2017 Initial Assessment Conference

         May 17th – 21st, 2017 in Lake Placid NY

          READ bottom of page for CME instructions!

 

For further official conference information, please visit the website at: initialassessmentconference.com         

 

Thursday, May 18th – Pre-Conference:

7:30 AM – Conference Registration Opens

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM    The Complete Basic Airway Course for Basic Providers – Bruce Barry RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, NRP, Christopher Galton, MD, NRP, FP-C, Jeremy Cushman, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP & Faculty

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM   The Complete Airway Management Course; from the Nasal Cannula to Slash Tracheostomy Bruce Barry RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, NRP, Christopher Galton MD, NRP, FP-C, Jeremy Cushman  MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP & Faculty

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Multi-Lead Medics 12 Lead Course – Bob Page BAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, NCEE

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM  Safety Addressing Violent Encounters (SAVE) – Foundations & Principles – Shawn Tompkins BS, EMT-P & Bob Poresky, EMT-P

 

Friday, May 19th – Conference:

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

7:30 AM – 3:30 PM  – Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)  – Mark Spezio & Staff

3:35 PM – 3:50 PM – IAC Opening Ceremony

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM – KEYNOTE Address – Death of an EMS Icon: The Tale of Richard Beebe – Mike McEvoy PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN

 6:00 PM – Eastford Fire & Rescue Sales IAC Happy Hour & Kickoff Party!

ALS Clinical Track        

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens               

8:00 AM –  10:00 AM – Controversies In EMS – Mike McEvoy PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN

10:10 AM – 12:10 PM – Prehospital Pain Management, Are We Doing Enough? & Ketamine, Wonder Drug or Keep it at the Zoo? – Chris Galton MD, NRP, FP-C 

12:10 AM – 1:10 PM – Lunch                                        

1:20 PM – 3:20 PM – Managing The Cardiac Patient  –  Jeremy Cushman MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP   

3:35 PM – 3:50 PM – IAC Opening Ceremony

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM – KEYNOTE Address – Death of an EMS Icon: The Tale of Richard Beebe – Mike McEvoy PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN

6:00 PM – Eastford Fire & Rescue Sales IAC Happy Hour & Kickoff Party!

BLS Track

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Sickly Sweet – Diabetic Emergencies – Tim Hillier MS, ACP

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Sorting it All Out – Tim Hillier MS, ACP

10:10 AM – 12:10 PM – Visual Diagnosis: What Your Patient Doesn’t Tell You May Save Their Life – Jeremy Cushman MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP   

12:10 PM – 1:10 PM – Lunch

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM – You’re a Quart Low, Sir – Tim Hillier MS, ACP

2:20 PM- 3:20 PM – Prehospital CPAP – Like D50 for CHF? – Tim Hillier MS, ACP

3:35 PM – 3:50 PM – IAC Opening Ceremony

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM – KEYNOTE Address – Death of an EMS Icon: The Tale of Richard Beebe – Mike McEvoy PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN

6:00 PM – Eastford Fire & Rescue Sales IAC Happy Hour & Kickoff Party!

Instructor Development Workshop

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Teacher Say, Student Do – Bob Page BAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, NCEE

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM – NYS Department of Health BEMS Education Updates – Doug Wildermuth & Travis Howe

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Stethoscopy for Dummies – Bob Page BAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, NCEE

12:10 PM – 1:10 PM – Lunch

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM – Clickers – Bob Page BAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, NCEE

2:30 PM- 3:30 PM – Ignorance Indifference – Bob Page BAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, NCEE

3:35 PM – 3:50 PM – IAC Opening Ceremony

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM – KEYNOTE Address – Death of an EMS Icon: The Tale of Richard Beebe – Mike McEvoy PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN

6:00 PM – Eastford Fire & Rescue Sales IAC Happy Hour & Kickoff Party!

 

Saturday, May 20th – Conference:

ALS Track     

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM  – OPENING SESSION: Life, Death and Everything in Between – Steve “Kelley” Grayson, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P    

9:40 AM – 11:10 AM –  Sepsis – The Silent Killer –  Steve “Kelley” Grayson NREMT-P, CCEMT-P    

11:25 AM – 12:25 PM – Dazed and Confused – Chris Ebright NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

12:25 PM – 1:45 PM –  Lunch                                                                                                      

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM –  To Needle or not to needle: Pneumothorax in the field? – Aaron Farney, MD

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Droolers, Wheezers and Sneezers, Wheezers and Sneezers – Chris Ebright NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

7:00 PM – E5 Support Services Mixer Event at the HOTEL NORTH WOODS! Come and socialize with us and then consider dinner at the Delta Blues!!!

BLS Track

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM  – OPENING SESSION: Life, Death and Everything in Between – Steve “Kelley” Grayson, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

9:40 AM – 11:10 AM – Hit Me with Your Best Shot – Chris Ebright NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

11:25 AM – 12:25 PM –  The Bugs Within: From SIRS to Sepsis – Bruce Barry RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, NRP

12:25 PM – 1:45 PM –  Lunch

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM – Care and Feeding of Your Paramedic: Interfacing with ALS Providers – Steve “Kelley” Grayson NREMT-P, CCEMPT-P

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Fentanyl Fact and Fiction:  The Rise of America’s Narcotic Crisis – Dan Batsie  NREMT-P

7:00 PM – E5 Support Services Mixer Event at the HOTEL NORTH WOODS! Come and socialize with us and then consider dinner at the Delta Blues!!!

Operations/Leadership Track

7:oo AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM OPENING SESSION: Life, Death and Everything in Between – Steve “Kelley” Grayson, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

9:40 AM – 11:10 AM – Competence Breeds Confidence: Keeping Your Low Volume EMS Volunteers Engaged & Ready to Respond – Nancy Magee, AEMT

11:25 AM – 12:25 PM – See One, Do One, Teach OneAmy Eisenhauer, BA, EMT-NJ

12:25 PM – 1:45 PM –  Lunch

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM – EMT’s Behaving Badly – Am I My Brother’s Keeper? – Nancy Magee, AEMT

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM – To Err is Human: Using Crew Resource Management to Minimize Mistakes – Tim Redding BS, New Hampshire Paramedic

7:00 PM – E5 Support Services Mixer Event at the HOTEL NORTH WOODS! Come and socialize with us and then consider dinner at the Delta Blues!!!

 

Sunday, May 21st – Conference

ALS Track     

7:45 AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens                                                                

8:30 AM – 10:o0 AM – One Pill, One Kill: Pediatric Deadly Poisonings – Tim Redding BS, New Hampshire Paramedic

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM –  CLOSING SESSION: Sacred Ground: Defending the Promise of Patient Respect – Dan Batsie

11:40 AM – 1:10 PM – Hyperkalemia: A Ticking Time Bomb – Aaron Farney, MD

BLS Track

 7:45 AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens                                                                

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Finding a Better Way to Breathe – Doug Wildermuth, BA, NREMT-P, PC

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM –  CLOSING SESSION: Sacred Ground: Defending the Promise of Patient Respect – Dan Batsie NREMT-P

11:40 AM – 1:10 PM – Trachs, Tubes, Shunts – Oh My – Redding – Tim Redding BS, New Hampshire Paramedic

Operations/Leadership Track

7:45 AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens                                                                

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Leading the Team: How to Maximize Your Crew’s Performance When It Matters the Most – Dan Batsie NREMT-P

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM –  CLOSING SESSION: Sacred Ground: Defending the Promise of Patient Respect – Dan Batsie NREMT-P

11:40 AM – 1:10 PM – Electric Safety for First Responders – William Martin

 

We hope you enjoy the conference!

CME Instructions: 

1) Be sure to stop by the E5 SUPPORT SERVICES vendor table to verify your correct email address.

2) If you are using these CMEs for recertifying, be sure to pick up a Conference CME letter at the E5 vendor table as well. 

3) Take notes on what you learned at each session and await an email response from E5 SUPPORT SERVICES.

4)  After reading the instructions in the email from, you will be directed to the CME website to complete the necessary conference and course questions/information required.

5) Upon full completion of the necessary questions, a certificate with all your CMEs will be sent to you electronically.

6) Questions, comments or concerns can be directed to Douglas.Wildermuth@E5SupportServices.com.

 Thanks again for attending and we hope to see you in May 2018 for the next

MOUNTAIN LAKES INITIAL ASSESSMENT EMS CONFERENCE!!!