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8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 207AB

This workshop is designed for clinicians with little or no experience in analyzing 12 lead ECGs. Your host, seasoned EMS educator and clinician Scott Crawford, has a demonstrated ability to present complex topics in a manner that is both enjoyable and promotes retention. Scott will focus on  read more...

Instructor
Scott Crawford, NRP, FP-C, EMSI
Paramedic / Firefighter
Omaha Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 211AB
Format: Individual Presentation

There have been many advances in post exposure medical follow up and treatment. This four-hour workshop will present the newest standard of care for post exposure follow up for each of the diseases that are part of the Ryan White CDC list. Departments are responsible to insure proper care  read more...

Instructor
Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSed
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control Emerging Concepts
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 217BC
Format: Preconference Course

In this fast-paced and participatory, hands-on workshop, the staff of Strategic Operations, an internationally-recognized civilian and military training center that uses Hyper-Realism in the replication of battlefield conditions in training environments to tax and train tactical and medical responders will teach you how to train your personnel and  read more...

Instructor+
Steve Markham
Director, Medical Products and Services
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
United States
Instructor
Wyatt Sabo
Medical Training Program Manager
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 207CD

This workshop will guide you through the nuts and bolts of prehospital point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS).  Led by Faizan H. Arshad, MD, and featuring a team of ultrasound  read more...

Instructor
Faizan H. Arshad, MD
EMS Medical Director
Healthquest Systems
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 213CD

This cutting-edge full-day workshop, will be presented by industry-leading drone consulting, education and implementation group, Sundance Media Group (SMG), and feature Douglas Spotted Eagle of SMG and Andreas Claesson, an award-winning drone researcher and implementation specialist from Stockholm, Sweden. Each will provide you with the education you need to  read more...

Instructor+
Jennifer Pidgen
COO
Sundance Media Group
United States
Instructor
Andreas Claesson, PhD, RN, EMT-P
Researcher
Karolinska Institute's Centre for Resuscitation Science
Sweden
Instructor
Andreas Cleve
CEO /Co-founder
Corti.ai
Denmark
Instructor
Douglas Spotted Eagle
Founder
Sundance Media Group
United States
Handout(s)

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 208A
Format: Preconference Course

This full-day leadership academy, based on public safety leadership curriculum and the NEMSMA Seven Pillars of EMS Officer Competencies, provides aspiring and new supervisors with several critical skills they need in order to perform in their new role. The workshop is broken up into seven parts, with each  read more...

Instructor+
Robert Farmer
Director, NEXTGEN Solutions
Atos Public Safety
United States
Instructor
Ryan Greenberg
Executive Director
MedSpan Integrated Health
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 208B
Format: Preconference Course

Essentials of Advanced Airway Management is an 8-hour course designed for ALS providers who perform advanced airway management, including intubation and NIPPV, without the use of sedatives and/or paralytics. Like all airway managers, these providers benefit from tools which help predict difficulty before initiation of airway management and  read more...

Instructor
Michael Keller, NRP
Southeast Regional Coordinator
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 202AB
Format: Preconference Course

Caring for and evacuating a patient located beyond the "road head" provides a unique set of challenges for prehospital care providers. In fact, the rural, remote or "wilderness" incidents are big magnifiers of small problems. Rescuers and EMS responders need to think differently in these environments! The environment, response  read more...

Instructor+
Jonathan Politis, MPA, NRP
EMS Educator/Consultant/Paramedic
Jon Politis Emergency Services Education
United States
Instructor
Will Smith, MD, Paramedic
Medical Director
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, National Park Service
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: Off-site-MEDIC Facility
Format: Preconference Course
This simulation preconference session will be an immersive 8-hour course held at the new, ultra-modern MEDIC Simulation Center in Charlotte, NC which features state-of-the-art simulation technology, realistic rooms and props, sound stages and audio-video control center. This comprehensive Workshop at MEDIC’s new $62 million headquarters  read more...
Instructor+
Jennifer McCarthy, MAS, NRP, MICP, CHSE
Founder and President
579 Solutions
United States
Instructor
Amar Patel, DHSc, MS, NRP, CHSE
Executive Director
WakeMed Innovations, WakeMed Health & Hospitals
United States
Instructor
Andrew E. Spain, MA, NCEE, EMT-P
Director of Accreditation and Certification
Society for Simulation in Healthcare
United States
Instructor
Brian Shimberg, BS-EMC, NRP,
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
United States
Instructor
David Garber, AS-EMS, NC EMT-P
Field Training Officer, Educator
Mecklenburg EMS
United States
Instructor
Jay Black
Education Quality Specialist
Mecklenburg EMS Agency
United States
Instructor
Malcolm Leirmoe
Education and Quality Specialist; Tactical Medic
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
United States
Instructor
Thomas Porcelli
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
United States
Instructor
Timothy Whitaker, BS, EMT-P, CMTE, CHSE, CHSOS
Clinical Educator
CAE Healthcare
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 209B & 210B

Changing stakeholder expectations for how EMS will demonstrate value provides an exceptional opportunity for entrepreneurial EMS service leaders to capitalize on the EMS 3.0 transformation.  Educational systems and payer systems are also changing and there are more healthcare partners willing to re-write the EMS economic and value model.  This  read more...

Instructor+
Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA, NREMT
Chief Strategic Integration Officer
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
United States
Instructor
Douglas Hooten, MBA
CEO
Medstar Mobile Healthcare
United States
Instructor
Jonathan Washko, NRP, MBA, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
United States
Instructor
Robert Nadolski, BS, NREMT-P (R)
Clinical Administrator
Emory Healthcare / School of Medicine
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 209A & 210A
James O. Page, the founder of JEMS and father of modern day EMS started the National EMS Law and Policy Conference, the first of which was held in Washington DC in 1990.  JEMS and Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC have joined to bring this conference back into the  read more...
Instructor
Chad Brocato, JD, DHSc
Attorney/Partner
Brocato Legal Group, PLLC
United States
Instructor
Doug Wolfberg, JD
Partner
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
United States
Instructor
Scot Phelps, JD, MPH, Paramedic
Professor of Ambulance Science
The Emergency Management Academy
United States
Instructor
Skip Kirkwood, JD, FACPE
Director
Durham County EMS
United States
Instructor
Steve Wirth, JD
Attorney/Partner
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 207AB
Format: Preconference Course

If you are comfortable with the tip-of-the-iceberg concepts of 12-lead ECG interpretation and now want to explore the two-thirds of the iceberg that typically lies below the surface, then this workshop is designed for you! Developed and presented by seasoned educator and field clinician Scott Crawford, this  read more...

Instructor
Scott Crawford, NRP, FP-C, EMSI
Paramedic / Firefighter
Omaha Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 211AB
Format: Preconference Course

Classroom methodologies have changed significantly. Spoon-feeding students and utilizing death-by-PowerPoint has fallen to the wayside. EMS educators in Loudoun County have embraced these changes, teaching almost solely without PowerPoint. Their classrooms are highly interactive and their students are now more engaged and involved, learning through activities, games and  read more...

Instructor+
Stephanie Corbin, NRP, BA
EMS Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
United States
Instructor
Angela Lauck
United States
Instructor
Michael McDonald, RN, NRP
EMS Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
United States
Instructor
Michelle Beatty, MEd, NRP
Training Specialist
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
United States
Instructor
Rachel Short, NRwP
Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 212AB
Format: Preconference Course

The National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA) believes in developing inspired leaders to better serve their communities. Attendees will be better equipped to handle a multiple of situations facing their organizations today. This high energy workshop will present current and pressing topics in EMS Management and Leadership and  read more...

Instructor+
Vincent D. Robbins, FACPE, FACHE
President & CEO
MONOC
United States
Instructor
Brian LaCroix
President/EMS Chief
Allina Health EMS
United States
Instructor
Michael Touchstone, BS, Paramedic
President
National EMS Management Association
United States
Instructor
Troy Hagen, MBA
Immediate Past President
National EMS Management Association
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 217BC
Format: Preconference Course

In this fast-paced and participatory, hands-on workshop, the staff of Strategic Operations, an internationally-recognized civilian and military training center that uses Hyper-Realism in the replication of battlefield conditions in training environments to tax and train tactical and medical responders will teach you how to train your personnel and  read more...

Instructor+
Steve Markham
Director, Medical Products and Services
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
United States
Instructor
Wyatt Sabo
Medical Training Program Manager
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 207CD

This workshop will guide you through the nuts and bolts of prehospital point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS).  Led by Faizan H. Arshad, MD, and featuring a team of ultrasound industry experts, this four-hour workshop will do a  read more...

Instructor
Faizan H. Arshad, MD
EMS Medical Director
Healthquest Systems
United States

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