Harvard Emergency Medicine – Updates & Current Practices 2024

2024 Emergency Medicine- Updates & Current Practices

Course Overview

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Emergency Medicine offers this one-week postgraduate course for local, national, and international emergency physicians, specialty physicians, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and EMTs. This five-day course will cover a vast array of topics, including:

  • Acute Compartment Syndromes
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke: Tenecteplase, Expanded Treatment Windows, and Other Updates
  • Addressing Burnout in Emergency Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Pearls
  • Applying Systems Engineering and Innovation to Improve ED Patient Experience
  • Approach to the Sick Trauma Patient
  • ARDS
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Circulatory Shock Quiz Bowl
  • Code ICH! The First Hours of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Management
  • Critical Care Double Feature: Push-Dose Pressors, and Phenobarbital for Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Critical Care Toxicology
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
  • Echo in Shock
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Escalation Alert: Best Practice Communication to Keep ED Staff and Patients Safe
  • Eye Emergencies
  • Geriatric Agitation in the ED: Differentiating and Managing Dementia and Delirium
  • Geriatric Emergency Departments: Is that a thing? History, Concept and Evolving Evidence
  • Geriatric Trauma and Falls
  • Hand Injuries: How would You treat them; Case-Based Updates
  • High Altitude Illness
  • Mild Head Trauma
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  • Pediatric Head Trauma/Concussion
  • Point-of Care Ultrasound
  • Priapism Management
  • Reading Cardiac Ischemia on ECGs: the Basics
  • Sepsis Updates
  • Shock and Awe: Six Strategies to Prevent Hemodynamic Collapse
  • Spine Trauma
  • STIs
  • Substance Use Disorder in the ED
  • The Crashing Neonate
  • Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Vasopressors & Shock Pearls

This interactive course will include didactic presentations, Q&A, review of cases, problem solving and other engaging formats via remote learning. Learners will have many opportunities to develop new strategies they can incorporate into their practice setting.

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