2019 Vermont Healthcare and EMS Preparedness Conference

Conference Schedule
10/28/2019 - Pre-Conference Day 1
8:00 am - 5:00pmEMS Leadership Workshop
8:00 am - 5:00pmMental Health First Aid for Fire and EMS

10/29/2019 - Pre-Conference Day 2
8:00 am - 5:00pmAmbulance Cost Data Education
8:00 am - 5:00pmPre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

10/30/2019 - Pre-Conference Day 3
8:00 am - 5:00 pmNational Association of State EMS Officials East Fall Meeting
8:00 am - 12:00 pmCommunity, Operations-Based Exercise for Healthcare Entities
8:00 am - 5:00 pmPediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)
8:00 am - 5:00 pmPre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Day 2
1:00 pm - 4:30 pmVHEPC Pediatric Disaster Tabletop Exercise

10/31/2019 - Conference Day 1 - Healthcare Preparedness Day
8:00 am - 5:00 pmResuscitation Academy
8:15 am - 8:30 amWelcome
8:30 am - 9:30 amKeynote: Regional Planning for Pediatric Disaster Preparedness
9:30 am - 9:45 amBreak
9:45 am - 10:45 amDartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Shooting September 12, 2017 Lessons LearnedEducator Day: Active Learning Parts I and II
10:45 am - 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am - 12:15 pmGolfing with Your CHEMPACK, Surge Planning with Portable Hospitals and MoreSafe Children Everywhere: Pediatric Emergency Care CoordinationWe’re in This Together: Coalition Response to a Long Term Care Facility EvacuationWhen the Feds Arrive: Federal Support of State Operations Educator Day: Active Learning Parts I and II
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmChildren in Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane KatrinaEMS Preparedness: Transportation of Patients with Diseases of High Consequence Vermont’s Crisis Standards of Care Project: A Public Health and Healthcare Partnership for Major DisastersWarm (Zone) and Dead: How Lack of Integration Between Services Costs Lives in Critical Events and What We Can Do to ImproveEducator Day: Active Learning Parts I and II
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmBreak
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmBoston Marathon Bombing 2013 - One Hospital’s ResponseEducator Day: A Presentation on Making Better PresentationsHospital Emergency Preparedness: Is Your Hospital Ready for Ebola and the Unknown? Patient Centric Information Technology Outage Planning: Building ResilienceUtilization of Handheld Ultrasound in the Field: Pre-Hospital/ Disaster Care in the 21st Century
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBehavioral Health Disasters: Lessons from Sandy Hook and Boston MarathonManaging Trauma: Youth ResilienceRecent Developments in Chemical and Radiological Emergency Prevention, Response and RecoveryTurn and Burn- When a Small Hospital Receives Patients in an Evacuation SurgeEducator Day: Is Your Classroom a Time Machine? Crafting Educational Success for the Modern Student

11/01/2019 - Conference Day 2
8:00 am - 12:30 pmSimLab - EMT Only
12:30 pm - 5:00 pmSimLab - AEMT Only
8:15 am - 8:30 amWelcome
8:30 am - 9:30 amKeynote: Living Beyond the Trauma of Trafficking
9:30 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am - 11:00 amInto the Wild: When the Weather Kills Multi Trauma Case Studies Rescue from the Air Stress and Women in First Responder Roles Acute Abdomen - The "Black Hole" of MedicineHands On Scenario
11:00 am - 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am - 12:15 pmBurn Case Studies Caring for Crush Injuries Fluids Anyone?Intense and Interesting Case Studies from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center EMS Office Human Trafficking: Continued Context, Recognition and ReferralHands On Scenario
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmI'll Sleep When I'm Dead: Sleep Loss and Fatigue in EMSInto the Wild: Trauma Where the Ambulance Won’t Go Sepsis Management Made Easy The Pregnant Trauma Patient: Two for the Price of One There Will be BloodHands on Scenario
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmBreak
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmRecognition of Sentinel Injuries in Child AbuseWhen Your Golden Years Begin to Tarnish - Geriatric Emergencies The Hips Don’t Lie Assessment and Care of Pelvic InjuriesPediatric Resuscitation AcademyHands on Scenario
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmIncidental Drug Exposure: A New Danger to First Responders and EMS?Interesting Trauma Cases: What Would You Do? Pediatric Respiratory Failure Successful Leadership in EMSPediatric Resuscitation AcademyHands on Scenario
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmVendor Reception Sponsored by the University of Vermont Medical Center
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmTrivia Night

11/02/2019 - Conference Day 3
8:00 am - 12:30 pmSimLab - Paramedic 1
8:15 am - 8:30 amWelcome
8:30 am - 9:30 amKeynote: Developing an Evidence-Based Guideline: The Naloxone Example
9:30 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am - 11:00 am"The Perfect Storm" - OB Emergencies A Change of Heart: CHF Lightning and Electrocution Injuries Rural EMS; The Times They Are a Changin’. So, What’s Your Plan?The ePCR: Your Best Witness? Hands on Scenario
11:00 am - 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am - 12:15 pmLeading from BelowEnough about Patient Care! We Need to Run a Business as WellPre-Hospital Cardiac Ultrasound: Is it BeatingSign Here: A Practitioner’s Guide to Patient RefusalsPatient Safety and Just Culture: How to Investigate an Event -Hands on Scenario
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmCloset Monsters - Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy - Medical Child AbuseNot Your Mom’s Basic Ventilation Course: Better Patient Care for All Providers Pump up the Volume: Ventricular Assist Devices in EMS Time For a Little R & R: Patient Rights and Refusals2020 Protocol MeetingHands On Scenario
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmBreak
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmFive Ways to Enhance Affective Domain Learning in Your ClassroomPediatric Ventilation Skills Session Please Don’t Help Me: Non-Resuscitation Decisions at the Scene "It was Just Like an Exercise"Adult Resuscitation Academy RefresherHands on Scenario
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmIs Epi the Answer? Epinephrine in Cardiac ArrestCANCELLED - Kindness Changes Everything Patient Assessment- Putting the Puzzle Together Research & Staying Current: It’s Not as Boring as You Think Adult Resuscitation Academy RefresherHands On Scenario

11/03/2019 - Conference Day 4
8:15 am - 8:30 amEMS Awards Presentation
8:30 am - 9:30 amKeynote: Leading the Invisible
9:30 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am - 11:00 amConcussion Assessment and Management in SportsDirty Dozen: Infection Control in EMS CANCELLED - Emergency Management of a Life-Threatening Asthma ExacerbationStop Crossing Mom’s Arms: Safer Pediatric TransportCANCELLED - What Were You Thinking? Providing Meaningful Feedback Hands On Scenario
11:00 am - 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am - 12:15 pmAnaphylaxis Gets My Adrenaline Going!BEEP BEEP! Someone Just Got Run over by a Bus Interesting CasesLost Person Case ReviewOld MacDonald Had a Multi-Systems Trauma: Farm Trauma- What You Need to KnowHands On Scenario
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm"You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks": Stroke Protocol Update 2020 Don't Know Nothing 'Bout Birthin' No Babies: Delivering a Baby Outside of the Hospital SettingBeyond AVPU: Using Mental Status Exams in the Prehospital Environment The Structure Fire “Standby”; Complacency and Inaction Can Be DeadlyThe Return of Cocaine: A Stimulating Discussion on the Next Drug EpidemicHands On Scenario
2:15 pm - 2:30pmBreak
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmCANCELLED - Acute Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage for EMS ProvidersMCI and Triage Management Our Diverse Environment - Making the EMS Workplace Safe and ComfortableWhat’s That in My Patient?: The Good, The Bad, and The Implanted Hot Topics in Cardiac ResuscitationHands On Scenario
3:30 pm - 3:50 pmBreak
3:50 pm - 4:50 pmGeneral Session: General Session: Morbidity and Mortality: What’s Hurting and Killing EMS Providers and What We Can Do About It