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  • 1. ORAL BOARD REVIEW January 15– 16, 2013 &EMERGENCY MEDICINE: AN INTENSE REVIEW January 17– 21, 2013 Westin Chicago River North Chicago, Illinois
  • 2. SEMINAR DATESOral Board ReviewJanuary 15-16, 2013Emergency Medicine:An Intense ReviewJanuary 17-21, 2013HOTELWestin Chicago River North320 North Dearborn StreetChicago, IL 60610312-744-1900www.westinchicago.com
  • 3. HOTEL INFORMATIONThe Westin Chicago River North is centrally locatedin the heart of Chicago’s business and theatredistricts. It overlooks the Chicago River and iswithin walking distance of Michigan Avenue andState Street, shopping, and restaurants.ACOEP has made arrangements for reduced nightlyroom rates of $145 (plus tax) for single/doubleoccupancy at the Westin Chicago River North.To secure this rate, individuals making hotelreservations should contact the hotel directly at312-744-1900 prior to Friday, January 4, 2013 andidentify themselves as participants in the ACOEPcourse. The discounted rate will be availableuntil January 4 OR until the room block sells out,so please make your reservations in advance.The Westin Chicago River North providescomplimentary high-speed internet access in allguest rooms, complimentary health club privileges,discounted daily parking rates of $15 per day and$25 for overnight parking for ACOEP guests. TRAVEL INFORMATIONACOEP members qualify for reduced airfares withAmerican Airlines. To take advantage of the discount,use the code 3713BR when booking travelarrangements.Transportation is available by taxicab or hotelshuttle to and from Chicago’s O’Hare and Midwayairports to the Westin. Public transportation andtaxicabs are highly recommended for travel indowntown Chicago, as parking is expensive.If you choose to rent a car, you may use the ACOEPdiscount codes listed below for additional savings.For local participants, daily parking is available inthe hotel’s parking lot.AVIS: www.avis.com; 800-230-4898 WD Code: D757353Hertz: www.hertz.com; 800-654-3131 CDP Code: 1599019
  • 4. REGISTRATION Online registration is available for the Oral Board Review and the Intense Review. Visit www.acoep.org and follow the steps to register. You may also register by phone, fax or mail using the registration form included at the back of the brochure. Advanced registration is highly recommended to allow adequate course materials to be available to all registrants. Advanced registration ends January 4, 2013. Registrations received after January 4 will be assessed an additional $100 late fee to the registration fee. REFUND POLICY Full refunds (less $100 processing fees) are available if requested, in writing a minimum of one month prior to the date of the program. Any other refunds will follow the ACOEP Guidelines, which are available upon request. ACOEP is not responsible for inclement weather, delays in airline travel schedules, or governmental restrictions on travel. Refunds will not be made if participants are delayed or unable to attend because of these issues. ORAL BOARD REVIEW COURSE OBJECTIVE This interactive course is designed to provide the tools to pass the oral board exams, whether you are studying for recertification or taking the exam for the first time. This one-day workshop features an orientation and examination overview, visual stimulus review, as well as a full day of mock testing sessions with a board-certified examiner and cases developed to mimic the actual exam. Due to limited class size, this course will be offered twice: on Tuesday, January 15 and again on Wednesday, January 16. Each course will be limited to 30 participants. Please register in advance as they will sell out very quickly.“Excellent! Would recommend to my colleagues.” – 2012 participant
  • 5. PROGRAM AGENDA: OPTION 1Monday January 142:00 – 5:00 p.m. Check-in/Course Materials Available for PickupTuesday January 156:00 a.m. Check-in/Course Materials Available for Pickup6:30 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast/ Course Introduction and Test Taking Tips8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Testing and Examination Stations9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break9:30 – 11:45 a.m. Testing and Examination Stations11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch/ Visual Stimulus Review1:15 – 3:00 p.m. Testing and Examination Stations3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break3:15 – 5:45 p.m. Testing and Examination Stations5:45 – 6:15 p.m. Course OutcomesPROGRAM AGENDA: OPTION 2Tuesday, January 152:00 – 5:00 p.m. Check-in/Course Materials Available for PickupWednesday, January 166:00 a.m. Check-in/Course Materials Available for Pickup6:30 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast/ Course Introduction and Test Taking Tips8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Testing and Examination Stations9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break9:30 – 11:45 a.m. Testing and Examination Stations11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch/ Visual Stimulus Review1:15 – 3:00 p.m. Testing and Examination Stations3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break3:15 – 5:45 p.m. Testing and Examination Stations5:45 – 6:15 p.m. Course Outcomes Program Chairs: Christopher Colbert, D.O. and Tai Tran, D.O.
  • 6. CME CREDIT The Oral Board Review is approved for 11 hours of Category 1A credit by the American Osteopathic Association. The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1A CME from AOA-CCME providers, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category 1 CME for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME. COURSE FEES ACOEP Member Physicians $500 Non-ACOEP Member Physicians $700 “Great course! I plan toattend again next year to prep for my boards.”
  • 7. INTENSE REVIEW COURSE OBJECTIVEThis course provides an intense review of clinicalproblems encountered in the daily practice ofemergency medicine, and assists physicians intheir preparation to take the certification orrecertification examination in emergency medicine.Each lecture is designed to add to participants’knowledge base, and to provide guidance inemergency department management. While thecourse is comprehensive, emphasis placed oneach subject is commensurate with the publishedguidelines of the American Osteopathic Board ofEmergency Medicine. PROGRAM FORMATAttendees will have the opportunity to pick upcourse materials in advance on Wednesday,January 16 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Materials willalso be available for pick up each morning duringbreakfast, which is provided daily. Lectures beginearly on Thursday, January 17, at 6:45 a.m. Theremainder of the week, lectures begin at 7:30 a.m.,and end between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. The lastlecture on Monday will end at approximately1:45 p.m. The progress of each participant will bemeasured via administration of a pre and post-testadministered on the first and last day of the program.There will be a two-hour period allowed forparticipants to take the post test examinationon site, or the exam may be taken home anddone individually.The course includes all topics listed in the ACOEP’sCore Curriculum for Emergency Medicine. Sometopics will be covered in written format only.Speakers will place emphasis on topics listed asHigh (H) and Moderate (M) emphasis in the CoreCurriculum. A case-based review of EKG’s willalso be provided.The Visual Stimulus Review will be on displayThursday through Monday. Attendees will have theopportunity to participate in this optional questionand answer photo case review. A live stream of theVisual Stimulus will also be available on an in-househotel channel for attendees staying at the WestinRiver North. Participants who attest to reviewing allcases will receive two-hours of additional CME credit.
  • 8. SYLLABUS MATERIALParticipants will receive their syllabus material ina paper binder format consisting of approximately1,000 pages of printed material, unless a USB flashdrive is requested. Please note that the flash drivedoes NOT have note-taking capability. ACOEP willprovide power strips in the general session room.The syllabus will only be available to be picked upon-site. Please note that registrations receivedafter January 4 are NOT guaranteed a papersyllabus. In the event that paper materials are nolonger available, a flash drive will be provided. CMEThe course is approved for 40-42 hours of Category1A credit by the American Osteopathic Associationand 40-42 hours of Category 1 credit by theAmerican College of Emergency Physicians.The American Association of Physician Assistantsaccepts Category 1A CME from AOA-CCMEproviders, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMACategory 1 CME for the PRA from organizationsaccredited by ACCME. COURSE FEESACOEP MembersActive Physicians $1000Resident Physicians $500Non-ACOEP MembersActive Physicians $1200Resident Physicians $600Course material will be provided as a papersyllabus unless a USB flash drive is requested.If the participant wishes to have both media,an additional $100 will be assessed. SYLLABUS PURCHASEThose unable to attend the course may purchasethe syllabus for $250. The syllabus will be mailedin late January and will contain information for thecurrent program. Purchase of the syllabus doesnot grant any CME credit hours.
  • 9. TENTATIVE PROGRAM SCHEDULEPlease note that the program schedule is subjectto changeWednesday, January 163:00 - 5:00 p.m. Course Registration Materials also available for pickup each morning of the conferenceThursday, January 176:00 - 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast6:45 – 7:30 a.m. Course Orientation and Test Taking Points Donald Sefcik, D.O., FACOEP7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Pediatric Disorders (Part I) Anita Eisenhart, D.O., FACOEP9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Pediatric Disorders (Part II) Anita Eisenhart, D.O., FACOEP11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Cutaneous Disorders Frank LoVecchio, D.O., FACEP2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Toxicologic Disorders/Clinical Pharmacology (Part I) Steven Aks, D.O., FACOEP4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Break4:15 – 5:45 p.m. Toxicologic Disorders/Clinical Pharmacology (Part II) Steven Aks, D.O., FACOEP
  • 10. Friday, January 187:00 - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Head and Neck Disorders Steven Parrillo, D.O., FACOEP-D9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Obstetrics and the Disorders of Pregnancy Kenneth Doroski, D.O., FACOEP10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Nervous System Disorders Kenneth Doroski, D.O., FACOEP12:45- 1:45 p.m. Lunch (on your own)1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders (Part I) Victor Almeida, D.O., FACOEP3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders (Part II) Victor Almeida, D.O., FACOEPSaturday, January 197:00 - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast7:30 –10:00 a.m.Thoracic/Respiratory Disorders Mary J. Hughes, D.O., FACOEP10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Endocrine, Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders Mary Beth Hines, D.O., FACOEP11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Psychobehavioral Disorders Frank LoVecchio, D.O., FACEP12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
  • 11. 1:30 –3:00 p.m. Hematologic/Immune System Disorders Mary Beth Hines, D.O., FACOEP3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Musculoskeletal Disorders (Non-traumatic) Frank LoVecchio, D.O., FACEP4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Break4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Photo Stimulus Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEPSunday, January 207:00 - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Traumatic Disorders (Part I) Kenneth Butler, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Traumatic Disorders (Part II) Kenneth Butler, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM11:45 - 12:45 p.m. EKG Stimulus Review Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP Luncheon Lecture12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Break1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Environmental Disorders Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break2:45 - 4:15 p.m. Renal/Urogenital Disorders Paul Allegretti, D.O., FACOEP4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Administrative Aspects of EM & Disaster Medicine Stephen J. Vetrano, DO, FACOEP, EMT-B
  • 12. ORAL BOARD REVIEW January 15 – 16, 2013 EMERGENCY MEDICINE: AN INTENSE REVIEW January 17 – 21, 2013 REGISTRATION FORMPlease print all information as you would like it to appear on your badge.NAMEADDRESSCITYSTATE ZIPTELEPHONE NUMBEREMAIL ADDRESSAOA NUMBER (REQUIRED)ORAL BOARD REVIEW REGISTRATIONSelect your preferred course date:q Tuesday, January 15 q Wednesday, January 16Select the appropriate registration fee: Before 1/4/13 After 1/4/13q ACOEP Member Physician $500 $600q Non Member Physician $700 $800INTENSE REVIEW REGISTRATIONSelect the appropriate registration fee: Before 1/4/13 After 1/4/13q ACOEP Member Physician $1000 $1100q Non Member Physician $1200 $1300q ACOEP Member Residents $ 500 $ 600q Non Member Residents $ 600 $ 700PLEASE NOTE: A paper syllabus is included with yourconference registration, unless you opt for a flash drive:q I would prefer a flash drive instead of a paper copy of the syllabusq I would like to purchase both media (additional charge of $100) FOR REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 4, A PAPER SYLLABUS CAN NOT BE GUARANTEED.TOTAL PAYMENT DUE:_________________Method of Payment:q Check (made payable to ACOEP) Check Number:____________q Master Card q Visa q Discover q American ExpressCARD NUMBERCVV CODE EXPIRATION DATESIGNATURE (REQUIRED)Return to: 142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1500 • Chicago, IL 60611Phone: (312) 445-5710 • Fax: (312) 587-9951 •www.acoep.org
  • 13. Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Chicago, IL Permit No. 2177American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1500Chicago, Illinois 60611Don’t Miss This Valuable Opportunity! Register NOW!