Critical Images in Emergency Medicine, Print Edition
Product Code: 572615
Improve your interpretation skills while studying 60 real-life cases in ACEP's case-based, in depth review of emergency imaging.
Images play a central role in the diagnosis of many emergency conditions. Emergency physicians face critical decisions at multiple steps: recognizing which patients require imaging, identifying imaging findings essential to the patient’s acute presentation, and rapidly translating diagnostic findings into therapeutic measures.
Written by award-winning author and feature editor for Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Joshua S. Broder, MD, FACEP, this collection of images from daily emergency medicine practice illustrates many of these challenges. How it works:
CME Credit for this product has expired
How to Use Critical Images in Emergency Medicine
Method of Participation
This educational activity consists of self-study material. To complete this educational activity as designed, the
participant should, in order, review the learning objectives, review the images, questions, and answer explanations,
and then complete the online posttest and evaluation questions. It should take approximately 15 hours to
To complete the online posttest and evaluation questions, go to www.acep.org/CIEM-post-test/ and log in (firsttime
users must create a log-in). Once you are logged in, select Critical Images in Emergency Medicine and follow
the online instructions.
Continuing Medical Education Cred it Information
Date of review by CME provider: January 2013
Release date: April 1, 2013
Expiration date: June 30, 2017
On completion of Critical Images in Emergency Medicine, you should be able to:
1. Describe the imaging tests needed to diagnose multiple conditions.
2. Explain, based on the cases and images presented, what the diagnosis is or what the next steps are in the
management of the patients.
The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
This enduring material is approved by ACEP for a maximum of 15 ACEP Category I credits. A minimum score of
70% is required.
There was no commercial support for this CME activity.
This educational activity has been developed for emergency physicians.