Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium


Date: Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Location: Four Seasons Hotel, 300 S. Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Course directors: Joel M. Geiderman, MD; Scott A. Braunstein, MD; Sam S. Torbati, MD; James S. Fishkin, MD

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Why You Should Attend

The 15th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium: A Practical Update is a leading-edge course that will provide participants with the latest clinical information to support the delivery of fast and accurate diagnoses and treatment decisions. This one-day symposium will cover current and emerging trends in the management of acutely agitated patients, discuss complications in post-transplant patients, and explore the latest insights from experts on surgical versus medical management of appendicitis.

Expert faculty will cover a variety of other topics include the use of use of chest pain risk scores, the value of End Tidal Co2 monitoring and telemedicine. This unique symposium is designed to support clinicians with evidence-based recommendations and best practices to improve competency and communication in the E.D., including selection and use of pharmacological agents, choice of procedures, and relevant information that allows participants to share, explore and discuss ways to improve the safe, effective and efficient delivery of healthcare in the E.D. with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction. 

Who Should Attend

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of emergency department staff and urgent care providers and healthcare professionals..