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Live Webinar: Evidence Based Approach to Abdominal Pain in Urgent Care
August 1, 2019

Evidence Based Approach to Abdominal Pain in Urgent Care: Thursday, August 1st at 1:00PM CST

Abdominal pain is a common acute complaint and the differential diagnosis includes a broad range of surgical, infectious, benign and even life-threatening conditions. Participate in this activity and learn evidence-based clinical decision-making tools that can be used in the management of patients presenting with abdominal pain in the urgent care setting.

This live webinar has the following learning objectives:

  • Perform a thorough and appropriate PE and HPI for patients presenting with abdominal pain.
  • Identify evidence-based clinical decision making tools that are appropriate for use in the urgent care environment.
  • Utilize appropriate clinical decision-making tools to formulate an appropriate plan of care for patients with abdominal pain.
  • Differentiate those patients presenting with abdominal pain that require a higher level of care for further assessment and management.
  • Evaluate how sensitivity and specificity affect our interpretation of common PE findings.

Presenter Information:

Michael Nelson, PA-C is a Clinic Operations Manager and practicing clinician with Affinity Urgent Care; responsible for three locations in the Southeastern area of the Houston and Galveston area. He has over 13 years’ experience working as a Physician Assistant in urgent care and emergency medicine. Michael worked as a paramedic for over ten years for Harris County Emergency Corporation and the City of Austin EMS. While working as a paramedic he acted as a training officer and taught courses such as ACLS, BTLS, PHTLS, and PALS. He graduated from the certificate PA program of Albany Medical College in 2014 and attended both University of Texas, Austin and Austin Community College.

Credit Information:

AANP Accreditation

This activity (Total UCA Clinical Webinar Series) is approved for 4.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19043673. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Designation Statement

The Urgent Care Association designates this webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the event.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider ship of the Urgent Care Association (UCA) and the College of Urgent Care Medicine (CUCM). The Urgent Care Association of America is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Registration Fees:
  • $50.00 - 2019 August Clinical Webinar - Member Fee
  • $100.00 - 2019 August Clinical Webinar - Non-Member Fee


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