2019 CONFERENCE TRACK DETAILS  

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2019 CONFERENCE TRACKS & SUBTOPICS

Administration & Leadership

For managers, supervisors, chiefs, administrators and executives, these sessions present the latest information to assist agencies and departments with strategies for navigating the rapidly changing healthcare system and EMS landscape.

·       Budgeting, Billing & Reimbursement
·       Economic Models & Sustainability
·       Legal & Ethical
·       Management Strategies & System Profiles
·       Medical Direction & Protocols
·       Personnel Development; Staff health and well-being; Recruitment & Retention
·       Other

Advanced Clinical Practice

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Advanced-level and cutting-edge patient care content presenting the latest innovations on patient assessment, clinical care, advanced protocol development, research, technology innovations and more.

·       Airway & Respiratory
·       Cardiac, Stroke & Resuscitation
·       Critical Care & Interfacility Transport
·       Infections & Sepsis
·       Pediatric & Other Special Patients
·       Trauma & Hemorrhage Control
·       Other

Basics of Clinical Practice

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Patient care topics for all levels of EMS responders, from innovations in CPR and stroke recognition to back-to-basic courses on burn injury care, naloxone delivery and more.

·       Airway & Respiratory
·       Cardiac, Stroke & Resuscitation
·       Critical Care & Interfacility Transport
·       Infections & Sepsis
·       Pediatric & Other Special Patients
·       Trauma & Hemorrhage Control
·       Other

Community Paramedicine/MIH

Topics that focus on the development, delivery and funding of community paramedicine and other integrated healthcare programs such as those aiming to prevent hospital readmissions, navigate the healthcare system, manage chronic disease or mental health needs, and delivery of home-based care.

·       Community Paramedic Training & Accreditation/Certification
·       Economic Models/Program Sustainability
·       Operations & Logistics
·       Patient Care & Advocacy
·       Profiles & Models of CP/MIH Programs
·       Other

Dynamic & Active Threats and MCI Management

Topics to help you prepare for, respond to and execute exceptional care and operations during or after MCIs, including attacks by active shooters or terrorist groups.

·       Active Shooter & Terrorism
·       Natural Disaster Response
·       Planning & Incident Management
·       Provider Protection & Scene Safety
·       Tactical/Military EMS
·       Training & Lessons Learned
·       Other

Education & Training

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For EMS educators, training officers, education coordinators and instructors, the sessions in this track focus on designing and delivering effective educational opportunities that provide quality instruction and lead to excellent patient care.

·       Continuing Education Strategies
·       Field Training & Preceptorship
·       Learning Strategies, Educational Models & Research
·       MIH/Community Paramedicine Training
·       Simulation & Scenario-Based Education
·       Tools & Technology
·       Other

Operations

For supervisors, field/ops managers and other operations personnel, this track covers a wide range of operational topics—from vehicles to clinical oversight to supply management.

·       Ambulance Design, Vehicle Ops & Medical Transportation
·       Clinical Oversight & Performance Measurement (QA/QI, Documentation)
·       Communications & Dispatch Models & Methods
·       Interagency Cooperation, Emergency Management & Mutual Aid Ops
·       Logistics, Planning & Supply Management
·       Other

Special Topics & Technology

Topics that are of interest to all emergency response personnel, regardless of their certification level or employer, including stress management and career planning. 

·       Certification & Licensure/Career Planning
·       Community Health & Wellbeing
·       International/Global EMS
·       New & Emerging Technology/Internet of Things
·       Personal Mental Health & Resiliency
·       Prehospital Research
·       Other