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High Functioning CPR Sim Lab
1000000284 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Pit crew CPR: Everyone has a defined role, and each role is determined by provider location to the patient. BLS positions are executed first, regardless of provider’s level of care. Once additional resources arrive, ALS care can begin.

Sessions: 10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All Sessions for CPR Sim Lab are located in Salon 4
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"TIM"
Federal Highway Administration
Traffic Incident Management

008822 - 4 Other Credit

The student shall understand responder safety, reponse operations and risks associated with working at traffic incident scenes.

Sessions: 10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All sessions for "TIM" class are located in Salon 4

You  must attend all 4 sessions to receive credit.
Pediatrics Sim Lab
1000000280 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

At the conclusion of this session the EMS student will be able to more confidently recognize and treat critically ill children in the field.

Sessions: 10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All sessions for Pediatric Sim Lab are located in Salon 3
Stop the Bleed - Train the Trainer
008897 - 2.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Reviews the instructional materials and instructional elements of the truncated Stop the Bleed programs specific for professional and lay rescuers.

Sessions: 6:30 PM & 8:15 PM
Both sessions are located in Salons 1, 2, 3 & 4.
Something's Stuck - Blockage Assessment
009767 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Practice of hands on assessment for cardiac (STEMI).

Sessions: 10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All sessions for Blockage Assessment Sim Lab are located in Salon 2
Airway Sim Lab
009726 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

This course is designed to provide an in-depth review of respiratory anatomy and physiology. Extensive hands-on sessions utilizing various airway adjuncts and ventilation techniques are also included in this course. The hands-on component is adaptable based upon the certification level and/or scope-of-practice of the participants.

Sessions: 10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All sessions for Airway Sim Lab are located in Salon 1
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Trauma SimWars
009992 - 2 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Put your knowledge of Trauma Patient assessment & Management to the test.

Sessions: 6:30 PM & 8:15 PM
Both sessions are located in Salons 5 & 6.
Pediatric Immobilization Devices
008292 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

This course is designed to apply the protocol relating to safe transport of pediatric patients using size-appropriate safety restraint devices.

Session: 10:15 AM
Location: Salons 3 & 4
Strokes: Where You Transport Does Make a Difference
009764 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Learn the difference treatments available based on the type of Stroke Center.

Sessions: 8:30 AM
Location:  Salons 1 & 2
Advanced Uses of ETCO2 monitors
009766 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Discusses  the physiology of how the human body produces CO2 and the importance of measuring end tidal CO2.

Session: 8:30 AM
Location: Salon 3 & 4
Diabetics
004089 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Describes diabetic emergencies and how to treat them.

Session: 8:30 AM
Location: Salons 5 & 6
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Pulse Point
009759 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Review of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), discuss the challenges of improving outcomes of OHCA, and discuss potential solutions to improving OHCA survival including PulsePoint.

Sessions: 10:15 AM
Both sessions are located in Salons 1 & 2.
Weakened Heart Assessment & Treatment
009727 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

This course will discuss various causes of acute weakness and explain prehospital evaulation, also discuss the physiology of VADs with complications associated and identify specific syndromes associated with EKG changes.

Session: 1:00 PM
Location: Salons 1 & 2
Choking, Drowning & Respiratory Emergencies
1000000286 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Review choking & drowning causes, treatment as well as review respiratory emergencies.

Session: 1:00 PM
Location: Salons 2 & 3
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Medication Use in the Pre-Hospital Setting: What You Need to Know
009727 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Summarize medication changes in the 2017 update to the PA statewide protocols, treatment approach for excited delirium, and lists strategies utilized to manage drug shortages.

Session: 3:15 PM
Location: Salons 5 & 6
Birthing Babies
009769 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Childbirth is an infrequent event during most prehospital providers careers. Come brush up on your delivery skills as well as your knowledge base related to pregnancy. This interactive presentation will allow participants to answer questions using the technology in your pocket.

Session: 3:15 PM
Location: Salons 3 & 4
STEMI Recognition for the EMS Providers
009758 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Review pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease as related to Acute Coronary Syndrome, Differentiate the EKG changes associated with ischemia, injury and infarct. Re-demonstrate skills learned by review of specific EKGs and hands on application of EKG interpretation skills.

Session: 3:15 PM
Location: Salons 1 & 2
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Lights & Sirens Use by EMS: Above All Do No Harm
009620 - EMSVO Credit

This course is designed to provide a review for the use of emergency lights and sirens.

Sessions:
10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
All sessions for Sim Lab 3 are located in Salon 3

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Panel Discussion EMS & Community Response to the Opioid Crisis
009735 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care

Panel Discussion Format - Experts in prehospital, hospital, law enforcement, coroner, and drug prevention and rehabilitation.

Session: 8:30 AM
Location: Salons 1, 2, 3 & 4
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Dr. Doug Kupas Special Event EMS Planning
009488 - 1 Other Credit

This course is intended to review the planning stages; review the documents needed; and the logistics of large scale special events.

Sessions:
10:45, 1:00, 2:15, 3:30
Location: Salons 1, 2, 3 & 4
Facing the ABC's of Stress: Adversity, Burnout, and Compassion Fatigue
009734 - 1.5 Clinical Patient Care

This course provides an overview of the possible effects of stress on the emergency service provider. The effects can appear as adversity, burnout, and compassion fatigue. Techniques by which the individual can replenish or take charge of one’s own wellbeing in addition to resources for ems providers are discussed

Session: 1:00 PM
Location: Salons 1, 2, 3 & 4
EMS Act Update
1000000301 - 1 Other Credit

Identify elements of the EMS Act including certification, staffing, licensure, and investigation.
Recognize how to utilize the Rules and Regulations as a resource manual.

Session: 4:20 PM
Location: Salons 5 & 6
Scene Size up & Initial Assessment
005302 - 1 Other Credit

This course reviews evaluating the scene for potential hazards, and identify immediate life threatening injuries.

Session: 5:20 PM
Location: Salons 3 & 4
Life or Death Decisions: Advanced Directives, POLST & Mideo
009763 - 1 Other Credit

Living wills, DNR's, and POLST orders were created to the greatest intentions to preserve a patient'

Session: 4:20 PM
Location: Salons 1 & 2
Dr. Cammarata - Strokes
009991 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

Grand Rounds - Stroke Case Studies.

Session: 3:10 PM
Location: Salons 1 & 2
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Spinal Immobilization:
Back to Basics
007834 - 1 Clinical Patient Care Credit

The course is a review of spinal immobilization for seated, supine and standing patients.

Session: 3:10 PM
Location: Salons 3 & 4
Regulatory Compliance
What it means to you….
The Provider

1000000299 - 1 Other Credit

This course informs EMS providers, agency management, what the Bureau of EMS - Regulatory Compliance Section is, what it does, and provides an overall understanding of the trending “issues” current in the Commonwealth as it relates to Regulatory Compliance.

Session: 3:10 PM
Location: Salons 5 & 6