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Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine
This CME activity will present a practical approach to several high-risk emergency conditions that can present to office-based practices. The course instructors will describe the immediate recognition and management of these complex patients through a discussion of specific video case-based scenarios and a review of current, evidence-based practice interspersed with interactive self assessments. By learning and applying these high-yield principles, course participants will be able to optimize patient outcomes.
This course is designed for family physicians, primary care physicians, general surgeons, oncologists, and psychiatrists.
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At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
The following planners, speakers and authors have indicated that they have no relationships with industry to disclose relative to the content of this activity:
Swaminatha Mahadevan, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Emergency Medicine
Stanford Univeristy School of Medicine
Matthew Strehlow, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Emergency Medicine
Stanford Univeristy School of Medicine
Technical Design and Development
Kimberly Walker, PhD
Valerie WeakLance Huntley
Marc Andreas Schaub
The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity received no commercial support.
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. It is the intent of the bill, which went into effect July 1, 2006, to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the State of California and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through appropriate professional development. The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: http://lane.stanford.edu/portals/cultural.html.
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Preparing Your Office for Emergencies
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