Conference Objectives

2021 Educational Conference & Annual Meeting
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Conference Objectives
Learn about protestors who become patients in the emergency department.
Review the status of COVID-19 in Maryland.
Identify & understanding of the rational and approach taken to respond to the COVID-19 response for an academic health system.
Learn the past, present, and potential future healthcare challenges in a pandemic response within a multihospital system.
Discuss how to prepare for emergencies in the emergency department.
Review the efficient and complete documentation to maintain appropriate coding and billing for the work that you are undertaking.
Learn the best methods of documentation to support Critical Care and the other E&M chart levels in Emergency Medicine.
Identify state-of-the-art review of diabetic ketoacidosis including euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis and using lactated ringers instead of normal saline.
Discuss what it is like to be a patient in the emergency department.
Recognize the unique challenges physicians face as patients and how they can cope in the patient role.
Understand what sickness presenteeism is and how it can be combated.
Learn how providers can best approach a physician-patient.
Identify the equipment needed for a successful emergency department delivery.
Identify obstetric patients who should not be transferred to a hospital labor area because of their impending delivery.
Review the typical assistance that should be provided in an emergency delivery.
Describe some of the recent advances in point of care ultrasound and what it means.
Review several recent cases in which point-of-care ultrasound was used to rapidly identify life-threatening conditions, and dramatically impacted clinical care.
Empower clinicians to incorporate this skill in their diagnostic toolbox to improve the quality of care provided to critically ill patients.
Learn the pearls and pitfalls of high-yield geriatric emergency medicine patients.
Improve ability to diagnosis UTIs in older adults.
Identify the time sensitive nature of hip fracture care.
Prepare to quickly identify delirium among older adults.
Recognize the importance of identifying social isolation among older adults.
Learn how providers can best approach a physician-patient.
Understand and recognize the presentation, care and disposition of Covid-19 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Participants will consider indirect effects of COVID-19 on trends in the pediatric ED including non-accidental trauma, pediatric mental health, and departmental operating strains.
Understand injury patterns commonly encountered during periods of civil unrest.
Explore challenges that periods of civil unrest pose to ED operations.
Review the pathophysiology behind drowning deaths.
Learn how to grade drownings along with the treatment and disposition implications of each grade.
Understand some of the newest concepts in management of patients in cardiac arrest.
List pearls and pitfalls in the interpretation of emergency department electrocardiograms.