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Registration
Thursday, March 21
Time
Salons 1 & 2
Salons 3 & 4
Salons 5 & 6
"Trauma - Lower Extremity"
Dr. Risavi
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

This class will provide a hands-on review of the anatomy, physiology and management of injuries and illnesses
.

* Must Pre-register for all Skills Session.

* Session limited to 75.
9:30 AM
Registration Opens
Desert
"High Function CPR"
Don Holsten/Jim Kifer
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

Review of managing a cardiac arrest as a team with the assistance of the Laerdal QCPR manikins.


* Must Pre-register for all Skills Session.

* Session limited to 75.
Trauma - Upper Extremity
Jeff Wess, Tiffany Wyant,
Gene Giraulo, Jason Orton
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

This class will provide a hands-on review on the challenges of assessment and management of injuries to the hands, arms and shoulders.

* Must Pre-register for all Skills Session.

* Session limited to 75.
"Lower Extremity Trauma"
Dr. Risavi
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
"High Function CPR"
Don Holsten/Jim Kifer
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
"Upper Extremity Trauma"
AHN Staff
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
Lunch
Hotel Information
Pediatric Assessment Review - Dave Lacovey
CEUs: 1 Clinical
This class will review the proper assessment method and techniques for pediactric patients.
I-90 Westbound
- Take Exit 24 / Peach Street
- Make a right onto Peach Street
- Turn left at the first light
- The hotel is located behind Applebees.
I-90 Eastbound
- Take Exit 24 / Peach Street
- Make a left off the exit onto Peach Street
- Turn left at the second light
- The hotel is located behind Applebees.
I-79 Northbound & Southbound
- Take the exit for I-90 East / Buffalo
- Take Exit 24 / Peach Street
- Make a left off the exit onto Peach Street
- Turn left at the second light
- The hotel is located behind Applebees.
I-80
- Take I-79 North / Erie about 75 miles
- Take the exit for I-90 East / Buffalo
- Take Exit 24 / Peach Street
- Make a left off the exit onto Peach Street
- Turn left at the second light
- The hotel is located behind Applebees.
From the Airport
- Turn right out of the airport and go East on West 12th Street
- Take I-79 South / Pittsburgh
- Take the exit for I-90 East / Buffalo
- Take Exit 24 / Peach Street
- Make a left off the exit onto Peach Street
- Turn left at the second light
- The hotel is located behind Applebees.
7792 Peach Street, Erie PA
814-860-8300
2225 Downs Drive, Erie PA
814-866-1390
Room Rates for Symposium 2019:  $118* / Room
*Taxes not including in price.
Online room reservations and national room reservations are NOT available at the conference rate.
All room reservations MUST be made by calling the hotel directly before March 8, 2017.
10:00 AM
Skills Session Orientation Must Pre-register for Skills Session. / Session limited to 75.
10:15 AM
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
2:15 PM
Break
2:30 PM
"Lower Extremity Trauma"
Dr. Risavi
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
"High Function CPR"
Don Holsten/Jim Kifer
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
"Upper Extremity Trauma"
AHN Staff
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical
4:00 PM
Break
Break
5:30 PM
6:00 PM
Intersection Safety EMSVO - Justin Eberly
CEUs: 1 EMSVO
4:30 PM
Symposium Evening Sessions Begin
4:30 PM
Friday, March 22
Time
Salons 1 & 2
Salons 3 & 4
Salons 5 & 6
7:30 AM
Registration Opens
Desert
8:30 AM
 
Sessions End
7:30 PM
Snakes and Spiders, Oh My!
Dr. Tony Pizon - CEUs:  1.5 Clinical

This class will address the common diagnosis, signs and symptoms that can be a result of enjoying the environment
.
10:00 AM
Break
PA DOH BEMS Update
Director Ferguson - CEUs:
1.5 Other
11:45 AM
Lunch
Extremity Trauma Skill Lab
Jeff Wess, Tiffany Wyant,
Gene Giraulo, Jason Orton
CEUs: 3 Clinical

Limit of 25 Students

A practical review of the anatomy of the upper and lower extremity during trauma and how to manage these injuries using Trauma HAL manikins.
Advances in Stroke Care
Dr. Martin-Gill - CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will address the new facets of the advances in treatment and protocols that have been achieved in caring for stroke patients in both prehospital and hospital settings.
Airway Skill Lab
Mike Shaffer
CEUs: Submitted to DOH for approval.

Limit of 25 Students.

This class will provide a bottom up review of the airway and management techniques form basic to advanced levels. Multiple simulations techniques will be used.





Airway Skill Lab Continued











Airway Skill Lab Continued
Break
2:30 PM
10:15 AM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Sepsis Alert
Dr. Jones - CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will describe epidemiology, and pathophysiology of sepsis, along with identify population risk, signs and symptoms and steps in treatment.
Pediatric Trauma Case Review
Wesley McLaughlin
CEUs: 1 Clinical

Identification and Management of Difficult Airways
Dr. Carlson - CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will show how to identify patients who may present EMS with difficult airway management, as well as list steps in airway management for both the ALS and BLS level.
Break
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Not so Common Neurological Emergencies
Dr. Risavi
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review neurological cases encountered that are not indicative of a stroke or CVA.
Basics of Neonatal care
Diane Marzalen, RN
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will provide an overview of the initial steps in neonatal resuscitation and stabilization of a newborn in the prehospital setting.
When $%&@! Goes Wrong
Andy Guzzo, STAT
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review cases that provide a perspective of what happens after you transfer care.
4:45 PM
Break
5:00 PM
LVAD
Jeff Wess, Tiffany Wyant,
Gene Giraulo, Jason Orton
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review information about patients with implanted devices to assist them with impairments of the left ventricle.
Top Articles for EMS
Dr. Colleran
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

This class will describe latest research in common EMS practice and how it effects everyday practice including; Airways-2 Trial, PART, APAMPR, Paramedic 2 trials.
Bleeding and Shock
Don Holsten
CEUs:1 Other

This class will review various methods of managing patients with significant hemorrhage.
6:30 PM
EMMCO West Meet & Greet
8:00 PM
Throwback Party by STAT MedEvac
Saturday, March 23
Time
Salons 1 & 2
Salons 3 & 4
Salons 5 & 6
7:30 AM
Registration Opens
Desert
8:30 AM
 
Keynote Speaker
Randolph Mantooth
CEUs:  1.5 Other

Mr. Mantooth reflects on the beginning of the EMS movement and the rise of EMS culture over the last fifty years.
10:00 AM
Break
Evolving Best Practices in Cardiac Arrest Care
Dr. Kupas - CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

This class will review the rationale for changes in the way that CPR and ACS treatments are managed.
11:45 AM
Lunch
Extremity Trauma Skill Lab
UPMC
CEUs: 1.5 Clinical

Limit of 25 Students

*Same class as Thursday Daytime Sessions.
Trauma Tactical Care
Michael Shaffer - CEUs: 1 Other

This class will cover the modern tactical assessment and treatment modalities.
OB Simulator with Lecture
Jeff Wess, Tiffany Wyant,
Gene Giraulo, Jason Orton

CEUs: Submitted to DOH for approval.

Limit of 30 Students.

Staff from AHN will review the process of childbirth with the Laerdal simulator. Student will get the opportunity to participate in simulated birth to enhance their knowledge.





OB Class Continued











OB Class Continued
Break
2:30 PM
10:15 AM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Penetraiting Trauma of the Neck
Dr. Risavi
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review regional cases that involved trauma to
the neck and provide insight to the assessment, treatment and management of patients.
STEMI Case Reviews
Dr. Golz
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review the presentation, care and interventions for STEMI cases.
Pediatric Potpourri
Dr. Owusu Ansah
CEUs: 1 Clinical

This class will review a myriad of pediatric cases and the best practices for management.
Break
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Burn Management in the Field
J. Robinson
CEUs: 2 Clinical

This class will provide rapid identification, stabilization and need for higher intervention on varying degrees of burn trauma/injuries.
Response to Victims of Violence & Abuse
Karin Wickwire
CEUs: 1 Clinical / 1 Other

This class will provide a comprehensive review of how to recognize indicators of abuse and how to best interact with patients that you may encounter.
Public Review of the Vegas Concert
Corry Fenton
CEUs: 1 Other

The Fenton family will recount their experience as attendees of the Las Vegas Concert shooting in October of 2017.
Symposium 2019 Concludes
5:45 PM
Select One
Certification Number Name (First & Last)
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