Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 36, No. 5) - Pulmonary Embolism - February 22, 2015

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Release date: February 2015

Valid through: February 2018

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.

Subjects

  • Pulmonary Embolism

Objectives

  • Recognize specific conditions in patients presenting to the emergency department
  • Apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Explain both the likely and rare complications that may be associated with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 2.5 ACEP Credits
  • 1.5 AAFP Credits per monograph

Nurses

·         1.0 ANCC Contact Hour

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This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.25 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.

Emergency Medicine Reports has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins January 1, 2015. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Lara V. Reda, MD, Director of Quality Management, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY.

Andrew Choi, MD, Attending Physician, Kingwood Medical Center, Kingwood, TX.

Editors

Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Senior Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine Department, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Executive Editor :Shelly Mark

AHC Media executive editor: Shelly Mark

Financial Disclosure

Authors Dr. Lara V. Reda and Dr. Andrew Choi report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Sandra Schneider (editor) is employed by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Stephan Stapczynski (editor) owns stock in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AxoGen, Walgreen Company, and Bristol Myers Squibb. Dr. William Brady (peer reviewer) has received research support from Siemens. Dr. Roger Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson.

Emergency Medicine Reports' editorial director Lee Landenberger and executive editorShelly Mark report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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