Wednesday, November 4 - Saturday, November 7, 2020

Emergency and Urgent Care Livestream

Register by October 25 to save up to $100.

After careful consideration, the AAFP has decided to transition the Emergency and Urgent Care course scheduled for November 4-7 in Orlando, FL, to a virtual setting.

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, including COVID-19, syncope, assessment of acutely ill elderly patients, and acute pain management. 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 on basic and advanced ECG Interpretation.

Why choose AAFP CME?

  • Earn up to 27 live CME Prescribed credits designed just for family physicians.
  • Connect with acute care experts.
  • Improve your emergency and urgent care skills.
Virtual learning


Emergency and Urgent Care

November 4-7, 2020

  • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
  • Stream on any device.

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Fee Per Session*

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $149
Standard    $169

New Physician
Early Bird   $139
Standard    $159

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $109
Standard    $129

Allied Health
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

Nonmember
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

 

Early bird ends October 25.

*Registration fee for the ECG Workshops are $240 each for all registrants.

Experience livestream with the AAFP

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Can't attend live?

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

Earning Credit

Approved for up to 27 AAFP Prescribed credits - if attending all sessions. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

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

  • Prepare treatment plans for patients who present to emergency departments and/or urgent care clinics.
  • Evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with acute health needs affecting any number of body systems, including cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, maternity, psychological, or musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Incorporate emergency plans into practice, including written protocols and necessary equipment/tools for treatment.

Sessions

The times listed below are central time.


Alan Ehrlich, MD, course chair
Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE, course chair

Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4
 
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTPulmonary Embolism/Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis
– Alan Ehrlich, MD
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 : 4 creditsSepsis Recognition and ER Management
Ahmed Mian, MD
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 :  Respiratory Failure
– Maj. Brian Shahan, MD, FAAFP, DFPHM
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 :  Fatal Headaches 
– Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4
 
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4 : 1:15 - 5:45 p.m. CTCellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics
– Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4 : 4 creditsAcute Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure
– Ahmed Mian, MD
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4 :  Dizziness and Vertigo
Alan Ehrlich, MD
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4 :  Syncope:  An Innovative Approach to Assessment in the ER/UC
– Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5
 
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTVascular Emergencies
– Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5 : 4 creditsCommon Acute Eye Presentations
Ahmed Mian, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5 :  Pediatric Emergencies
Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5 :  Approach to the Agitated Patient in the ED and Acute Care Setting
Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
1 credit
Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, November 5
Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, November 5 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CTECG Interpretation Workshop (Basic) 
Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, November 5 : $240Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, November 5 : 3 credits
  • Identify basic arrhythmias.
  • Using a systematic approach, accurately interpret an ECG.
Session #105: Friday Morning, November 6
 
Session #105: Friday Morning, November 6 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTTop 10 Hot Topics This Year 
Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP; Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP; 
Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, November 6 : 4 creditsAcute Abdominal Pain
Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, November 6 :  Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-Rays
Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, November 6 :  Metacognition and Error Avoidance
Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
1 credit
Session #106: Friday Afternoon, November 6
Session #106: Friday Afternoon, November 6 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CTECG Interpretation Workshop (Advanced) 
Session #106: Friday Afternoon, November 6 : $240Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MHSc(Ed), MBA, CHE
Session #106: Friday Afternoon, November 6 : 3 credits
  • Systematically analyze ECG results for subtle fatal conditions.  
  • Identify cardiac infarct precursors in an ECG.   
  • Point out ECG findings of pulmonary embolism.
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7
 
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7 : 7:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. CTInterventions to Abandon in the ER & UC
Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP; Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7 : 5 creditsAcute Foot Injuries
Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7 :  Animal Bites and Stings
Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7 :  Assessment of the Acutely Ill Elderly Patient
Alan Ehrlich, MD
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, November 7 :  COVID-19 Update
Kyle Leonard, MD
1 credit

Note: Session information is subject to change.


Livestream Questions

What should I expect after I register for livestream?   

You will receive an email from Digitell, Inc., our streaming provider, two days prior to the course, with the link to access the livestream course and additional course information including the syllabus. Digitell will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions.

What are the system requirements for the livestream?

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

  • Adobe Flash Plug-in
  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • High speed internet connection
  • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones

Will the live presentations be recorded?

Yes, they will be recorded. You will have online access to the sessions you have registered for within a couple days after the streaming course. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. These archive sessions are not approved for CME 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, November 9, 2020.


CME Credit Statement

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

This Live activity, Emergency and Urgent Care, with a beginning date of November 4, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 27 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 27 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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Can't attend live?

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