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Cardiovascular Emergencies for Non-Emergency Physicians

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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NCOMA - North Carolina
Elizabeth Gignac, DO
55 Minutes
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This presentation will feature cardiac emergencies that present to primary care clinics. The presentation will focus on identifying, risk stratifying and managing these conditions in the outpatient setting.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common cardiac emergencies that present to primary care offices.
  • Risk-stratify patients with cardiac emergencies based on their presenting complaints, PMH and H&P.
  • Apply principles discussed to perform appropriate assessments and interventions for cardiac emergencies in the outpatient setting.

The NC Osteopathic Medical Association (NCOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Medical Association to provide continuing medical education to physicians.  NCOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.  



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Elizabeth Gignac, DO is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, MI where she served as chief resident. After residency, she practiced in the Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, FL where she served as assistant medical director of the ED. In 2014, Dr. Gignac moved to North Carolina to found the state’s first Osteopathic emergency medicine residency program with Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine. She currently serves as clinical chair of emergency medicine at CUSOM and program director of the emergency medicine residency at UNC Health Southeastern in Lumberton, NC. Her interests include medicaleducation, population health and ED operations.

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