EM Reports’ Study Guide for the LLSA Exam 2016 (Volume 13)

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Release date: June 2015

Valid through: September 5, 2018

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and other emergency department personnel.


This is an educational publication designed to present scientific information and opinion to health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.  It does not provide advice regarding medical diagnosis or treatment for any individual case.  It is not intended for use by the layman.  Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of AHC Media or this publication.  Mention of products or services does not constitute endorsement.  Clinical, legal, tax, and other comments are offered for general guidance only; professional counsel should be sought for specific situations.


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Credit Designation


AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 38 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 30.00 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

Faculty Listing


Sandra M. Schneider, MD, FACEP, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Peer Reviewer

Ann M. Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Lead Primary Care Clinician, Associate Professor, Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine, Associate Pediatric Medical Director, MedFlight, Columbus, OH


  • The objectives of EM Reports’ Study Guide for the LLSA Exam 2016 are to help physicians:
  • Recognize or increase index of suspicion for specific conditions;
  • Summarize the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical features of the entity discussed;
  • Identify diagnostic tests and techniques and how to perform them; and
  • Apply therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed.

Financial Disclosure

Ms. Mark's spouse works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty. Dr. Sandra Schneider and Dr. Ann Dietrich report no affiliations with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME program. 

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