Emergency and Urgent Care
Self-Study Package - 9th Edition

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 29-session video self-study package allows you to both hone your clinical skills and review key issues that include pediatric emergencies, stroke and stroke mimics, vascular emergencies and more—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 32.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through April 8, 2022.
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You Get:

  • 29 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
  • Full-color, 368-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 completed to claim CME credit.

Estimated time to complete package: 33 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

Online Package

This package includes: 

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 


AAFP Member:$695
New Physician:$645
Student or Resident:$475
Allied Health:$695

Note: Access to online content ends April 8, 2022.

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:$795
New Physician:$745
Allied Health:$795

Note: Access to online content ends April 8, 2022.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should 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.


  • Adolescent Depression and Suicide
  • Animal Bites and Stings
  • Best Practices Recap
  • Blast: Electrolyte Imbalance – Calcium
  • Blast: Electrolyte Imbalance – Magnesium
  • Blast: Electrolyte Imbalance – Potassium
  • Blast: Electrolyte Imbalance – Sodium
  • Care of Transgender Patients in the ED and UC
  • Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics
  • Common Skin Rashes
  • Dental Pain and Injuries
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Dysuria and Urinary Tract Infections
  • ECG Interpretation: Advanced
  • ECG Interpretation: Basic
  • Fatal Headaches
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies – Acute Abdominal Pain (Case Study)
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies – Acute Abdominal Pain (Didactic)
  • HIV Prophylaxis Guidelines
  • International Traveler Disease Recognition Update
  • Interventions to Abandon in the ED and UC (Panel)
  • Medical-Legal Considerations in the Emergency Department and Urgent Care
  • Metacognition and Medical Decision-Making: Taking Steps to Avoiding Clinical Errors
  • OB Emergencies
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • STOP Sports Injuries: Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention and Treatment
  • Stroke and Stroke Mimics
  • Top 10 Hot Topics This Year
  • Vascular Emergencies

Packages' Components

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Emergency and Urgent Care 9th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 32.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins April 9, 2019. 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 32.25 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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