A CME course bundle specifically designed to prepare you for the unexpected in emergency medicine.

Enhance your fundamental skills and build confidence while working in the urgent care or emergency department setting. In this course, you will learn to identify various causes of abdominal and chest pain, differentiate common presentations and management of cholecystitis, cholangitis, pancreatitis, appendicitis and diverticulitis. Identify crucial findings and learn more about pediatric medicine with cases including scarlet fever, impetigo, tinea, Kawasaki disease, pyloric stenosis, pyloromyotomy, intussusception, testicular torsion, autism spectrum disorder, and more. This comprehensive course bundle is worth 15 CME credits.

  • Urgent Care & Emergency Medicine

    Understanding which cases require emergent intervention or need urgent referrals can reduce medical errors and improve patient outcomes. Learn from top experts from Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Bronx Care Hospital Center and more.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    This CME course combines video podcasts and audio/video slide recordings. We understand that education takes time - so complete the course at your own pace and refer back to our material for review anytime. Each of the lectures in this course lasts about 45 minutes to 1 hour in length for a total of 15 CME hours.

  • Pre/Post Test & CME certificate

    Answer the pre/post test along with the evaluation form after completion of the course to generate your CME certificate.

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Pediatric EM Essentials

Here are the topics included in the bundle:

Emergency Medicine Essentials - Chest Pain

Instructor: Dr. GIno Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell)

Chest pain is one of the most common patient complaints in the emergency department and urgent care. Learn the standard approach to patients with cardiac complaints from a seasoned ER physician following standard practice guidelines.

Emergency Medicine Essentials - Abdominal Pain

Instructor: Dr. Gino Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell) 

The differential diagnosis and workup can be complicated for patients with abdominal pain. Risk factors and presentations of acute ovarian torsions and appendicitis can oftentimes be difficult to diagnose. Learn to differentiate common presentations of abdominal pain and management of cholecystitis, cholangitis, pancreatitis, appendicitis and diverticulitis.

Emergency Medicine Essentials - Shortness of Breath

Instructor: Dr. Gino Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell)

Symptoms of shortness of breath can stem from a variety of causes from extrapulmonary to pulmonary and cardiac etiologies. Learn to describe the presentation and management of upper airway causes of shortness of breath such as epiglottitis and retropharyngeal abscess; along with intrathoracic causes of shortness of breath such as pneumonia, CHF and tamponade.

Pediatric EM Essentials: Fever in Babies

Instructor: Dr. Roy Vega (Bronx Care Hospital Center)

The presence of a fever is often a common cause for laboratory investigation and hospital admission. Learn to apply decision making algorithms involved in the care of febrile children. Learn to describe the appropriate diagnostic testing indicated in the evaluation of febrile children. 

Pediatric EM Essentials: Abdominal Emergencies in Children - Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Roy Vega (Bronx Care Hospital Center)

A large number of errors made in the emergency department are potentially preventable. Learn the proper approach to examining a pediatric abdomen. Review true emergent causes of abdominal pain versus benign. Learn about specific cases involving pyloric stenosis, pyloromyotomy, intussusception and midgut volvulus. 

Pediatric EM Essentials: Abdominal Emergencies in Children - Part 2

Instructor: Dr. Roy Vega (Bronx Care Hospital Center)

Appendicitis for example is the 2nd most common condition among pediatric patients and 3rd most common condition cited in adult malpractice insurance claims. Learn to identify common causes of abdominal pain from specific cases involving mesenteric lymphadenitis, appendicitis, testicular torsion, torsion of testis appendix and ovarian torsion.

Pediatric EM Essentials: Childhood Rashes, Benign or Worrisome?

Instructor: Dr. Roy Vega (Bronx Care Hospital Center)

Many providers who work in urgent care or emergency department do not always come from a background with pediatric exposures. Learn to identify, understand and provide proper management of common benign rashes and more worrisome rashes that should not be missed.

Pediatric EM Essentials: The Autistic and Special Needs Child in the Acute Care Setting

Instructor: Dr. Roy Vega (Bronx Care Hospital Center)

Caring for children with autism can be challenging because there is quite a wide spectrum of expression. Guidance from their caregivers is essential and it’s important to understand the special needs of these patients. Learn the complications that can arise with an autistic patient, be able to create a friendly setting in UC and ED, and how to approach an agitated child with ASD.

Common Urgent Care Presentations: Pearls and Pitfalls

Instructors: Dr. Hong Choi (CityMD Urgent Care)

Patients often present with vague or common symptoms in the outpatient setting that are not considered high risk or risk to develop complications. Unfortunately, many of these presentations are frequently involved in medical malpractice cases. Review the standard practices and learn pearls when evaluating common outpatient complaints to avoid high risk associated pitfalls. 

Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls: STD Management - Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Pamela Arsove (SVP at CityMD, Head of Quality and Patient Safety)

Without the training of a dermatologist or an infectious disease physician, providers in the outpatient setting have a difficult time in identifying various rashes that could exist with STDs or managing common STDs. Learn the latest treatment guidelines of HIV, the significance of test timing and different types of HIV tests available. Identify and evaluate rashes involving individual HIV cases and rashes associated with common STDs.

Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls: STD Management - Part 2

Instructor: Dr. Pamela Arsove (SVP at CityMD, Head of Quality and Patient Safety)

With the rising rates of STDs, routine screening is important. Learn more about primary and secondary syphilis and methods of testing and interpretation of syphilis. Review current treatments and understand the link between syphilis and HIV. 

Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls: STD Management - Part 3

Instructor: Dr. Pamela Arsove (SVP at CityMD, Head of Quality and Patient Safety)

Many providers struggle with diagnosis as well as correct treatment of STDs particularly when some cases present with rashes. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of HSV-1 and HSV-2. Understand the significance of counseling for HSV while studying different STD cases. Review the similarity of Monkeypox to STD rashes and learn the latest in CDC STI Treatment Guidelines.

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Our Master Clinicians Mentor

Master the Art of Medicine by Learning from the Best!

Gino Farina, MD, FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education Assistant Dean for Clinical Preparation for Residency at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Dr. Gino Farina is board certified in Emergency Medicine, and is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education, and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Preparation for Residency at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Long Island, New York. At Zucker he is core faculty in the communications, physical diagnosis, electrocardiography and clinical reasoning curriculum. As core faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center at Northwell, Dr. Farina served as the Associate Residency Program Director for seven years and Program Director for sixteen years, helping to turn hundreds of emergency medicine residents into board-certified ER physicians now practicing across the nation. Dr. Farina's academic Interests include medical education, research and assessment, medical Spanish, and global health in Latin American countries. He is actively involved in global health initiatives and in training sessions for medical providers in Mexico, Peru and now Ecuador, where, with a group of other physicians from Northwell, he will soon be teaching basic emergency medicine skills – including radiographic interpretation, electrocardiography, the approach to common conditions and clinical reasoning – to recent medical school graduates. Dr. Farina will be sharing his art of electrocardiogram and X-ray interpretation during Master Clinicians courses.

Roy Vega, MD

Medical Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Services Department of Emergency Medicine at Bronx Care Hospital Center

I am a board certified pediatrician, and board certified pediatric emergency medicine physician, with 30 years of experience. As the director of the pediatric emergency department, I worked collaboratively with various committees in the hospital. Those include the Resuscitation Committee, the Department of Pediatrics Quality Management Committee, E.D. Performance Improvement and Quality of Care Committees, ED Process Analysis Committee, Medical Records Committee, Credentials Committee, Sedation Task Force, and the Security Sub-Committee. In addition to overseeing quality and improvement for the pediatric emergency department, I am actively involved in resident and medical student education. Mentoring residents for research projects and career advice is also an integral part of my position. Physician area of Specialty "Clinical Focus": Children with respiratory conditions, dehydration, telemedicine, and sedation.

Pamela Arsove, MD, FACEP

SVP at CityMD, Head of Quality and Patient Safety

Dr. Pamela Arsove is a board certified medical physician, who puts her patients first. She attended New York University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. At NYU, she received many honors including University Dean’s List, Pre-med Honors Society and Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society. She went on to earn her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center. Dr. Arsove completed an internal medicine internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx and an emergency medical residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park. In her professional career, she has served in various medical roles including, Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Queens Hospital Center and Attending Physician and Associate Residency Director in Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. At Long Island Jewish she was awarded the Izzy Segal Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine. When she is not dreaming of running away to the Galapagos Islands, she finds herself presenting at numerous medical conferences. When she was a child Dr. Arsove thought she would grow up to be a writer and has seen this dream come true. Her work has been published countless times making her widely respected in the medical field and she has also enjoyed lecturing internationally. With a strong passion for education, Dr. Arsove has taught as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at both Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American Medical Association. She currently serves as SVP at CityMD, head of Quality and Patient Safety where she loves working! Never feeling rushed, she enjoys the interactions she has with her patients and the ability to discuss and educate them on their healthcare needs.

Emergency Medicine Essentials

15 CME credits **10% of proceeds goes to charity. Details below.**

Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and Master Clinicians, LLC. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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