2018 Pennsylvania EMS Conference

Manheim, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Pre-Conference Workshops
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

0800 - 1200 Pediatric Trauma in the 21st Century: Responding to the Unthinkable
Presenter: Katrina Thoma (Clinical 4.0 hrs)
0900 - 1600  Bylaws, Boards, Members & More: Leading the Non-Profit Agency into the Future
Presenter(s): Steve Wirth Esq and Christie Mellott Esq (Other 6.0 hrs)
0800 - 1700  Safely Addressing Violent Encounters (S.A.V.E.) - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!
Presenter: Protective Consulting Solutions (Other 8.0 hrs)

General Conference: Day 1
Thursday, September 6, 2018

0800 - 0855  Welcome and Pennsylvania Department of Health Update 
Presenter (s): JR Henry, President, PEHSC and Dylan Ferguson, Director, Bureau of EMS 
0900 - 1000 Stop Sweating It! 15 Action Steps to Reduce Stress from Living the EMS Lifestyle 
Presenter: Steve Wirth Esq (Other 1.0 hrs)
1000 - 1030 Morning Break with Exhibitors 
1030 - 1200 Case Studies in the Multi-Injured Patient
Presenter: Paul Werfel (Clinical 1.5 hrs)
1200 - 1330
 Lunch with Exhibitors
1330 - 1430  Crashing Patients: Strategies to Prevent Post EMS Contact Cardiac Arrest and Improve Outcomes
Presenter: Mark Pinchalk (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

Pediatric Assessment Triangle
Presenter: Dr. Sylvia Owusu-Ansh (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

Bariatric Surgery for EMS: The Risks and Complications We Need to Know
Presenter: Paul Werfel (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

Lights and Sirens Use by EMS: Best Practices and a Review of the Evidence
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Kupas  (EMSVO 1.0 hrs)
1430 - 1500  Afternoon Break with Exhibitors 
1500 - 1600  20 Commandments to Better Patient Assessment
Presenter: Paul Werfel (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

Broadband Communications is Here
Presenter: Brent Williams (Other 1.0hrs)

Leaders Are Made Not Born: Building the Team
Presenter: David Bradley (Other 1.0 hrs)
1600 - 1730   Exhibit Hall Open - All Attendees Welcome
1630 - 1730  PA State EMS Awards Ceremony
1730 - 1830   PA State EMS Awards Private Reception: Ticket Only Event

General Conference: Day 2
Friday, September 7, 2018

0800 - 0900   Triage in Chaos, or Chaos in Triage
Presenter: Dr. Gregory Frailey (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

Crashing Patients: Strategies to Prevent Post EMS Contact Cardiac Arrest and Improve Outcomes
Presenter: Mark Pinchalk (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

The New Frontier: Community Paramedicine
Presenter: Brandon Wattai (Other 1.0 hrs)
0905 - 1005  Empower Your People - Through QA and Data Driven Training
Presenter: James Dlutowski (Other 1.0 hrs)

State of the Art Cardiac Arrest Care: We Can Save More Lives
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Kupas (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

The Edge of Death: What Every First Responder Needs to Know About Non-Fatal  Strangulation
Presenter: Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi (Clinical 1.0 hrs)
1000 - 1030 Morning Break with Exhibitors 
1030 - 1130 The Night I Almost Jumped
Presenter: Matthew Giacopelli (Other 1.0 hrs)

National Registry of EMTs Update 
Presenter: Donnie Woodyard (Other 1.0 hrs)

A Visual Potpourri of Pediatric Trauma
Presenter: Dr. Michael Reihart (Clinical 1.0 hrs)
1130 - 1300  American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Recognition Luncheon
1300 - 1400  The Coroner and EMS
Presenter: Janet Bradley (Other 1.0 hrs)

Clear and Present Danger: Current Drugs of Abuse
Presenter: Dr. Michael Reihart (Clinical 1.0 hrs)

If They Don't Cruise, They Shouldn't Bruise: Red Flags of Abuse in Infants and Toddlers
Presenter: Joyce Foresman-Cappuzi (Clinical 1.0 hrs)
1405 - 1505  Innovative Technology in Education & Preparing the Next Generation - Mentoring in EMS
Presenter: James Weber (Other 1.0 hrs)

All I Really Need to Know About Resuscitation I Learned from Hollywood
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Lubin (Clinical 1.0 hrs)
1515 - 1615  Intersection Safety for the EMSVO
Presenter: William Niehenke (EMSVO 1.0 hrs)

Evaluation and Treatment of Blast Injuries
Presenter: Dr. Gerg Frailey

Select registrant type:
Attendee
Preconf: Pediatric Trauma in the 21st Century  
$25.00

Preconf: Non-Profit Agency Management  
$100.00

Preconf: Safely Addressing Violent Encounters  
$25.00

One Day Registration - Thursday  
  • $100.00 (Standard)
  • $80.00 (Early)

One Day Registration - Friday  
  • $100.00 (Standard)
  • $80.00 (Early)

Two Day Registration  
  • $175.00 (Standard)
  • $150.00 (Early)

 

Contact Information

  • Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council
    600 Wilson Lane
    Suite 101
    Mechanicsburg, PA  17055
    (717) 795-0740
    (800) 243-2EMS (in PA)
    (717) 795-0741 (fax)
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