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Release date: September 15, 2015
Valid through: September 14, 2018
This CME activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians, urgent care physicians, fellows, residents, and nurses.
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This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.0 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
This activity has been approved for 2.0 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 2.0 Contact Hours.
Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.
Theresa Q. Tran, MD, Emergency Medicine Resident, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Heather A. Heaton, MD, Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor in Clinical Neurology and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College; Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York
Donna Avanecean, RN, FNP-C, CNRN, APRN, The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
M. Flint Beal, MD, Anne Parrish Titzell Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York
AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie Coplin
Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston
To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Dr. Fink (editor), Dr. Beal (peer reviewer), Ms. Avanecean (nurse planner), Dr. Tran (author), Dr. Heaton (author), Ms. Coplin (executive editor), and Mr. Springston (associate managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.
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