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  1. We have thoughts but we're obviously a little biased. FL will be a little closer to you and a nice escape to a warmer climate during the winter. CA gives you the "scan and surf" experience. Can't go wrong with either one! https://www.sempa.org/education/us-landing-page/ And, if you want to attend a critical procedures course with hands-on training... https://www.sempa.org/education/procedures/ - SEMPA
  2. SEMPA is excited to roll out its new Mentoring Program specifically created for PAs new to emergency medicine; PA students interested in launching their career; or any seasoned emergency medicine PAs looking to advance and expand their profession and practice. How it works is that you fill out the online application and we match you with an experienced PA who can help guide your career. SEMPA mentors have years of experience in all types of ED settings and they have a wide variety of specialty interests. We will do our utmost best to match you with someone based on your profile and/or the specifics you give us so that you can get the most out of your mentoring experience. A SEMPA mentor can help with: Finding a job, preparing for a job interview and navigating contracts Understanding what emergency medicine educational resources are available What you can expect from the specialty Tips and tricks in making it through your shifts Guidance on moving up in emergency medicine Leadership development for new EMPA leaders And much more! Any SEMPA member is eligible to apply for a mentor through the SEMPA Mentoring Program. All you need is a desire to advance your career with the assistance of a mentor. Learn more and apply today! Get started here.
  3. The SEMPA Procedure Course is 50% filled. Sign up now so you don't miss out on this incredible, hands-on learning opportunity. https://www.sempa.org/education/procedures/
  4. SEMPA Ultrasound Courses November 8-10, 2019 Huntington Beach, CA https://www.sempa.org/education/ultrasound-huntingtonbeach/ January 27-28, 2020 Jacksonville, FL https://www.sempa.org/education/ultrasound-jacksonville/ The SEMPA Ultrasound Courses will provide point-of-care ultrasound training to physician assistants working in emergency medicine. Didactic sessions will focus on concise, useful information, images, and video. Most importantly, participants will have the opportunity to learn the necessary skills through hands-on teaching and practice on live models under the guidance of experienced faculty. Due to the popularity of this course, we will be offering two courses this winter. Choose the course that works best for you and register today!
  5. 2019 SEMPA Emergency Procedures Course Oct 7-8, 2019 Jacksonville, Florida - 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits - All procedures performed on high fidelity simulators Airway management (direct laryngoscopy, video laryngoscopy, rescue devices) Lumbar puncture (with and without ultrasound guidance) Arthrocentesis (with and without ultrasound guidance) Intraosseous vascular access Central venous access (internal jugular, subclavian, femoral; with and without ultrasound guidance) Tube thoracostomy Needle decompression Paracentesis (with and without ultrasound guidance) Thoracentesis (with and without ultrasound guidance) Peritonsillar abscess drainage Arterial line placement - Procedural anatomy demonstration on human cadavers (limited hands-on) This course is expected to fill quickly so sign up now as registration is limited! https://sempa.org/education/procedures/
  6. @pajourney1 We'll try to work with you regarding a new membership! Please contact us at (877) 297-7594.
  7. EM:RAP is one of the most popular emergency medicine CME options available. SEMPA 360 will host EM:RAP Day, where you can hear your favorite EM:RAP faculty for the entire day! Also, you've heard them but now MEET them. We'll be hosting a meet and greet on Wednesday, April 17 from 3:30pm - 4:30pm. Come by and meet Mel Herbert, Billy Mallon, Jan Shoenberger, Sanjay Arora, Mike Weinstock and Stuart Swadron!
  8. Registration now open for SEMPA 360 being held April 14-18, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana! Come learn from the best educators in emergency medicine. Conference favorites include Kevin Klauer, Amy Keim, Haney Mallemat, Michael Winters, and Richard Cantor to name a few. The EM:RAP team will also be joining us again in New Orleans for a day of learning along with a special meet-and-greet to visit with some of your favorite EM:RAP stars! Over twenty workshops will give you the skills needed in emergency procedures, airway management, ultrasound, slit lamp, suturing, x-ray interpretation, teaching, ECG interpretation, and more! Over 40 lecture sessions will cover topics such as critical care, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, ophthalmology, cardiovascular emergencies, GI disorders, infectious disease, literature updates, and high risk emergency medicine. There are also plenty of social activities to enjoy with old and new friends. A wine and cheese reception, opening party at Mardi Gras World, and the SEMPA Quiz Bowl competition will welcome you to the EMPA event of the year. CME is available for PAs, physicians, and NPs. The discount for early bird registration ends Feb 13. The hotel room block is also limited so sign up now! For more information: https://www.sempa.org/sempa360
  9. Join the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (sempa.org). SEMPA just rolled out a new member benefit that gives you free video access to all 71 30-minute lectures that were given at the ACEP/SEMPA EM Academy. The lectures were designed to be emergency medicine core content for new graduates or PAs new to the specialty. Discounts on SEMPA educational activities such as SEMPA 360 and our ultrasound course. Discounts on EMRAP, EMSono, Rosh Review, ECGWeekly, and more. Free electronic access to Annals of Emergency Medicine. SEMPA has also published a toolkit for practicing PAs. This toolkit provides an extensive list of emergency medicine education resources and tools as well as the history of the profession, pertinent medical laws, career planning and contract negotiation information. Check out these benefits and more!
  10. Join the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (sempa.org). SEMPA just rolled out a new member benefit that gives you free video access to all 71 30-minute lectures that were given at the ACEP/SEMPA EM Academy. The lectures were designed to be emergency medicine core content for new graduates or PAs new to the specialty. Discounts on SEMPA educational activities such as SEMPA 360 and our ultrasound course. Discounts on EMRAP, EMSono, Rosh Review, ECGWeekly, Emergency Medicine Practice, and more. Free electronic access to Annals of Emergency Medicine. SEMPA has also published a toolkit for practicing PAs. This toolkit provides an extensive list of emergency medicine education resources and tools as well as the history of the profession, pertinent medical laws, career planning and contract negotiation information. Check out these benefits and more!
  11. The ultrasound course in Huntington Beach, CA is nearly sold out! Register now before it's too late! https://www.sempa.org/education/sempa-ultrasound-course/
  12. Do you want to learn how to use ultrasound to help your patients? Then come to the 2018 SEMPA Ultrasound Course in Huntington Beach, California! But hurry! Space is limited for this course and sells out fast.The 2018 SEMPA Ultrasound Course will be November 2-4 at the Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel in sunny Huntington Beach, California. The half day format allows participants and their families to enjoy everything Huntington Beach has to offer.The course will provide point-of-care ultrasound training to physician assistants working in emergency medicine. Focused, goal-directed ultrasound will be performed to answer a specific clinical question, which could change the next step in patient care. The course will also include didactic lectures, case presentations and hands-on skills labs to allow participants to use ultrasound machines on live human models. The course is more than half-way sold out. Register now! https://www.sempa.org/education/sempa-ultrasound-course/
  13. SEMPA has rolled out a new member benefit that gives you free video access to all 71 30-minute lectures that were given at the ACEP/SEMPA EM Academy. The lectures were designed to be emergency medicine core content for new graduates or PAs new to the specialty. CME is not attached to this new benefit. EvidenceCare puts patient-focused clinical decision support in your hands when you need it most - at the point-of-care. Not only will you get the Core version for free, SEMPA members will also receive a 90-day trial of the EHR documentation tool that is included with the Professional Plus subscription. SEMPA members can also save 40% on the Professional Plus subscription, which includes earning CME credits for using EvidenceCare. https://www.sempa.org/
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