A CME course created for the new Urgent Care Physician, PA and NP that is just starting out, or for those clinicians who need a refresher to lower medical error and risk.

Learn to catch the clinical time bombs and subtle deadly findings for patients that walk into your primary care, urgent care or emergency department. In our "Can't Miss Urgent Diagnoses" Conference, you will learn to identify crucial findings in orthopedic, cardiac, pulmonary, EKG, X-rays, urology, ENT, ophthalmology and more. The comprehensive course bundle is worth 17.5 CME credits.

  • Urgent Care & Emergency Medicine

    Understanding which cases require emergent intervention or need urgent referrals can reduce medical errors and improve patient outcomes. Learn from top experts from Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic, Northwell, Mount Sinai, CityMD, and more, and never miss anything clinically significant.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    This CME course combines video podcasts and audio/video slide recordings. We understand that education takes time - so complete the course at your own pace and refer back to our material for review anytime. Each of the lectures in this bundle are about 45 minutes to 1 hour in length.

  • Pre/Post Test & CME certificate

    Answer the pre/post test along with the evaluation form after completion of the course to generate your CME certificate.

A Comprehensive Curriculum to Lower Medical Error and Risk

1- Can't Miss Diagnoses with Common Presentations 

Instructor: Dr. Gino Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell) 

When do common presentations like sore throat, back pain, rash, abdominal and chest discomfort become true emergencies? Learn to identify and recognize ACS, PE, aortic dissection, spinal epidural abscesses, necrotizing fasciitis, retro pharyngeal abscess, appendicitis and Lemiere's syndrome in patients presenting with common symptoms. 

2. Can't Miss EKG Findings

Instructor: Dr. Gino Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell) 

Before sending the patient home with chest discomfort or syncope with that normal EKG, take a second look and make sure there aren't any life threatening patterns. Learn to recognize and never miss Brugada Syndrome, STEMI equivalents, prolonged QT, Wellen's, WPW, DeWinter's & more.

3. Can't Miss Orthopedics Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Melissa Leber (Emergency Medicine & Sports Medicine-Mount Sinai) 

Patients often present to the clinic with common orthopedic injuries from daily activities and sports. Not all injuries are obvious on X-rays and a delay in care, inappropriate treatment or failure to diagnose can lead to deformities and poor outcome. Learn to recognize and manage Achilles tendon rupture, Maisonneuve fractures, LisFranc fractures, central slip ruptures, solar plate rupture, tibial plateau fractures and more in part 1 of 2 lectures.

4. Can't Miss Orthopedics Part 2

Instructor: Dr. Melissa Leber (Emergency Medicine & Sports Medicine-Mount Sinai) 

Part 2 of the can't miss ortho lectures covers more common orthopedic and sports related injuries. Learn  to recognize and manage scapholunate ligament tears, bicep tears, calcific tendonitis, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), labral tears, hamstring tears, navicular stress fractures and more. Learn when slings and knee immobilizers are indicated and when they are actually harmful.

5. Evaluation of the Dyspneic Patient

Instructor: Dr. Mohammed Rashid (Emergency Medicine-Johns Hopkins)

What are the appropriate initial steps when evaluating a dyspneic patient? What do stridor, wheezing or rhonci sound like? What are the immediate steps to take if you encounter patients with angioedema, anaphylaxis, PE, hemoptysis, or COPD exacerbation? 

6. Can't Miss Chest Pain Part 1 

Instructors: Dr. Daniel Ambinder, Dr. Carine Hamo, Dr. Amit Goyal (Cardiology-Johns Hopkins/Cleveland Clinic)

Learn how to evaluate and manage patients presenting with various chest pain symptoms. What are the initial steps to take? What symptoms are suggestive of ischemic vs non-ischemic etiology? Enjoy this engaging presentation from this cardiology trio of friends (aka CardioNerds) as they go over various case presentations. 

7. Can't Miss Chest Pain Part 2 

Instructors: Dr. Daniel Ambinder, Dr. Carine Hamo, Dr. Amit Goyal (Cardiology-Johns Hopkins/Cleveland Clinic)

In part 2 of the chest pain series, the CardioNerds trio go over multiple chest pain cases and associated EKG changes found in classic STEMI and atypical STEMI equivalents.

8. Can't Miss Urology Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Jared Cohen (Urology-Cleveland Clinic)

Learn to think like a surgeon when evaluating scrotal pain and other urologic urgencies. What is the most common cause of child scrotal pain? How do you identify and manage adults presenting with symptoms consistent with testicular torsion, Fourneier's gangrene, epididymitis, hydrocele, hernia or testicular cancer?

9. Can't Miss Urology Part 2

Instructor: Dr. Jared Cohen (Urology-Cleveland Clinic)

Part 2 of this urology series covers other urologic urgent and emergent diagnosis including renal colic, penile pain, phimosis/paraphymosis, priapism, urinary retention, erectile complaint and the difficult catheterization patient. Whom can you send home, or manage, and who needs the ER/surgeon?

10. Can't Miss Abdominal Pain in Women

Instructors: Katherine Miao (Urgent Care-CityMD)

Have a wider differential diagnosis when evaluating a woman of child bearing age and pregnant patients. Various emergent conditions can be easily missed on early presentation if the clinicians is not aware of the subtle symptoms and misleading presentations. 

11. Can't Miss Ophthalmology Complaints

Instructors: Alan Hsu (Emergency Medicine-Johns Hopkins )

Clinicians working in urgent care will encounter various eye complaints. What conditions can you manage alone and what needs urgent consultation?  A good review of the basics for urgent care ophthalmology topics.

12. Can't  Miss ENT Part 1

Instructors: David Chen (ENT-Johns Hopkins)

In part 1 of this 2 part lecture series, learn from an ENT specialist to handle various epistaxis presentations, acute mastoiditis, ear trauma, rupture of the tympanic membrane, foreign body in the ear, and more in the urgent care.

13. Can't Miss ENT Part 2

Instructors: David Chen (ENT-Johns Hopkins )

Part 2 of this 2 part series goes over nasal trauma, foreign body management of the nose, dangerous sinusitis, peritonsillar abscess, dangerous neck infections and angioedema presentations.  

14. Non-Accidental Pediatric Trauma

Instructor: Elliot Friedman (Urgent Care-PM Pediatrics)

Learn from our pediatric urgent care expert to look for subtle signs of child abuse, neglect, and non-accidental pediatric trauma. When should you consider abuse? What type of injury patterns are consistent with abuse? How do you manage these patients? 


Enjoy our video podcast which reviews some common "can't miss" chest  X-ray findings, EKG's and dermatological findings in the urgent care. What are the most common initial COVID-19 X-ray findings? What subtle X-ray findings in the elbow, knee, foot and elbow can't be missed? What are some subtle EKG's that can't be missed? What are some dermatology findings that can be taken care of in the urgent care?

1. BONUS Podcast Series: Can't Miss X-rays in Urgent Care

Instructor: Dr. David Cohen (Radiology-Experity Teleradiology) & Dr. Frank Illuzzi (Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care Medicine-CityMD)

2. BONUS Podcast Series: Can't Miss EKG's in Urgent Care

Instructor: Dr. Gino Farina (Emergency Medicine-Northwell) & Dr. Frank Illuzzi (Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care Medicine-CityMD)

3. BONUS Podcast Series: Can't Miss Dermatology in Urgent Care

Instructor: Dr. Jason Miller (Dermatology-Schweiger's Dermatology) & Dr. Frank Illuzzi (Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care Medicine-CityMD)

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Some of our Master Clinicians Mentors

Master the Art of Medicine by Learning from the Best!

Gino Farina, MD, FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education Assistant Dean for Clinical Preparation for Residency at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Dr. Gino Farina is board certified in Emergency Medicine, and is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education, and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Preparation for Residency at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Long Island, New York. At Zucker he is core faculty in the communications, physical diagnosis, electrocardiography and clinical reasoning curriculum. As core faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center at Northwell, Dr. Farina served as the Associate Residency Program Director for seven years and Program Director for sixteen years, helping to turn hundreds of emergency medicine residents into board-certified ER physicians now practicing across the nation. Dr. Farina's academic Interests include medical education, research and assessment, medical Spanish, and global health in Latin American countries. He is actively involved in global health initiatives and in training sessions for medical providers in Mexico, Peru and now Ecuador, where, with a group of other physicians from Northwell, he will soon be teaching basic emergency medicine skills – including radiographic interpretation, electrocardiography, the approach to common conditions and clinical reasoning – to recent medical school graduates. Dr. Farina will be sharing his art of electrocardiogram and X-ray interpretation during Master Clinicians courses.

Melissa Leber, MD, FACEP

Director of Emergency Department Sports Medicine Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital System

Dr. Leber is board certified in both Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Director of Emergency Department Sports Medicine. After completing her emergency medicine residency, Dr. Leber did her fellowship in sports medicine in Pittsburgh, PA. While there, she worked with professional athletes, including the Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB), USA Rugby and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USLPRO – Soccer) and served as team physician at various Pittsburgh colleges and high schools. Since fellowship, Dr. Leber has been a Player Physician at the US Open and become an Airway Management Physician and Visiting Team Medical Liaison (VTML) for the NY Jets. She works as a finish line physician for the ING – New York City Marathon, Half Marathon and Triathlon, during which with her combined expertise in emergency medicine and sports medicine treats a wide range of sports medicine conditions. As an Assistant Professor in two medical specialties, Dr. Leber is involved in the education of the next generation of medical professionals, teaching medical students, residents and fellows the art of emergency medicine and orthopaedics. She lectures both regionally and nationally regarding orthopedic care in the emergency department.

Frank Illuzzi, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Physician and Medical Director of Specialty Services Fairfield Region Hartford Healthcare Medical Group

Dr. Frank Illuzzi is a practicing board-certified Physician in Emergency Medicine, partner and immediate past Chief Medical Officer at CityMD, a regional urgent care group with 140 locations throughout the New York City metro area, and the Fairfield County Medical Director for Hartford Healthcare Medical Group. Prior to joining CityMD, Dr. Illuzzi was the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT, and held an academic appointment as Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. During his tenure in hospital based care he served in numerous clinical, academic, and leadership roles. Dr. Illuzzi has published articles and textbook chapters in his various areas of academic interest, with his current focus on COVID-19 screening and testing, antibiotic stewardship in the UCC setting, population health issues, specifically Public Health Screenings such as Tobacco cessation intervention, Hypertension awareness, Pediatric asthma, and Diabetes screening in alternative settings like the ER and the Urgent Care clinic. He is a sought after lecturer for national medical conferences on topics that include: Quality and Patient Safety, Antibiotic Stewardship, Physician Leadership, Patient Throughput and Workflow, and Delivering on the Patient Experience. Dr. Illuzzi was born in Brooklyn, NY. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he received the honor of Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship with AHA/NPSF in Patient Safety Leadership in 2009.

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Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and Master Clinicians, LLC. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation per lecture: Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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