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This one-day conference will provide a learning opportunity for pre-hospital and emergency-department professionals to promote a collegial learning atmosphere and improve patient care and outcomes. Reviewing current, evidence-based practice guidelines and hands-on clinical instruction helps to solidify the participant’s ability to care for acutely ill patients in emergency settings.​


Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:


  • Identify poor ineffective BVM ventilation and ways to improve quality
  • Review treatment strategies for stabilizing drug abuse patients
  • Discuss proper evaluation of the sick neonate patient
  • Describe ways to plan for a local disaster and deal with unanticipated challenges during a mass casualty event
  • Review how to modify patient care in a catastrophic event when dealing with supply shortages, understaffed and lack of infrastructure
  • Review incidences of critical illnesses in the third trimester and knowing the indication and techniques of resuscitative hysterectomy
  • Discuss the mechanism of action behind thrombolytic therapy for ischemic strokes
  • Evaluate common prescription drugs that cause bradycardia and ways to treat it
  • Identify EKG abnormalities when dealing with hyperkalemia and/or pulmonary embolism
  • Perform a primary and secondary assessment of your patient
  • Learn strategies of keeping up with new medical information from the social media outlets
  • ​List priorities for ballistic injuriess

​BONUS — Airway playground: Hone your direct and video laryngoscopy skills in a variety of airway scenarios!​

Target Audience

The target audience includes all critical-care physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, advanced practice clinicians, and pre-hospital care providers (paramedics and EMTs). 


​Time Title and Speaker​
​​7:00 AM​ Registration and Breakfast​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
7:50 AM Welcome
Robert J. Bryant, MD
8:00 AM​ Sexy Bagging: Making the BVM Sexy Again!
Jason Cook, EMT-P​ ​ ​ ​ ​
8:45 AM​ Pills and Potions: You took what?
Mark G. Oraskovich, MD
9:30 AM Evaluating the Sick Neonate
Allison A. Keller, MD
10:15 AM Break
10:45 AM Crisis Standards of Care: Planning for Your Worst Shift Ever
Mark B. Shah, MD
11:30 AM Pregnancy is a Disease Process: Dealing with the Sick 3rd Trimester Mom
Robert J. Bryant, MD​ ​
12:15 PM​ Lunch 
Breakout Sessions​
​Session 1 Session 2​ ​Session 3 Session 4​ Session 5​ Session 6​
1:15 PM
​Guide to Ballistics
Adam G. Balls, MD
​Killer EKG Diagnoses that Aren't STEMI
Mathew Goebel, EMT-P
​TPA for Stroke: Weighing the Pros and Cons 
 Jeremy Bair, PharmD, BCPS
​Do a Primary and Secondary Survey Likea Rockstar
Rebecca Carman, MSN, ACNP-BC
​Social Media in Education: How to Make Twitter Useful
Robert J. Bryant, MD
​1:55 PM
Guide to Ballistics
Adam G. Balls, MD
Killer EKG Diagnoses that Aren't STEMI
Mathew Goebel, EMT-P
​Drugs that Make You Go Slow
Amie J. Quinones, PharmD, BCPS
​Social Media in Education: How to Make Twitter Useful
Robert J. Bryant, MD
2:35 PM
TPA for Stroke: Weighing the Pros and Cons 
 Jeremy Bair, PharmD, BCPS
Do a Primary and Secondary Survey Likea Rockstar
Rebecca Carman, MSN, ACNP-BC
Drugs that Make You Go Slow
Amie J. Quinones, PharmD, BCPS
3:15 PM Break
​3:30 PM SIM Wars
Session Director: EJ Hinterman, UFA
Post SIM Debriefer: Robert J. Bryant, MD
5:00 PM ​Adjourn 





Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education is accredited by Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intermountain Healthcare CME adheres to ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education and disclosure of faculty and commercial sponsor relationships (if any) will be made known at the activity. 

Intermountain Healthcare CME fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this program is in need of accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or write to the CME office in order to receive service. A request for accommodation can be made by calling (801) 442-3930. Reasonable prior notice is required.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized statement medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 7.50 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

​Intermountain Healthcare CME is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association

This program has been approved for 7.26 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving TX 75063. 

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) is provided by the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP). CSHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of CPE.

Sponsored by Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education



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Note: If you need to cancel, please contact the Intermountain CME office.  Participants who notify the Intermountain CME office of their intent to cancel 2 weeks or less prior to the activity will receive a refund amounting to 50% of registration fees.  There will be no refunds issued to participants who do not attend or fail to notify the Intermountain CME office of their intent to cancel. 

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