Topics in Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, and Geriatrics

Start Date : November 7, 2019
End Date : November 15, 2019
Time : 4:00 pm to7:00 am

Phone : 18004220711
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  1. 1. Stroke Update

    • Identify large vessel occlusion strokes and outline pre-hospital care and emergency care for optimal patient outcome.

  2. 2. Low Risk Chest Pain Patients

    • Define the HEART Score and HEART Pathway and which patients can go home for outpatient workup.

  3. 3. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Update

    • Are CT scans good enough to rule out SAH or do we still need to LP?

    • What about CTA instead?

    • What is a traumatic LP?

    • How can we tell if traumatic SAH or spontaneous SAH from CT findings?

    • Who needs seizure prophylaxis?

    • Outline best workup and treatment for these patients.

  4. 4. The Febrile Infant

    • Boston, Rochester, Philadelphia or Step by Step?

    • Describe how best to workup the febrile infant.

  5. 5. Royal Pain in the Back

    • Back pain patients can be high risk if they have certain red flags. We will cover those red flags to make sure you have a structured approach to evaluate these patients.

  6. 6. Wilderness Medicine

    • Manage patients outside of our normal environments.

    • Learn to expand the our brain box!

  7. 7. Disaster Medicine

    • Unfortunately in our world it is a matter of when, not if.

    • Everyone must be prepared for mass casualty events. Describe steps to manage these situations.

  8. 8. Ophthalmology for Non-Ophthalmologist

    • Compile eye complaints and recognize who needs to see ophthalmologist now.

  9. 9. Drowning Update-NOT USING THIS ONE

    • Define new terminology and treatment for the drowning patient.

  10. 10. Osteoporosis

    • Evaluate screening recommendations and apply them to everyday practice

    • Utilize therapies that include bisphosphonates, PTH and inhibitors of the RANK/RANKL/OPG system

    • Review the current controversies and clinical studies regarding Vitamin D

    • Better advise patients on calcium supplementation

  11. 11. MCI and Alzheimer's Disease

    • Define Mild Cognitive Impairment in both amnestic and non-amnestic disease states

    • Understand the potential implications of early diagnosis of dementia for patient care outcomes

    • Describe the clinical manifestations of Alzheimer's disease

    • Evaluate patients for symptoms of cognitive and functional loss

    • Apply appropriate drug and non-drug interventions for patients with dementia

    • Counsel families and caregivers at all stages of disease

  12. 12. To Sleep: Perchance to Dream

    • Describe the age-related changes in sleep

    • Evaluate the psychiatric, medical, and neurological causes of sleep problems

    • Implement office-based and objective methods for evaluating sleep disordered breathing

    • Intervene with appropriate treatments for complaints of insomnia including CBTI as first line guideline directed care.

  13. 13. Management of Constipation

    • Understand the common barriers that hinder the optimal management of chronic constipation in health care settings

    • Define primary as well as secondary causes of hypertension in the older adult

    • Provide a rational strategy to manage constipation based on current best evidence of the drug classes currently available

  14. 14. Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine

    • Understand the pathogenesis of pain

    • Apply recent guidelines in pain management including calculations for Morphine Milligram Equivalent Units

    • Choose appropriate drug therapy and multimodal interventions for the relief of pain

    • Consider the metabolic breakdown of different narcotics and their contribution to serotonin syndrome

    • Employ newer tools to determine the potential for opioid dependence

  15. 15. Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly

    • Evaluate current trends in pulmonary disease in the elderly

    • Review current immunization guidelines and supportive therapy

    • Include new therapies like LAMA/LABA combination inhalers and roflumilast in the management of COPD

    • Implement the appropriate use of nebulizers, MDIs and oxygen

    • Apply guideline directed care to patients with COPD

  16. 16. Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West

    • Understand that adequate nutrition is a prerequisite for the maintenance of good health and optimum efficiency

    • Find the on-line resources that provide the best evidence in support of dietary and nutritional supplements

    • Identify targeted supplements for heart disease, vision, depression/mood, and urologic disorders

    • Council patients on the risks of certain therapies in the presence of other disease

    • Improve your working knowledge of the Mediterranean diet

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Tel: 1-800-422-0711
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Event Categories: Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics.

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