26th Annual Scientific Assembly

LLSA 2019 Review Course

Monday, April 20, 2020
Camelback B


Course Description

This course is designed to provide the experienced emergency physician with an evidence-based review course for all of the required readings for the 2019 LLSA Review. Course content will be discussed both via PowerPoint® and through small group discussion on key topics for each mandated journal article.

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Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Learning Objectives

This course is designed for the experienced emergency physician who is required to pass the ABEM 2019 LLSA exam. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the evaluation of a patient presenting to the ED with a BRUE
  2. Evaluate the issues regarding burnout and discuss strategies to promote engagement
  3. Go over the most effective evidence based treatments in the ED for patients presenting with migraine
  4. Go over the most common etiologies for nontraumatic hip pain in pediatric patients and discuss the can’t miss diagnoses
  5. Review the most recent data on treating patients with seizures in the ED
  6. Discuss with diagnostic evaluation of patient presenting to the ED with a TIA.
  7. Review management of an unexpected delivery in the emergency department. 
  8. Discuss treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum.
  9. Describe treatment and management of fire-related inhalation injury.
  10. Review management of initial mechanical ventilation in the emergency department.  
  11. Identify the keys to evaluation and treatment of mesenteric ischemia.
  12. Review current controversies in thrombolytic use in acute pulmonary embolism.


Course Fee

  • AAEM Member: $25
  • Non-AAEM Member: Early Bird $150 | Late (after March 20): $250
  • AAEM/RSA Resident Member: $10
  • Resident Non-Member: $85 | Late (after March 20): $185

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Participant Information

Course Registration Limit: 54 participants


Course Schedule

Monday, April 20, 2020


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Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM


Article Review
Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM and Michael E. Silverman, MD FAAEM FACP




Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA)
Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM and Michael E. Silverman, MD FAAEM FACP

*Schedule subject to change.


Course Directors

Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM
Professor of Integrated Medical Science; Director, Emergency Medicine, Department of Integrated Medical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL  

Michael E. Silverman, MD FAAEM FACP
Vice Chairman- Director of Operations Morristown Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (SKMC), Morristown, NJ