NSEM Curriculum - CEP America

Northstate Emergency Medicine Fellows train under the supervision of CEP America physician Partners and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center Redding. In addition to clinical work, the Fellowship includes dedicated teaching both in the Emergency Department and while on other longitudinal rotation experiences. 

Didactic Curriculum

  • Weekly two-hour conferences with focused reading in the following disciplines:
    • Trauma
    • Adult and pediatric critical care and resuscitation
    • Neurologic emergencies and neurocritical care
    • Cardiac and cardiovascular emergencies
    • Neonatal, infant, and other pediatric emergencies
    • EMS and Life Support
    • Wound Management 1
    • Toxicology 1 & 2
    • Pulmonary Emergencies 
  • A high yield, one-week boot camp prior to start date that covers a full range of emergency department situations
  • Skills/simulations for all major procedures
  • Comprehensive training in CEP America practice and procedures that include:
    • CEP America Difficult Airway course
    • CEP America Emergency Ultrasound course and ongoing training
    • CEP America Regional Anesthesia course
    • Amal Mattu ECG review course
Additionally, Fellows will have the opportunity to improve their emergency medicine practice and procedures with extracurricular activities including:
  • CEP America website 
  • Semiannual conferences with education resources
Fellows will work in the emergency department approximately 1,800 hours during the yearlong program.

In order to meet the qualifications for emergency medicine board certification, Fellows will need to complete the Fellowship Program and advance through the certification requirements of the American Board of Physician Specialties which also includes case series reports, written exam, and oral exam.