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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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