Urgent Caring Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 4


Urgent Caring is the official newsletter of the College of Urgent Care Medicine. A peer-reviewed publication includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

Full Description

Urgent Caring, a peer-reviewed publication from the College of Urgent Care Medicine, is published quarterly and includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

This issue will feature;

Letter from the President by Jasmeet Bhogal, MD

Editor’s Corner – Sean M. McNeeley, MD, FCUCM.

The College at Work: CUCM Forms A Task Force to Focus on Advancing the Speciality of Urgent Care Medicine – Joe Toscano, MD, FCUCM, UC Specialty Task Force Chair

Clinical Considerations:

Parotitis as a Presenting Symptom of COVID-19 Infection – Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM

Pearls From a Practicing Pediatric – “Sports Physicals in the Era of COVID-19 – What You Need To Know” – Thomas W. Tryon, MD, MBA, FAAP; FCUCM UCA Pediatric Section Chair, Secretary of the Board of Directors

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Tips For Recognizing The Signs and Symptoms in the Urgent Care Setting – Sarah Kidd, MD, Alexandra Hess PhD, Janell Routh, MD

Best Practices:

Management of Asymptomatic Elevated Blood Pressure

Urgent Updates:

Randomized Trail of IV Metoclopramide vs IV Ketorolac in Treatment of Acute Primary Headaches

Use of Involuntary Emergency Treatment by Physicians and Law Enforcement for Persons with High-Risk Drug Use or Alcohol Dependence

Convalescent Plasma Didn’t Help High-Risk COVID Patients: NIH

How to Pick the Best Face Masks For Kids, According to Experts

Joint Statement From HHS Public Health and Medical Experts on COVID-19 Booster Shots


From the CDC: Can We Get A Follow? CDC Adds New Twitter AntiMicrobial Resistance Handle

Quiz Questions – Test Your Knowledge


Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim credits only commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits may be claimed for one year from the date of release of this issue.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirement and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) though the Urgent Care Association and the College of Urgent Care Medicine. UCA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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