Accreditation Statement

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and The Physicians Consortium. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this live in-person and online educational activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the main conference course. EB Medicine designates the pre-conference ultrasound workshop for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, the neonatal resuscitation and obstetrics workshop for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and the musculoskeletal examination workshop for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Specialty CME: Included as part of the main conference course credits, this CME activity is eligible for 1.5 infectious disease, 1 pharmacology, 0.5 pain management, 0.5 palliative care, 0.5 patient safety, 2 risk management, 0.5 stroke, and 0.75 trauma CME credits, subject to your state and institutional requirements.

Needs Assessment: The need for this educational activity was determined by a survey of medical faculty, review of evaluations from previous conferences, and a practice gap analysis.

Target Audience: This live online activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in ambulatory and emergent care settings.

Goals: The purpose of this activity is to provide attendees with the evidence-based practice information, specifically in the areas of emergency critical care, ultrasound, pediatric care, and airway management, as well as study information the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment examination.

Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: (1) prepare for the annual LLSA examination; (2) Utilize best practices in the ED with regard to neurologic emergencies, including acute and chronic neurologic disease, thunderclap headaches, and diplopia, and identify advances of neuroimaging in neurologic emergencies; (3) Utilize best practices in the ED with regard to cardiopulmonary emergencies, including COPD exacerbations, neonatal resuscitation, tranexamic acid usage, and inhalation injuries; (4) Utilize best practices in the ED with regard to critical care, including intubating hypotensive patients, managing hypoxic patients, determining best monitoring methods, and managing trauma patients; (5) Review the elements affecting risk management and ethics in situations such as refractory pain, airway disasters, and pediatric disasters, and apply methods of prevention; and (6) Review concerns and updates in trending conditions/practices in the ED and apply them to practice, including bedside ultrasound, strategies for managing chronic and/or refractory pain, telemedicine implementation, and palliative care.

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Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of EB Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a CME activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. In compliance with all ACCME accreditation requirements and policies, all faculty for this CME activity were asked to complete a full disclosure statement. None of the faculty reported any relevant financial relationships.

Commercial Support: MindRay and SonoSite have donated ultrasound machines for the workshop.

Earning Credit: To earn credit, attend the in-person or virtual sessions, complete the online evaluation form, and your CME certificate will be emailed to you.

Accessibility: EB Medicine is committed to making its CME activities accessible to all individuals. If you are in need of an accommodation, advance notification will help us to better serve you.

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