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Managing Medical Emergencies
For Physicians Working in Emergency Departments

Please join us for the 30th Managing Medical Emergencies. This clinically based conference will provide you information you can apply immediately towards improving the care of your next patients. The agenda is designed by participant feedback with topics in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Toxicology, Pediatrics, Trauma, Airway management and so much more. Our expert speakers present subject matter and best practices based on the most current literature as well as their own useful pearls. Many of the talks are case-based keeping it real and related to your working environment. The conference gets rave reviews and you won’t be disappointed by the selection of 18 topics.

This is education worth having.

Activity Details
Start Date: May 19, 2021
End Date: May 19, 2021
Time: 8:15 am - 5:15 pm
Location: In person (26 attendees only) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditoria E & F, Lebanon, NH and Virtual (unlimited attendees)

Please Note: Due to COVID restrictions, in person attendance is limited to D-H and Member Organization employees only.
Download: Event Brochure

Registration is online and by credit card only. Register Now

The registration fees are as follows:

In Person Registration (D-H and Member Organizations Only)

  • MD, DO: $99.00
  • Nurses, Associate Providers & Medics: $69.00
  • Residents & Med Students: $39.00

Virtual Registration

  • MD, DO: $49.00
  • Nurses, Associate Providers & Medics: $29.00
  • Residents & Med Students: $19.00

Day-Of Registration:

  • MD, DO: $54.00
  • Nurses, Associate Providers & Medics: $34.00
  • Residents & Med Students: $24.00

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after the registration deadline has been reached. A $10 administrative fee for a registration fee of under $50, and a $25 administrative fee for a registration of $50 and over, will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
7:30 am - 8:15 am Breakfast and Registration
8:15 am - 8:30 am Introduction - The MME World According to Reed
~ Reed Brozen, MD, FACEP
8:30 am - 9:00 am Stretch Your Scope and Save Lives: ED Initiated Buprenorphine
~ Jennifer V. Pope, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 9:30 am The Ps Have it: Taking the Fear out of Working up Petechiae and Purpura
~ Maia S. Rutman, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 am Improving Care in the Elderly
~ Susan B. Varga, MD and Daniel S. Stadler, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am Evaluation and Diagnosis of the Red Eye; How to Avoid Missing Vision-threatening Pathology
~ Michael E. Zegans, MD
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 11:00 am COVID Rounds: Mini Epidemiology - Two Masks, I’m Vaccinated why can’t I…the Science and Math
~ Todd D. Morrell, MD
11:00 am - 11:15 am COVID Rounds: Acute Interventions to Start in the ED for COVID Patients Requiring Admission
~ Nicholas J. Daniel, DO, FAWM, DiMM
11:15 am - 11:30 am COVID Rounds: From the ED to the ICU - Do We Have a Crystal Ball?
~ Amelia S. Kerner, MMSc, PA-C
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Severe HA from SAH
~ Joshua M. Keegan, MD
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Managing the BP in my Intracranial Catastrophes
~ Evie G. Marcolini, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FCCM
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Droperidol - “Back from the Black”
~ Kathleen J. Clem, MD
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm Frostbite: Give the TPA
~ Johndavid M. Storn, MD, DiMM, NRP
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm Status Asthmaticus: Managing (and Avoiding) Intubation and Arrest
~ Anne M. O’Connor, MD
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Say Ahhh: Awake and Fiberoptic Intubation in the Emergency Department
~ Matthew A. Roginski, MD, MPH
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Lessons Learned From Being an Expert Witness
~ Kirk R. Dufty, MD, FACEP
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Papers to Refine and Define your Practice
~ Harman S. Gill, MD
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm The Art and Science of Anticoagulant Reversal
~ Nancy M. Dunbar, MD
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Airway Happy Hour - Panel Discussion
~ Matthew D. Koff, MD and John M. Trummel, MD, MPH
5:00 pm What Did We Learn? Some Take-Home Tidbits
~ Evie G. Marcolini, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FCCM
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss at least three updates per topic in evidence-based practice in the care and treatment of patients with medical emergencies.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Type:     Live Activity
19 Registered Users