High Risk Emergency Medicine

  • Physician
    Streaming Video
    • Streaming video and downloadable course syllabus
    $599.00
    MP3 Audio
    • MP3 audio and downloadable course syllabus
    $349.00
    DVD Video
    • Set of DVDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $599.00
    CD Audio
    • Set of audio CDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $349.00
  • Nurses/PA, USACS/AHN-EMP
    Nurses, PA, USACS and AHN-EMP employee rate
    Streaming Video
    • Streaming video and downloadable course syllabus
    $429.00
    MP3 Audio
    • MP3 audio and downloadable course syllabus
    $299.00
    DVD Video
    • Set of DVDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $429.00
    CD Audio
    • Set of audio CDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $299.00
  • Resident/PA/NPs
    Resident: Streaming Video
    • Streaming video and downloadable course syllabus
    $349.00
    Resident: MP3 Audio
    • MP3 audio and downloadable course syllabus
    $199.00
    Resident: DVD Video
    • Set of DVDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $349.00
    Resident: CD Audio
    • Set of audio CDs and course syllabus via JumpDrive
    $199.00

2017 High Risk Emergency Medicine Course includes 17 lectures:

  1. Intro: The Big Picture (46:28)
  2. Surviving a Lawsuit (55:54)
  3. Mock Deposition (38:25)
  4. Acute MI: A Big Piece of Medical-Legal Pie (57:02)
  5. Emerging Medico-legal Threats in EM (1h, 03m)
  6. Pediatrics: Avoiding Bad Outcomes - Part 1 (30:05)
  7. Wide Complex Tachycardias: Myths and Pitfalls (58:14)
  8. Pediatrics: Avoiding Bad Outcomes - Part 2 (40:27)
  9. Pulmonary Embolism (45:53)
  10. Ten Most Important Legal Questions Asked (1h, 19m)
  11. EMTALA Update (1h, 18m)
  12. Suicidal Patient Risks (1h, 06m)
  13. Handy Advice: High Risk Hand Wounds (52:29)
  14. Thoracic Aortic Dissections (53:31)
  15. Geriatrics: Advancing Age – Advances Risk (45:22)
  16. Medico-legal Panel: Bring Your Questions! (1h, 14m)
  17. Documentation Pearls: Creating the Bullet Proof Chart (56:35)

Sample Lectures

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28th Annual High Risk Emergency Medicine Home Study Program

Designed and taught by emergency physicians with formal legal education and over 100 years of collective risk management experience, High Risk Emergency Medicine is a comprehensive review of the medical legal issues common to the practice of Emergency Medicine.

High Risk Emergency Medicine is the only risk management course to use actual malpractice and EMTALA cases to illustrate the most important and common Emergency Department pitfalls. In this home study course, the most costly and/ or frequent errors causing lawsuits or government investigations in Emergency Medicine are reviewed.

Using actual case analysis and a review of the medical literature, this course identifies the critical components of the history, physical exam and data collection process that are critical to assuring a well supported evaluation, treatment and disposition. Important principles in communication, documentation, medical-legal strategies and EMTALA compliance are discussed to help participants develop an effective Emergency Department Risk Management Program.

Comprehensive Syllabus and Separate Risk Management Desk Reference Provided

The 28th Annual Edition of this course has been revised to include the most recent, relevant literature, malpractice and EMTALA cases. Participants will also receive a comprehensive Risk Management syllabus and annotated bibliography via JumpDrive that features practical management recommendations for reducing risk while providing high quality patient care.

Available in Multiple Audio & Video Formats

Streaming Video Version

Streaming Video Version

  • See and hear all of the lectures from the 2017 course on your computer screen (16.75 hours - 17 lectures)
  • Split screen technology allows you to simultaneously see the slides and lecturers for easy review
  • Downloadable 2017 course syllabus
  • Plus, eligibility to earn 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
DVD Video Version

DVD Video Version

  • See and hear all of the lectures from the 2017 course on your computer screen or television (16.75 hours - 17 lectures)
  • Split screen technology allows you to simultaneously see the slides and lecturers for easyreview
  • Receive the 2017 course syllabus via JumpDrive
  • Plus, eligibility to earn 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
MP3 Audio Version

MP3 Audio Version

  • Hear all of the lectures from the 2017 course (16.75 hours - 17 lectures)
  • You’ll have the ability to download MP3 audio files to your iPod or other MP3 device
  • Downloadable 2017 course syllabus
  • Plus, eligibility to earn 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CD Audio Version

CD Audio Version

  • Hear all of the lectures from the 2017 course (16.75 hours - 17 lectures)
  • You’ll receive a set of audio CDs of the 2017 course lectures
  • Receive the 2017 course syllabus via JumpDrive
  • Plus, eligibility to earn 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Target Audience

This course is designed to benefit physicians, nurses and physician assistants providing acute care. Malpractice attorneys, hospital risk management staff and quality management staff will also benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

After completing the High Risk Emergency Medicine Home Study Program, participants will be able to:

  • Review current medical literature and analyze actual emergency medicine malpractice cases to improve patient outcomes and avoid malpractice claims.
  • Identify the critical components of the history, physical exam and data collection process that are critical to assuring a well-supported evaluation, treatment and disposition of Emergency Department patients.
  • Discuss and incorporate into practice important principles of communication, documentation, and medical-legal issues, including updates in EMTALA and sexual harassment.
  • Develop an effective Emergency Department Risk Management program.

Accreditation

16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.