Emergency and Urgent Care
Self-Study Package - 8th Edition

Free Sample Session

Watch the Vascular Emergencies session for free and earn 1 AAFP Prescribed credit.

Exclusively for members.


Refine Emergency Care Skills, Master Best Practices

Learn the latest evidence-based treatment and evaluation information with help from this comprehensive self-study package.

Recorded from the AAFP’s Emergency and Urgent Care live course, this 26-session video self-study package allows you to both hone your clinical skills and review key issues that include opioid education, OB emergencies, DNR discussions, and sepsis—on a schedule that works best for you—in a variety of formats. View topic list »

Earn CME

This self-study package is approved for up to 22.75 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through May 22, 2020.
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You Get:

  • 26 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
  • Full-color, 250-plus page syllabus
  • Online post-test*
  • USB flash drive with video and audio files plus syllabus (online premium package only)
  • Audio CDs of presentations (online premium package only)
  • Customized learning option with multiple ways to work through the material:


  • Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
  • QuestionPause Play - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go

Audio (online premium package only)

  • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car 
  • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go


*Post-test MUST be submitted to claim CME credit.
AAFP member ID or purchase invoice required for post-test log in.

Estimated time to complete package: 23 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

Online Premium Package


This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


  • full-color printed syllabus
  • USB flash drive with content files
  • audio CDs of presentations

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.


AAFP Member:$695
New Physician:$645
Allied Health:$695

Note: Access to online content ends May 22, 2020.

Online Package

This package includes: 

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 


AAFP Member:$595
New Physician:$545
Student or Resident:$395
Allied Health:$595

Note: Access to online content ends May 22, 2020.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should 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.
  • Incorporate emergency plans into practice, including written protocols and necessary equipment/tools for treatment.


  • Acute Red Eye
  • Animal Bites and Stings
  • Chronic Pain Management: Case Study
  • Current State of Emergency and Urgent Care for Family Physicians
  • DNR Discussions
  • Epistaxis
  • Fatal Headaches
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies – Acute Abdominal Pain
  • International Traveler Disease Recognition: Zika Virus & Others
  • Interventions to Abandon in the ED/UC
  • Medical Apps
  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • New Antibiotics
  • Obstetric Emergencies
  • Opioid Addiction Management
  • Palliative Care Approach to the Terminally Ill in the Emergency Department
  • Patient Satisfaction and Healthcare Literacy
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Physician Wellness and Resilience: Dealing With Workplace Harassment
  • Physician Wellness and Resilience: Management of the Unruly Patient
  • Respiratory Emergencies: Acute Dyspnea
  • Sepsis: Recognition and Management
  • Sore Throats that Kill
  • Top 10 Hot Topics
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Emergencies
  • Wound Care

Packages' Components

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Emergency and Urgent Care 8th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins May 23, 2017. Term of approval is for three years from this date. 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 Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim 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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