Emergency Medicine – Trauma


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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine – Trauma

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Trauma: Knee Injuries; Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; Lower Extremity Trauma 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 – Trauma: Knee Injuries; Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; Lower Extremity Trauma

Faculty: Ryan K. Lee, M.D., M.B.A., Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M. and George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., F.A.C.S.M.

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

TOPIC 1: Knee Injuries in Sports.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Describe the injuries that can occur in the knees.
  2. Determine the rationale behind well-known treatment approaches to various knee injuries.
  3. Develop a logical differential diagnosis for any athletic or active individual presenting with knee pain.
  4. Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis of knee injuries and pathologies.

TOPIC 2: Adult Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls.
Orthopedic injuries are a frequently seen complaint in the Emergency Department.  The vast majority are straightforward to diagnose and manage.  There are some injuries, however, that are more subtle in presentation and more complicated to manage.  This session will focus on the latter group of injuries.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Detect the presentation and diagnostic pitfalls associated with posterior shoulder dislocation.
  2. Determine an appropriate work-up of compartment syndrome and distinguish the myriad ways it can present.
  3. Appraise those at risk for knee dislocation and relate the time-imperative for reduction.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the work-up and evidence-based treatment for native hip dislocation, as well as occult hip fracture.

TOPIC 3: Lower Extremity Trauma.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Develop an approach for assessing pelvic fractures.
  2. Determine appropriate studies to order in evaluating for hip fractures.
  3. Analyze common plain film findings associated with knee fractures.


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