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The Pulse in Emergency Medicine

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Committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research, and public education, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. In The Pulse of Emergency Medicine, ACEP seeks to educate listeners on the latest information, guidelines and best practices for critical care medical professionals. Through in-depth interviews with emergency medicine experts, learn how to best serve your patients and your department.

Committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research, and public education, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. In The Pulse of Emergency Medicine, ACEP seeks to educate listeners on the latest information, guidelines and best practices for critical care medical professionals. Through in-depth interviews with emergency medicine experts, learn how to best serve your patients and your department.
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Committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research, and public education, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. In The Pulse of Emergency Medicine, ACEP seeks to educate listeners on the latest information, guidelines and best practices for critical care medical professionals. Through in-depth interviews with emergency medicine experts, learn how to best serve your patients and your department.

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Episodes

Don’t Miss Out: ACEP18 Waiver Training for Opioid Addiction Treatment

9/14/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Eric Ketcham, MD, MBA, FACEP, FASAM, FACHE With the hopes of initiating and improving opioid addiction treatment, the American College of Emergency Physicians will be offering a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) Waiver training at their annual conference, ACEP18. This eight-hour course is open to all physicians, residents and medical students eligible. You don't need to be an ACEP member in order to participate in this opportunity. The program will not...

Duration:00:13:29

Uncovering the Chronic Impacts of Sickle Cell Disease

9/11/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Caroline Freiermuth, MD, MS, FACEP When it comes to sickle cell disease, there’s a stigma associated with these patients’ pain crises, but that’s not the only thing physicians need to concern themselves with when treating their patients. This complex disease affects all of the body’s organ systems, and to dive into these chronic impacts, Dr. Matt Birnholz is joined by emergency medicine physician at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Caroline Freiermuth.

Duration:00:14:29

Sickle Cell Disease: How Should YOU Reassess Management & Treatment?

6/26/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Jason W. Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP Thanks to recent insights into how sickle cell disease develops throughout a patient’s lifetime, therapeutic approaches are now shifting. To dive deeper into these findings, Dr. Matt Birnholz is joined by Dr. Jason Wilson, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Emergency Medicine at University of South Florida. Content for this non-certified educational series is produced and controlled by...

Duration:00:13:59

How to Improve Sickle Cell Care in Emergency Medicine: A Case Review

6/26/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Bernard Lopez, MD, MS, CPE, FACEP, FAAEM To address the ever-evolving approach to sickle cell disease management, Dr. Matt Birnholz is joined by Dr. Bernard Lopez from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Together, they review a representative case of adult sickle cell patients and break down the various factors affecting their care in multiple settings. In addition, Dr. Lopez tackles the stigma associated with sickle cell disease, an updated triage...

Duration:00:13:59

What You Need to Know About Sickle Cell Disease Management

6/26/2018
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Guest: Jason W. Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP How much do you really know about sickle cell disease? Test your knowledge with Dr. Jason Wilson from Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida as he addresses how these little-known facts affect the approach to sickle cell care in emergency departments. Content for this non-certified educational series is produced and controlled by ReachMD. This series is intended for health care professionals only.

Duration:00:03:29

Four Most Common Myths Associated with Sickle Cell Disease

6/26/2018
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Guest: Bernard Lopez, MD, MS, CPE, FACEP, FAAEM Ever hear that sickle cell disease patients are more likely to become drug abusers? Or that sickle cell pain is just like any other kind of pain? Join mythbuster Dr. Bernard Lopez from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as he debunks four common misconceptions associated with the pathophysiology and treatment of sickle cell disease in emergency departments. Content for this non-certified educational series is produced and controlled by...

Duration:00:04:29

SEMPA & The Role of Physician Assistants in Emergency Medicine

4/18/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Fred Wu, MHS, PA-C From wilderness medicine to global health, physician assistants (PAs) have become involved in many different aspects of emergency medicine, and today their profession continues to evolve. Join Dr. Shira Johnson as she speaks with Fred Wu, President of the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), to discuss the history of PAs in the emergency medicine field and the role SEMPA has played in integrating them into emergency...

Duration:00:11:59

A History of Emergency Medicine: How the Field Grew & Changed Healthcare Forever

2/16/2018
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Brian J. Zink, MD As the American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Dr. John Russell is joined by Dr. Brian Zink, emergency medicine expert, to reflect on its history and the important role it played in advancing the field of emergency medicine. Dr. Zink is Professor and Senior Associate Chair for Education and Faculty Development at the University of Michigan Medical School, and author of Anyone, Anything, Anytime: A...

Duration:00:15:59

Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Common and Unusual Case Presentations

7/6/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: James Glazer, MD, FACSM Guest: Louis Guzzi, MD, FCCM Exertional heat stroke, or EHS, is a sudden and unpredictable condition, commonly affecting young, active, and healthy individuals. But this common patient population doesn’t tell the whole story of EHS and who is at high risk, making the need to understand both typical and atypical case presentations a crucial matter. Joining Dr. John Russell in this panel discussion are doctors Lou Guzzi and James...

Duration:00:14:59

Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Emergency Medical Treatment Goals

6/23/2017
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: William D. Hampton, DO, FACOEP Once a physician understands the underlying causes of exertional heat stroke (EHS), understanding treatment is the next step. Delayed treatment for exertional heat stroke can result in brain damage, organ failure, or even death. In this program, the focus will be on EHS in the emergency medical setting. Host Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Bill Hampton, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Osteopathic...

Duration:00:13:59

Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Neurological Characteristics and Pathophysiology

6/23/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Julian E. Bailes, MD Exertional heat stroke is caused by physical activity, such as exercising or working outside, in hot and humid environments. Left untreated, EHS leads to significant neurological dysfunction and high mortality rates. Dr. Andrew Wilner welcomes Dr. Julian Bailes, Director of the Department of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the NorthShore University Health System Neurological Institute in Chicago, to discuss EHS characterization,...

Duration:00:08:59

Leading Disaster Medicine Initiatives in the US and Beyond

5/16/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz sits down with Dr. Andrew Bern, an emergency physician and independent health care consultant in South Florida. They discuss the process of forming specialty sections in ACEP, and focus on Dr. Bern's role in the evolving Disaster Medicine subspecialty through his continuing work in Ecuador. Dr. Bern, a former member of ACEP's Board of Directors, is a founding member of the Disaster, Geriatric, Tactical, Telemedicine and Disaster medicine sections...

Duration:00:16:00

#PatientsFirst: Utilizing Social Media to Enhance Patient Safety

5/2/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz speaks with Dr. Angela Garnder, past president of ACEP and Chief of Operations, Quality and Patient Safety at University of Texas Southwest. They discuss the importance of social media in the health care industry and ways to utilize this platform to enhance patients' experiences in hospitals and beyond.

Duration:00:15:59

When Disaster Strikes: Challenges in Securing Funds for Disaster Medicine

4/26/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz sits down with Dr. Carl Schultz, Research Director at the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Schultz is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UC Irvine and recipient of the Disaster Medical Science Award at ACEP. He talks about the challenges of securing funding for disaster relief in the field and the integration of citizen volunteers in a disaster incident.

Duration:00:14:00

Engaging Younger Physicians in Emergency Medicine's Future

4/20/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss the current landscape and future milestones for engaging ACEP's younger cohort of physicians is Dr. Paul Kivela, Vice President of ACEP. Dr. Kivela is managing partner of the Napa Valley Emergency Medical Group in California. Dr. Kivela has been actively involved in the ACEP council for more than 15 years and has worked with the Reimbursement Committee on fair payment issues and has been an ACEP councilor or alternate since 1994.

Duration:00:09:59

The Rise of Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine

3/28/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Only a decade ago, emergency medicine was largely considered an afterthought in large-scale clinical trials. This oversight persisted for years despite the fact that a wide variety of time-sensitive clinical conditions under frequent study were diagnosed and treated predominantly in emergency departments. However, the last several years have witnessed a rapid evolution within this specialty, such that departments nationwide are now granted the means and resources...

Duration:00:12:30

The Next Evolution of Medical Simulations: Updates from ACEP's InnovatED

3/16/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz on the floors of the American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting in Boston, MA is Dr. Matt Bitner, Vice Chair of Medical Staff Affairs and Quality at the Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. Dr. Bitner co-chaired and directed ACEP's InnovatED, an interactive exhibitional platform that gained rapid acclaim for its next-level medical simulation demonstrations. He talks about the unique development processes and educational...

Duration:00:12:29

Health Care in Financial Crisis: Are Emergency Medicine Models the Answer?

1/25/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD The model of emergency medicine enshrines the principles of universality, portability, freedom of choice, and equity in care for all those who walk through the door. Yet despite accounting for only 2% of healthcare costs nationwide, emergency departments receives criticism for contributing to the financial crisis of American health care. Are these criticisms justified, or does the ED coversely represent a potential solution? Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss...

Duration:00:17:30

Envisioning the Emergency Department of Tomorrow: ACEP's InnovatED

1/18/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz on the floors of the American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting in Boston, MA is Dr. Sudave Mendiratta, Program Director of Emergency Medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and co-founder of InnovatED, an interactive exhibitional platform at ACEP featuring products and services vetted by a team of emergency physicians and showcased working together in a true-to-life environment. Dr. Mendiratta shares...

Duration:00:14:00

Protecting the Brain After Cardiac Arrest: Research Discoveries from Past to Present

12/21/2015
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz welcomes Dr. Clifton Callaway, Professor and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. Dr. Callaway received ACEP's Outstanding Contribution to Research Award for his more than two decades of research dedicated to improving brain resuscitation after cardiac arrest. He joins Dr. Birnholz to discuss a research-guided evolution in resuscitation protocols based on improved...

Duration:00:20:29