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First There First Care
& Gathering of Eagles Conference

Conference Accreditation

Memorial Healthcare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit:   Memorial Healthcare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures: In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Memorial Healthcare System mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following Faculty have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests: Randy Katz, MD; Paul Pepe, MD; Brijesh Mehta, MD; Peter Antevy, MD; Joe Holley, MD; Robert Holman, MD; Jeffrey Jarvis, MD; Paul Adams, MD; Emily Nichols, MD.

The following Faculty disclosed: Michael Levy, MD: Consulting Fee – Stryker Emergency Care.

The following Planning Committee member has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests: Candace Pineda.

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this symposium the participants should be able to:

  1. Recount some of the considerations and recommendations that help to create patient-oriented collaborations across EMS agencies, public safety teams and various EMS receiving facilities.
  2. Recite some of the community programs that can improve life-saving in both cardiac and traumatic events.
    Describe the new orientation on intracranial pressure management to save lives and improve neurological outcomes in patients with cardiac arrest.
  3. Comprehend the problems of confounding variables that affect study outcomes and, in turn, mislead practice protocols.
  4. Detail some of the evolving considerations in active assailant events that have changed our thoughts about triage and collaborations and preparations shared by EMS and in-hospital personnel.
  5. Describe several evolving strategies for efficiently managing cardiac arrest, stroke and STEMI patients in a choreographed team approach.
  6. Relate some of the priorities for EMS systems provided by thought leaders in EMS from across the nation.