Advanced Emergency Procedures Simulation Course

Friday, September 13, 2024
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Trent Semans Center for Health Education, Duke University Campus
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The Duke Department of Emergency Medicine Advanced Emergency Procedures Simulation Course teaches emergency and critical care medicine practitioners essential skills for the diagnosis and treatment of critical conditions. 

This one-day course allows participants to gain hands-on experience in rare but vital procedures.

To ensure an outstanding hands-on educational experience, the maximum station size will be four learners with two faculty members.

Course Objectives

To become technically proficient in performing a variety of life-saving procedures relevant to the scope and practice of emergency medicine and critical care, including: 

  • Inserting a transvenous pacemaker for symptomatic bradycardia and selecting appropriate settings
  • Performing a surgical airway
  • Performing a pericardiocentesis using ultrasound guidance
  • Performing advanced point-of-care cardiac ultrasound
  • Performing thoracentesis and paracentesis using ultrasound guidance
  • Performing ultrasound-guided regional nerve blocks
  • Performing peritonsillar abscess drainage
  • Performing flexible laryngoscopy and intubation

 Accreditation/credit: 8 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

How to Register

Step 1: Create an account with Duke CME.

Step 2: Select the course and check out.

  • Early registration discount available before July 1 – use code EARLYBIRD2024.

Faculty

Joshua Broder, MD, is Program Director for the Duke University Emergency Medicine Residency.  Dr. Broder has received national teaching awards from the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Council of Residency Program Directors in Emergency Medicine.

JJ Hoff, MD, is the Assistant Medical Director for Duke Life Flight and the Medical Director for Duke Event Medicine. He completed an EMS fellowship and has a focus in out-of-hospital critical care.

Ken Kennedy, MD, is an Assistant Residency Program Director for the Duke University Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Kennedy has received the Duke Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award and serves as a faculty instructor to first year medical students in the Duke University School of Medicine.

Christopher J. Nash, MD, EdM, is faculty at the Duke University Emergency, arriving after finishing a medical education fellowship and a master’s in technology-enhanced educational innovation. He is faculty for the GME-wide Medical Education Leadership Track (MELT) and co-director of the Duke Emergency Medicine Education Group (EdG). 

Shawn Sethi, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke University. Prior to joining Duke he completed an Ultrasound fellowship at Emory University. He speaks locally and nationally on topics including point-of-care ultrasound and artificial intelligence for emerging technologies.

Kevin Gurysh, MD, is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke University and is fellowship trained in emergency ultrasound. He has special interest in ultrasound-guided pain management and is course director for the emergency medicine residency ultrasound rotation for PGY-1 trainees. 

Lindsey White, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke University. She is the chair of the Medical Peer Review Committee and has a focus on ED operations as well as patient safety and communication. 

Sreeja Natesan, MD, is Associate Program Director for the Duke University Emergency Medicine Residency.  Dr. Natesan has received national teaching awards from the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Council of Residency Program Directors in Emergency Medicine. 

David Gordon, MD, is Associate Program Director for the Duke Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Gordon has received a national teaching award from the American College of Emergency Physicians and local recognition from the Duke University School of Medicine.

Brandon Ruderman, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke University. He completed an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Duke University and has received a Focused Practice Designation (FPD) in Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography (AEMUS). He is interested in medical student education and is the ultrasound director for the Acute Care course for 4th year medical students.