Advanced Emergency Medicine Continuing Medical Education Program

February 26, 2018 - March 1, 2018
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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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 cervical spine clearance, TEG scans and mass transfusion, response to mass shootings, trauma transfer misadventures, sports medicine and community hospital trauma care.

Additionally ED management of decompression sickness, immersion pulmonary edema, high altitude sickness, acute coronary syndrome, tachydysrhythmias, new onset atrial brillation, congestive heart failure, stroke intervention, DKA and HHNK, new diabetic medications, baclofan withdrawal, clonidine overdose, Tylenol and aspirin toxicity and 2018 antidotal therapy will be presented and discussed. Additional presentations will include risk management topics related to physician wellness and burnout, cognitive/critical decision making, psych vs tox, politics and medicine, quality payment programs, Washington healthcare update, emergency medicine career experiences and challenging cases from current emergency medicine practice.



Program Agenda

The Advanced Emergency Medicine course will be held February 26 through March 1 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


The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The 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 The 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 26, 2018 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 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 presentation(s).


On-campus parking is available in our garage; please enter on Stout Road. All-day parking is $5. PLEASE NOTE: The automated gate takes quarters or one, five, 10, and 20 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 $780 for Physicians. Individual days from Mon-Thurs. are $195 (7 credits per day).

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and EMS would be $440. Individual days are $110 and Residents would be $200 and individual days are $50. Students $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

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) preferred room rate of $139 + tax. Any other questions, contact Al Palubinsky, 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 $144 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