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CRS

CRSTopics LearningObjectives
Demonstrateasystematicapproachtotheclinicalassessmentofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartment
withshortnessofbreath(SOB)

ListthefivemostcommonlifethreateningcausesofSOBpresentingtotheemergencydepartment

Generalapproachtothepatient Identifythesymptomsandsignsforpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithlifethreateningcauses
presentingtotheemergency ofSOB
departmentwithshortnessof Describethecommondiagnostictoolsusedintheemergencydepartmenttohelpdifferentiatebetweenthecommon
breath
lifethreateningcausesofshortnessofbreath
Interprettheresultsoftheinvestigationsusedasdiagnostictoolsintheemergencydepartment
DiscusstheinitialmanagementofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithSOB
Listthefivemostcommonlifethreateningcausesofchestpainpresentingtotheemergencydepartment
Identifythesymptomsandsignsfoundinpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithlifethreatening
causesofchestpain

Generalapproachtothepatient Describethecommondiagnostictoolsusedintheemergencydepartmenttohelpdifferentiatebetweenthecommon
presentingtotheemergency lifethreateningcausesofchestpain
departmentwithchestpain
Interprettheresultsoftheinvestigationsusedasdiagnostictoolsintheemergencydepartment
Discusstheinitialmanagementofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithchestpain

Demonstrateasystematicapproachtotheclinicalassessmentofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartment
withabdominalpain
Listthefivemostcommonlifethreateningcausesofabdominalpainpresentingtotheemergencydepartment
Generalapproachtothepatient Identifythesymptomsandsignsforpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithlifethreateningcauses
presentingtotheemergency
departmentwithabdominal ofabdominalpain
pain Describethecommondiagnostictoolsusedintheemergencydepartmenttohelpdifferentiatebetweenthecommon
lifethreateningcausesofabdominalpain
Interprettheresultsoftheinvestigationsusedasdiagnostictoolsintheemergencydepartment
Discusstheinitialmanagementofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithabdominalpain
Listthefivemostcommoncausesoflifethreateningalteredmentalstatus(AMS)presentingtotheemergency
department
Generalapproachtothepatient Identifythesymptomsandsignsforpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithalifethreateningcaseof
presentingtotheemergency AMS
departmentwithalteredmental Describethecommondiagnostictoolsusedintheemergencydepartmenttohelpdifferentiatebetweenthecommon
status
lifethreateningcausesonanAMS
Interprettheresultsoftheinvestigationsusedasdiagnostictoolsintheemergencydepartment
DiscusstheinitialmanagementforpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithanAMS
Discusstherecognitionandinitialmanagementofcommondrugoverdosesintheemergencydepartment
Demonstrateasystematicapproachtotheclinicalassessmentofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartment
withshock
Listthecausesofshockpresentingtotheemergencydepartment
Identifythesymptomsandsignsforpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwiththedifferenttypesof
Generalapproachtoshock shock
Describethecommondiagnostictoolsusedintheemergencydepartmenttohelpdifferentiatebetweenthedifferent
causesofshock
Interprettheresultsoftheinvestigationsusedasdiagnostictoolsintheemergencydepartment
Discusstheinitialmanagementofpatientspresentingtotheemergencydepartmentwithchestpain