Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 36, No. 23) - Natural Disasters: Hospital Management – November 1, 2015

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Release date: November 2015

Valid through: November 2018

Target Audience

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


  • Evaluation of syncope in the emergency department


  • 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.

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  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 2.5 ACEP Credits
  • 1.5 AAFP Credits per monograph


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Faculty Listing


Robert E. Falcone, MD, FACS, Vice President Population Health, Ohio Hospital Association; Clinical Professor of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Andrew Detty, BA, Quality and Population Health Analyst, Ohio Hospital Association.

Peer Reviewer

William Brady, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine & Professor of Medicine, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine; The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator, University of Virginia School of Medicine; Medical Director, Emergency Management & Chair, Medical Emergency Response (formerly Resuscitation) Committee, University of Virginia Medical Center; Operational Medical Director, Albemarle County Fire Rescue.


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

J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Scholarly Projects Advisor, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Emergency Department, Maricopa Integrated Health System

Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

Author Dr. Robert Falcone, Author Andrew Detty, Peer reviewer Dr. William Brady, Editor Dr. Sandra Schneider, Continuing Education and Editorial Director Lee Landenberger, Associate Managing Editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Roger Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. Dr. J. Stephan Stapczynski (editor) owns stock in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AxoGen, Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc., and Bristol Myers Squibb. Shelly Morrow Mark (executive editor) reports that her husband works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty.

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