1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available for Des Moines River Physicians only for reading and completing this article. The CME accredited provider for this activity is the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM).
This activity is designed for all Des Moines River Physician providers engaged in the practice of emergency medicine who are seeking the most current information in the field, presented at a skill level appropriate to the educational needs of the emergency physician.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to apply new principles to improve their everyday practice of emergency medicine and to increase their understanding of the emergency medicine workplace.
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CME Credit Information
- Date of original release: 02-14- 2018
- Date of most recent update: 02-14- 2018
- Date of most recent review by CME provider: 02-14- 2018
- Termination Date: 02-15- 2019
Method of Participation
- Read the article in its entirety.
- Complete the accompanying quiz and receive a minimum score of 70%
- Complete this activity’s evaluation after the quiz.
Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Des Moines River Physicians. The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Statements of Disclosure
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) endorses the guidelines for continuing medical education programs as set forth in the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Elements (including the Standards for Commercial Support) and Accreditation Policies. AAEM maintains control over the development of its educational programs and the selection of topics and presenters.
A full disclosure of relevant financial relationships is required of all presenters and faculty members and the presence of any such relationship will be reported to all program attendees. AAEM defines relevant financial relationships as those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds) or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected. ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.
In accordance with these policies, AAEM would like to make the following information known to all participants.
Writers Who Have Disclosed Relevant Financial Relationships
Writers Who Have Disclosed No Relevant Financial Relationships
Michael Thiefault PharmD
Planning Committee Members and Staff Who Have Disclosed No Relevant Financial Relationships
Joel M. Clingenpeel, MD MPH FAAEM
Robert D. Glatter, MD FAAEM
Michael Gottlieb, MD
Michael J. Klevens, MD FAAEM
Tamara R. Kuittinen, MD FAAEM
Joseph R. Lex, Jr., MD MAAEM FAAEM
Evadne G. Marcolini, MD FAAEM
Lillian Oshva, MD FAAE
Indrani A. Sheridan, MD FAAEM
Kathy Uy, MA
Kay Whalen, MBA CAE
Janet Wilson, CAE
The Following Planning Committee Members and Staff Have Disclosed Relevant Financial Relationships
The source of all support from commercial interests, including “in-kind” support, must also be disclosed to learners.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
Provider Contact Information
Inquiries about this CME activity can be addressed to the following accredited provider:
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823