14.0 Contact Hours
7½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
Course Fees:$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Providers will learn the latest recommendations allowing them to develop better patient care strategies. They will also learn the most common types of STEMIs (ST elevation MIs), how to rapidly recognize them as well as the dangers of excessive oxygen and ventilation during resuscitation. Common medical errors and their avoidance will also be discussed.
Finally, despite discussions about walls and fears of terrorist incidents, worldwide travel and immigration continues. It is important to understand the potential dangers of traveling for yourself and your patients as well as to recognize some of the diseases that returning travelers and immigrants can present with.
- Travel Medicine: Preparation and Prevention
- Assess appropriately the medical risk to the traveler
- List commonly needed Immunizations for travelers
- Implement helpful travel preventative treatments
- Utilize travel medicine related website resources
- There is a What in My ED (or Clinic)?
- Identify common and not so common diseases of travelers and immigrants
- Assess returning travelers presenting with varied complaints
- Discuss treatment options
- Tackling the Opiate Crisis: An overview of Suboxone
- Discuss the role suboxone can play in the treatment of an opiate addict
- Identify potential candidates for suboxone (or other MAT) treatment
- Review the limits of treatment
- Medical Error Reduction: Optimizing Outcomes and Patient Safety
- Identify potential sources of medical errors in the way they approach pt assessment and diagnosis
- Discuss how functioning as a team with open communication and no fault reporting can help prevent errors
- Iincorporate this understanding into their approach to patients
- Updates in the Management of CV and CAD from Office to the ED
- Summarize some of the changes in guidelines
- Incorporate the latest guidelines and recommendations into daily practice
- Rapidly identify a STEMI on ECG
- Describe changes in EMS and ED care of the patient with chest pain or STEMI
- Death by Breathing: Reassessment of the ABCs in resusciation
- Describe the dangers of excessive ventilation
- Identify errors in ventilation
- List the techniques to mitigate and correct this
- Apply this information in the treatment of respiratory and cardiac arrest
- Death by Oxygen: Reassessing the need for oxygen in all patients
- Identify the conditions for which hyperoxemia is potentially dangerous
- Describe the goals and targets of oxygen therapy
- Apply this information in patient care
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.