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Robert W. Strauss, JR., MD, FACEP, Planner, Reviewer
Chris Weller, Planner, Manager, Reviewer
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In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support and policy of the American College of Emergency Physicians, all individuals with control over CME content (including but not limited to staff, planners, reviewers, and faculty) must disclose whether or not they have any relevant financial relationship(s) to learners prior to the start of the activity.
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There were no financial relationships to report
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The Virtual Essentials in PEM is underwritten in part by Pepid.
Virtual Essentials in PEM is an online activity that will take approximately 7.5 hours to complete in its entirety. CME will be provided based on a passing score of 75 or better for each course completed within the activity.
Emergency Physicians, Emergency Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Residents, Medical Students, Physician Assistants, Emergency Department Medical Directors, Hospital Administrators, EMTs/Paramedics, and other healthcare providers engaged in the practice of emergency medicine.
Date of Release:
March 11, 2013
March 10, 2016
Describe clinical scenarios and the variety of airway management approaches available
Review current literature to review cuffed vs. uncuffed tubes, as well as a variety of different maneuvers (Cricoid Pressure/BURP/Bimanual laryngeal manipulation) to better visualize the pediatric airway, and the use of atropine as a pretreatment during RSI.
The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 7.5 hours of ACEP Category I credit.
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