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Tuesday, February 19, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: National Harbor 10
This unique course of training begins with a stepped-up ACS (American College of Surgeons) certified Stop-the-Bleed (B-Con) class with an option for you to teach others in your region. Next is an in-depth orientation to the latest Tactical Casualty Care and Rescue Task Force (RTF) concepts, while simultaneously doing repetitive...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Michael Meoli
CEO, TP-C, NAEMT IT
Tactical Rescue Options LLC
Instructor
Alf Zeilinger, NRP-T, TP-C, EMS-I, DES, EMSA
Clinical Services Coordinator
Emergency Medical Services Authority
Instructor
David Rathbun
Deputy Sheriff/Paramedic
UCLA Center for Prehospital Care
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: National Harbor 11
In this 4 hour pre-con session, learners will observe an EMS simulation activity and debriefing of the participants. The faculty will then take the audience through the dissection to discover and reveal the design to execution process of the event. This session is ideal for learners who want to understand...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Jennifer McCarthy, MAS, NRP, MICP, CHSE
Director of Clinical Simulation
Seton Hall University
Instructor
Andrew E. Spain, MA, NCEE, EMT-P
Director of Accreditation and Certification
Society for Simulation in Healthcare

  • Ability Level: Educator
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake ABC
It’s not about your hardware it’s about the software. This lecture covers a simple process that explains first responder mental health reactions and needs. It will also cover, rumination (the damage of negative self-talk), the pros and cons of hyper vigilance, how sleep deprivation impacts first responders, and the neurobiology consequences and...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Ric Jorge
Firefighter
Tactical Resiliency Training
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake DEF
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 deep dive into the clinical applications, efficacy, and patient case studies of ultrasound in the field changing...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Faizan H. Arshad, MD
EMS Medical Director
Healthquest Systems
  • Ability Level: Advanced
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)

Tuesday, February 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Chesapeake 7-9
One of the most challenging obstacles community paramedics face is trying not to fix all of their patients' problems. For many, EMS is a desirable industry because it offers the ability to help others in need. But what do you do when you are faced with a patient who doesn't...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Desiree Partain, CCP-P
Clinical Program Manager
MedStar Mobile Health
Instructor
Brandon Pate, B.S., L.P.
Critical Care Paramedic
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
  • Ability Level: Basic
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake GHI
This all-day pre-conference workshop will provide EMS Agencies, no matter their affiliation, with keen insights from industry experts directly involved in transforming payment models for EMS, advisement of policy formation for data collection tool development and interest-based stakeholder consensus building.  Additionally, attendees will be provided with the concepts necessary to...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Jonathan Washko, MBA, NRP, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
Instructor
Asbel Montes, BS
V.P. of Governmental Relations and Reimbursement
Acadian Ambulance Service
Instructor
Brenda Staffan, BA
Project Director
REMSA
Instructor
Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA, NREMT
Chief Strategic Integration Officer
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Instructor
Robert Nadolski, BS, NREMT-P (R)
Clinical Administrator
Emory Healthcare / School of Medicine
  • Ability Level: Management
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: National Harbor 2
In this in this highly informative and dynamic unprecedented workshop the American law enforcement icon Gordon Graham will provide his view on risk management as it relates to the American Emergency Medical Services. Gordon has spent a lifetime looking at risk management, consequence management, decision-making, law enforcement, the fire service,...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Gordon Graham
Research Consultant
  • Ability Level: Management
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake 1-3
In this workshop we will discuss how to create an infrastructure for data analysis and how to ask questions that can be answered by data. In addition, we'll discuss characteristics of a data driven department and how data can be used to improve operations. We'll use an actual EMS data...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Michael Zelenetz
Analytics Project Leader
New York Presbyterian
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: National Harbor 3
This eight-hour workshop will involve case studies and table top exercises, as well as have an interactive component with the participants and presenters, as the group thoroughly examines the changing roles of EMS delivery during active shooter or terrorist attacks are extremely challenging in our current culture. The implications of...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Paul Schuller
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
San Jose Fire Dept.
Instructor
Geoffrey Williams, QFSM, ChFI, CIETecRI, MIFireE
Retired Principal, Chief Fire and Rescue Officer
Scotland, UK
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake 4-6
Caring for and evacuating patients 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 distance and ability...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Jonathan Politis, MPA, NRP
EMS Educator/Consultant/Paramedic
Jon Politis Emergency Services Education
Instructor
Will Smith, MD, Paramedic
Medical Director
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, National Park Service
  • Ability Level: Basic
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: National Harbor 10
This unique course of training begins with a stepped-up ACS (American College of Surgeons) certified Stop-the-Bleed (B-Con) class with an option for you to teach others in your region. Next is an in-depth orientation to the latest Tactical Casualty Care and Rescue Task Force (RTF) concepts, while simultaneously doing repetitive...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Michael Meoli
CEO, TP-C, NAEMT IT
Tactical Rescue Options LLC
Instructor
Alf Zeilinger, NRP-T, TP-C, EMS-I, DES, EMSA
Clinical Services Coordinator
Emergency Medical Services Authority
Instructor
David Rathbun
Deputy Sheriff/Paramedic
UCLA Center for Prehospital Care
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: National Harbor 11
This hands-on workshop will engage and empower participants to facilitate realistic and effective simulations with ease. The course will be broken down into how to select and set up simulation location and design, student or end-learner scenario integration, moulage on a dime, and debriefing 101. The focus of the course...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Chris Kroboth
Training Lieutenant
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue
Instructor
Gary Heigel
Emergency Services Department Chair
Rogue Community College
Instructor
Jon Bailey
QA/QI Lieutenant
Fairfax County Fire and EMS

  • Ability Level: Educator
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: National Harbor 4
Join the National AmBus Coalition for a workshop on the use of specialty ambulance buses during MCIs, evacuations and support to major events. There are around 100 AmBus units in urban and rural departments throughout the United States. These units have been invaluable - providing multi-patient transport during disaster and local...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor+
Joseph Zalkin, BSHS-EMC, Paramedic
Executive Director
Wake County EMS Foundation
  • Ability Level: Operational
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake ABC
Pet First Aid for EMS providers is designed for EMS professionals outside of a veterinary hospital setting for dog and cat. Administering O2 to an injured dog or cat increases their chance of survival and may reduce the severity of hypoxic shock, trauma and recovery. Numerous municipalities have added the...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Lisa Faust
Master Trainer, CMPTI (Certified Master Pet Tech Instructor)
Pet Tech, Inc
  • Ability Level: Basic
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)
  • Room: Chesapeake DEF
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 deep dive into the clinical applications, efficacy, and patient case studies of ultrasound in the field changing...  read more...
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Faizan H. Arshad, MD
EMS Medical Director
Healthquest Systems
  • Ability Level: Advanced
  • Preconference Course (4 or 8 hour Course)

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