27th Annual Scientific Assembly

LLSA 2020 Review Course

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
1:00pm-4:00pm CT
Grand C


Course Description

This course is designed to provide the experienced emergency physician with an evidence-based review course for all of the required readings for the 2020 LLSA Review. Course content will be discussed both via PowerPoint® and through small group discussion on key topics for each mandated journal article.

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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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Learning Objectives

This course is designed for the experienced emergency physician who is required to pass the ABEM 2020 LLSA exam. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Brief review of acute diarrheal infections in adults.
  2. Review of evaluation and management of acute myocardial infarction.
  3. Discuss signs of physical abuse of children.
  4. Evaluation of Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  5. Review of Necrotizing soft-tissue infections
  6. Evaluation of non-penetrating eye injuries in children.
  7. Discuss emergency department prescription opioid policy.
  8. Review the pediatric airway and rapid sequence intubation in trauma.
  9. List important aspects of the management of pediatric shock.
  10. Indications for Idarucizumab use in reversal of dabigatran.
  11. Understand the safe use of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cardiac devices.
  12. Review evaluation of acute spinal cord compression.
  13. List indications for thrombectomy for stroke at 6 to 16 hours with selection by perfusion imaging


Course Fee

  • AAEM Member: $25
  • Non-AAEM Member: $250
  • AAEM/RSA Resident Member: $10
  • Resident Non-Member: $185

Course Registration Limit: 35 participants


Course Schedule

Wednesday, June 23, 2021


ConCertTM Update
Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM


Article Review
Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM and Michael E. Silverman, MD MBA FAAEM FACEP




Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA)
Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM and Michael E. Silverman, MD MBA FAAEM FACEP

All times are noted for Central Time Zone


Course Directors

Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM
Professor of Integrated Medical Science; Director, Emergency Medicine, Department of Integrated Medical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Michael E. Silverman, MD MBA FAAEM FACEP
Vice Chairman, Director of Operations Morristown Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (SKMC), Morristown, NJ