Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care.
Return to all Family Medicine Board Review sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Bites and Stings

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize spider and other insect bites and determine treatment
  2. Appropriately manage a variety of animal bites.
  3. Assess and manage pit viper bites.
  4. Recognize and manage acute allergic reactions.
  5. Recognize and determine which toxicology emergencies require specific antidotes.
  6. Review current ACLS guidelines.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Robert Dachs, MD, FAAP, Assistant Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical college, Albany, New York

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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