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25th Anniversary of the First There First Care Conference & Gathering of Eagles

Honoring the Past, Connecting the Present, Developing the Future

June 13th – June 17th, 2022

First There First Care Conference Session Information

Course descriptions for First There First Care Conference Hands on Training (HOT) Sessions.

June 13, 2022

Florida Resuscitation Academy
Hosted by Chief Dan Moran & The Florida Resuscitation Academy
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The EMS report cards for VF witnessed cardiac arrest survival are in, and the results for most communities in the United States are dismal. Many large U.S. cities average less than 10%. Yet, there is hope. Seattle and King County, Washington report over 60% survival; among the highest in the world. Why is this? What can your community do to improve?

This one (1) day training is designed to help EMS managers and directors improve cardiac arrest survival in their communities. Join the leaders for a course that will transform the way you think about how EMS manages cardiac arrests.

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June 13th, 2022 – 08:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Resuscitation Academy

June 14th, 2022 & June 15th , 2022

Leadership Symposium

Presented by Division Chief Steven Carter & Assistant Chief Stephen Shaw CFO, MBA, RN 

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The leadership symposium is for new and current leaders, as well as anyone with an interest in the leadership and management of patients. It is designed to give participants the basic tools and information needed to quickly and successfully assume the role of leader.

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June 14th, 2022 & June 15th , 2022

Cadaver Lab

Presented by TBD

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The procedural lab program is designed to provide thg unique opportunity for healthcare providers to understand and practice various procedures utilizing cadaveric specimens, simulation, alternative training materials and didactic information. The labs are structured utilizing a layered educational approach that is conducive to adult learning.  A typical lab is formatted to take the attendee through a variety of stations covering relevant indications, contraindications, complications and familiarization with medical procedures and techniques. 

The experience allows clinicians a hands-on opportunity to practice advanced procedures in a safe, realistic environment.  This program helps overcome apprehension and build confidence, and can be incredibly impactful in changing practice.

Pre Conference Registration

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

The Handtevy Prehospital Pediatric Instructor Course
Presented by Peter Antevy MD

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The Handtevy Prehospital Pediatric Instructor Course is a hands-on, interactive “train-the-trainer” class.  You will earn a 2-year certification to teach the CAPCE and CAMTS accredited Handtevy Prehospital Pediatric Provider Course to crews at your own department or ER. The course focuses on the skills needed to rapidly and accurately, treat the sick and injured pediatric patient and is intended to be used with the Handtevy Pediatric System.
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Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Prep Course 
This is a two (2) day course on June 15, 2022, and June 16, 2022. Participants must attend both days.

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This comprehensive CEN exam preparation course offers the latest information and trends in emergency room nursing. An in-depth review of systems and refresher on current practices will prepare you for success by not just reviewing key points, but also reinforcing them.

Wednesday, June 15th – 0900 – 1700     &     Thursday, June 16th – 0900 – 1700

CEN Course

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 & Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Dynamic Airway Lab

Presented by Mike Estreicher MD & Hector Roman EMT-P

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This 1.5 – hour advanced airway course is designed specifically for prehospital providers and includes a combination of didactics and state-of-the-art simulation. A systematic and standardized approach will enhance the provider’s comfort and skills in managing airways in the field.

Course Features:

  • Interactive lecture and discussions
  • Hands-on practice using real-life scenarios, advanced simulation manikins, and airway equipment
  • A critical review of airway management, pitfalls, and proper technique to build confidence and enhance decision-making skills
ECG Masterclass

Presented by Fire Chief Thomas Bouhillet ret.

A simple and systematic approach to analyzing 12 lead ECGs

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This interactive course is intended for those physicians, nurses, and paramedics who are interested in sharpening their ECG interpretation skills.  At times, overreliance on computer interpretations, on-line experts, and today’s advanced technology could lead to complacency in reading ECGs.  This class will simplify ECG interpretation and the participants will be taught rapid interpretation techniques through a simple step-based method for both ECGs and 12-Lead ECGs.
Capnography – “More Than Just Numbers”

Presented by  Don Guillette – Polk State College EMS Program Director

Capnography is the monitoring of the concentration or partial pressure of oxygen and carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the respiratory gases. Capnography is an integral tool to assist the clinician with in-depth patient assessment. 

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Major Learning Goals
• Providing information / trends from breath-to-breath
• Verification of ET tube placement and continuous monitoring of tube position
• Effectiveness of cardiac compressions and indication of ROSC
• The ability to monitor low perfusion states.
• Recognize how it can assist with differential diagnoses for many respiratory issues.
• “Sick vs Non-sick” patient.
Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR)

Modern Trauma Care beyond the battlefield and adapted for civilian & EMS

Presented by Broward County Trauma Surgeons 

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New paradigms in the treatment of hemostatic resuscitation have fundamentally redefined the management of catastrophic blood loss. Copious data and outcome studies in DCR continue to refine the principles of resuscitation and effective resuscitation practices. This course will provide a simple hands on and systematic approach to trauma management in the field.
Emergency Nursing Symposium

Presented by Broward County Health Care Coalition

Description TBD

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Eagles Mini Session

Presented by Various EMS Medical Directors (EAGLES)

Description TBD

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First There First Care Conference Key Note Speaker

Presented By TBA

Description TBD

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Surfside Building Collapse Presentation and Panel Discussion 

Presented By Miami Dade Fire Rescue & Experts Across the Untied States

Description TBD

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