Emergency Medicine – Neurology


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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine – Neurology

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Seizures; Emergency Psychiatric Patient is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. With the hardcover option, you will be sent the CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Traumatic Brain Injury; Seizures; Emergency Psychiatric Patient

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.; Sean M. Fox, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.P.; and Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Traumatic Brain Injury.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Develop an approach to assessing the head injured patient where you can forget about the GCS scoring system.
  2. Identify the TBI clinical presentation where “The eyes have it”.
  3. Determine when TBI necessitates a “formal” RSI intubation.

TOPIC 2: Seizures: That’s Not a Dance Move.

Seizures may present in rather subtle and dramatic fashions.  The subtle seizure is often a diagnostic challenge while the dramatic one may present management challenges.  This course will focus on the most state of the art concepts related to the evaluation and management of seizures in the Emergency Department today. Upon completion of this session, using the recent literature and national organizations recommendations, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the most appropriate evaluation for a patient with a new onset seizure in the Emergency Department.
  2. List useful methods therapies and management strategies for patients with simple seizures.
  3. Describe the appropriate management of a patient with status epilepticus.
  4. Expect and account for the potential complications of the specific therapies for status epilepticus.

TOPIC 3: Management of the Emergency Psychiatric Patient.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the early signs of agitation and employ strategies to resolve them.
  2. Select appropriate agents for chemical restraint based on available evidence.
  3. Using ACEP guidelines as a framework, develop a plan for the medical clearance of a psychiatric patient.



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