NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum
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National EMS Medical Directors Course &
January 13-15, 2014
The participant will:
January 13-15, 2014
(*Non-Member rate includes membership
in NAEMSP for one year, with a $25
membership discount for new members.)
Continental Breakfast is included in the registration fees
for Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday. Lunch will be on
your own each day.
Registration will begin in
early October. Check
Receive a foundation upon which to function effectively as an EMS medical director regardless of EMS system type.
Receive specific management tools, which may be of use in his/her local
Initiate dialogue with EMS physicians and professionals from a number
of different systems and will develop a network for future problem solving.
Develop an understanding of how EMS functions within the broader
emergency care system at a state, local and national level.
Develop a foundation for a career in EMS.
NAEMSP® is the pre-eminent organization for EMS medical directors, and it has offered
the NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum® for a number
of years. The distinguished faculty are recognized as experts in various aspects of the prehospital and disaster medicine/management fields. This interactive course focuses on
EMS in the “real world”, and serves to enhance the students’ expertise in EMS issues. In
addition to curriculum elements that run the range and depth of issues vital to EMS medical directorship, the students will have ample opportunity throughout the course to network with faculty and fellow students to critically evaluate their system. The companion
texts for the course are the Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight,
by David C. Cone, MD, Robert O’Connor, MD, MPH and Raymond Fowler, MD, and
Improving Quality in EMS by Robert Swor, DO and Ronald G. Pirrallo, MD, MHSA.
The texts are included in the registration fee and will be provided to all participants at the
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with
the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
through the joint sponsorship of the Medical College of Wisconsin and the National Association
of EMS Physicians®. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide
continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live
activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only
the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
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Upon completion of the NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors
Course & Practicum®, the participant will be able to:
Describe the role of medical oversight for all aspects of the delivery
Beth Adams, MA, RN, NREMT-P
Fairfax County Fire & Rescue
Robert Swor, DO
Director of EMS Programs
William Beaumont Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Robert Bass, MD
Jeff Beeson, MD
Ben Bobrow, MD
Tom Blackwell, MD
William Fales, MD
Ray Fowler, MD
Douglas Kupas, MD
Winnie Maggiore, JD
Brent Myers, MD
Ed Racht, MD
Ritu Sahni, MD
Andrew Travers, MD
Henry Wang, MD
of out-of-hospital care.
Identify the components of an EMS system.
Outline organizational and design options for EMS systems, including system staffing and response configurations.
Identify the major communications and dispatch issues for EMS
Compare and contrast rural, urban, international and suburban
EMS delivery systems.
Discuss how EMS systems integrate with public health and public
Understand fundamentals of funding and reimbursement for EMS
Describe strategies for changing EMS systems.
Describe the process for incident review and strategies for problemsolving in EMS systems.
Identify special issues and unique considerations related to clinical
care protocols in the prehospital setting.
Define the fundamentals and priorities for implementing quality
improvement programs in EMS systems.
Recognize legal considerations related to EMS systems and EMS
Describe the EMS Medical Director’s role in education and training of EMS personnel.
Describe operational challenges and logistical needs in providing
effective medical direction.
Differentiate methods of optimal EMS data collection.
Outline the Incident Command System and describe essentials of
EMS disaster planning and response.
Discuss the state of the art of cutting-edge prehospital research.
Describe the organization of EMS organizations at the federal level.
Recognize the potential role of EMS in the community, beyond
the provision of resuscitative care and emergency transportation.