Workshops


Workshops available for an additional fee.

This page does not contain live data and is updated every Monday. This should only be used as a guide and not a final indication of workshop availability. Last Updated March 4 at 7:30 am CT.

Monday, March 16, 2020

8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Break: 11 am - 12 pm

Workshop: Critical Care Symposium - $200
Michael Winters, MD, FACEP

84% Full

In the last decade, the annual hours of critical care delivered by emergency providers has increased over 200%!  The emergency provider is truly the first “intensivist” to deliver time-sensitive therapy to the critically ill patient.  It is during these early hours of illness and resuscitation when lives can be saved…or lost!  With this in mind, we have focused this Symposium on critical conditions commonly encountered in the emergency department.  What should you immediately consider in the crashing patient?  What must you do NOW to save this patient’s life?

8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Break: 11 am - 12 pm

Workshop: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Bootcamp - $175
Carol Chen, MD

95% Full

The Pediatric Emergencies Bootcamp is an interactive workshop designed to provide you with practical tips to manage high-risk pediatric patients. Topics covered will include a 30-minute lecture followed by 30 minutes of small group discussion of cases with pediatric emergency medicine experts. You will learn the pearls and pitfalls of managing the critically ill infant, pediatric head and neck trauma with considerations for imaging, pediatric fever, and pediatric procedures.

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workshop: Postgraduate Education Summit - $175
Ann Verhoeven, PA-C, MMSc; Fred Wu, PA-C

65% Full

The Postgraduate Education Summit will include speakers and panelists from established EMPA postgraduate programs, a nationally known emergency medicine educator, and small group discussions. Topics will include best practices for interviews, resident evaluation, marketing, and remediation, PA postgraduate research and more. ARC-PA representatives will be giving an update on postgraduate program accreditation. Program directors, faculty and those interested in starting a postgraduate program are encouraged to attend and collaborate.

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Basic Ultrasound Workshop - $150
Petra Duran-Gehring, MD

74% Full

Focused, goal-directed US can be used at the patient’s bedside to answer specific clinical questions which could change the next step in management and expedite patient care.  In this workshop participants will learn the basics of clinical ultrasound (CUS), and how to employ it to answer clinical questions.  Short didactic sessions will be followed by instructor-led small group hands-on skill sessions utilizing live models.  Topics to be covered will include: the FAST exam, Renal, Gallbladder and Abdominal Aorta imaging protocols.

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Emergency Airway Management - $175
Dave Caro, MD, FACEP

57% Full

Participants will discuss and review current concepts in emergency airway management, including algorithms the emergency provider will be expected to know and employ in the setting of an airway emergency.  A combination of didactic presentation, small group discussion, skills lab and simulation will be utilized to iterate, demonstrate, and reinforce the required concepts that are necessary for participation in airway management in common emergency practice.

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Advanced Suturing - $150
Amy Keim, PA-C MS; Jim Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPA

78% Full

Many “complex” traumatic wounds are referred to specialists either unnecessarily or prematurely - or simply repaired improperly. This case-based course is designed to increase the participant’s scope-of-practice in managing complicated acute traumatic wounds. By exploring common, but frequently problematic, cases from injury and management to post-repair follow-up, participants will learn specialized repair techniques that will improve patient outcomes. This advanced wound management course is designed for participants who are already competent in basic wound repair techniques and seek to elevate their skill set to the next level.

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Slit Lamp Workshop - $150
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP

50% Full

This workshop will focus on how to perform a comprehensive eye examination from start to finish. We will teach you how to use a slit lamp, how to use a tonopen, how to use a panoptic, how to use an ophthalmoscope, how to test visual fields, how to test extra-ocular muscles, and how to call excellent ophthalmology consults. this will be a hand-on workshop. You will learn how to use an ophthalmic burr and how to remove ocular foreign bodies using a real tissue eye model. This will be an interactive case-based discussion with visual diagnosis slides and multiple case studies. 

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound Workshop - $150
Petra Duran-Gehring, MD

46% Full

Point-of-Care or Clinical Ultrasound (CUS) is essential to the management of critically ill Emergency Department patients and can improve patient care by altering treatment decisions based on the ultrasound examination.  In this workshop, CUS will be used to assess patients by building on basic ultrasound skills to take CUS to the next level.  Participants will learn more advanced modalities including cardiac, IVC and lung ultrasound. Short didactic sessions will be followed by instructor-led small group hands-on skill sessions utilizing live models.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Critical Management Skills for Acute Facial Injuries - $150
Amy Keim, PA-C MS; Jim Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPA

77% Full

Prompt identification and skillful management of acute facial injuries is an essential part of emergency medicine practitioner’s skill set. This interactive hands-on workshop empowers emergency medicine and urgent care providers with the critical knowledge and the most essential skills in properly managing acute facial injuries within the acute care setting. Participants will learn how to perform a proper facial trauma exam, identify critical deficits and understand the significance of specific abnormal findings, identify and manage common facial fractures, identify and manage common ocular injuries, and make appropriate consultations to specialists as indicated. Utilizing hands-on simulation models, participants will build competency in performing a lateral canthotomy, mandible reduction techniques, facial nerve blocks, a variety of cosmetic and complex facial wound (including cartilage injury) repair techniques, and approaches to intra-oral laceration management.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hand On Experience - $175
Dave Caro, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This course is designed to help practitioners meet a significant number of their procedural requirements listed for EM Certificate of Added Qualifications.  We will provide expert instruction on procedural skills including Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Access, Lumbar Puncture with and without Ultrasound Guidance, Tube Thoracostomy/Needle Decompression, Intra-Osseus, Paracentesis and Athrocentesis.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Slit Lamp Workshop - $150
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This workshop will focus on how to perform a comprehensive eye examination from start to finish. We will teach you how to use a slit lamp, how to use a tonopen, how to use a panoptic, how to use an ophthalmoscope, how to test visual fields, how to test extra-ocular muscles, and how to call excellent ophthalmology consults. this will be a hand on workshop. You will learn how to use an ophthalmic burr and how to remove ocular foreign bodies using a real tissue eye model. This will be an interactive case-based discussion with visual diagnosis slides and multiple case studies. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: ECG Interpretation - $75
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP

90% Full

The ECG is an invaluable, readily available, cost effective and non-invasive diagnostic tool that often provides important and immediately actionable clues in patients who present with chest pain, shortness of breath, pre-syncope/syncope or palpitations. Therefore, ECG interpretation is an essential skill that clinicians in many specialties need to master and maintain.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Basic Ultrasound Workshop - $150
Petra Duran-Gehring, MD

SOLD OUT

Focused, goal-directed US can be used at the patient’s bedside to answer specific clinical questions which could change the next step in management and expedite patient care.  In this workshop participants will learn the basics of clinical ultrasound (CUS), and how to employ it to answer clinical questions.  Short didactic sessions will be followed by instructor-led small group hands-on skill sessions utilizing live models.  Topics to be covered will include: the FAST exam, Renal, Gallbladder and Abdominal Aorta imaging protocols.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hand On Experience - $175
Dave Caro, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This course is designed to help practitioners meet a significant number of their procedural requirements listed for EM Certificate of Added Qualifications.  We will provide expert instruction on procedural skills including Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Access, Lumbar Puncture with and without Ultrasound Guidance, Tube Thoracostomy/Needle Decompression, Intra-Osseus, Paracentesis and Athrocentesis.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Essential Management Skills for Hand Emergencies - $150
Amy Keim, PA-C MS; Jim Marinucci; Ryan Strauss, PA-C, MPH, MPA

SOLD OUT

Prompt identification and skillful management of hand emergencies is an essential part of emergency medicine practitioner’s skill set. This interactive hands-on workshop empowers emergency medicine and urgent care providers with the critical knowledge and the most essential skills in properly managing acute hand injuries and infections within the acute care setting. Participants will learn how to Perform a proper hand exam, identify and quantify deficits, and understand the significance of specific abnormal findings, identify and manage common hand fractures and dislocations, choose appropriate methods of immobilizing hand injuries and infections, properly apply a variety of immobilization materials including aluminum, pre-formed and fiberglass splinting materials, identify and manage a variety of hand infections including paronychias, felons and tensosynovitis, and understand complications associated with these injuries and make appropriate referrals to specialist consultants. Utilizing hands-on simulation models, participants will build competency in a variety of advanced wound repair techniques in the management of hand trauma, nail plate trephination, performing peripheral anesthesia techniques including digit blocks, hematoma blocks, and wrist level nerve blocks and managing a variety of acute finger injuries including distal tip amputations, nails plate and nail bed lacerations, and tendon lacerations.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Slit Lamp Workshop - $150
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This workshop will focus on how to perform a comprehensive eye examination from start to finish. We will teach you how to use a slit lamp, how to use a tonopen, how to use a panoptic, how to use an ophthalmoscope, how to test visual fields, how to test extra-ocular muscles, and how to call excellent ophthalmology consults. this will be a hand on workshop. You will learn how to use an ophthalmic burr and how to remove ocular foreign bodies using a real tissue eye model. This will be an interactive case based discussion with visual diagnosis slides and multiple case studies. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: ECG Interpretation - $75
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP

48% Full

The ECG is an invaluable, readily available, cost effective and non-invasive diagnostic tool that often provides important and immediately actionable clues in patients who present with chest pain, shortness of breath, pre-syncope/syncope or palpitations. Therefore, ECG interpretation is an essential skill that clinicians in many specialties need to master and maintain.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Orthopedic Skills Lab - $75
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

63% Full

This fun and interactive workshop will cover orthopedic dislocations and reduction techniques. We will discuss dislocations of the shoulder, jaw, elbow and hip. Worried you have a septic joint in your patient? No problem! This workshop discusses arthrocentesis and you will practice joint aspiration of the knee and ankle.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the ED - $25
Arianna Sampson, PA-C

22% Full

As we face the national opioid epidemic, ED PAs are in a prime position to save lives NOW. This is the first of a 2 part series to start your official DATA 2000 X-waiver training. This 2 part course will be credited towards a "half and half" X waiver training. After completion of this course, the Clinician will be able to complete the remaining certificate course hours online. This course will allow the Clinician to learn about treatment for Opioid Use Disorder with an emphasis on ability to treat from the Emergency Department setting. AAAP is the DATA 2000 sponsor for this training.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Secrets of the Abdominal CT Masters - $75
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP

83% Full

Emergency physicians must make critical, time-sensitive decisions based on abdominal CT and are often the first to interpret images, before a radiologist. Emergency physicians must master abdominal CT interpretation because crucial decisions such as the need for surgical intervention for aortic aneurysm, mesenteric ischemia, and abdominal trauma can depend on CT results. In addition, emergency physicians must select the most appropriate CT technique for the differential diagnosis, increasing the importance of understanding when (and which) contrast agents are -- and are not -- needed. Using a case-based approach, the speaker will review contrast indications, CT findings of important diagnoses, techniques including use of CT windows and PACS tools, plus time-efficient techniques for reading abdominal CT, revealing secrets to time-sensitive emergency diagnoses.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound Workshop - $150
Petra Duran-Gehring, MD

51% Full

Point-of-Care or Clinical Ultrasound (CUS) is essential to the management of critically ill Emergency Department patients and can improve patient care by altering treatment decisions based on the ultrasound examination.  In this workshop, CUS will be used to assess patients by building on basic ultrasound skills to take CUS to the next level.  Participants will learn more advanced modalities including cardiac, IVC and lung ultrasound. Short didactic sessions will be followed by instructor led small group hands-on skill sessions utilizing live models.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-On Experience - $175
Dave Caro, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This course is designed to help practitioners meet a significant number of their procedural requirements listed for EM Certificate of Added Qualifications.  We will provide expert instruction on procedural skills including Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Access, Lumbar Puncture with and without Ultrasound Guidance, Tube Thoracostomy/Needle Decompression, Intra-Osseus, Paracentesis and Athrocentesis.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Emergency Dental Skills - $150
Kip Benko, MD

SOLD OUT

This interactive skill workshop will review the most common dental emergencies which frequently present to the emergency department, clinic, or urgent care center. Dental pain and caries, dental fractures, loose and avulsed teeth, as well as dry sockets, post-extraction bleeding and loose appliances (caps, crowns, fillings) will be discussed. Dental and facial regional anesthesia will be reviewed utilizing case presentations and videos. Simulation of the dental injections with capped syringes will be approximated on partners. Dental medicaments, glues and pastes will be mixed and applied to dental models.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Procedures They Never Taught You That Will Change Your Practice (Didactic) - $75
George Higgins, III, MD, FACEP

61% Full

Easily mastered bedside procedures can provide significant benefit to patients while adding professional satisfaction to the clinician's practice.  During this workshop a number of these types of procedures will be reviewed, demonstrating techniques for successful performance. 

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the ED - $25
Arianna Sampson, PA-C

6% Full

As we face the national opioid epidemic, ED PAs are in a prime position to save lives NOW. This is the first of a 2 part series to start your official DATA 2000 X-waiver training. This 2 part course will be credited towards a "half and half" X waiver training. After completion of this course, the Clinician will be able to complete the remaining certificate course hours online. This course will allow the Clinician to learn about treatment for Opioid Use Disorder with an emphasis on the ability to treat from the Emergency Department setting. AAAP is the DATA 2000 sponsor for this training.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Secrets of the Orthopedic X-Ray Masters - $75
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP

55% Full

Interpretation of orthopedic radiographs is a fundamental skill for emergency physicians, who are often the first to review images before a Radiologist. Imaging findings can reveal common but potentially debilitating injuries, as well as suggesting rarer life- and limb-threatening disorders, such as necrotizing fasciitis and popliteal artery injury accompanying knee dislocation. Through a case-based presentation, the speaker will share pearls and pitfalls of the radiography masters.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Orthopedic Skills Lab - $75
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This fun and interactive workshop will cover orthopedic dislocations and reduction techniques. We will discuss dislocations of the shoulder, jaw, elbow and hip. Worried you have a septic joint in your patient? No problem! This workshop discusses arthrocentesis and you will practice joint aspiration of the knee and ankle.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-On Experience - $175
Dave Caro, MD, FACEP

SOLD OUT

This course is designed to help practitioners meet a significant number of their procedural requirements listed for EM Certificate of Added Qualifications.  We will provide expert instruction on procedural skills including Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Access, Lumbar Puncture with and without Ultrasound Guidance, Tube Thoracostomy/Needle Decompression, Intra-Osseus, Paracentesis and Athrocentesis.

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