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Topics in Emergency Medicine: 1) Emergency Radiology 2) Risk Management
Temple University School of Medicine and American Medical Seminars, Inc. , Hyatt at Sarasota Bay, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida
April 3-7, 1999 (8:00am-12:15pm)

Continuing Medical Education (CME) - 14th Annual Series of Primary Care: Live presentations, accredited by ACCME (20 Hours Category 1 AMA, AAFP Prescribed, ACOG Cognates, and Category 1 ACEP), with a detailed syllabus. Also, home study courses and audio tapes available. Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, family activities, and recreation. World famous beaches, tennis, golf, water sports, fishing; Ringling Museum, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Asolo Theater, Opera House, Selby Gardens, and Mote Marine Laboratory/Aquarium; less than two hours drive to Disney World, Sea World and other Florida's attractions.

Day 1: C-Spine: Normal vs. Variations of Normals, Pathology vs. Technique or Alignment. Trauma: Fx, Ligamentous Disruption, Subluxation. Special Views. Foreign Body Ingestion and Infection. L-S Spine: Normal vs. Variations of Normals. Trauma, DJD, etc.

Day 2: Chest: Trauma, Infection & Malignancy; P.E. Foreign Body and Airway Obstruction. Soft Tissue Masses; The Pediatric CXR. T-Spine: Normal vs. Variations of Normals. Trauma, Occult Fractures, Infectious Processes and Cord-Threatening Lesions.

Day 3: Abdomen: Obstructive Processes, Blunt and Penetrating Trauma, CT Imaging. Ischemic Processes & Assessment of Free Air and Fluid, Pediatric Imaging. Pelvis: Trauma, CT Scanning of Subtle Injuries, Hip Dislocation and Subluxation. Masses. G-U Injuries: Trauma to the KUB System, Bony Fx's Seen with Associated G-U Injuries, Renal CT Scans, What Not To Do When Investigating G-U Injuries.

Day 4: Facial Bones: Trauma. Infection. Neuroimaging of the Brain: Intracranial Bleeds, Trauma, Hydrocephalus, Infectious Processes, Neuroimaging of the Immunocompromised Patient, Neoplasms. Extremities: Upper Extremities: Trauma, Infectious Processes, Metabolic Bone Disease. Lower Extremities: Trauma, Infectious Processes, Metabolic Bone Disease.

Day 5: Risk Management: Anatomy of a Malpractice Suit. Statistics of Claims. Avoiding Litigation. What To Do If Named In A Suit. Risk Management in the E.D. by Specialty: Emergency Medicine, OB-GYN, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, etc.

For more detailed information, please see our web site (, or e-mail us (, or call us (800-325-1961; 941-388-1766), or fax us (941-365-7073), or write to: American Medical Seminars, Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, Florida 34278-6129, USA.

Organized by:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.

Invited Speakers:

Michael Smolens, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Attending Physicain, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedar Sinai Medical Center.

Deadline for Abstracts:



Regular Registration: $595.00 (Non-Physician/Resident $495.00);
Please note that to receive Regular Registration Rate, fees must be postmarked not less than 30 days prior to program start date. Late Registration Rate is $645.00 (Non-Physician/Resident $545.00).
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