharyngitis Causes – Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP


    Session #3: Thursday morning, April 22

    7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • Animal Bites and Stings – Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP
    • Hypertensive Urgency/Emergency-Asymptomatic Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure – Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
    • Pediatric Emergencies – Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP
    • Interventions to Abandon in the ER/UC – Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP; Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAFAP; Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP


    Session #4: Thursday afternoon, April 22

    ECG Interpretation (Basic) - Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    1:15 - 5:15 p.m. CT
    $320
    4 credits

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


    Session #5: Friday morning, April 23

    7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics – Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    • COVID-19: Overview and Updates – Dominika Jegen, MD, MA, BSc, BA, CCFP (EM), DABFM
    • Urinary Tract Infection and Dysuria – Dominika Jegen, MD, MA, BSc, BA, CCFP (EM), DABFM
    • Vector Borne Disease – Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP


    Session #6: Friday afternoon, April 23

    ECG Interpretation (Advanced) - Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
    1:15 - 5:15 p.m. CT
    $320
    4 credits

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


    Session #7: Saturday morning, April 24

    7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • ER-UC Assessment of the Acutely Ill Elderly Patient – Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
    • Common Acute Foot Problems – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    • Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-rays – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    • Metacognition: Avoiding Medical Errors – Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
       

    The times listed are central time.

    Note: Session information is subject to change.

    Fee Per Session*

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends April 11)
    $149 $139 $109 $189 $189
    Standard $169 $159 $129 $209 $209


    *Registration fee for the ECG Interpretation sessions are $320 each for all registrants.

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

    Livestream Questions

    What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

    You will receive an email from ON Services, our streaming provider, the day before the course begins, with the link to access the livestream and course resources which include access to PDFs of presentations. ON Services will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions that you have registered for.

    What are the system requirements for the livestream?

    For ideal viewing and participation, you should have access to the following:

    • Computer with the minimum specifications of either Mac OS X 10.6 or Windows 7 with latest updates installed and 4 GB of RAM
    • Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 10.0+, Safari 1.0+, Edge, Chrome, and Opera (please note they are not compatible with Opera Mini). They recommend upgrading your browser whenever possible.
    • High speed internet connection with a minimum and consistent internet download speed of 3 Mbps or faster. Speed tests can be tested through the website www.speedtest.net.
    • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones.
       

    Note: Some corporate networks and internet service providers block video transmissions by use of a firewall. If you cannot see video clips (even though your system meets the system requirements), contact your network administrator to see whether a security firewall is blocking video transmission. 

    Will the live presentations be recorded?

    Yes. You will have online access to the sessions you have registered for approximately two weeks after the streaming course. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. These archive sessions will have CME credit and will be reported as enduring not live credit.

    What if I want to cancel my livestream registration?

    Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

    What if I'm not satisfied with the livestream experience?

    Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at (800) 274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, April 26, 2021.

    CME Credit Statement

    Participants should report CME credit only for the sessions they have registered for and completed.

    The AAFP has reviewed Emergency and Urgent Care Livestream and deemed it acceptable for up to 28 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 4/21/2021 to 4/24/2021. 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 Online Only, Live 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.