19 10, 2018

Image Challenge

2018-10-19T15:35:06+00:00October 19th, 2018|Fall 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Case A 70-year-old female with a past medical history of severe COPD presents complaining of dyspnea and right-sided chest pain for 4 days. Triage vital signs include a blood pressure of 201/95 mmHg, heart rate of 87 beats/minute, temperature 36.4 degrees Celsius, respiratory rate of 24 breaths/minu [...]

11 10, 2018

Don’t Miss This Fracture!

2018-10-11T18:04:01+00:00October 11th, 2018|Fall 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

13-year-old male fell on an outstretched hand skate boarding. He has tenderness at the base of his right thumb in the anatomic snuffbox. What fracture would you be concerned about with the above history? You should be worried about possible scaphoid fracture with tenderness in the anatomic snuffbox [...]

9 07, 2018

EM Board Review

2018-07-09T22:24:54+00:00July 9th, 2018|Current Events, Summer 2018|

1. Which patient is LEAST at risk of experiencing a heat related emergency? A. 80-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure on sertraline and tramadol B.  3-year-old female accidentally left in a vehicle on a hot summer day C.  40-year-old male with a past medical history [...]

26 06, 2018

AEROS Meeting Recap

2018-06-26T15:18:13+00:00June 26th, 2018|Past Events, Summer 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Dhimitri Nikolla, DO RSO President AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA. On April 22, 2018, Kaitlin Bowers, DO (RSO Past-President), Kristen Kennedy, M.Ed. (ACOEP Director of Education Services), and myself attended and participated in the inaugural All EM Resident Organizations and Students (AEROS) [...]

29 05, 2018

How to Be That Person Without Being THAT Person…Tips and Tricks for a Successful Emergency Medicine Rotation

2018-05-29T20:52:39+00:00May 29th, 2018|Academic, Winter 2018|

Emily Howell, OMS-IV LECOM-Bradenton As emergency medicine becomes more competitive, audition rotations have become increasingly important. These rotations offer the opportunity for programs to assess a candidate’s potential for residency while allowing the candidate to experience potential training [...]