Family and Emergency Medicine

Venue: Holland America\'s ms Ryndam

Location: Sail from Tampa, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 06, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 13, 2009
Registration Date: Dec 04, 2009
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Target Audience
EM Physicians, Internists, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives

Preliminary Topics for Activity:

Trauma mini course

Crashes in the outpatient office: first and follow up visits

C spine—initial and follow up evaluation

Head injury/concussion—initial and follow up evaluation and imaging

Pain management—initial and follow up evaluation

Ribs and Thorax Injuries

Office Gyn Mini Course

Current Pap testing

STD diagnosis and treatment



Biopsy and lesions on the genitals

Dermatology in the office

Biopsy: punch or shave or refer

Acne in a nutshell—a reasonable treatment plan

The heart and the workup of chest pain

D dimer testing and PE testing

CT Scan: who and how and why

Stress testing and risk stratification/risk factors/Stress or cath

Stenting and angiograms and PCI

Meds for CAD mgmt in the outpatient setting and survival

Diabetes in 2009

Insulin add on therapy

Diabetes and CAD


CT scanning and radiation-past present future

Contrast and reactions and side effects CT and MRI

Inpatient topics Mini Course

Chest pain admits

Syncope ,spells and TNAs

TIA risk and workup: in or out


Central lines in 2008

Surviving Sepsis and inpatient ICU medicine



Pus in places and techniques to drain it


Does this kid have appendicitis? Or, should I send home, to the ED, or to the OR?

Fever Without Localizing Signs in the Present


Myths and pearls

Folklore vs Evidence

Cases of interest


Additional Information

14 Category 1 CME Credits 14 Contact Hours Course Fees: Physicians - $695 Other Professionals - $450