Emergency Medicine CME

  • Emergency Medicine Practice Print & Online CME Journal

    A subscription to Emergency Medicine Practice provides you with new issues every month, each focusing on the practical application of the evidence for topics like trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, drugs & procedures, airway management, and more. And every issue is written and peer reviewed by practicing, experienced ED physicians who care deeply about giving every patient the care they deserve. We take you step by step from the moment your patient presents to the ED with an often-vague complaint, through risk stratification, laboratory testing and imaging, treatment, and disposition. With Emergency Medicine Practice, you can count on rigorous evidence-based research, peer-reviewed quality, and recommendations you can trust. Plus, you can earn more than 150 CME credits—including difficult-to-find trauma, stroke, pharmacology, opiate, cardiac, and ethics CME and more.

    Target Audience: Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers specializing in Emergency Medicine.

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    • Cost: $449
    • Credit hours: 150+
    • CME credits awarded by: EB Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand online and print
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
  • HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course

    The HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course covers the 20 most essential procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards, including the procedures needed for trauma management in the ER.

    The course includes lectures and skills labs in: informed consent, procedural sedation, mechanical ventilation, tube thoracostomy, needle decompression, endotracheal intubation, Glidescope intubation, LMA placement, King tube placement, intraosseous line placement, point-of-care ultrasound including E-FAST and RUSH exams, and ultrasound-guided procedures: central line placement, arterial line placement, peripheral IV placement, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, and paracentesis.

    Before the meeting, you watch 17 online lectures at home or in your office; then you attend a LIVE meeting featuring demonstrations and hands-on training in one of a exciting locations including Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Antonio, Seattle, and Long Beach

    After completing the HPC Hospitalist, Trauma, and Emergency Procedures Live and Online course, you will be better able to:
    • Define the indications and contraindications for hospital procedures
    • Identify the pertinent anatomy, patient positioning and proper technique for hospital procedures
    • Understand the common complications of the various procedures
    • Choose appropriate options for oral or intravenous procedural sedation
    • Utilize basic ultrasound to assist with hospital procedures
    • Understand the basic principles of mechanical ventilation
    • And much more

    Target Audience:
    Attending and resident physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

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    • Cost: $1345
    • Credit hours: 21.5 - 31.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
    • Format: Live Conference, On-Demand Online
  • HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course

    The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course provides evidence-based information about the 20 most common bedside procedures performed in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and hospital wards.

    The course is comprised of 17 modules that cover the indications, contraindications, techniques, complications, fluid analysis, and coding of these procedures.

    The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Online CME course covers informed consent, procedural sedation, central line, intraosseous line, peripheral IV, and arterial line placement, point-of-care ultrasound including E-FAST and RUSH exams, mechanical ventilation, needle decompression, basic suturing, tube thoracostomy, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and basic and difficult airway management including video laryngoscopy.

    Target Audience:
    Attending and resident physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

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    • Cost: $595
    • Credit hours: 11.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 1, 2018
  • EMTALA: An E.R. Law That Affects All Physicians, 2nd Edition

    EMTALA: An E.R. Law That Affects All Physicians, 2nd Edition will help you to:
    • Realize how EMTALA affects your own practice;
    • Understand how to comply with the law;
    • Keep abreast of changes in the rules and regulations that govern enforcement;
    • Become familiar with the penalties for noncompliance with EMTALA; and
    • Meet your ethical and legal responsibilities to provide care.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 4
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

    American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has activities and courses for physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine that are trying to earn CME credits.

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • ACEP Critical Decisions

    Each issue of Critical Decisions contains:
    Two case-based clinical lessons chosen from the EM Model-to keep you abreast of changing technology, emerging disease trends, new pharmaceuticals, and many other facets of emergency medicine practice.

    The LLSA Literature Review brings you synopses of the articles from ABEM’s yearly LLSA reading lists. Each summary features bulleted highlights of the articles to help you focus your continuous learning efforts.

    The Critical ECG features an ECG illustrating a challenging condition along with a discussion of the subtleties of its interpretation.

    In The Critical Image, an image (CT, radiograph, etc.) is provided along with a discussion of the visual clues leading to the correct diagnosis.

    The Drug Box is a concise review of indications, dosage, and contraindication for commonly used medications.

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    • Cost: $39 per month
    • Credit hours: 175
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • APLS (Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource) Case Presentations

    There are presently 9 cases:
    A Pretty Worm; Fever and Not Acting Right; Fussy Baby; Nighty-Night Nightmare; Pain, Paresthesia, Paresis, and PulseFULness; Pesky Palpitations; Pipe-Eye; Sleepy Toddler; and The Perilous Pencil.

    Target Audience: ER, PED.

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    • Credit hours: 1 per case
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • CMEDownload.com

    CMEDownload.com records lectures delivered at live meetings and presents them in a wide-screen side-by-side format. Lectures focus on emergency medicine, trauma, critical care and pediatrics as well as special courses in EKG reading, ultrasonography, airway management and emergency procedures. In addition, ongoing short video podcasts are also included.

    Target Audiences: Physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine.

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    • Cost: $350
    • Credit hours: 100+
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: Three years after release
  • FREE

    Increasing Awareness of Hansen’s Disease in the United States

    Increasing Awareness of Hansen’s Disease in the United States is designed to increase health care providers’ awareness of this unique and misunderstood disease.

    The course consists of two separate lectures: The first lecture covers introductory topics and concepts that are necessary to understand how Hansen’s Disease is diagnosed and treated. The second lecture covers more advanced treatment topics and concepts.

    Completing this course will enable you to:
    • Access the services provided by the National Hansen’s Disease Programs to healthcare providers;
    • Recognize the cardinal signs and symptoms of Hansen’s disease;
    • Understand the microbiology and pathology of Hansen’s Disease before and after treatment;
    • Identify the varied clinical presentations of Hansen’s disease;
    • List two basic treatment regimens used in the U.S. for Hansen’s disease and how patients are classified into these two groups; and
    • Learn the complications of Hansen’s disease and how to manage them.

    To enroll, call 1-800-642-2477 or send an E-mail to [email protected] Once enrolled, all modules and post-tests must be completed within 2 weeks.

    Target Audiences: Physicians specializing in Dermatology, Neurology, ER, Family Medicine, and Public Health

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Academy of Family Practice
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Medscape Emergency Medicine

    CME activities of special interest to emergency specialists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated