30th High Risk Emergency Medicine - DVD Set

Designed and taught by emergency physicians and medical malpractice attorneys, this HREM course is a comprehensive review of the medical-legal issues inherent to the practice of Emergency Medicine.
Using actual case analysis and a review of the medical literature, this CME course identifies the critical components of the history, physical exam and data collection process that are critical to assuring a well-supported evaluation, treatment and disposition. Important principles in communication, documentation, medical-legal strategies and EMTALA compliance are discussed to help participants develop an effective Emergency Department Risk Management Program.
 
The Thirtieth Annual Edition of this emergency medicine CME course has been revised to include the most recent, relevant literature, malpractice and EMTALA cases. Participants will also receive a comprehensive Risk Management syllabus and annotated bibliography that features practical management recommendations for reducing risk while providing high quality patient care.
 

 

 

 

 

Target Audience

This course is designed to benefit physicians, nurses, and physician assistants providing acute care. Malpractice attorneys, hospital risk management staff, and quality management staff will also benefit from this CME course.

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this CME course, participants should be able to:

  • Review current medical literature and analyze actual emergency medicine malpractice cases to improve patient outcomes and avoid malpractice claims.
  • Identify the critical components of the history, physical exam and data collection process that are critical to assuring a well-supported evaluation, treatment and disposition of Emergency Department patients.
  • Develop an effective Emergency Department Risk Management program.

 

                                                          

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 16.75 AOA Category 2A
  • 16.75 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/01/2021
Cost:
$599.00
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ROSS P. BERKELEY, MD, FACEP, FAAEM - Course Director

Ross Berkeley is the Director of Quality for US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) Central, and serves on the Board of Directors for Physicians Specialty Limited Risk Retention Group (PSLRRG). He is a professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine, where he serves as Program Director of the emergency medicine residency and Vice Chair for Quality & Education. Dr. Berkeley is an expert peer reviewer for the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and serves on the Claims Committee for PSLRRG as well as the Claims and Underwriting Committee for ProAssurance Casualty Company. He has served as the Quality Director of emergency departments in both community and academic settings, and currently co-chairs the Quality & Patient Safety Committee at University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada.

 

AMAL MATTU, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Amal Mattu is a frequent speaker on the national and international CME circuit on topics related to emergency cardiology and geriatrics. He is the author of the best-selling texts ECGs for the Emergency Physician Volume 1 and Volume 2, has served as chief editor for two other popular textbooks focused on errors in emergency medicine. In 1996, he joined the faculty of emergency medicine at the University of Maryland, and since that time he has received more than a dozen teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, and national teaching awards from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

 

KETAN PATEL, MD
Ketan Patel is an assistant professor in the UNLV School of Medicine, and is the Associate Program Director for the UNLV emergency medicine residency program.  He serves as medical director for the Boulder City Fire Department as well as Lee Canyon Ski Patrol.  Dr. Patel also works at Camp Cartwheel, a camp which serves with children with chronic illness through the Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation.

 

 

NATHAN CLEVELAND, MD, MS, FACEP 

Nathan Cleveland is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and practices emergency medicine full-time in Denver, CO. He is the Director of Education for USACS Colorado Mountain South. Dr. Cleveland is also a member of the USACS Quality and Patient Safety Committee as well as the USACS Claims Committee.

 

AMER ALDEEN, MD, FACEP
Amer Aldeen serves as Chief Medical Officer of US Acute Care Solutions. He was Chair of the ED at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL from 2014 to 2016. Dr. Aldeen joined USACS from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was site principal investigator for the CMES-funded Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations project, developing protocols to improve care of older adults in the ED. He is co-author of 1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards.  He receive his BA and MD from the University of Virginia and completed his EM residency at Northwestern.
 

 

DAVID SLATTERY, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
is an Associate Professor and Director of Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices clinically at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. He also serves as a Deputy Chief and EMS Medical Director for Las Vegas Fire & Rescue and provides medical oversight for casino AED programs. He currently serves on the National CARES Oversight Board and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is a past president of the Nevada Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine, is a diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, ABEM Subspecialty Board Certified in EMS, and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine.
 

 

DUSTY OTWELL, ESQ.
is Vice President for Claims and Risk Management at US Acute Care Solutions. He is responsible for all malpractice litigation defense and works with clinical leadership to drive risk management initiatives throughout the organization with nearly six million patient visits annually. Dusty worked for eight years for Emergency Service Partners, now USACS Southwest, as Associate General Counsel and Director of Risk Management. Under Dusty’s leadership, the company achieved several measures of exceptional performance in claims and risk management, including rates of claims far less than one-half of local benchmarks. Dusty is co-founder of ED CLEAR™, an evidence-based video risk management program. Earlier in his career, he provided malpractice risk management counsel for ProAssurance Corporation, and practiced in litigation with Maynard, Cooper & Gale in Birmingham, Alabama

 

JAY FISHER, MD, FAAP 
is the medical director of Pediatric Emergency Services at the Children’s Hospital of Nevada at UMC in Las Vegas, NV, where he has practiced clinically for 25 years. He is a clinical professor of pediatrics and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UNLV School of Medicine. Dr. Fisher is a three-time recipient of the Excellence in Training Award by the University of Nevada School of Medicine pediatric residency, and was recognized with the Bernard Feldman Distinguished Lectureship Award. He was the 2016 recipient of the Healthcare Heroes Care Provider award by Nevada Business Magazine.
 

 

Disclosure of Faculty Financial Interests or Relationships:
It is the policy of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities, and that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. All individuals in a position to control the content of this CME activity have indicated that he/she has no relevant financial relationships, which, in the context of this CME activity, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest. Complete disclosure of relevant (or no) financial relationships will be made to learners prior to the beginning of the CME activity. All faculty pictured may not be at all scheduled course dates. 

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
 

Available Credit

  • 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 16.75 AOA Category 2A
  • 16.75 Certificate of Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/01/2021

Price

Cost:
$599.00
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