Emergency Medicine Conference
11th Annual
Lake Buena Vista, FL
May 3-7, 2015

Workshop & Educational Sessions Schedule

Here is the core of what makes the SEMPA 360 conference a step above the rest - the most comprehensive EMPA education program available - and truly covers emergency medicine from every angle!

SEMPA 360 courses and hands-on workshops provide essential clinical content and vital risk-management concepts.

Course content and faculty subject to change  

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Critical Care Symposium: Resuscitating the Crashing ED Patient (Six-Hour Course)
Haney Mallemat, MD; Michael Winters, MD, FACEP, MD
8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Basic Ultrasound Workshop
Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP
8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Essential ENT Procedures
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C
8:00 am - 10:00 am Workshop: Secrets of the Chest X-Ray Masters
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Workshop: Leadership
Krisi Gindlesperger, MPAS,  PA-C; Lynn Scherer, PA-C, MS
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Workshop: Critical Care Symposium: Resuscitating the Crashing ED Patient (Full Day)
Haney Mallemat, MD; Michael Winters, MD, FACEP, MD
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound Workshop
Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Workshop: Critical Management Skills for Acute Hand Injuries & Infection
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  Workshop: Secrets of the Head CT Masters  
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm      Cruising the Infectious Disease Literature
David Talan, MD, FACEP
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm      Practicing Excellence: How to Give Great Care and Feel Better at the End of Your Day
Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm      Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Have Things Come to a Head?
David Talan, MD, FACEP

Thursday, March 31, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am       All 'Stressed Out': How to Prevent Burnout
 9:30 am - 10:00 am     
 Emergency Medicine Tricks of the Trade: What the Textbooks Don't Teach You 
 Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP
10:30 am - 11:30 am      Fixing Faces Painlessly: Facial and Dental Anesthesia in Emergency Medicine
Kip Benko, MD, FACEP
11:30 am - 12:00 pm      Pediatric ALTE: What Every PA Needs to Know
Ghazala Sharieff, MD
12:00 pm - 12:30 am      Nightmare ENT Emergencies: The Good, The Bad, and the Real Ugly
Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP, FACEP
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tales from the Crypt! Dental Emergencies in Emergency Medicine
Kip Benko, MD, FACEP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Endovascular Resuscitation
Zack Shinar, MD
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm NCCPA Certification / Re-Certification Update
Greg Thomas, PA
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Lifesaving Procedures You NEED to Know!
Steven Godwin, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Procedures They Never Taught You That Will Change Your Practice
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Critical Management Skills for Acute Facial Injuries
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm      Workshop: Secrets of the Abdominal CT Masters
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP

Friday, April 1, 2016

8:00 am - 9:00 am  Emergency Medicine Literature Update
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP & Robert Dachs, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am Which Chest Pain Patients Can be Safely Discharged? New Data, New Perspectives
Michael Weinstock, MD
10:30 am - 11:30 am To CT or Not to CT: Strategies to Decrease CT Utilization
Robert Dachs, MD
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Pediatric Emergency Medicine Literature Review
Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm How to Spot the Well-Appearing Patient Who Will Soon be Dead!
Mike Weinstock, MD
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Mistakes You Don't Want To Make In Your Pediatric Patients
Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: EKG Workshop
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP 
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Workshop: Lifesaving Procedures You NEED To Know!
Steven Godwin, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Workshop: Diagnosis and Management of Common Orthopedic Injuries
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C

Saturday April 2, 2015

8:00 am - 8:30 am 49 Years on the Front Lines: Some Shared Wisdom
Joe Lex, MD, FACEP, MAAEM
8:30 am - 9:00 am New Paradigms in Stroke Care: What's Hot and What's Not
Evie Marcolini, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 9:30 am Top Eye Emergencies: Don't Be Blind to the Diagnosis
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP
9:30 am - 10:00 am Lytics in Acute Stroke: What's All the Fuss?
Joe Lex, MD, FACEP, MAAEM
10:30 am - 11:00 am Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Pearls and Pitfalls
Evie Marcolini, MD, FACEP
11:00 am - 11:30 am Shocking News: Electricity, Microwave, and TASER Injuries
Joe Lex, MD, FACEP, MAAEM
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Thyroid and Adrenal Emergencies in the ED
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Venomous Vipers: Approach and Treatment to US Envenomations
.Christian Tomaszewski, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Rapture of the Deep: Diving Emergencies
Christian Tomaszewski, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Pitfalls in Traumatic Brain Injury Management
Evie Marcolini, MD, FACEP
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm The Crashing Asthmatic
Mel Herbert, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Advanced Airway Management
Steven Godwin, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Workshop: Toxicology Lab: "Scratch and Sniff"
Christian Tomaszewski, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP

Sunday, April 3, 2015

8:00 am - 8:30 am Why We Do Emergency Medicine?
Mel Herbert, MD, FACEP
8:30 am - 9:00 am Nontraumatic Back Pain: Reasons why it should tighten your sphincter
Andrew Perron, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 9:30 am DKA Management in the ED
Sanjay Arora, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 am Simplified Approach to Arrythmias
Mel Herbert, MD, FACEP
10:15 am - 10:45 am Pediatric Orthopedics: Unique Injuries in Kids that You Must Know
Emily Rose, MD, FAAP, FAAEM, FACEP
10:45 am - 11:15 am Oncologic Emergencies
Sanjay Arora, MD
11:15 am - 11:45 am Concussion Update: What do we know, what do we not know?
Andrew Perron, MD, FACEP
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Can't Miss Pediatric Rashes: A Visual Odyssey
Emily Rose, MD, FAAP, FAAEM, FACEP
12:15 pm - 12:55 pm Orthopedic Neurologic Emergencies in the Emergency Department: From the Cervical Spine to the Sacrum, the Brachial Plexus and Beyond
Andrew Perron, MD, FACEP
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