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Welcome to the AIR ACS Module! After carefully reviewing all relevant posts from the top 50 sites of the Social Media Index, the ALiEM AIR Team is proud to present the highest quality online content related to ACS emergencies in the Emergency Department. 7 blog posts met our standard of online excellence and were curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. We identified 4 AIR and 3 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 4 hours (about 30 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

AIR Stamp of Approval and Honorable Mentions

In an effort to truly emphasize the highest quality posts, we have 2 subsets of recommended resources. The AIR stamp of approval is awarded only to posts scoring above a strict scoring cut-off of ≥30 points (out of 35 total), based on our scoring instrument. The other subset is for “Honorable Mention” posts. These posts have been flagged by and agreed upon by AIR Board members as worthwhile, accurate, unbiased, and appropriately referenced despite an average score.

Take the AIR ACS Quiz at ALiEMU

Interested in taking the ACS quiz for fun or asynchronous (Individualized Interactive Instruction) credit? Please go to the above link. You will need to create a free, 1-time login account.

Highlighted Quality Posts: ACS Emergencies

EM CasesReciprocal Change and Occlusion MIJesse McLaren, MD10 Aug 2021AIR
EM CasesWellen’s Syndrome, Re-occlusion, and MIJesse McLaren, MD13 Jul 2021AIR
EM CasesHyperAcute T waves and Occlusion MIJesse McLaren, MD4 May 2021AIR
EM CasesST elevations mnemonic and Occlusion MIJesse McLaren, MD12 Jan 2021AIR
Rebel EMThe OMI/NOMI ParadigmSalim Rezaie, MD and Tarlan Hedayati, MD3 Oct 2021HM
Dr. Smith’s ECG blogAccuracy of OMI ECG findings versus STEMI criteria for diagnosis of acute OMISteve Smith, MD and Pendell Myers, MD12 Apr 2021HM
emDocsCocaine and ST elevationBrannon Inman, MD and Lloyd Tannenbaum, MD10 Dec 2020HM

(AIR = Approved Instructional Resource; HM = Honorable Mention)

If you have any questions or comments on the AIR series, or this AIR module, please contact us! More in-depth information regarding the Social Media Index.

Thank you to the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and the Council of EM Residency Directors (CORD) for jointly sponsoring the AIR Series! We are thrilled to partner with both on shaping the future of medical education.

Chris Belcher, MD

Chris Belcher, MD

Editor, ALiEM AIR Series
Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Chris Belcher, MD

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