A Taste of MEMC

Saturday, 13 November 2021 | 10:00 – 14:00 CST (UTC-6)

We invite you to join us for “A Taste of MEMC”, a four-hour virtual event scheduled on Saturday, 13 November 2021 from 10:00 – 14:00, CST. This virtual event will begin with an overview of Malta, followed by an abbreviated Scientific Program, which will offer a sampling of the main track sessions that will be held at MEMC22 in Malta.



*times and talks are subject to change

10:00 – 11:30 CST
Opening Session will include
-Welcome Remarks
-History of Medicine in Malta and Malta COVID19 Safety Measures Already in Place
-Introduction to Malta

Concurrent Sessions:  During registration, you will select one session per breakout time
Breakout 1:  11:30 – 11:50 CST
Taste of Toxicology in Movies | Mark Zammit, B.Pharm [Hons] MSc [Melit] MSc Med Tox ARPharmS FEAPCCT
Suicide Assessment in the Emergency Department | Leslie S. Zun, MD MBA FAAEM

Breakout 2:  11:50 – 12:10 CST
ECG Literature Update: Articles You've Got to Know! | Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
Pro(ning)s and Cons: Is Early Proning All that It’s Cracked Up to Be | Ashika Jain, MD FAAEM FACEP RDMS        

Breakout 3:  12:10 – 12:30 CST
Immunotherapy Complications | Monica K. Wattana, MD FAAEM
Emergency Response to Beirut Port Explosion | Mazen J. El Sayed, MD MPH FAAEM

Breakout 4:  12:30 – 12:50 CST
Ketamine for Pain in the ED-A Primer for ED Clinicians | Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM
Drug- Induced Seizures: The Latest in Recognition and Management | Trevonne M. Thompson, MD FAAEM

Breakout 5:  12:50 – 13:10 CST
Top PEM Articles You May have Missed during Lockdown | Rasha Sawaya, MD FAAEM
Equity in Sickle Cell Disease Care | Linelle Campbell, MD MS

Breakout 6:  13:10 – 13:30 CST
Frailty Assessment – Worth Our While? | Christian H. Nickel, MD
Prepping the Battlefield: Mid-career Faculty Development Tips | Tiffany Murano, MD FACEP FAAEM

13:30 – 14:00 CST
Closing Remarks

CME Information 

Instructions on how to claim CME was sent to attendees of the virtual event on 24 November, 2021. If you have any questions or if you have challenges accessing the CME portal, please contact Rebecca Sommer, AAEM Education Meetings Manager.

The recorded event will be available on AAEM Online by 15 December, 2021. If you were unable to attend the event or if you want to watch the tracks you missed, you will be able to watch them on-demand and claim CME.

Instructions for Claiming CME
Attendees will receive a link via email to claim CME within 30 days following the event. The link will also be posted on the CME page

Disclosure Information 
The following speaker has disclosed a relevant financial relationship.

Leslie S. Zun, MD MBA FAAEM
Bioxcel, Consulting fee

The speaker had their disclosure reviewed and mitigated. No other speakers have disclosed a relevant financial relationship. 

The following planning committee members have disclosed a relevant financial relationship:

Gary M. Gaddis, MD PhD FAAEM FIFEM
Johnson and Johnson Company, Ownership of common stock

Pfizer, Inc., Grant, Contracted research 

Gilead Sciences, Inc, Independent contractor, Research grant funding, Primary investigator

The planning committee members had their disclosures reviewed and mitigated. No other planning committee members have disclosed a relevant financial relationship. 

No staff members have disclosed a relevant financial relationship.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements 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 Mediterranean Chapter Division of AAEM (MAEM). AAEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.     



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