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 medi- cal education for physicians.

Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for the main conference course, plus 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (stroke) and 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (pain management) available online. EB Medicine designates the pre-conference ultrasound workshop for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, the neonatal resuscitation and obstetrics workshop for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, and the musculoskeletal examination workshop for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 2 pharmacol- ogy, 0.5 neurology, 1.5 trauma, 1.5 stroke, 1.5 infectious disease, 2 pain management, 0.5 risk management, 1 ethics, and 1.5 geriatrics 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 activity is designed for emergency physicians, physicians in primary care, nurse practi- tioners 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 informa- tion 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) review trends, concerns, and updates in pain management and apply them to practice; (3) utilize data in the current literature to more effectively manage stroke patients; (4) discuss management of geriatric and pediatric patients to improve patient outcomes in these special populations; (5) utilize best practices in the ED with regard to cardiopul- monary emergencies and trauma; (6) apply management techniques in critical care conditions; and (7) review the elements affecting risk management and ethics.

*2019 Accreditation information is displayed.  2020 Accreditation is currently in review and will be posted soon.

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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-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored 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 Essentials, Standards, and Guidelines, all faculty for this CME activity were asked to complete a full disclosure statement. This information will be included as part of the course materials.

Commercial Support: SonoSite and MindRay donated the ultrasound equipment.
Earning Credit: To earn credit, attend the 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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