11th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium – A Practical Update

Los Angeles, California
Friday, December 06, 2013
11th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium – A Practical Update
Friday, December 06, 2013 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Four Seasons Beverly Hills Hotel
300 S Doheny Dr.
Los Angeles, California 90048
United States

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Sponsored by Department of Emergency Medicine

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Course Description
mergency medicine physicians require continuous updates of their knowledge and skills for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury. This one day course will provide an overview and update on a broad range of topics that are pertinent to emergency medicine practitioners.

Our distinguished Cedars-Sinai faculty will present lectures addressing a variety of topics ranging from the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in cardiac arrest and pre arrest scenarios; advanced ultrasound with emphasis on lumbar puncture; and ocular, vascular,  and focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) scan.

In addition, Cedars Sinai is a national leader in the care of critically ill patients undergoing heart transplant, and our distinguished faculty will provide the community physicians and nurses’ clinical pearls about providing these patients with optimal care. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience “hands-on” ultrasound scanning through the use of model or simulation, and practice some of the techniques presented at this conference.
We welcome and invite your participation at the 11th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium sponsored by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Course Objectives

  • Utilizing a variety of non-opioid therapies, in addition to standard treatment with opiates, to better manage their patients’ pain
  • Access the indications and objectives of using ECMO in treating cardiac arrests for best treatment outcomes
  • Apply bedside ultrasound to make more rapid diagnoses, and to perform procedures with fewer complications
  • Appraise best management care of patients after heart transplants, as well as those who are receiving cutting edge devices such as Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Intra-aortic balloon pumps

Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACEP Credit
Pending approval of American College of Emergency Physicians of ACEP Category I credit.

Nursing Credit
The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.


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