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Release date: April 2015
Valid through: April 2018
This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.
This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.
AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for 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.
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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.
Sreeja Natesan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
Cathleen Bury, MD, Resident Physician, Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
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 Morrow Mark
Author Dr. Sreeja Natesan, Author Dr. Cathleen Bury and Peer Reviewer Dr. Jonathan Glauser report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Roger Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. 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.
Emergency Medicine Reports' editorial and continuing education director Lee Landenberger and executive editorShelly Morrow Mark report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
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