2018 EMS Education Summit

April 28 & 29, 2018 - East Hartford, Connecticut
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2018 EMS Education Summit

April 28 & 29, 2018 - East Hartford, Connecticut
Registration

Program Description

Code One’s 2018 EMS Education Summit brings together nationally-recognized EMS Educators with dozens of first responders from across New England. Speakers will be conducting a variety of lectures and hands-on exercises with the common goal of improving the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medicine in our community.

Speakers & Facilitators

 

Kelly Grayson

Kelly Grayson

Kelly Grayson has been a Critical Care Paramedic and EMS Educator for twenty-five years. He teaches extensively in all of the “alphabet soup” disciplines such as ACLS, PALS, BLS, and so on, and has taught, coordinated and administered all levels of EMT courses, from First Responder through Paramedic. He is president of the Louisiana Society of EMS Educators and a board member of the LA Association of Nationally Registered EMTs, he currently works as a critical care paramedic for Acadian Ambulance in southwest Louisiana. Kelly is a frequent national conference speaker, author and award-winning columnist, and his current book, “En Route: A Paramedic’s Stories of Life, Death and Everything In Between,” is available at booksellers nationwide.

Kelly will be conducting several EMS lectures during both days of the 2018 EMS Education Summit including Pediatric ALS Workshop: All the Procedures You’re Scared Of, Plus the Ones That Actually Work.

Tom Latosek

Tom Latosek

Tom is a passionate patient care provider who believes in delivering the highest quality of safe patient care and believes that teaching and mentoring new and current healthcare providers is an important part of improving quality of care.  As Training Center Faculty, Tom has established and mentored training sites and new instructors.  Tom has been an item writer for the NREMT advanced level cognitive examinations and has received EMS provider of the Year awards in 2012, 2013, and 2016.  Tom actively practices clinically as a paramedic.  Tom holds an MS in neuroscience from University of Hartford and a BA in biology and psychology from Bucknell University.

Tom will be coordinating the 2018 EMS Education Summit and leading the Managing the Difficult Airway Skills Lab.

Robert Bourke

Bob Bourke has been practicing in EMS for over 30 years and has served as an EMS Educator for the past decade.  As an attorney, Bob has spent much of his career practicing law and learning how it applies to EMS providers and agencies.  He currently works with Code One as a lecturer for the EMS Instructor program and as a skills examiner for EMT practical examinations.

Bob will be conducting the 2018 EMS Education Summit workshop The Paramedic in Court: Witness and Deposition Prep.

David Hiltz

David Hiltz

David came to Code One with 30 years of experience in the field of resuscitation.  From being on the street as a paramedic to developing and implementing national resuscitation awareness programs at the American Heart Association, David has a passion for quality training – one of the key reasons why he chose to join Code One’s management team.  At Code One, David monitors programs and their instructors to assure quality and identify areas for improvement, develops and implements new training programs, and is a liaison for new and existing clients.

David will be leading the High Performance Resuscitation skill session at the 2018 EMS Education Summit.

Schedule of Topics

 

Day One: EMS Provider Summit

April 28, 2018

Time Topic Speaker
0800-0845 Registration/Networking N/A
0845-900 Introduction/Opening Remarks Tom Latosek
0900-1000 All That Is Asthma Does Not Wheeze: Recognition and Treatment of Respiratory Ailments Kelly Grayson
1000-1015 Break N/A
1015-1115 Antiarrhythmics: Do They Work? Kelly Grayson
1115-1130 Break N/A
1130-1230 Sepsis: Recognizing the Silent Killer Kelly Grayson
1230-1330 Lunch and The Last Lesson: Put Your Heart Into It Kelly Grayson
1330-1530 Skills Workshops (See Below) Latosek, Hiltz, Bourke
1530-1545 Break N/A
1545-1745 Pediatric ALS Workshop: All the Procedures You’re Scared Of, Plus the Ones That Actually Work Kelly Grayson
1745-1800 Wrap-Up/Closing Remarks Latosek

Day One Skill Workshops:

Session Instructor
Managing the Difficult Airway Skills Lab Tom Latosek
High Performance Resuscitation David Hiltz
The Paramedic in Court: Witness and Deposition Prep Robert Bourke

 

Day Two:  EMS Educator Summit

April 29, 2018

Time Topic Speaker
0800-0845 Registration/Networking N/A
0845-900 Introduction/Opening Remarks Tom Latosek
0900-1000 Teaching, Mentoring and Stewardship: Can We Teach Our Students The Right Attitude? Kelly Grayson
1000-1015 Break N/A
1015-1115 Whack ‘Em On The Nose With A Copy of JEMS: A Tongue-In-Cheek Look At EMS  Education Kelly Grayson
1115-1130 Break N/A
1130-1230 Thinking At Light Speed: Developing Good Instincts In Your Students Kelly Grayson
1230-1245 Break N/A
1245-1345 The Virtual Educator: It’s Almost Like Being There! Kelly Grayson
1345-1400 Wrap-Up/Closing Remarks Tom Latosek