Advanced Emergency Medicine
Continuing Medical Education Program

February 25, 2019 - February 28, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Evans Hall, Ginsburg Amphitheater
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131


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


Upon completion of this program, participants will acquire an updated understanding of current diagnosis, intervention and treatment of medical circumstances arising from traumatic disorders including brain, abdominal, and occult injuries, trauma in pregnancy and pediatrics and child abuse, tick borne disease, skin and soft tissue infections, near drowning, neurologic emergencies and street drug pharmacology.

In addition, ED management of STEMI, cardiac dysrhythmias, opioid prescribing and abuse, the agitated patient, adolescent OB/Gyn, early pregnancy complications, eclampsia and critical care documentation will be presented.

Additional presentations will include risk management topics related to ALTO program, physician burnout, decision making pitfalls, patient safety, the aging emergency physician, politics and medicine, electronic trigger tool to improve sepsis management and challenging cases from current emergency medicine practice.



Program Agenda

The Advanced Emergency Medicine program will be held February 25 - 28 in the Ginsburg Auditorium of Evans Hall at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131.

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


Continuing Education Credit


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, February 25, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Thursday, February 28, 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).


On-campus parking is available in our garage; please enter on Stout Road.

All-day parking is $5.

Note: The automated gate takes quarters or one, five, 10, and 20 dollar bills. The garage is equipped to receive credit card payments (Visa, Master Card and Discover) at the two exit gates. Additionally, receipts are available for those paying by cash or credit card.

After parking, enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.

Fee Policies

Tuition fee of $780. Individual days are $195 (7 credits per day) each.

Physician assistants, nurse practitioners and EMS
Tuition fee of $440. Individual days are $110 each.

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

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

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 $142 plus tax. Any other questions, contact Jason Richardson, Sales Office at 267-969-3016.

You can also 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.


Please address inquiries and other correspondence to:

Linda Miller, CME Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694
Phone: 215-871-6348 | Fax: 215-871-6781