Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 37, No. 18) - Drug Interactions – September 15, 2016

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Release date: September 15, 2016

Valid through: September 15, 2019

Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians and nurses.


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Drug Therapy
  • Pharmacology


  • 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


  • Maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 3.0 ACEP Credits
  • 1.5 AAFP Credits per monograph


  • 3.0 nursing contact hours


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designations


AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 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 3.0 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, 2016. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal.


AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for 3.0 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 3.0 Contact Hours.

Faculty Listing


Brian T. Hocum, PharmD, CGP, Adjunct Faculty Member, Washington State University College of Pharmacy, Spokane, WA

Elizabeth L. Black, MD, Blue Mountain Family Health, Clarkston, WA

Kevin J. Black, MAT, Clarkston, WA

Peer Reviewer

Stuart J. Beatty, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Columbus, OH

Nurse Planner

Paula A. Fessler, RN, MS, NP, Vice President Emergency Medicine Service Line, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, New York


Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore–LIJ, School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas

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

Dr. Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Stapczynski (editor) owns stock in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol Myers Squibb, and AxoGen. Dr. Hocum (author) is an employee of United Therapeutics. Dr. Greg Wise (editor) is involved in sales for CNS Vital Signs. Dr. Schneider (editor), Ms. Fessler (nurse planner), Dr. Elizabeth Black (author), Kevin Black (author), Dr. Beatty (peer reviewer), Ms. Mark (executive editor), and Ms. Coplin (executive editor) report no financial relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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