National EMS Medical Directors Course &
January 13-15, 2014
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NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum

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  • 1. NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors Course & Practicum® January 13-15, 2014 The participant will: COURSE DATES: January 13-15, 2014 MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 75 participants REGISTRATION FEES: Member: $945 *Non-Member: $1245 (*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 for  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 EMS system.  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 course. more information. 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).
  • 2. NAEMSP® National EMS Medical Directors Course & Practicum® Register in October at Don’t miss this unique opportunity! COURSE DIRECTORS 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 Course Director Quality Manager Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Fairfax, Virginia  Robert Swor, DO Course Director Director of EMS Programs William Beaumont Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan  COURSE FACULTY Robert Bass, MD Jeff Beeson, MD Ben Bobrow, MD Tom Blackwell, MD William Fales, MD Ray Fowler, MD Tom Judge Douglas Kupas, MD Winnie Maggiore, JD Brent Myers, MD Jerry Overton 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 systems. Compare and contrast rural, urban, international and suburban EMS delivery systems. Discuss how EMS systems integrate with public health and public safety resources. Understand fundamentals of funding and reimbursement for EMS systems. 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 medical oversight. 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.

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