Topics in Emergency Medicine

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Overview Objectives
Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty
Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy


Department: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: MEM14001
Activity Date(s): November 4-6, 2013

with Optional Advanced Ultrasound
Meeting November 7, 2013
   
Location: Parc 55 Wyndham
San Francisco, CA
Fees:

BY October 4, 2013
PHYSICIANS - $655
AHP - $455

AFTER October 4, 2013

PHYSICIANS - $685
AHP - $485

Optional Printed Syllabus (All) - $50


Topics in Advanced Emergency Ultrasound
MD/DO/AHP - $300

RSVP RECEPTION -
Complimentary for registered attendees of MEM14001 on 11/4/13

 

7 Free Sessions November 5 from 1:35 pm to 3:05 pm
S-1-1 The Crash of Asiana Flight 214-- Free -- No Limit-- November 5
S-1-2 LLSA Review and Test -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-1-3 Alternative Airways -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-1-4 Pediatric Procedures -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-1-5 Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-1-6 Ultrasound-Guided Volume Assessment -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-1-7 Critical Care Procedures-- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5

7 Free Sessions Repeat November 5 from 3:20 pm to 4:50pm
S-2-1 The Crash of Asiana Flight 214 -- Free -- No Limit -- November 5
S-2-2 LLSA Review and Test -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-2-3 Alternative Airways - -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit --November 5
S-2-4 Pediatric Procedures -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-2-5 Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks - -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-2-6 Ultrasound-Guided Volume Assessment -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5
S-2-7 Critical Care Procedures -- Free -- 25 Attendees Limit -- November 5

 

Credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (20.75)

UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 

 

Overview:

The UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine and Office of Continuing Medical Education are proud to offer the 42nd Annual Topics in Emergency Medicine. Course topics, both adult and pediatric, are selected to represent those that emergency medicine and urgent care practitioners must remain wary of in order to provide cutting edge care, minimize risk (both to patient and provider), and comply with performance measures. We have assembled award-winning educational leaders from the UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine and UCSF’s world-renowned specialists to lead our lectures and workshops with the emphasis on initial evaluation, treatment and indications for consultation and referral.

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Objectives:

An attendee completing the Topics in Emergency Medicine course will be able to:

  • Illustrate evidence-based methods for evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of emergency medical and traumatic presentations;
  • Employ advances in emergency medical care that can improve outcomes and compliance with performance measures while minimizing risk to patients and providers;
  • Improve technical skills in airway management, pediatric and critical care procedures, as well as procedural ultrasound through hands-on teaching.

An attendee completing the Topics in Advanced Emergency Ultrasound will be able to:

  • Utilize advanced ultrasound techniques (beyond the FAST exam) in the acutely injured patient;
  • Assess the utility and controversies of bedside ultrasound in diagnosing ophthalmic emergencies;
  • Distinguish the benefits of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia.

 

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The optional Topics in Advanced Emergency Ultrasound course is designated for 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Family Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Determination of credit is pending.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category 1 Credit™ for the PRA for organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care: The approved credits shown above include 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for Topics in Emergency Medicine and .50 for Topics in Advanced Emergency Ultrasound towards meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and Care for the Terminally Ill.

Trauma: The approved credits shown above include 7.75 for Topics in Emergency Medicine course and .50 for Topics in Emergency Ultrasound toward satisfying the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma requirement for trauma-related continuing medical education.

ACEP: Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 20.75 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

AOA: This program is approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for 28 Category 2A Credits.

  • 20.75 Category 2A Credits (Topics in Emergency Medicine)
  • 7.25 Category 2A Credits (Optional Workshop: Topics in Advanced Emergency Ultrasound)

This course is endorsed by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. www.aaem.org.

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Course Outline:

 

For course slides, please visit this link

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013

7:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 Welcome
Christopher Fee, MD

8:10 Bath Salts
Eric Silman, MD

8:45 Dermatologic Emergencies
Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD

9:20 Practice Changing Pearls (Infectious Disease)
Three Old Tests With New Uses to Change Your Diagnostic Approach
Christopher Fee, MD

9:30 Cardioversion/Defibrillation
Eric Silman, MD

10:00 Break

10:15 The Other AAA (Allergic Reactions,
Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis)
H. Gene Hern, MD

10:50 The Hand Exam
Nicole Strauss Schroeder, MD

11:25 T ENT Bleeding
H. Gene Hern, MD

12:00 pm Q&A Session Morning Speakers

12:15 Lunch (On Your Own)

1:35 PT Critical Care in the ED
Robert Rodriguez, MD

2:10 T Ultrasound for Undifferentiated Shock
Nathan Teismann, MD

2:45 Practice Changing Pearls (Infectious Disease)
What's New in the Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock?
Christopher Fee, MD

2:55 PT Palliative Care in the ED
Eric Isaacs, MD

3:25 Break

3:40 Use of Scribes in the ED
Eric Isaacs, MD

4:15 ED Bouncebacks (And How to Avoid Them)
David Thompson, MD

4:50 Q&A Session
Afternoon Speakers

5:00 pm Adjourn/Hosted Reception(Meet the Course Instructors)

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 T Updates in Management of Sports Injuries
Daniel Garza, MD

8:35 TP Updates in Management of Concussion
Daniel Garza, MD

9:10 P Practice Changing Pearls (Neurology) - Controversies in Migraine Management
Zlatan Coralic, PharmD

9:15 Tricks of the Trade
Rachel Chin, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

9:50 Break

10:05 T Airway
Barry Simon, MD

10:40 Precipitous Delivery
Rachel Chin, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

11:15 T Trauma in Pregnancy
Susan Promes, MD, FACEP

11:50 Q&A Session
Morning Speakers

12:05 pm Lunch (On Your Own)

 

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - optional

1:35 pm WORKSHOP SESSIONS • Session #1
Participants must pre-register to attend a workshop during Session #1 and Session #2

1. The Crash of Asiana Flight 214
John Brown, MD, MPA, FACEP
Many lessons were learned in the face of this tragic event. Speak with those who were there during this brief presentation and open question and answer session, including EMS leadership, physicians, and nurses from a variety of EDs including the trauma center, academic institution, and community settings.

2. LLSA Review and Test
Susan Promes, MD, FACEP
Review the 2012 & 2013 American Board of Emergency Medicine Lifelong Learning and
Self Assessment (LLSA) articles and take the tests. Bring your laptops!

3. T Alternative Airways
Guy Shochat, MD & Jeanne Noble, MD
Improve your familiarity and technique with alternative airway interventions through hands-on practice.

4. PT Pediatric Procedures
Evelyn Porter, MD
Find your fingers fumbling when performing procedures in the pediatric population? Our instructors will review the tricks of the trade to calm your nerves.

5. PT Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks
Elizabeth Kwan, MD
Broaden your analgesic repertoire with ultrasound-guided nerve blocks.

6. T Ultrasound-Guided Volume Assessment
Elizabeth Kwan, MD
Use ultrasound to determine volume status and guide management of your critically ill patients.

7. PT Critical Care Procedures Jacqueline Nemer, MD
High stakes procedures require a steady hand and cool head. Review and practice critical surgical airways, thoracic procedures, IO lines, and more.

3:05 Break

3:20 WORKSHOP SESSIONS Repeat • Session #2

4:50 Adjourn

5:10 pm Fun Run
Dominic Tarpley, MSW & Jennifer Dearman, RN, MBA

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Fun With Drugs
Zlatan Coralic, PharmD

8:30 P Practice Changing Pearls (Pain Management) - Beyond NSAIDs and Narcotics
Jahan Fahimi, MD

8:40 T Smoke Inhalation and Carbon Monoxide
Craig Smollin, MD

9:15 T Trauma Transfusion Ratios
Preston Maxim, MD

9:50 Break

10:05 The New Anticoagulants
Susan Lambe, MD

10:40 T Crush Injuries
Preston Maxim, MD

11:15 T Pediatric Trauma Updates

11:50 Q&A Session
Morning Speakers

12:00 pm Lunch (On Your Own)

1:30 Severe Asthma
Jahan Fahimi, MD

2:05 Pulmonary Embolism
Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

2:40 Practice Changing Pearls (Cardiovascular) - D-Dimer for Aortic Dissection: Ready for Primetime?
Christopher Fee, MD

2:50 Toxic Plants and Mushrooms
Judith R. Klein, MD

3:25 Break

3:35 Stroke
S. Andrew Josephson, MD

4:10 Practice Changing Pearls (Neurology) - Intracranial Hemorrhage
S. Andrew Josephson, MD

4:20 Management of the Agitated Patient
James Hardy, MD

4:50 Q&A Session Afternoon Speakers

5:00 pm Adjourn

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013

TOPICS IN ADVANCED EMERGENCY ULTRASOUND - (Optional, for an additional fee)

7:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 T Beyond the FAST Exam: Advanced
Sonography for the Acutely Injured Patient
Rimon Benjiamin, MD

9:05 Sonographic Evaluation of Acute Flank Pain -
Renal Colic and Mimics
Ralph Wang, MD, RDMS

9:40- Curious Cases of Chest Pain
Manish Asaravala

10:15 Break

10:30 Ophthalmic Ultrasound for the ED:
Controversies and Challenging Cases
Nathan Teismann, MD

11:05 Cases of Dyspnea and Abdominal Pain
from the Developing World
R. Starr Knight, MD

11:40 Acute Aortic Disease in the ED
Adrian Flores, MD

12:15 pm Image Challenge (Cases)

12:20 Lunch

1:30 Acute Pelvic Pain in the ED - Rare
and Difficult Diagnoses
Pedro Campos, MD

2:05 Ultrasound from the Edge - Cases in
Critical Illness
Arun Nagdev, MD

2:40 Beyond Your Basic DVT - Challenging
Vascular Cases
Apa Sohoni, MD

3:15 Break

3:30 P Advanced Ultrasound-Guided Regional
Anesthesia
Andrew Herring, MD

4:05 Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Sonography
Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD

4:40 Joints, Tendons, and Beyond: MSK in the ED
Dan Mantuani, MD

5:15 Image Challenge (Answers)

5:30 Adjourn


T = Trauma CME (toward satisfying the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma requirement for trauma related continuing medical education)

P = Pain Management and End-of-Life Care CME (in accordance with CA Assembly Bill 487)

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Chairs:

Christopher Fee, MD
Associate Profess or of Emergency
Medicine; Assistant Residency Director

Ralph Wang, MD
Assistant Professor of
Emergency Medicine;
Ultrasound Fellowship Director, UCSF

Nathan Teismann, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

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Faculty

VISITING FACULTY

Daniel Garza, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic
Surgery and Emergency Medicine,
Stanford University School of
Medicine; Medical Director,
San Francisco 49ers; Associate
Director, Lacob Family Sports
Medicine Center at Stanford

Eric Silman, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine; Assistant Residency
Director; University of California,
Los Angeles

 

COURSE FACULTY (UCSF)

John F. Brown MD MPA FACEP
Associate Professor;
Medical Director, San Francisco
EMS Agency

Rachel Chin, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD
Clinical Emergency Medicine
Pharmacist

Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

James Hardy, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

H. Gene Hern, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency
Medicine; University of California,
San Francisco; Program Director,
Emergency Medicine Residency,
Alameda County Medical Center
Oakland, CA

Eric Isaacs, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Associate Professor and
Vice-Chairman, Department of
Neurology; C. Castro-Franceschi
and G.K. Mitchell Neurohospitalist
Distinguished Professor; Director,
Neurohospitalist Program

Judith R. Klein, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Elizabeth Kwan, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Susan Lambe, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Preston Maxim, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Jaqueline Nemer, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Jeanne Noble, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Evelyn Porter, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine and of Pediatrics

Susan Promes, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair for Education; Program
Director, UCSF-SFGH Emergency
Medicine Residency Program

Robert Rodriguez, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine

Nicole Strauss Schroeder, MD
Assistant Professor of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of
Dermatology

Guy Shochat, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency
Medicine

Barry Simon, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF; Chairman, Alameda
County Medical Center,
Oakland, CA

Craig Smollin, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency
Medicine, UCSF; Assistant
Medical Director, California Poison
Control System, San Francisco
Division; Fellowship Director,
Toxicology Fellowship Program

Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine;
Director of Outcomes/Innovations,
UCSF Office of Continuing
Medical Education

Nathan Teismann, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

David Thompson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine

 

TOPICS IN ADVANCED EMERGENCY
ULTRASOUND FACULTY

Manish Asaravala, MD
Director of Emergency
Ultrasound
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara
Medical Center

Rimon Bengiamin, MD, RDMS
Assistant Clinical Professor of
Emergency Medicine; Director of
Emergency Ultrasound
UCSF Fresno

Pedro Campos, MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellow,
UCSF

Adrian Flores, MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellow
UCSF

Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD
Emergency Ultrasound
Fellowship Director
Stanford Medical Center,
Palo Alto, CA

Andrew A. Herring, MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellow
Alameda County Medical Center,
Oakland, CA

R. Starr Knight, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine, UCSF

Dan Mantuani, MD
Assistant Professor of
Emergency Medicine
Alameda County Medical Center,
Oakland, CA

Arun Nagdev, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of
Emergency Medicine
Director of Emergency
Ultrasound, Alameda County
Medical Center, Oakland, CA

Aparajita Sohoni, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency
Medicine; Student Clerkship
Director, Alameda County
Medical Center, Oakland, CA

Ralph Wang, MD, RDMS
Assistant Professor of
Emergency Medicine;
Ultrasound Fellowship Director,
UCSF

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Travel & Lodging:

Parc 55 Wyndham
55 Cyril Magnin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
http://www.parc55hotel.com/

Reservations 800-595-0507
Hotel 415-392-8000

Single/Double - $219/ night
Call-in Reservations open 7AM- 6PM PST- Monday- Friday
Individual cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to avoid a no-show charge

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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