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Emergency Medicine Hawaiian Islands Cruise

Continuing Education, Inc

The purpose of this activity is to review the acute management of traumatic injuries, poisonings and other emergency conditions for physicians.

Topics:
  • Remember that patient ..... using cognitive reasoning principles to avoid bouncebacks
  • CO poisoning
  • Marine trauma
  • Diagnoses at a glance
  • Toxicology
  • Hematology/Oncology emergencies
  • Syndromes you can't afford to miss
  • ECG Patterns that should stop and make you think
  • Ballistics and Firearm Wounds
  • Hot and cold injuries
  • Updates in PE diagnosis and management
  • Vertigo
  • The New Anticoagulants
  • A picture is worth a 1000 words – Diagnoses at a glance
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Anaphylaxis / Angioedema
  • Current concepts in procedural sedation (30 min)
Learning objectives:
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Summarize the literature supporting the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Construct management algorithms for the treatment of the CO poisoned patient
  • Describe common marine trauma (bites, stings, hazards)
  • Discuss treatment options for specific marine hazards
  • Appreciate key visual findings associated with many specific illnesses
  • Review the fundamentals of examining and diagnosing the poisoned patient
  • Discuss appropriate strategies for managing the common toxicologic emergencies
  • Analyze some common and interesting cases in which a poisoned patient presented to the emergency department
  • Introduce the listeners to some of the new, and up-and-coming recreational drugs of abuse
  • Discuss a few of the common yet complicated hematologic emergencies
  • Develop a simplified approach to a very complicated topic
  • Analyze some difficult cases in hematology
  • Discuss a few of the common yet complicated oncologic emergencies
  • Develop a simplified approach to a very complicated topic
  • Analyze some difficult cases in oncology patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  • Describe the common presentations of patients with hot and cold injuries
  • Discuss a new understanding of the mechanisms of, and therapies for patients presenting with accidental hyperthermia
  • Discuss some of the new ideas surrounding the diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism
  • Analyze some common pitfalls when attempting to diagnose and treat a pulmonary embolism
  • Describe an easy-to-understand, and practical approach to the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
  • Discuss some of less frequently seen syndromes that are potentially very dangerous if they are not recognized
  • Describe the pattern-recognition approach to help in diagnosing these conditions
  • Explore some cases in which patients presented with these problems
  • Review the many, newly recognized EKG patterns that warrant cath lab activation or timely intervention
  • Discuss appropriate strategies for managing the patients manifesting these abnormal EKGs
  • Analyze some common and interesting cases in which patients with these EKGs presented to the ED
  • Discuss common firearm types—what they are and how they work
  • Describe the many different types of projectiles that can be fired from today’s modern weapons
  • Discuss the common wounding patterns and expected injuries that develop from gunshot wounds
  • Review the epidemiology of kidney stone
  • Compare and contrast different strategies to diagnose kidney stones
  • Discuss the management of kidney stones
  • Describe of allergic / anaphylactic reactions
  • Describe the pathpophysiology, presentations and treatments of allergic / anaphylactic reactions
  • Describe the treatment and prophylaxis of allergic / anaphylactic reactions
  • Describe the differences between anaphylaxis and angioedema
  • Assess the pharmacology of agents used in procedural sedation
  • Reduce complications of procedureal sedationthrough appropriate monitoring strategies
  • Safely use procedural sedation in complex, ill patients
Jul 2016
23
Jul 2016
30

Address details

Honolulu
Honolulu,
United States

Location information

Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America