Emergency physicians, emergency residents, emergency nurses and pre-hospital providers practicing in Maryland.
This course is being presented to update emergency medicine personnel on current issues pertaining to neurocritical care, dos and don’ts of providing care to a physician, new overdoses, legal landmines, Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta, reversing NOACs, risk adaptive e-triage, and preoxygenation pearls and pitfalls. The program will consist of live presentations by expert faculty; each session will include a question and answer period.
- List tools used for diagnosing Subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department.
- Identify the best therapies to improve outcome for the patient with Intracerebral hemorrhage.
- Review strategies to prepare for intubation to maximize the time available for laryngoscopy.
- Review optimal patient positioning.
- Review laryngoscopy techniques to optimize first pass success.
- Describe the latest trends in toxicological emergencies with both classic drugs and newer
- Identify the most common presentations for the most significant (and potentially fatal)
overdoses from new pharmacologic agents, chemicals and drugs.
- Discuss appropriate treatment and antidote therapy for these newer overdoses in the
emergency department setting.
- Discuss new developments in medical malpractice caselaw.
- Apply new developments in caselaw to the daily clinical practice of emergency medicine.
- Identify the what and why of using REBOA in trauma.
- Describe the new technology, and how this has made it safer to use in the non trauma center.
- Discuss the possibility of use in non traumatic cardiac arrest.
- Review indications for NOAC use, as well as risks and benefits when compared with warfarin.
- Discuss appropriate management of bleeding in patients taking novel oral anticoagulants.
- Review currently-available NOAC-specific reversal agents.
- List the dos and don’ts of providing care to a physician.
- Describe the multidimensional experience of pain.
- Review the pertinent history of acute pain management.
- Identify what machine learning is and how it may be useful to the emergency medicine
community both in research and practice.
- Demonstrate process of implementing prognostic clinical decision support in the ED.