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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.

Accreditation

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship 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 the main course for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, the pre-conference ultrasound workshop for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and the pediatric resuscitation 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.

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 enduring material is designed for emergency physicians, physicians in primary care, 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 as well as the Patient Safety LLSA examination; (2) review trends, concerns, and updates in travel medicine, pediatric ultrasound, and trauma policies and guidelines; (3) identify data in the current literature regarding chest pain, pediatric fever, and trauma; (4) analyze  best practices in the ED with regard to endocarditis/myocarditis, airborne illnesses, simple rashes, orthopedic injuries, and gynecological emergencies; (5) discuss management of critical care conditions, including drug overdose, the crashing neonate, sepsis, spinal cord trauma, resuscitation of the unstable trauma patient, severe TBI, and airway complications; and (6) review the elements affecting ED operations, including advanced practice providers, policies, payment models, free-standing EDs, and healthcare reform.

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 has donated the ultrasound equipment.

Earning Credit: To earn credit, sign the sign-in sheet each day, complete the evaluation form, and return to the registration desk on the last day of the conference to receive your CME certificate.

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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