Event Date/Time: Feb 28, 2009 End Date/Time: Mar 07, 2009
Registration Date: Feb 27, 2009
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Target Audience
EM Physicians, Internists, Family Physicians, Nurses

Program Purpose / Objectives
Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
Review those diseases which might have “WMD” capability

Provide the evolution of avian influenza, including its subtypes and strains

Discuss management for different types of heat-illness presentations

Review ACC/AHA level of evidence for chest pain interventions

Describe clinical pathways for assessment of chest pain patient in the ED

Recognize the most common life-threatening soft tissue infections in the ED

Discuss respiratory causes of shortness of breath (dyspnea)

List the major causes and sources of CO poisoning

Understand the differences between primary and secondary forms of hypothermia

Identify the many clinical disorders that can cause chest pain

Differentiate the mechanisms of blast injury from more familiar types of trauma


Additional Information

14 Category 1 CME Credits Continuing Education Program for Physicians Course Fee Physicians $695 14 Contact Hours Other Healthcare Professionals $450