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ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICINE
March 18-21, 2013 - Evans Hall - Room 327 A&B West Wing - 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
John W. Becher, D.O., FACOEP, Program Chairman

Schedule

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OBJECTIVE:
Upon completion of this program, participants will acquire an updated understanding of current diagnosis,
intervention and treatment of medical circumstances arising from common and not so common ingestions,
new drugs of the street and designer drugs, toxicity of energy drinks and weight loss products, and ENT
emergencies and procedures. Additionally the evaluation and management of head injuries, intrabdominal
and pelvic injuries, maxillofacial injuries, peripheral vascular injuries, occult chest and abdominal injuries,
geriatric trauma, volume resuscitation of trauma patients, advanced airway techniques, trauma transfer disasters and post-traumatic stress after traumatic injury will be presented and discussed. Additional presentations will include review of continuous osteopathic learning assessment, implementation of severe sepsis guidelines, medical clearance of psychiatric patients, medical necessity and ED chart documentation, ED electronic medical record, emergency medicine potpourri, unusual neurologic cases and challenging cases from current emergency practice.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians: “The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for twenty-eight hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.” Program approved by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians. Sign-in and full day attendance of program required for credit. All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by PCOM are expected to disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

PARKING
On-campus parking is available in our garage; please enter on Stout Road. All-day parking is $5.00.
PLEASE NOTE: the automated gate takes quarters or one, five, ten, and twenty dollar bills. 
The garage is now equipped to receive credit card payments (Visa, Master Card and Discover)
at the two exit gates.
Additionally, receipts are now available for those paying by cash or credit card.
Enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.

FEE POLICIES
Tuition Fee of $740.00 for Physicians. Individual days from Mon-Thurs. are $185.00 (7 credits per day). Physician Assistants and EMS would be $400.00. Individual days from Mon-Thurs. are $100.00. These fees include continental breakfast, lunch and syllabus. Registration is limited on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be confirmed without tuition fee. Refunds for extended programs - 90% of the fee will be refunded if written cancellation is post-marked at least ten days before the program date.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
If you need to make a reservation, contact the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue (located next door to PCOM) at(800) 445-8667 for the PCOM(Client ID # 2681401) perferred room rate of $139.00 + tax, which includes a buffet breakfast.

https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=PHLPHHF&corporateCode=N2681401

Any other questions, please contact Michael Fitzgerald, Travel Sales, for Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue at (215) 879-3399 ext. 2016.

EMERGENCY MESSAGES
Call CME office at (215) 871-6348.

SCHEDULE 

Monday, March 18, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Washington Healthcare Update
Joseph J. Kuchinski, D.O., FACOEP,
Quality Director and Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Verde Valley Medical Center, Cottonwood, Arizona
9:00 a.m. Maxillofacial Injuries 
Steven J. Parrillo, D.O., FACOEP, FACEP,
Medical Director, Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park Department of Emergency Medicine and Disaster Medicine and Management Masters Program, Philadelphia University; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

10:00 a.m.

Peripheral Vascular Injuries
Steven J. Parrillo, D.O., FACOEP, FACEP

11:00 a.m. Occult Chest and Abdominal Injuries
Alexander Axelrad, M.D., FACS,
Trauma Director, AtlantiCare Regional
Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Head Injuries
Bohdan Minczak, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., FAAEM, FACEP,
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; EMS Division Director, Director of EMS Fellowship, Drexel University College of Medicine
2:00 p.m. Advanced Airway Techniques
Leonard Ulan, D.O., FACOEP,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Bryn Mawr Hospital
3:00 p.m. Medical Necessity and ED Chart Documentation
Daria M. Starosta, D.O.,
Chairman, Emergency Medicine, Warren Hospital; North Division Director of Practice Improvement, EmCare
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Toxicity of Energy Drinks and Weight Loss Products
Stephen A. Pulley, D.O., FACOEP,
CS, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of
Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine Residency, Einstein Medical Centers
9:00 a.m. New Drugs of the Street
Gerald O’Malley, D.O., FACOEP,
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Abington Lansdale Hospital; Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University; Consulting Physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Poison Control Center
10:00 a.m. Common Ingestions
Hank Souto, D.O., FACOEP,
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Shore Memorial Hospital and AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
11:00 a.m. Randomness and Probability in the ER
Brian Acunto, D.O.,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Services, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Not So Common Ingestions
Serge Simpson, M.D.,
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Division of Toxicology, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
2:00 p.m. Medical Clearance of Psychiatric Patients
Ross Feld, D.O.,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Services, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
3:00 p.m. Emergency Medicine Potpourri
Thomas Brabson, D.O., MBA, FACOEP, FACEP,
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Chairman, Department of Emergency Services, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Intrabdominal Traumatic Injuries     
Johnny S. Gomes, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Grace Hospital, Morgantown, NC
9:00 a.m. Pelvic Injuries
Deborah L. Pierce, D.O., M.S., FACOEP,
Attending Physician, Osteopathic Emergency Medicine Residency Director, Associate Director, Combined Program, Albert Einstein Medical Center
10:00 a.m. Volume Resuscitation in Trauma Patients
Todd Luyber, D.O., FACEP,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Services, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
11:00 a.m. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after Traumatic Injury
Jamie Gardner, M.D.,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. ENT Airway Emergencies
Johnny S. Gomes, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM
2:00 p.m. ENT Emergency Procedures 
Molly A. Furin, M.D., M.S.,
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Associate Fellowship Director, Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center
3:00 p.m. ED Electronic Medical Record, Friend or Foe
John W. Becher, D.O., FACOEP, Dist,
Chairman and Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Director of Osteopathic Medical Education, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ; Adjunct Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
Thursday, March 21, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Trauma Transfer Disasters
Frederick Wenger, D.O., FACOEP,
Medical Director, Emergency Department, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN
9:00 a.m. Geriatric Trauma
Frederick Wenger, D.O., FACOEP
10:00 a.m. Challenging Cases from Current Emergency Medicine Practice
Gary Penner, M.D., FACEP,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine, Abington Health – Lansdale Hospital
11:00 a.m. Clinical Implementation of Severe Sepsis Guidelines
John J. Kelly, D.O., FACEP,
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency
Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Associate Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center; Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. COLA Review and Discussion ( 2 hours )
Mark Stone, D.O., FACOFP,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency
Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Attending Physician, Emergency Department, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ 
Susan Hinchliffe, D.O., FACOEP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Attending Physician, Virtua Health/Marlton Division
3:00 p.m. Unusual Neurologic Cases
H. Edward Seibert, M.D., FACEP,
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ

 

Last Updated: 10/13/14