CME Conference – Park City, Utah

Learning Objectives

This activity is intended for Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants interested in improving their proficiency in urgent care medicine. Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Improve communication between medical providers and patients to enhance engagement and quality of service while avoiding burn out.
  • Review wound care assessment and treatment along with possible complications that may occur.
  • Develop a system to review radiographic presentation of typical urgent care orthopedic injuries, followed by treatment management such as splinting, stabilization and pain management.
  • Gain better recognition of withdrawal presentation and treatment for patients with both ETOH and opioid addiction, as well appropriate intervention.
  • Understand the pathophysiology pertaining to patients with significant symptoms of chest pain, dyspnea and abdominal pain requiring ED evaluations.
  • Review familiar EENT complaints such as corneal abrasions, conjunctivitis, otitis media, epistaxis, pharyngitis, hearing loss and foreign bodies in external canals.
  • Enhance your knowledge of life-threatening headaches, including SAH, Temporal Arteritis and meningitis, as well as review treatment for common headaches.
  • Identify common infections and current treatment in urgent care medicine. Appropriate empiric antimicrobial selection will be included in the discussion.
  • Differentiate between common rashes that present in urgent care centers which are either self-limiting, or may need topic or systemic treatment.
  • Evaluate dysuria and UTI presentation and treatment as well as complications in first trimester pregnancy.
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