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

Sunday, May 3, 2015

8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Basic Emergency Ultrasound
Jesse Shriki, DO, MS; Paul Beeston, MD; Jason Grimsman, DO; Carl Mitchell, MD; Pedro Roque, MD; Jeremy Rowlett, MD
8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Simulation Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Steven A. Godwin, MD, FACEP; Dave Caro, MD; Petra Duran-Gehring, MD; Lisa Jacobson, MD; Todd Wylie, MD
8:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop: Slit Lamp Skills Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Jason Wilson, MD
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop: Advanced Emergency Ultrasound
Jesse Shriki, DO, MS; Paul Beeston, MD; Jason Grimsman, DO; Carl Mitchell, MD; Pedro Roque, MD; Jeremy Rowlett, MD
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop: Simulation Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Steven A. Godwin, MD, FACEP; Dave Caro, MD; Petra Duran-Gehring, MD; Lisa Jacobson, MD; Todd Wylie, MD
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop: Slit Lamp Skills Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Jason Wilson, MD
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Masquerade Party: Systemic Causes of Abdominal Pain
Robert Vissers, MD, FACEP
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Evaluation and Management of the Crashing Trauma Patient
Andrew Perron, MD, FACEP 
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm One Pill CAN Kill
Sean Nordt, MD

Monday, May 4, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Advances in Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Robert Vissers, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 10:00 am Dangers From the Sea: Marine Envenomation and Seafood Poisoning
Sean Nordt, MD
10:30 am - 11:30 am High Risk Orthopedic Emergencies: Can't Miss Diagnoses for the EMPA
Andrew Perron, MD, FACEP 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Pictures to Ponder: Pediatric Visual Diagnosis
Mimi Lu, MD
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Practice Changing Acute Care Medicine Literature Review: 2015 (Part I)
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP; Robert Dachs, MD
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Radiology
Mimi Lu, MD
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Roundtable: The Latest on PA Certification and the EM CAQ
Greg Thomas, PA, MPH 
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Jesse Shriki, DO, MS; Paul Beeston, MD; Jason Grimsman, DO; Carl Mitchell, MD; Pedro Roque, MD; Jeremy Rowlett, MD
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Slit Lamp Skills Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Jason Wilson, MD
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Diagnosis and Management of Common Joint Dislocations
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C ; James Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPAS; Andrew Maurano, PA-C
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Simulation Lab (OTHER TIME SLOTS OFFERED)  
Steven A. Godwin, MD, FACEP; Dave Caro, MD; Petra Duran-Gehring, MD; Lisa Jacobson, MD; Todd Wylie, MD

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Reading an Abdominal CT: What Every PA Needs to Know
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 10:00 am Practice Changing Acute Care Medicine Literature Review: 2015 (Part II)
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP; Robert Dachs, MD
10:30 am - 11:30 am Avoiding Abdominal Apocalypse
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP
12:30 am – 1:30 pm From X-rays to Antibiotics: Difficult Decisions in the Pregnant Patient
Alfred Sacchetti, MD, FACEP   
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Read Em or Weep...Recent Articles in Critical Care
Michael Winters, MD, FACEP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Approach to the Febrile Child 2015
Alfred Sacchetti, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Essential ENT Procedures
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C ; James Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPAS; Andrew Maurano, PA-C
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Procedures They Never Taught You that will change your practice (THIS IS A DIDACTIC WORKSHOP AND NOT HANDS ON)
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Advanced Airway Management
Ken Butler, DO, FACEP  
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Poster Session - Research & Innovation Forum

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Hypertensive Emergencies: Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
Michael Winters, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 10:00 am The Pregnant Trauma Patient
Rebecca Bavolek, MD
10:30 am - 11:30 am Post-Arrest Care: Interventions That Save Lives
Michael Winters, MD, FACEP   
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Town Hall Meeting: SEMPA Update and Membership Meeting
SEMPA Board of Directors   
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Pregnancy Emergencies You NEED to Know!
Rebecca Bavolek, MD
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Emergencies in the Elder Patient
Diane  Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Myths in Emergency Medicine
Kevin Klauer, DO, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Critical Management for Acute Hand Injuries and Infections
Amy Keim, MS, PA-C ; James Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPAS; Andrew Maurano, PA-C
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: EKG Patterns You Do Not Want to Miss
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop: Dental Procedures and Blocks  for the Non-Dentist
Kip Benko, MD, FACEP; Denise Ramponi, DNP, ENP-BC, FAEN, FAANP; Joseph Mattis, CRNP; Mary Jo Cerepani, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN

Thursday, May 7, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am High Risk Emergency Medicine…How to Reduce Your Risk!
Kevin Klauer, DO, FACEP
9:00 am - 10:00 am Travel-Related Illnesses
Diane  Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP      
10:30 am - 11:30 am The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse and Its Effect on the Emergency Department
Maureen  McCollough, MD, FACEP
11:30 am – 12:30 pm The Brave New World of Anticoagulation: An EMPA's Nightmare
Diane  Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP
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