ReadyMed Medical Update, May 2023
These materials are only intended for those that have read the following newsletter: ReadyMED Medical Update, May 2023.
This activity, part of the ReadyMed Update Newsletter Series, will focus on the latest medical updates within the practice of urgency medicine. Participants will be provided with an overview of current best practices and guideline updates for urgent care to increase provider competency and awareness in all aspects of practice. Topics to be covered this month include acute hearing loss, hypocalcemia, treatments for atrial fibrillation, posterior cerebrovascular accidents, and the influence of heuristics on physicians.
This activity is jointly provided by Optum Health Education and Reliant Medical Group.
There was no commercial support received for this activity.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, and PAs who have an interest in updating their knowledge of current standards and practices in the field of urgency medicine.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the latest updates on topics including acute hearing loss, hypocalcemia, treatments for atrial fibrillation, posterior cerebrovascular accidents and more.
- Identify strategies to integrate these clinical updates into current practices at urgent care or primary care clinics.
- Discuss learned knowledge of updated practices and changing guidelines in urgency medicine with health care team members.
Quang Le, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Reliant Medical Group
Elizabeth Albert, MD
Clinical Activity Manager
Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Optum Health Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.
The activity faculty and planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education and Reliant Medical Group. Optum Health Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit designation statements
Optum Health Education designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The participant will be awarded up to 2.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been pre-approved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.
- 2.00 AMA - Physicians
- 2.00 ANCC - Nurses
- 2.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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