26th Annual Scientific Assembly

ECG in the Emergency Department

Monday, April 20, 2020 
7:30am-12:00pm

 

Course Description

The ability to interpret the electrocardiogram (ECG) is a life-saving skill. This course will cover an assortment of presentations that will improve the emergency physician’s ability to interpret ECGs. Residency graduates and/or seasoned physicians will learn new and useful information that will truly make a difference in patient care and save lives!

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Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Credit Designation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Educational Objectives

  1. Review traditional and non-traditional indications for emergent coronary reperfusion.
  2. Discuss selected issues in ACS and rhythm diagnosis in potentially malignant presentations.
  3. Develop a rational approach to challenging ECG diagnoses, including LBBB AMI and wide complex tachycardia.

 

Course Fee

  • AAEM Member: Early Bird $200 | Late (after March 20) $300
  • Non-AAEM Member: Early Bird $500 | Late (after March 20) $600
  • AAEM/RSA Resident Member: Early Bird $25 | Late (after March 20) $50
  • Resident Non-Member: Early Bird $85 | Late (after March 20) $110

Registration opens Fall 2019

 

Participant Information

Course Registration Limit: 105 participants

 

Tentative Course Schedule

Monday, April 20, 2020

7:30am-7:40am                         

Introduction & Welcome 

7:40am-8:20am                 

Non-traditional Indications for Emergent Coronary Reperfusion

8:20am-9:00am   

Rational Approach to Diagnosis of AMI in LBBB Presentations 

9:00am-9:40am

Selected Issues in ECG Diagnosis of ACS  

9:40am-10:00am

Break

10:00am-10:40am 

Wide Complex Tachycardia – A Simplified Approach to Diagnosis & Management    

10:40am-11:20am 

Bradycardia & AV Blocks – Diagnosis & Management Considerations    

11:20am-12:00pm 

Sudden Cardiac Death, Hyperkalemia, & Other ECG Presentations That Can Ruin Your Day 

12:00pm

Wrap-up

*Schedule subject to change.

 

Course Director

William Brady, MD FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Medicine, Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, & The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA