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Advanced Emergency Medicine
Continuing Medical Education

March 2, 2020 - March 5, 2020
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Evans Hall, Ginsburg Auditorium
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

 

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Join Continuing Medical Education at PCOM for a conference full of  presentations and demonstrations on various emergency medicine topics.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will acquire an updated understanding of current diagnosis, intervention and treatment of medical circumstances arising from toxicology disorders including occupational fentanyl exposure, toxicological agents of opportunity, vaping and inhalants, tox cases masquerading as medical illness, isoniazid as chemical pathogen, chemical warfare agents, prehospital medical direction of environmental emergencies and other acute cases of toxic exposure and ingestions.

Additionally, there will be ED management of gastrointestinal presentations including hepatic and pancreatic disease, volvuli, hernias, non-specific abdominal pain, diverticulitis/diverticulosis and petechia and purpura in the ED, and ophthalmologic emergencies and vision disorders with neurologic etiology will be discussed. Medical errors, medical/legal perspectives in emergency medicine, opioid crisis and non-opioid treatment of pain, dealing with difficult patients in the ED, diagnosing cancer in the ED and ED patient satisfaction will be presented. Atypical and challenging ED presentations, diagnostic dilemmas and cases from current emergency medicine practice will be included as well.

Program Agenda

The Advanced Emergency Medicine conference will be held March 2 - 5 in the Ginsburg Auditorium of Evans Hall at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

The program chair for this event is John W. Becher, DO, FACOEP-D, FAAEM.

VIEW AGENDA (PDF)

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of twenty-eight hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s
participation in this activity.

Allopathic Physicians

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society through the joint providership of Main Line Health and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Main Line Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:
Main Line Health designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.

Monday, March 2, 2020 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Tuesday, March 3, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Wednesday, March 4, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Thursday, March 5, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.

Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Conflict of Interest Statement

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by PCOM and Main Line Health are expected to disclose to the 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 presentations(s).

Parking

Parking Information

On-campus parking is available in our five-level garage which you can enter from either Monument or Stout Road. The parking fee is a tiered rate starting at $6 for up to four hours. Please take a ticket when entering the garage as you will use it to pay and exit the garage. Pay kiosks are located near the garage elevators and take both cash and credit cards. View more details about parking at PCOM.

Fee Policies

Physicians
Tuition fee of $780. Individual days from Mon-Thurs are $210 (7 credits per day).

Physician assistants, nurse practitioners and EMS
Tuition fee of $440. Individual days are $125.

Residents
Tuition fee of $200. Individual days are $50.

Students
Student fee of $20 per day.

These fees include continental breakfast and lunch. Registration is limited on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be confirmed without tuition fee.

Refunds for extended programs – 90 percent of the fee will be refunded if written cancellation is post-marked at least 10 days before the program date.

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

Contact the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue (located next door to PCOM) at 800-445-8667 for the PCOM (Client ID#2681401) preferred room rate of $145 plus tax. Any other questions, contact Jason Richardson, Sales Office at 267-969-3016.

Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue

Contact the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue located at 4100 Presidential Blvd. (one block from PCOM) at the 24-hour Marriott Reservations line 888-236-2427 and ask for the “PCOM rate” of $154 plus tax, based upon availability. Complimentary wireless internet access and parking. Any other questions, please contact Terry Abell, Sales Manager, 215-220-6411.

Emergency Messages

Call CME office at 215-871-6348.

Questions

Please address inquiries and other correspondence to:

Alexandra Bones, CME Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694
Phone: 215-871-6348 | Fax: 215-871-6781
Email: alexandbo@pcom.edu

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