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17th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Primary Care

Start Date:
Friday, 20 December, 2013
End Date:
Saturday, 21 December, 2013 1:30pm
Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice

Including topics on: Respiratory Emergencies, Dermatology, Pediatric Emergencies, Psychiatric Dilemmas, Hypertension, Orthopedics, and much more...Speakers: Melissa Pulver Bloch, MD; Michael Bloch, MD; Richard Cantor, MD, FAAP, FACEP; Robert Hoffman, MD, FACEP, FAACT; Frank LoVecchio, DO, MPH, FACEP, ABMT; Jordan Metzl, MD; Douglas Paauw, MD, MACPThis year's 17th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Primary Care has been designed to provide physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals involved in primary care with evidence-based information on commonly encountered office dilemmas and emergencies, and offers current approaches to clinical management.

The primary goal of this conference is to increase knowledge and enhance the competence of attendees. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented.Topics for this year's conference have been selected based on the educational needs determined from the identified professional practice gaps. The gaps were derived from a variety of sources including evaluations and outcomes data from past participants; clinical expert input; Symposia Medicus' online survey; and other medical and nursing data.Conference format will include didactic lectures, case studies, and question and answer sessions.An outstanding faculty has been assembled for this conference.

Each member was selected based on their individual area of expertise and ability to communicate current, evidence-based and practical information to participants.Your participation in this conference will provide you an opportunity to share current ideas with colleagues across the country, amidst the excitement of New York City during the holiday season. CONFERENCE OBJECTIVESAs a result of participating in this conference, you should have increased knowledge and enhanced competence to…• Distinguish hypertensive emergency from urgency and apply best practices for treatment of either presentation• Diagnose and manage common psychiatric dilemmas presented in practice• Identify common pediatric emergencies requiring urgent treatment and/or hospital admission• Diagnose and manage various bites and envenomations• Recognize the clinical manifestations of newer drugs of abuse• Identify common dermatologic dilemmas and determine the best management choices


Hilton New York Hotel & Towers,
1335 Avenue Of The Americas,
New York,
New York,

Organizer Details

Conference organized by Symposia Medicus

Since 1978, Symposia Medicus has been providing the highest quality continuing health education to physicians, nurses and other health care professionals all over the globe. Our mission is to promote the improvement of patient care by enhancing the skills of health care professionals in a relaxing and stimulating environment.We are accredited by: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC)

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