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Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/29/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/29/2017End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description

Faculty moderator
Ernest Leber, MD
, Emergency Medicine Residency program director and clinical assistant professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Case Conference, 8 – 10 a.m.
Presented by: Evan Hawbaker, MD, administrative resident, Department of Emergency Medicine

Grand Rounds: Seizures/CNS Infection, 10 – 11 a.m.
Presented by: David Goldberger, MD, toxicology fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

Grand Rounds: Procedural Sedation, 11 a.m. – noon
Faculty moderator: Carl Chudnofsky, MD, chair and professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Board Review (No CME), noon –1 p.m.
Moderated by: Ernest Leber, MD

Target Audience
Emergency medicine faculty, residents and medical students

Learning Objectives: Case Conference
Perform an effective, yet timely, evaluation of a chief complaint presenting to the Emergency Department, utilizing history, physical examination, and ancillary tests and studies. Analyze the information obtained and assemble a differential diagnosis of the chief complaint and choose the most likely one. Describe a treatment strategy for the chief complaint and respond to changes in the patient’s condition by altering that plan. Practice performing an oral board type of case presentation.

Learning Objectives: Grand Rounds
Recognize and describe the presentation of acute illness and injury to the Emergency Department. Review and summarize the epidemiology of acute illness and injury. Update and inform the physician about therapeutic options available for the treatment of acute illness and injury. Characterize and debate controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and injury.

Learning Objectives: M&M
Describe and assess the evaluation and management of a recent patient who was treated in the Emergency Department. Critique the acute care decision-making in an attempt to uncover any medical errors, and discriminate between human, communication, technology-based and systems-based factors that may lead to an adverse outcome. Update and inform the physician about diagnostic and therapeutic options available for the evaluation and treatment of that illness. Characterize and debate current controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of the acute illness.

Accreditation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is eligible for 1-6 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Faculty Disclosure Statement
Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience any financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services. Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Faculty Disclosure
Drs. Ernie Leber, Evan Hawbaker, David Goldberger and Carl Chudnosfsky have no commercial relationship to disclose.

Planning Committee members Drs. Karima Sajadi, Edward Ramoska and Jessica Parsons have no commercial relationships to disclose.

This activity is supported by departmental funds.

Contact Information:
Name: Maria Fuentes
Email: maria.fuentes@drexelmed.edu
New College Building
Room 2105
245 North 15th Street
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