Past Presentations

2019 Agenda

Friday (In Order of Appearance)

~ Some presenters have opted to not post their slides ~


07:45 – Key Articles in EMS 2019
Corey M. Slovis
Capturing Captivating Capnography Capabilities
Scott Gilmore & David French

08:35 – Super Info about SupraGlottics
Joe Holley, Jon Jui & Scott Youngquist

08:40 – Peri-Intubation Hypoxia
Is Common & Harmful
Jeff Jarvis

08:45 – Deliberately Delivering a DASH of DSI:
Re-Considering RSI for ETI
Peter Antevy

08:50 – Effecting Neurologically-Intact Survival for
Children with
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Paul E. Pepe, Paul R. Banerjee, Amninder Singh, Raf Vittone, Latha Ganti


09:05 – Timing of Epinephrine Administration
In Cardiac Arrest
Kimberly Pruett

09:10 – Epi-Phenomenon:
The Most Practical Uses of Epinephrine in Resuscitation
Marc Conterato

09:15 – Pushing Out the Push-Does with Dirty Dancing More Efficient Training with an Epi Drip Model
David P. Keseg

09:25 – Confounding On-the-Ground Compounds: The Challenges of Chemical Attacks by Terrorists
Asa M. Margolis


09:55 – Difficult Decision-
Making Dilemmas in Disasters:
The Ethics of Triage in Terrorist Attacks
Pierre Carli

10:00 – ASPR’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center,
and Information Exchange
Paul Pepe, Peter Antevy

10:05 – Traditional Triage on Trial:
Reality-Testing with Current Paradigms for MCIs
K. Sophia Dyer & E. Stein Bronsky

10:30 – Lessons Learned, Lessons Applied

Treating Tragedy at the Tree:
Did the Hartford Consensus Save Lives in Pittsburgh?

Mitigating a Threat of Biblical Proportions:
Resilience after Emanuel


10:50 – EMS as 4th Responders
Adapting to a New Chain of Survival in MCI
Peter Antevy

11:10- EMS is Our Specialty: How We Got Recognized in the House of Medicine
Debra Perina

13:10 – Effect of Super Bowl LIII Events on Atlanta Community 9-1-1
Medical Call Volume, Type,  and Time Periodicity
Arthur H. Yancy

13:10 – Managing an Additional Mass Gathering Event Within a Mass Gathering
Dan O’Donnell
13:25 -2018 National EMS Scope of Practice Model Revision
Peter Taillac & Scott Bourn
&
Advocating for Advocacy
Brent Myers
&
Plan A for Prop B
David Persse
&
Subversion of the Incursion of Diversion: 2019 Methods to Deal with Hospital ByPass Request
M Riccardo Colella

14:00 – MDRO
(what you can’t see, can hurt you…)
Ed Racht


14:15 – Getting Hep to Hep A
Sophia Dyer & Jonathon Jui

 

14:30 – Leaning towards screening:
Ruling out Mitotic desease
Godo Savinsky
&
FMS for EMS
Dan O’Donnell
&
Combating Fatigue in EMS:
An Evidence-Based Guideline
Peter Taillac


14:55 – Placing Our Troops
into Protective Custody:
When the EMS Providers are Victims of Violence
C. Crawford Mechem

 


15:00 – Having fun with occupational medicine
Robert B. Dunne

15:30 – Building the Pyramids
for the Street Pharaohs of EMS:
U.S. and UK Initiatives for
1st Responders’ Wellness
S. Marshal Isaacs & Fionna P. Moore

16:00 – LVO’S LEAVING THE AREA…….
Chuck Mason
&
Balancing the Scales: Finding the LVO
Joseph Weber
&
Escaping Perfection
in EMS Stroke Care
Jeffrey M. Goodloe
&
Choosing and Modifying Best Practices
in CVA Management:
Remote Mobile Video-Neurology
E. Stein Bronsky
16:30 – Tranexamic Acid and Trauma
Karl Sporer
&
TXA in TBI
(2 gm IV bolus appears be beneficial in ICH)
Craig Manifold
&
Prehospital Blood Transfusion in a Metropolitan City
C. J. Winckler
16:50 – Persistent Injurious Concepts: Continuing Major Myths in Trauma Care
Christopher B. Colwell
&
The Evolving Toll of e-Scooters
The impact(s) of Electric Scooters and Bikes
Clement Yeh
&
Clusterphobia:
The Challenges of Confined Space Amputation
Marc Eckstein


17:15 – Heeding the Bleeding
J. Joelle Donofrio

17:15 – Buying More Time:
Innovations in the Early Detection and
Treatment of Shock
(Compensatory Reserve,
The vital sign of the future)
Craig Manifold
&
CRI Study in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Arena
E. Stein Bronsky

 

 

Saturday (In Order of Appearance)

 

~ Some presenters have opted to not post their slides here ~


07:45 – “…and the dead shall rise again.”
Head Up CPR
R.J. Frascone


08:05 – Electrocardiography 501:
ECG Findings You Might Miss
Christopher B. Colwell
&
Hyperkalemia
ECG Changes You Should Know
Corey M. Slovis
&
Teaching Brugada to paramedics
Marc Gautreau

08:25 – Using Ultrasound To Guide
Management In Cardiac Arrest
Kimberly Pruett


0835 – Shocking Results: How Accurate is Paramedic ECG Analysis in Cardiac Arrest?
Scott T. Youngquist

08:40 – Elevation Trepidations:
Improving STEMI Systems of Care
W. Scott Gilmore, Jeffery L. Jarvis, Michael K. Levy


0905 – Extra-Corporeal Activities:
Technology, Mobility and a Tale of 4 Cities
David P. Keseg 


0905 – ECMO Allegretto:  The Milan
Out-of-Hospital ECLS Algorithm
R. Fumagalli

 


0930 – Is the Statistical Deck Stacked in Observational Resuscitation Studies?
Michael Levy

09:35 – Systems Based Approach to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Kenneth A Scheppke
&
Cardiac Arrest Centers
Karl Sporer
&
San Antonio-
Resuscitation Centers-
Cardiac Arrest Management
A New Vision for Care
David A. Miramontes


10:00 – Arresting Developments: HP-CPR in Kids
Peter Antevy


1000 – Why we are no longer PALS
J. Joelle Donofrio
10:00 – CPR LifeLinks
911 and EMS united to svae lives
Michael Levy

1030 – The Upstream Team:
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Mental Health
Joseph Weber
Katie Tataris

1040 – Prehospital Care of
Behavioral Emergencies
Karl Sporer
&
Law Enforcement Navigation
of Behavioral Health Patients
&
David Miramontes & CJ Winckler
&
Seeing is Believing:
Treatment through TelePsych
David French

 
1050 – Can we leave patients safely at home?
Craig Ellis
&
“Calculating” Capacity:
determining the ability to decline care
Dustin J Calhoun

1110 – Fake News in Overdose Blues
It’s not just an Opioid Crisis
Kevin McVaney

13:15 – What if I told you
Urban and rural systems aren’t different
Jeff Jarvis

 


13:30 – Seeing Yellow:
Managing the French National Labor
Protest Movement
Pierre A Carli

13:40 – Business as Unusual:
How Hamburg´s EMS Dealt
With The G20 Summit

Godo Savinsky

13:55 – Med Stat ASAP
(Alternate Support Apparatus)
Not just a “Mini-Ambulance”)
Glenn Asaeda

 

14:05 – Maelstrom Medicine: Providing Telemedical-Based Care During Hurricane Florence
Jose G Cabanas
&
Click & Point –
Yearning for Learning:
Advances in Tele-Education
David French


14:30 – Reality Check: High Stakes Simulation
John M Gallagher


14:30 – Low Tech Simulation and Simulation in “Austere Environment”
Jon Jui

 


14:45 – Tales from Bales of
Eagles
E-Mails 2018
Ken Scheppke
 
15:10 – Alternative Motives:
Destinations other than Traditional
Hospital-Based EDs
Jeff Goodloe
&
Evaluating the Impact, Accuracy and Safety of a Protocol Permitting EMS Transport to a Free-Standing Emergency Department
Paul Pepe

15:15 – Directly Re-Directing: An IT-Based Non-Emergency Patient Navigator
Peter Antevy

15:15 – Angelic Performances:
The Evolution of Mobile Integrated Health in the City of Angles
Marc Eckstein

15:30 – Dinosaur or Unicorn?
Is Prehospital Intubation Detrimental or Elemental?
THE DEBATE
Sophia Dyer & Katie Tataris

16:10 – Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest:
CON
Ray Fowler


16:20 – Epinephrine in OOHCA: THREAT OR MENACE?
Terence Valenzuela

Friday, March 2 (In Order of Appearance)

 ~ Some presenters have opted to not post their slides here ~

Friday Morning


The 5 Most Important EMS Articles
of This Past Year
Corey M Slovis, MD

Tag – You’re Not It!
Sophia Dyer, MD

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting
Kenneth A. Scheppke, MD

Swiss Cheese Preperation for
French Table-Tops:
Planning for Multiple Sites and
Multiple Phases
Lionel Lamhaut, MD

Lessons We Didn’t Expect to Learn
Ed Racht, MD

What Will Keep Me Up At Night:
Evolving Terrorist Threats and
Implications for Prehospital Providers
Pierre Carli, MD

A Post-Disaster Resilience Checklist
Stefan Polocez, MD

Mass Casualty Incident Hospital Notification
Glenn Asaeda, MD

Protective, Selective and Corrective Tactics:
Medical Preperations for Designated
National Special Security Events
Asa M. Margolis, MD

Combative Behaviors:
Translocating Military Medicine
Research Into Civilian Lifesaving
John B. Holcomb, MD

Friday Afternoon


NAEMSP Update
Brent Meyers, MD

EMS Agenda 2050
Jon R. Krohmer, MD

HHS emPower
Andrew Garrett, MD

The PSA Re: TXA:
Is There Value-Added Benefit of
Tranexamic Acid For EMS?
Drew Harrell, MD

DRT or DCR?
Rethinking Post-Traumatic
Circulatory Arrest In Austin!
Mark E. Escott, MD
Oh – What a Relief It Is:
Using Ketamine for Pain Control
Stein Bronsky, MD
Kenneth A Scheppke, MD

Benzos for Frenzos…
Or On-Scene Ketamine
Dan O`Donnell, MD

There’s that Other Peace
Beside the Police
Kevin McVaney, MD

Tracking the Track Marks
Integrating Police and EMS Efforts
for Opiate Surveillance
Dan O`Donnell, MD

Better Mind Your Ps and Qs
Cardiac Effects of Drugs of Abuse
Christopher Colwell, MD

Carfentanyl: Boggy Man or Not?
Sophia Dyer, MD

Do I Drive Better On My
Rocky Mountain High?
Stein Bronsky, MD

Breaking Bad Outcomes:
Decision Rules and Risk Stratification
of Naloxone Resuscitation
Brian Clemency, DO

How RU with an ARU?
1-Year Update on the Philidelphia Mayor’s
Opioid Crisis Task Force
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

SoCal Solutions for the Inebriate:
Wheeling Up a Sobering Unit in Los Angeles
Marc Eckstein, MD

Law Enforcement Navigation of
Behavioral Health Patients
David Miramontes, MD

Sobering Results from the Tenderloin:
The Northern California Experience
with Sobering Centers
Clement Yeh, MD

New Kinds of Scripts for Movie-Land:
Advanced providers for Alternate,
Cost-Effective Solutions
Marc Eckstein, MD

Memphis Fire Department
RADAR: Rapid Assessment Decision
And Redirection
Joe Holley, MD

A Social Medium for the Needy:
Providing Intensive Case Management
in the City by the Bay
Clement Yeh, MD

Why EMS, Criminal Justice, HUD & Hospitals
Need to Co-mingle Data
Jose G Cabanas, MD

ELVO Is In The House:
Moving To A Statewide Stroke System
In Louisiana
Jeffrey Elder, MD

Numbering Our Blessings:
Data-Driven Improvements
In Stroke Care (Florida Registry)
Peter Antevy, MD

From Scrimmage to Image:
Should EMS Triage (stroke) Patients
Directly to the CT Scanner?
Drew Harrell, MD

911 Dispatch Stroke Assessment –
Protocol to Decrease Time to Treatment
at Stroke Centers
David Miramontes, MD
CJ Winkler, MD

 

Saturday, March 3 (In Order of Appearance)

Check this site after April 4th, when all presentations provided should be posted

 ~ Some presenters have opted to not post their slides here ~


The Ranges of Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!
How Often Do Eagles Medical Directors
Modify Protocols?
Jeffrey M Goodloe, MD

Survival in Out of Hospital Cardiac
Arrest
whose Initital Rhythm was
Pulseless Electrical Activity
Jon Jui, MD

Shelter from the (Electrical) Storm:
Treatment Strategies forPersistent VF
Marc Conterato, MD

Earning Extracorporeal Credit:
Development Of An ECLS Pathway
In The Behive State
Scott Youngquist, MD

The Lab Results Have Come Back!
Survival after ECMO is Used
to
Transition to PCI?
R.J. Frascone, MD

EPCR “Paris Experience”
Or
How to Visit Paris with the SAMU…
Lionel Lamhaut, MD

WhirlyBird CPR: Should Helicopters
Be Used for Cardiac Arrest?
R.J. Frascone, MD

Determining Terminating Determinants:
What’s a Reasonable Duration for
Cardiac Arrest Efforts?
Scott T. Youngquist, MD
End-Tidal Caveats: Confounding Effects of Drug Administration on ETCO2
Raymond L. Fowler, MD

STEMI (or Not) – Here I Come!
Mandating ROSC to Cath in the Bayou City
David E. Persse, MD

Advanced Financial Life Support Training:
The Economics of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Michael K. Levy, MD
Registry-ing the Buckeyes:
Instituting a Statewide C.A.R.E.S. Program
David P. Keseg, MD

Who C.A.R.E.S? 8,000 Patients
in the Windy City Do!
Joseph M. Weber, MD

Door-to-Door CPR:
A FEMA-Driven Community Safety Grant
Robert B. Dunne, MD
DeMSing EMS:
Why I’d Get Rid of Morphine Sulfate
Christopher B. Colwell, MD

Changing the Fine Art of STEMI Management
Jeffrey M Goodloe, MD

Ratting on De-Satting:
Deoxygenating During Intubation –
More Common Than Thought
Michael K. Levy, MD

Yes MAAM, No MAAM:
Clinical Decision-Making for Rapid
Sequence Induction Intubation
Marc R. Conterato, MD

Airing-Out Errant Airway Errors:
Quality Improvement Strategies for
High Performance Airway Care
Michael R. Sayre, MD


Doubling Down on Nitro is Not a Bad Bet:
The Safety of High-Dose Nitroglycerin
W. Scott Gilmore, MD

Turbo-Charged Treatment:
Push Doses of IV Nitroglycerin
Marc R. Conterato, MD

Adrenaline Surge:
Push Doses of Epinephrine –
When Do They Work?
Jonathan Jui, MD

Confounding the Confounders:
Does Epinephrine Ever Work?
John M. Gallagher, MD


Deftly Defending the Definitive:
Taking Another Good Look at Pedi Intubation
R.J. Frascone, MD

A Handy-Way to Play Today:
Implementation of a System-1
Thinking for Pediatric Dosing
David A. Miramontes, MD

Visualizing Better Ways to Secure Airways:
I-Gel Placement and Video-Laryngoscopy
Jonathan Jui, MD

Saturday Afternoon


Re-Processing the Process:
A More Efficient Credentialing Process
Jose G. Cabanas, MD

Taking the Enjoyment Out of Deployment: Employee Health Issues During Major Disasters Emily G. Kidd, MD

Search and Rescuing
User-Friendly USAR Utilities:
What You Need to Know Before You Go!
Joe E. Holley, MD

Super STARS in the Gateway City:
Providing Special Needs for Special Needs
W. Scott Gilmore MD

Transitioning to Transitional Care:
A CHF Pilot Flies Well and an EMS Pilot
Lands a Suboxone Success
Jose G. Cabanas, MD
Kenneth A. Scheppke, MD

Hexed Texts – and Discarding the Carding:
Alerting 9-1-1 Through Your I-Phone
Glenn H. Asaeda, MD

Computerized Dispatch vs. Cardex Systems
Glenn H. Asaeda, MD

Adjusting the Target with Great Dispatch:
A Revised Ambulance Response
Program for England
Fionna P. Moore, MD

When Small Ones Are Under Arrest:
Re-Visiting Pre-Arrival Instructions
for Pediatric CPR
Peter M. Antevy, MD

Nixing the Nickel & Dime (“5 – 10”) Paradigm:
A Reality Check on Scene & Transport Times
Jeffrey M Goodloe, MD

EMS Response without an Ark:
The Nuances of Widespread
Hurricane Flooding Dramas
David E. Persse, MD

Going In-Seine with the Bane of Frozen Rain: Dealing with Major Flooding and a Snowstorm Scenario in the French Capital
Pierre A. Carli, MD

A Flight of Ideas:
Some Nuances of Air
Transport During Disasters
Kenneth A. Scheppke, MD

The Big Blows of 2017:
Coordinating Hurricane Care
Across South Florida and Texas
James J. Augustine, MD

When Transport for Possible
Life-Threatening Care is Being Refused:
Should EMS Providers Respect Patient Autonomy? (or Do What They Think is Right?)
Ray (“Sugar Ray”) Fowler, MD — the CON
Follow What the Patient Wants vs. Neal (the “Spiel”) Richmond, MD, the PRO (& ex-Con)

 

2017 Agenda

Friday, February 17, 2017 (In Order of Appearance)

 ~ Some presenters have opted to not post their slides here ~


Most Important EMS Articles
Eagles 2017
Corey M. Slovis, MD

Tallying Total Task Time to
Tacitly Tender the Team
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD

Utilizing Simulation, Protocols and Training to Protect Personnel in Harm’s Way
Robert B. Dunne, MD
Jose G. Cabanas, MD

Arresting Developments and a Chance to RENEW:
From Mitigating the Emotional Sequelae of Pediatric Resuscitation
To Developing Resource Programs for the Stresses of Public Safety
– S. Marshal Isaacs, MD
– Peter M. Antevy, MD

RENEW: A Novel Program for EMS, the Fire Service and Law Enforcement
S. Marshal Isaacs, MD

Point of Care Testing Gone Viral
A Novel Blood-Borne
Pathogen Exposure Program
Donald A Locasto, MD

Zika Virus Update,
EMS Worker Implications
David E. Persse, MD

High-Tech Hotspotting
Jim Dunford, MD

Keeping Them At Large After Discharge:
The Mobile Integrated Healthcare System in Evolution
Arthur H. Yancey II, MD
Peter M. Antevy, MD

Mobile Integrated Health Evolution
Arthur H. Yancey, MD
Michael Coleman, MPA

RIGHT-ing the Capsizing
Behavioral Health Ship:
An EMS-Police-Mental Health Specialist Team Response Model
E. Stein Bronsky, MD
S. Marshal Isaacs, MD

REACT-ing Well to Addiction and
Mental Health Challenges
Locating, Recruiting & Managing the
Patient with Opioid Addiction
C. Crawford Mechem, MD
David P. Keseg, MD
Kenneth A. Scheppke, MD

Sobering Facts for 9-1-1 Providers:
The Use and Functionality of Sobriety Centers
Clement C. Yeh, MD
Michael K. Levy, MD
A Worthy Cause But Perhaps
Flawed Laws and Lack of Applause:
Community Responses to
Epidemic Opioid Crises
C. Crawford Mechem, MD
Robert B. Dunne, MD

Strength, Epidemiology & Public
Safety Threats of Carfentanil, et al
Andrew J. (Drew) Harrell, MD
Kathleen S. Schrank, MD

 


Attention LEMART Shoppers!
Fire-EMS & Police Cooperative Training
for Windy City Shootings
Joseph M. Weber, MD


It’s Not The Fall
It’s The Sudden Stop
Michael Levy, MD

Falls
Jose G. Cabanas, MD, MPH

Hurting and Bleeding In The Big Ditch
TXA and Vit K For Grand Canyon EMS

Ground EMS Blood Products
Eric Bank

FDNY MCI Response Vehicles
Glenn Asaeda, MD

Great Strides in Striking Out Stridor:
Managing Anaphylaxis Down
Under & in Music City
B. Craig Ellis, MD

Corey M. Slovis, MD

Thunder, Lightnin’, My
Bronchoconstriction is Frightnin’!
The Phenomenon of Thunder Asthma
– Kathleen S. Schrank, MD (Miami)

When a VAD Goes Bad and a Vest Gets Messed:
Assessing & Managing LVAD and
Defibrillation Vest Devices
W. Scott Gilmore, MD, EMT-P
Kathleen S. Schrank, MD

Glad for PAD and Some
Handy Recommendations:
Public Access Defibrillation
Programs & Gloves-on CPR
John V. Gallagher, MD
Craig A. Manifold, DO

This Product Does Contain Nitrites:
The “Hot Dog” Study –
A Controlled Trial of NO Producers
Michael R. Sayre, MD

New Angles on Head-Up CPR:
Demonstrating the Feasibility
of Cadaveric Models
Joe E. Holly, MD (Memphis)

For Whom Will a Shocking Duet Do It?
New Observations in Double Sequential Defibrillation Attempts
Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH

ACCESS Praxis: Should All VF
Cases Go to the Cath Lab?
Marc R. Conterato, MD

Beyond Par with PULSARA: Stream-lining STEMI and Stroke Activation
E. Stein Bronsky, MD

Needing an Altitude Adjustment:
The Effect of Flight Height
on Pulse Oximetry Readings
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH

Mechanical CPR
Better CPR or Attractive Nuisance?
Michael Levy, MD

Impact of Head/Torso-Up Chest Compressions and Other Flow-Oriented CP Adjuncts on Survival

mCPR in Memphics
Joe Holley, MD

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017


Highlighting Communications from the Edge:
The August One Nails the Tales from Bales of Eagles Trails of E-Mails
James J. Augustine, MD

Managing Strokes ASAP through a PSAP:
Using Dispatchers to Facilitate
Faster In-Hospital Treatment
K. Sophia Dyer, MD

Getting a Better Reign on Salvaging Brain:
Are On-Scene Stroke Screenings Accurate?
Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH

Sharing a Better Bearing
on
Neuron Sparing:
From Guideline Enforcement
to Street Imaging
Peter M. Antevy, MD

Sharing a Better Bearing
on
Neuron Sparing:
From Guideline Enforcement
to Street Imaging
David P. Keseg, MD

Sharing a Better Bearing
on
Neuron Sparing:
From Guideline Enforcement
to Street Imaging
David E. Persse, MD

Barricading Bataclan, Losing Pulse,
Ambushing Texas:
Growing Concerns for EMS in
Active Shooter Events
Christopher Hunter, MD
Barricading Bataclan, Losing Pulse,
Ambushing Texas:
Growing Concerns for EMS in
Active Shooter Events
Ken Scheppke, MD

Unconventional Wisdom:
New Perspectives on EMS at
National Political Conventions
Thomas E. Collins, MD – RNC
C. Crawford Mechem, MD – DNC
– Asa M. Margolis, DO, MPH

Patriots Day(s) 2017:
NRG to Boston — EMS Goes into Overtime for Super Bowl LI
K. Sophia Dyer, MD

Patriots Day(s) 2017:
NRG to Boston — EMS Goes into Overtime for Super Bowl LI
David E. Persse, MD
Expert Explanations of Extraordinary Excerpts:
Exigent Exports from January’s Exceptional NAEMSP Meeting
J. Brent Myers, MD, MPH

Plato and the Thymotic Drive:
Advocating for Advocacy in EMS
Craig A. Manifold, DO (NREMT)

Composing Compelling Communications:
Proactive Marketing of the Benefits of EMS
Fionna P. Moore, MD

When Financial Failure
Fall-Out Foiled FDNY:
How to Cope When an
EMS Partner Goes Broke
Glenn H. Asaeda, MD

There’s a Lot to Know about
the Little To-Do List:
The Top Five EMS Challenges
in Pediatric Medical Care
Peter M. Antevy, MD, MPH

A Progressive and Pragmatic Process for Proportioning Pediatric Dosing:
The Outcome of Rolling Out a
New System of Care for Children
Kevin E. McVaney, MD

Champions for Challenging Childhood Cases:
How to Manage Kids with Special Needs
W. Scott Gilmore, MD, EMT-P

A Heads-Up on Sports-Related
Brain Injuries:
Assessments and Decision-Making
for Possible Concussion
Edward M. Racht, MD

Not Propitious and Very Suspicious:
EMS Encounters with
Human Trafficking Victims
K. Sophia Dyer, MD
Not Propitious and Very Suspicious:
EMS Encounters with
Human Trafficking Victims
Terence D. Valenzuela, MD, MPH

S.A.D.S. in EMS:
Concerning Implications of the
“Sudden Adult Death Syndrome”
Neal J. Richmond, MD

The 2017 Great Debate in EMS
FSED: Pro or Con?
Is the Free-Standing Emergency
Department a Good Thing?
Raymond L. Fowler, MD
The 2017 Great Debate in EMS
FSED: Pro or Con?
Is the Free-Standing Emergency
Department a Good Thing?
Terence D. Valenzuela, MD, MPH

Friday, February 19, 2016


DIfferent Strokes For
Different Folks
Peter Antevy, MD

Emergency Department Overcrowding:
Diversion Inversion
Glenn Asaeda, MD

Tales From Bales Of Eagles E-Mails 2016
James Augustine, MD

What Happens When
Your City Goes Broke?
Robert Dunne, MD

Intubation: Can We Keep It
And Keep It
Safe?
Sophia Dyer, MD

Dispatching Specialized Nursing Staff in L.A.:
The LAFD Nurse Practioner Response Unit
Marc Eckstein, MD

A Faster Ignition For Arrest Recognition:
Making Dispatch Modifications
To Save More Lives
Marc Eckstein, MD

CPR Instruction (Audio, mp4)

Perfect Call (Audio, mp4)


The Emerging Role of ITP
Modulation In Resuscitation
R.J. Frascone, MD

Preventing Medication Errors In EMS
John Gallagher, MD

Brain Docs Making “House Calls”
W. Scott Gilmore, MD

Post FDA Experience With ACD-ITD CPR
Jeffery Goodloe, MD
Joe Holley, MD

Benefits Of The “Flow Sheet”
In EMS Care?
Drew Harrell, MD

Impact of Various Airways on
Carotid
Bloodflow In A Cadaveric
Cardiac Arrest Model
Joe Holley, MD

What Are The Outcomes For
Comprehensive Stroke Care Triaging?
Christopher Hunter, MD

Continuous Chest Compressions
vs.
Interrupted Chest Compressions
Marshal Isaacs, MD

Improving Triage for Comprehensive vs.
Primary Stroke Centers
Jason McMullan, MD

911 Dispatch-Initiated Stroke Assessment
Decreasing Time To Treatment at Stroke Centers
David Miramontes, MD

Community Treatment Team / LAS
Falls Car
Fionna Moore, MD

Reducing Job Cycle Time
Fionna Moore, MD

HFD Ethan Project
David Persse, MD

Delivering Acute Stroke Therapy On The Pre-Hospital Environment In Houston, TX, USA
David Persse, MD

Two Easy Pieces
Neal Richmond, MD

Managing Cardiac Arrest In Pregnancy
Kathleen Schrank, MD

SGAs In Cardiac Arrest:Are We
Missing
Obstructed Airways?
Kathleen Schrank, MD

5 Most Important EMS Articles
Eagles 2016
Corey Slovis, MD

Valsalva Demo

(Movie, mp4)


Grady EMS Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Arthur Yancy, MD

Fiber-Optic Illusions: Can Video
Laryngoscopy Offset Interruptions
In Compressions?
Scott Youngquist, MD

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016


NYC – FDNY Disaster Du Jour
Glenn Asead, MD

Airport EMS Operations
James Augustine, MD

Going Straight To The Cath Lab
With Refractory VF/VT
Marc Conterato, MD

Reported Violence & Abuse
Against EMS Providers
Marc Conterato, MD

Enhanced Preperation for
Chemical Disasters N’Awlins Style
Jefferey Elder, MD

EMS At The Apocalypse
Craig Ellis, MD

EMS Board Certification
Ray Fowler, MD

Board Certification
Terence Valenzuela, MD

Simulation As An Acceptable
Surrogate For Credentialing
Scott Gilmore, MD

Challenging The Perennial Obsession
With Response Time Intervals
Jefferey Goodloe, MD

Fire B-12 And LE Naloxone Experiences
In The Land Of Enchantment
Drew Harrell, MD

Navigating An Approval For Removal
Paul Hinchey, MD

Results Of Dual-Sequential
Defibrillation Cases
Jon Jui, MD

Field Amputations &
Response Paradigms
Craig Manifold, MD

One Year’s Experience With
Law Enforcement Naloxone
Crawfor Mechem, MD

Philadelphia Pope Visit Preps
Crawford Mechem, MD

NAEMSP 2016 Review
Brent Myers, MD

ALS vs. BLS
Ed Racht, MD

Law Empowering EMS In
Behavioral Emergencies
Jay Reich, MD

Top 10 Safety Concerns Of
EMS Crews And Agencies
Jay Reich. MD

Tailoring Sports Equipment Removal
Ron Roth, MD

Improving Patient Care Through
Evidence-Based Performance Measures
Peter Taillac, MD

What Do I Do With This
Hemostatic Gauze?
Peter Taillac, MD

Freestanding EDs:
What Do They Mean To EMS?
Peter Taillac, MD

Chicago Fentanyl-Laced
Heroin Epidemic 2015
Joseph Weber, MD

2015 Agenda

Friday February 20


Taking Stock of Shock:
Using a Compensatory Reserve Index in Trauma
Craig Manifold, DO


Acuteness Astuteness:
Another look at our dispatch metrics!
Paul R. Hinchey MD

 


Criteria Based Dispatch:
How one System Changed
Michael Levy, MD
Location, Location, Location!
When Dispatch Knows
Where the AEDs Are
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

When Blue Bloods Treat Blue Blood:
Experience with Police
Administering Naloxone
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

 


Glucagon in EMS:
Should It Be Gluca-gone?
Peter Taillac, MD

Throw Away the Radio
Terrence Valenzuela, MD


A Local Twist
Public Access to Hemorrhage Control
Peter Antevy MD

 


Prehospital Infusion of Plasma
Christopher Colwell, MD


The Five Most Important Publications of the Past Year
Corey Slovis, MD

 


Eagles Bullet Rounds #1

Civilian EMS Use of the
Tempus Pro
Donald Locasto, MD

Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation
Analytic Discoveries
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD

 


Pumping It Up in Memphis:
Tennessee Two-Step
Joe Holley, MD

EMS Providers End-Of-Life Care
Survey Results
Arthur Yancey, MD


Termination of Resuscitation Efforts
for Children
Peter Taillac, MD

 


It’s a No Brainer
R.J. Frascone, MD

Ultrasound in Pre-Hospital
Caridac Resuscitation
Drew Harrell, MD

Resuscitation Duration
J. Brent Myers, MD


NDMS:
A 600 Second Update
Andrew Garrett, MD

 


Do We Really Need to Use
Supplemental O2?
W. Scott Gilmore, MD

Eagles Bullet Rounds, #2
 


TEE-ing Off the Cardiac Arrest Sand Trap: Shadow-Boxing  for CPR Vectors, Missed VF & Pseudo PEA
Scott Youngquist, MD

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Saturday, February 21


Criminal Mass Casualty Incidents
Who Are “the Cavalry”
William Fabbri, MD


PSOs as SOPs!
Getting Patient Safety Organization
Buy-In for EMS CQI
Jay Reich, MD

 


Better Breathing Thru QA
Neal Richmond, MD


Medics Should Routinely Use Body Armor
Ray Fowler, MD

 


Body Armor for EMS?
Terrence Valenzuela, MD

Bullet Round #3

2014 Ebola Virus Disease in Dallas:
The Dallas Fire-Rescue Experience
Marshal Isaacs, MD


Integrating the HAZMAT Response
Christopher Hunter, MD

 


Re-Tooling Decontamination
For Emerging Epidemics
Jon Jui, MD

NAEMSP Conference Update
J, Brent Myers, MD


Toxic Wastelands: Salt Ponds,
Gravel Pits and Molly-Realms
Treating the Mondern-Day
Drugs of Abuse
Marc Conterato, MD

 


Collateral Advantages:
The Secondary Gain from
Clinical Trial Implementation
Marc Eckstein, MD

Keeping It On the Level with
Level 1
(& 2) Trauma Transports

Dissociative Associations:
>1800 Uses of Ketamine
(and counting)
in the Land O`Lakes
Marc Conterato, MD
 

 

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Friday February 20


Taking Stock of Shock:
Using a Compensatory Reserve Index in Trauma
Craig Manifold, DO


Acuteness Astuteness:
Another look at our dispatch metrics!
Paul R. Hinchey MD

 


Criteria Based Dispatch:
How one System Changed
Michael Levy, MD
Location, Location, Location!
When Dispatch Knows
Where the AEDs Are
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

When Blue Bloods Treat Blue Blood:
Experience with Police
Administering Naloxone
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

 


Glucagon in EMS:
Should It Be Gluca-gone?
Peter Taillac, MD

Throw Away the Radio
Terrence Valenzuela, MD


A Local Twist
Public Access to Hemorrhage Control
Peter Antevy MD

 


Prehospital Infusion of Plasma
Christopher Colwell, MD


The Five Most Important Publications of the Past Year
Corey Slovis, MD

 


Eagles Bullet Rounds #1

Civilian EMS Use of the
Tempus Pro
Donald Locasto, MD

Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation
Analytic Discoveries
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD

 


Pumping It Up in Memphis:
Tennessee Two-Step
Joe Holley, MD

EMS Providers End-Of-Life Care
Survey Results
Arthur Yancey, MD


Termination of Resuscitation Efforts
for Children
Peter Taillac, MD

 


It’s a No Brainer
R.J. Frascone, MD

Ultrasound in Pre-Hospital
Caridac Resuscitation
Drew Harrell, MD

Resuscitation Duration
J. Brent Myers, MD


NDMS:
A 600 Second Update
Andrew Garrett, MD

 


Do We Really Need to Use
Supplemental O2?
W. Scott Gilmore, MD

Eagles Bullet Rounds, #2
 


TEE-ing Off the Cardiac Arrest Sand Trap: Shadow-Boxing  for CPR Vectors, Missed VF & Pseudo PEA
Scott Youngquist, MD

The above presentation is a downloadable ppsx file with embedded videos. The PDF version (no videos) is available here.

 

Saturday, February 21


Criminal Mass Casualty Incidents
Who Are “the Cavalry”
William Fabbri, MD


PSOs as SOPs!
Getting Patient Safety Organization
Buy-In for EMS CQI
Jay Reich, MD

 


Better Breathing Thru QA
Neal Richmond, MD


Medics Should Routinely Use Body Armor
Ray Fowler, MD

 


Body Armor for EMS?
Terrence Valenzuela, MD

Bullet Round #3

2014 Ebola Virus Disease in Dallas:
The Dallas Fire-Rescue Experience
Marshal Isaacs, MD


Integrating the HAZMAT Response
Christopher Hunter, MD

 


Re-Tooling Decontamination
For Emerging Epidemics
Jon Jui, MD

NAEMSP Conference Update
J, Brent Myers, MD


Toxic Wastelands: Salt Ponds,
Gravel Pits and Molly-Realms
Treating the Mondern-Day
Drugs of Abuse
Marc Conterato, MD

 


Collateral Advantages:
The Secondary Gain from
Clinical Trial Implementation
Marc Eckstein, MD

Keeping It On the Level with
Level 1
(& 2) Trauma Transports

Dissociative Associations:
>1800 Uses of Ketamine
(and counting)
in the Land O`Lakes
Marc Conterato, MD
 

The Gathering of Eagles XV Presentations

2014 Agenda

Friday, February 28


A System to De-Systemize System 2
Solecisms and Slips
Peter Antevy, MD

What’s the Alternative?: Comparative Experiences with
9-1-1 Center Nursing Triage
Jeff Beeson, MD

Hospice Revocation Prevention
Jeff Beeson, MD

Indoctrinating the Docs: Training All First Year Medical Students to be NREMTs
Thomas Blackwell, MD

A Bad Moon Rising: Dangerous Dispatch Deletion Decisions
Jeffrey Clawson, MD
Child-Like Behaviors: 10 Myths of EMS Pediatric Care
Christopher Colwell, MD

Boston Strong Works! In It for the Long Run – Part II
Sophia K. Dyer, MD

Home Remedies: Recidivism and the Affordable Healthcare Act
Marc Eckstein, MD

From Sandy Hook, CT to Hartford, CT: Getting Active about Active Shooters
William Fabbri, MD

A Veteran Approach to Veteran Awareness: De-Escalating Potential Violence among Those Who Served
John Gallegher, MD

10 “Tentative Take-Homes” from 10 Tense Days of Tenacious Tornadoes …That Took Tens of Homes — All in a Ten-Minute Talk
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD

Are More Paramedics Elemental or Detrimental? Lessons Learned from an ALS Expansion Program
Andrew Harrell, MD

Pragmatic Practices or Precarious Prescription? The Impact of Oregon Healthcare Reform on EMS
Jonathan Jui, MD

A Half a Million Reasons to Celebrate That It’s July 5th: Handling the Ohio Capital’s Independence Day Fireworks Event
David Keseg, MD

Three Days Later: Explosive Sequelae in West, Texas
Emily Kidd, MD

Tactical Moves: How Philly Firefighters Are Now Preparing for Fire Fights
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

Responding to Psych Facilities to Avoid ED Transport
Brent Myers, MD

Priority Parity or Dispatch Mismatch Data Driven Policies for Critical 9-1-1 Emergencies
Neal Richmond, MD

Trash Talk! Five Papers You Can Take Out of the Recycle Bin …. and Toss into the Garbage
Kathleen Schrank, MD

The Pentagon Papers: The Five Most Important Publications of the Past Year
Corey Slovis, MD

From Leviticus to the ACS: Revised Guidelines for External Hemorrhage Control
Peter 
Taillac, MD

Care Ease Through the Nares Nasal Fentanyl for Kids
Peter Taillac, MD

Raising Questions about a Pain-Full Subject: Survey Results Regarding Palliative Care Processes
Arthur Yancey, MD

Crash Course in Runway Disaster Management: What We Learned from the Downed Asiana Flight Incident
Clement Yeh, MD

Is This a Crazy idea? Triaging Patients Directly to a Psych Facility
Scott Youngquist, MD

 

Saturday, March 1


Top Ten EAGLES Blogs to Call your AtTention to: A Special 10 minute Convocation Report
James Augustine, MD

No Interruptions Please ! The CPR Pit Crew Approach — on Steroids !
Sabina 
Braithewaite, MD

The Scale of Things to Come: Which is Better—AVPU or GCS?
Sabina Braithewaite, MD

Epidemic Proportions: Dosing Ketamine in the Era of Mamba Dramas
Christopher Colwell, MD


The Great Debate The Long and Short of It Being: To Spine Board or Not
Why We Should Follow the New Spinal Immobilization Guidelines

Ray Fowler, MD

The Great Debate The Long and Short of It Being: To Spine Board or Not
Keep the Backboard
Terry Valenzuela, MD

New Skills From Drills: Using Intraosseous Systems for Hemodynamic Monitoring
RJ
Frascone, MD

It May Send Shivers Up Your Spine: Taking Aim at Removing the Backboard Altogether
W. Scott Gilmore, MD

Drugs Falling into the Wrong Hands – or Not ? Naloxone Use by Non-EMS Personnel
Jefrey Goodloe, MD

A Change in Scene-ery: Re-Thinking On-Site Management of Cardiac Arrest
Paul Hinchey, MD

Mechanical Behaviors: The Latest Word on the LUCAS Device
Joe Holley, MD

Sobering Centers, Serial Inebriate Programs and Substance Abuse Issues in Emergency Medical Services: Sober Reflections From an EMS Medical Director

The presentation is not available on-line, but Dr. Isaacs is available for questions via e-mail.
Marshal Isaacs, MD


The Latest in In-Home Movies: Videotaping the CPR Effort
Michael Levy, MD

Gas-Guided Goals: New End-Tidalments for Trauma Resuscitation
Jason McMullan, MD

Tracheal Deviants: The Effect of Airway on Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
Jason McMullan, MD

Double-Duty Dopers: Managing Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Abuse
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

Intelligent Conveyance By Her Majesty’s Not So Secret Service: How the LAS Spreads Demand Across EDs
Fionna Moore, MD

Term Limits: New Data May Modify the Timing of When We Terminate CPR
J. Brent Meyers, MD

Myocardial Infractions: Don’t Mistake the Big One!
Kathleen Schrank, MD

The Windy City CARES About OOHCA: Are Outcomes Affected?
Joseph Weber, MD

 

The Gathering of Eagles XV Presentations

2013 Agenda

Friday, February 22


Taking the Pressure Off: Hypotensive Resuscitation in Traumatic Injuries
Jeff Beeson, DO

EMS in the Cross-Hairs: The Colorado Shootings
Christopher Colwell, MD

Oh, What a relief it is! Revisiting Pain Medication use in EMS
Christopher Colwell, MD

In it for the LONG RUN: Boston Marathon and EMS
Sophia Dyer, MD

From Super Sunday to Fat Tuesday: Preparing for the NFL Big Event and Mardi Gras
Jeffrey 
Elder, MD

Until Death Do Us Part: Stemming STEMI
– Mortality and Morbidity
Ray Fowler, MD

Getting A Fresh S.T.A.R.T.
Freese, MD

Prehospital Pediatric Intubation Revisited
Gausche-Hill, MD

The EMS Praxis for Anaphylaxis
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD

We Don’t Know How It Works,
But It Works!
TRANscending a new EXAMination
& Understanding of an old ACID:
The Role of Tranexamic Acid in EMS
Jeffrey Goodloe, MD


“A Bloody Good Idea” –
A Novel Protocol for Out-of-Hospital Transfusions
Drew Harrell, MD

CPR Under the Old Oak Tree:
Where Do You Resuscitate YOUR Cardiac Arrest?
Paul Hinchey, MD
Stemi System Tweaks
Joe Holley, MD

Ziprasidone (Geodon) in EMS
Jonathan Jui, MD

Nosocomial Injection: Intranasal Midazolam for Pediatric Seizures
David Keseg, MD

Vitamin K or KO ? Part 1- Outcomes of EMS Ketamine Use
David Keseg, MD

Unusual Support and Reassurance (USAR) Services: recent evolution of the Task Force mission
Jason McMullan, MD

EMS Going for Gold!
Safe Delivery of the
London 2012 Olympic Games
Fionna Moore, MD

Is there Life After Death? Using Lungs from Non-Heart-Beating Donors for Transplant
J. Brent Myers, MD

Most Important EMS Articles 2013
Corey Slovis, MD

Video Laryngoscopy in the Field
Terry Valenzuela, MD

 

Saturday, February 23


Know the Predication on No Medication:
Managing Drug Shortages in EMS
James Augustine, MD

Time is Not of the Essence: Re-Evaluating the Traditional Response Interval
Tom Blackwell, MD

Mobile Integrated Healthcare Practice
Jeff Beeson, Ed Racht,
Brent Myers, Eric Beck

Back the MACC:
Medication Administration Cross Check
Sabina Braithewaite, MD

The Minnesota Community Paramedic Initiative
Marc Conterato, MD

There’s a Future in it: How will EMS and Healthcare Reform Co-exist?
Marc Eckstein, MD

AED Case Report
John Gallegher, MD

New Drills on Skills: Credentialling Processes for Paramedics
Paul Hinchey, MD

Splitting the Difference: When You Have to Switch from an All-ALS System
Paul Hinchey, MD

Taking a Turn For The First:
Taking Aim at Diversion Practices
Marshal Issacs, MD

Special Delivery:
The Pros and Cons of Police Transport
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

I’ll Drive To That! Reducing the Burden of Intoxicated Persons on NHS EMS
Fiona Moore, MD

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation: Update
Mary Newman, MS

Go with the Flow
– The Sweet Spot, “Snappy” Concepts & Stutter CPR
Paul Pepe, MD

National Registry of
Emergency Medical Technicians Update
David Persse, MD

I Got Your Back! Keeping EMS Personnel Safe from Strain Injuries
Ed Racht, MD

A new paradigm for EMS: From prehospital to out-of-hospital CARE
Neal Richmond, MD

Pitfalls in Basic Assessments
Kathleen Schrank, MD

The Challenge Of Frequent Users To Atlanta EMS
Arthur Yancy, MD

 

The Gathering of Eagles XIV Presentations

Dedicated to the Memory of
Professor Michael Wainscott
Beloved Patient Advocate, Emergency Medicine Educator,
EMS Medical Director and Friend

Friday, February 24


The Pentagon Papers: The Five Most Important
Publications of the Past Year
Corey M. Slovis, MD


Time’s Muscle! The EMS Pit Crew Approach to Myocardial Infarction!

George A. Ralls, MD


Basic Training: BLS Use of the 12-lead Electrocardiograph
Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD

Off the Cuff Remarks: Remote Cardiac Preconditioning to Prevent Reperfusion Injury
Terence D. Valenzuela, MD

Epileptic Fix: Hot-Off-the-Press Results from the RAMPART Trial
Jason T. McMullan, MD


CIRCular Arguments: Was It Win, Lose or Draw in the CIRC Auto-Pulse Trial?

David E. Persse, MD


A Very Cool Way to Save Lives: Intra-Arrest Therapeutic Hypothermia
John P. Freese, MD

The Obverse of the Inverse: The Windy City Experience with a
Laryngeal Viewing Device
Eric H. Beck, DO

Gadget, Gizmo or Therapeutic Intervention: Navigating the Value of Novel Devices
Marc R. Conterato, MD

Withdrawing Support: A Prehospital Protocol for Alcohol Withdrawal
Christopher B. Colwell, MD

Skeletal Remains: Confronting EMS Budget Cuts in Health Care Reform
Marc Eckstein, MD

New “Twists” on Tourniquet Application: Top Ten Tips to Avoid Trouble in the Civilian Setting
Peter P. Taillac, MD

How Will We Manage Without You? When You Lose First Responders
to Big Fires & Other Disasters
Paul R. Hinchey, MD

A Sanguine Approach: The Use of Blood Products and Substitutes in the Field
Christopher B. Colwell, MD

Gravitational Palindromes: RacecaR G-Forces
Michael L. Olinger, MD

De-Congesting the ER: In-Home Management of CHF
Jeffrey K. Beeson, DO

How to Re-Position the Disposition: Sparing The ER with Alternative Transport Destinations
J. Brent Myers, MD

Getting on The Weight List: Transport Decisions for Bariatric Patients
David P. Keseg, MD

No Fault Insurance: Preventing Prehospital Medical Errors
John V. Gallagher, MD

 

Saturday, February 25


Fowler & Valenzuela Star, Spar & Scar above Par, No Holds Barred!! 7:59 of One, Half a Dozen of Another:
Debating NFPA 1710
Ray Fowler, MD
Terence D. Valenzuela, MD

Facts and Fancy About Response Times
Ray Fowler MD


Meds and Feds: Austere Medicine Challenges
Kathryn H. Brinsfield, MD

DC’ing the DC DEA Problem: Tracking Controlled Medications in the Nation’s Capital
David A. Miramontes, MD

Who’s Blocking the Re-Stocking?
Dealing With Medication
Shortages in EMS
James J. Augustine, MD

Gestational Crises: Cardiovascular Emergencies in Pregnancy
Kathleen S. Schrank, MD

A Cerebrovascular Accident Waiting to Happen:
When There’s Multiple Certifying Agencies for Stroke Centers
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

Data Mining: Hitting the Motherload with Competing Hospitals
Jeffrey K. Beeson, DO

A Tennessee Bundle of Joy: Comprehensive Patient Care
Packages in Memphis
Joe E. Holley, MD

Run Control with Control and Run:
Statistical Process Analysis to Evaluate EMS System Workload
Donald A. Locasto, MD


We Have an App for That! Smart Phones for On-Line
Administrative Orders
Terence D. Valenzuela, MD

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: 2012 Ways to End Resuscitative Efforts
Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD

Bring IN Your Dead: Other Considerations Beyond On-Scene Termination!
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

A Royal Undertaking: The Influence of Her Majesty’s Coroner on UK EMS
Fionna P. Moore, MD

Taking the Fall: Can We Treat and Release Those in Assisted Living Facilities ?
J. Brent Myers, MD

Don’t Mimic Me! Dealing With Cardiology Over-Read Issues
Paul R. Hinchey, MD

Out of the (Feedback) Loop ! What the Big Apple Has Learned About Quality CPR Data
John P. Freese, MD

Be the Source and Change the Course:
Using EMS Data to Improve Public Safety
John P. Freese, MD

Explosive Results: Learning from the London Bombing Inquests
Fionna P. Moore, MD

Not So Economical! Preparing for the APEC Summit
Elizabeth A. Char, MD

We’re Just Getting Started: Using a Post-Resuscitation Efforts Dashboard
Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD

Meds and Feds: Tactical Medicine Training in the FBI
William P. Fabbri, MD

Not on the Schedule


I Got You Babe (Valentine Movie)
Ray Fowler MD, and Paul Pepe, MD

IV Epinephrine
Corey M. Slovis, MD

 

2011 Agenda

Friday, February 25


Social Services Referral Program
David P. Keseg, MD

Update on EMS C-Spine Management
David E. Persse, MD

Fundamental Benefits of Research
Paul E. Pepe, MD

Five Key EMS Articles
Corey Slovis, MD

Cautions about ETCO2
Analysis in Trauma
Jason T McMullan, MD

ETCO2 Analysis as the
Airway Gold Standard
Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD

Delayed Off-Loading of Stable Non-Emergent Patients
Joe E. Holley, MD

Saving Lives with Continuous Chest Compressions
Joseph A. Salomone, MD

Guidelines 2010: Adapting Them for Your EMS Agency
Kathleen S. Schrank, MD


Show Me the Money! An Economic Analysis of Alternative Service Delivery Systems

Terence D. Valenzuela, MD


Low Visibility Prehospital Care
in Unique Environments
Scott E. Young, MD
History and Mystery of the “Cobb Line”: The Medic One Experience with Continuous Compressions
Michael K. Copass, MD


Get SMART: Results of a VF Waveform Analysis Trial

John P. Freese, MD


Inflammatory Remarks: Using ETCO2 Analysis in Sepsis Syndromes

George A. Ralls, MD


Adrenaline Rush! Early IO Administration of Epinephrine

Craig A. Manifold, DO

 

Saturday, February 26


The Nose Knows: Intra-nasal
Medication Options are Growing!
Christpher B. Colwell, MD

Beyond Agitated Delirium: Dealing with the Issue of In-Custody Deaths
Christopher B. Colwell, MD

The Effect of Prehospital Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Intubations
Sophia Dyer, MD

The Impact of CPAP on Physiologic Improvement
Edward M. Racht, MD

Managing Exceptional Demand
Fionna P. Moore, MD

Why Paramedics SHOULD USE
ETI during Arrest
Raymond L. Fowler, MD
Corey M. Slovis, MD

“Rockin’ the Stockin’
OK(lahoma) Ways of Tracking Drug Utilization”
Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD

Street ‘Em or Meet ‘Em?
What’s the Right Air Transport LZ for a STEMI Patient?
Jason McMullan, MD

Pressure to Succeed:
Does Prehospital CPAP Avoid Drug Facilitated Intubation
Jonathan Jui, MD

My Patient Has No Pulse! And He’s Talking to Me!
EMS Evaluation of Patients with VADs
David P. Keseg, MD

As Serious as a Heart Attack:
Navigating the Hurdles in Creating  STEMI System
Marc Eckstein, MD

Be Careful What You Wish For:
FLSA and Philadelphia Fire EMS
C. Crawford Mechem, MD

Indianapolis EMS – A New Model for Pre-Hospital Care in Indianapolis
Michael L. Olinger, MD

PIO Lessons Learned
Robert M. Davis

Going into Labor:
Medical Directors and the Work Force
Integration of Labor-Management Processes and Medical Direction:
The Kansas City Experience
Joseph A. Salomone, MD

“Doc in Dispatch”
A Mother-of-Invention Program
Karen P. Wanger, MD

Getting the Fat In: Acute Lipid Infusions for Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Marc R. Conterato, MD


Please Don’t Interrupt Me!
The Impact of Lay Rescuer
Compressions-Only CPR
John V. Gallagher, MD


Shadow-Boxing in the Box: Persnickety Perspectives on Ultrasound in Prehospital Care

Terence D. Valenzuela, MD


Re-Tooling the EMD Toolkit: Evolving Diagnostic Processes for Dispatchers

Jeffrey J. Clawson, MD


Freese Says EMT-B’s can Ease the Wheeze: Using Basic Providers to Treat Asthma Patients

John P. Freese, MD

 

Additional Content (not presented at the conference)


Integrating Evidence-Based Pediatric Prehospital Protocols Into Practice
Manish Shah, MD

 

 The Gathering of Eagles 2010 Presentations (PDFs)

Click on the links below to download the PDF file.

EMS in the Nation’s Capital:
Progress Report From an
Evolving System

– Assistant Fire Chief Rafael Sa’adah


Friday, February 25, 2010

Key EMS Articles Eagles 2010
– Corey Slovis, MD

A Complex Disaster of Seismic Proportions:
One Eagle’s Experience with the Haiti Earthquake
Catastrophe!

– John K. Griswell, MD (Ft. Worth)

Curtailing Caribbean Catastrophes:
How Cuba is Preparing for Prime Time

– Jullette M. Saussy, MD (New Orleans)

The Pearls After Swine! EMS and the H1N1 Virus
Epidemic

– Marc Eckstein, MD (Los Angeles)

Casablanca Coordinates: Organization and Current
Policy Considerations of the National Security Staff
Resilience Directorate
– David Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL (White House)

Should I Stay or Should I Go ? IND Incident Strategies
for Medical 1st Responders
– Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH (Homeland Security)

The 4-1-1 on CBRNE, NIMS and EMAC:
Managing the Disaster Acronyms!

– Thomas H. Blackwell, MD (Charlotte)

C-Collar or De-Collar: Are Cervical Immobilization
Devices Harmful?

– David E. Persse, MD (Houston)

Getting a Head in Cycle Somatic Injuries: OK Ways to
Remove a Helmet

– Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD
(Oklahoma City and Tulsa)

We Have an App for That! Tourniquets for Massive
Hemorrhage

– Kathleen S. Schrank, MD (Miami)

Putting the Squeeze on Dialysis Patients: Tourniquets
for AV Fistula Bleeds

– J. Brent Myers, MD, MPH (Raleigh)

As Serious as a Heart Attack: Navigating the Hurdles
in Effecting STEMI System Care

– David P. Keseg, MD (Columbus)

Spitting Image of a Heart Attack: EMS Point of Care
Saliva Testing for Cardiac Injury Markers

– Craig A. Manifold, DO (San Antonio)

Categorization and Integration Contemplation:
The Move Toward Establishing Regional EMS Networks
of Care

– C. Crawford Mechem, MD (Philadelphia)

The ABC’s of Medical First Attack: Increasing Survival through a Focused Cardiac Arrest Protocol
– Thomas H. Blackwell, MD (Charlotte)

The Latest Wake Effect: What to Do When Ventricular
Fibrillation is Persistent

– J. Brent Myers, MD, MPH (Raleigh)

How Sweet It Is! Managing Blood Glucose in
Resuscitation

– John P. Freese, MD (New York)

Regional Block: Local Perspectives on State-wide Arrest
Registries

– Terence D. Valenzuela, MD, MPH (Tucson)

DC Current: Updating EMS on the Potential Impact
of Healthcare Reform

– Angela F. Gardner, MD (ACEP National President)

The Need for Speed? An Evidenced-based Look at Response
Time Standards
– Neal J. Richmond, MD (Louisville)

Rapid Sequence Permutations! Analyzing the Comparisons
in the AARTI Study

– R.J. Frascone, MD (St. Paul)

Virtually Skilled in the Art of EMS: Training through
Simulation and Cadavers

– Joe E. Holley, MD (Memphis)

Migrating From Protocols
to Treatment Guidelines

– Karen P. Wanger, MD (Vancouver)


Saturday, February 26, 2010

Olympic-Sized Efforts: 2010 Paramedic Job Actions
at the Winter Games
– Karen P. Wanger, MD (Vancouver)

Medically Intensifying the G-Forces: Expanding the EMS
Scope of Federal Law Enforcement
– Nelson Tang, MD (U.S. Secret Service)

Exigent Circumstances: What is the Appropriate Standard
of Care in Tactical Ops?

– William P. Fabbri, MD (FBI)

The (Very Sick) English Patient: Demand Management of
the Critically Ill and Injured

– Fionna P. Moore, MD (London, UK)

Don’t Get Taken for Ride! Risk Management in
Non-Transport Decisions

– S. Marshal Isaacs, MD (Dallas)

…And Mandatory Transport for All: Debating Who Should
Be Transported or Not

– Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH (Los Angeles)

A Heavy Subject for EMS: Evolving Considerations in
Bariatric Transport

– Marc R. Conterato, MD (Minneapolis)

Restraining Orders: Managing Excited Delirium, CEDs
and Related “Fall-out”

– Kathy S. Schrank, MD (Miami)

Pharmaceutical Restraints: A New Medication Approach
to the Agitated Patient
– Christopher B. Colwell, MD (Denver)

Dissociative Practices: The Rationale for Ketamine in
9-1-1 Services
– Marc R. Conterato, MD (Minneapolis)

Snuffing Out the Overdose: Results of the Boston Nasal
Naloxone Study

– K. Sophia Dyer, MD (Boston)

Bone Voyage’: Administering ALS Drugs via the
Intra-Osseous Route
– Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH (Portland)

Mitigating Medication Mishaps: Dealing with EMS
Drug Safety

– John V. Gallagher, MD (Phoenix)

The Great Debate: Why Medics Should Not Be Trained in Intubation
– Raymond L. Fowler, MD (Dallas)

The Great Debate: Should Paramedics Intubate?
– Corey M. Slovis, MD (Nashville)

The Philosophy of Five: Five Core Benchmarks for EMS Systems
– Paul R. Hinchey, MD, MBA (Austin)

More Medical Management Metrics to Measure:
Proposing Additional Benchmarks for EMS Systems
– J. Brent Myers, MD (Raleigh)

A Really Cool Idea: Improving In-Hospital Care Through EMS
– Jullette M. Saussy, MD, (New Orleans)

Cooling Down Before It Heats Up: Rationale for
Pre-Resuscitation Hypothermia

– John P. Freese, MD (New York)

It Sends Chills Down My Spine! Therapeutic Hypothermia in
Possible Vertebral Cord Injury
– George A. Ralls, MD (Orlando)

Giving It a Shot !: Vaccinations Provided by EMS Personnel
– K. Sophia Dyer, MD (Boston)

Getting the Bugs Out of the System: Infection Control Concepts
for EMS
– George A. Ralls, MD (Orlando)

Straightening Out a Bloody Mess: A Blood-borne
Pathogens Protocol

– Donald A. Locasto, MD (Cincinnati)

Regulatory Irregularities: The EMS & DEA
– Raymond L. Fowler, MD (the First Eagle),
Jeffrey K. Beeson, DO (Ft. Worth)

FIRE/EMS Medical Director
Risk/Liability
A Case Report

– John Gallagher M.D.

 

 

Gathering of Eagles Slide Presentations 2009 (PDFs)

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Friday Morning, February 20, 2009

Dr. Corey Slovis – The Most Important Articles for EMS Physicians and Paramedics

Dr. J. Brent Meyers – The Comback Kids: Paisley Ties, Robert Plant, and Bicarbonate -All Making a Comeback!

Dr. Joseph Salomone – Is Pressure Drop Coming Down On You?

Dr. Marc Conterato – Hurtin’ For Certain: Pain Management in EMS

Dr. Craig A. Manifold – Sound Check, Sound Check: Echoing the Uses of Ultrasound in the Prehospital Setting

Dr. Marc Conterato – When Airway was King: An LT Placement Exam in the City of Lakes

Dr. Terence D. Valenzuala – When There’s Pressure to Adopt: Gizmos, Gadgets or Effective Therapeutic Offspring

Dr. R.J. Frascone – Political Savvy in the Twin Cities: Medically Managing the Republican National Convention

Dr. Christopher Colwell – Mile-High Political Capital: Medically Managing the Democratic National Convention

Dr. James J. Augustine – Preparing Medically for Mall Madness: Having an Inaugaral Ball in the District

Dr. Peter H. Moyer – From Back Bay to the Big Dig: Looking Back at a Cradle of Liberty Career in EMS

Dr. Ray Fowler – Silver Anniversary of a Vision: Conceiving and Birthing a New Subspecialty

 


Friday Afternoon, February 20, 2009

Dr. Fionna Moore – Thames Two-Step: London’s New Initiative to Avoid Hospital Transport

Dr. James Dunford – A New Rap for the Public Health System: How EMS Information Systems Can Address High-End Users

Dr. J. Brent Meyers – The Latest Wake Effect: Advanced Paramedic Well-Person Checks in Wake County

Dr. Marshal Isaacs – Should I Stay or Should I Go: The Lowdown on No Load

Dr. Neal Richmond – The Urge To Surge: Origins, Current Status and Poential EMS Solutions

Dr. Donald Locasto – Who Are You To Ask? Can EMS Verify Hospital Capabilities?

Dr. John Griswell – We Hold These Truths To Be Self Evident: The Concept of Paramedic Credentialing

Dr. Elizabeth A. (Libby) Char – Better Than Malasadas? The Honolulu Junior Paramedic Program

Dr. David P. Keseg – Lights! Camera! EMS! Promoting Prehospital Care

Dr. Kathleen Schrank – Child Welfare: When EMS Confronts Complex Pediatric Problems

Dr. Fionna Moore – One Size Fits One: Value of Tailoring Personalized Care to Certain Individuals

 


Saturday Morning, February 21, 2009

Dr. Marc Eckstein – Friday Night Heavies! How the LA Metrolink Crash Changed the Rules

Dr. John Jui – A Yuletide Nor’Wester: How the 2008 Storm Impacted EMS

Dr. Jullette M. Saucy – Tango & Cash: Handling Triage, Transport & the 1st Responder Cache During Gustav

Dr, George Ralls – Top-Shelf Best Buy: Just In Time Technology for Disaster Response Medicine

Dr. Jon Krohmer – Central Intelligence: The Role of EMS In Fusion Centers & Public Health Threats

Dr. Eric Ossmann – Adding Insult and Injury: New Trauma Triage Guidelines From The CDC

Dr, William Fabbri – For The Life Of All Flesh Is The Blood Thereof: 2009 Concerns About Hemorrhage Control

Dr. Karl Sporer – Getting Off The Charts Performance! How Electronic Patient Care Records Can Improve Quality

Dr. Joe Holley – When Quality Has To Absolutely, Positively Be There: The FedEx Approach to Quality Improvement

Dr. John Gallagher – Oh, Sorry, My Mistake! EMS Medical Error, Cases and Prevention

Dr. Joseph Ornato – Safety Glasses: A New Way of Seeing Fewer Errors (slides not available)

Dr. C. Crawford Mechem – He Said, She Said; How to Handle EMS Complaints

Dr. Christopher Colwell – Say What? Scary EMS Communications!


Saturday Afternoon, February 21, 2009

Dr. John Jui – Bugs In The Bus: New Infectious Disease Threats for EMS

Dr. Terence Valenzuela – Worse Than A Case Of Measles? Increasing Risk of Morbillivirus for EMS Personnel

Dr. Karen Wanger – Technically Speaking: The Concept of Paramedic Safety and Technical Advisors

Dr, James Augustine – An All-Hazards Approach! Hazards Safety Operations to Protect the Protectors

Dr. Corey Slovis – No One’s Jammin Their Transmission! Fowler and Slovis Take the GLoves off and Debate Sending in 12-Leads

Dr. Robert O`Connor – As Serious As A Heart Attack! Mission LifeLine and It’s Mission Across the Nation (slides unavailable)

Dr. Jeff Clawson – Seize The Data: Epilepsy History and Cardiac Arrest (slides unavailable)

Dr, Joseph Ornato – A Cold-Hearted Approach To Resusciatation: Advanced Hypothermia Techniques During CPR (slides unavailable)

Dr. John Freese – Gaining Ground In Gotham: The Milti-Faceted Approach to Raising the Dead in New York

Dr. Eric Ossman – Cash Flow Impacts Blood Flow: How Budget Cuts Can Decrease Cardiac Survival Rates (slide unavailable)

Dr. Jeffrey Goodloe – The Importance of Tidal Waves: Continuous Capnography and Patient Safety

Dr. John Freese – Making Waves Continuously in the Big Apple: Preliminary Data From NYC


Gathering of Eagles Slide Presentations 2008 (PDF)

 

35W Bridge Collapse Marc Conterato MD
A Golden Era:  How a Dollmaker Helped to Save Thousands of Lives Special Presentation and Tribute

The Morbidity of Mortality: Handling Death in the Field

Brent Meyers, MD
Critics of Thrombolytics: Is Prehospital Clot-Busting Actually a Bad Thing? David E. Persee, MD
ATC Conditions: Re-Directing 9-1-1 Transports in the Bayou City David E. Persee, MD
Dead Ringers: Impact of an On-Scene DNR and Termination Policy Marc Eckstein, MD
The Nose Knows: Cost-Effectiveness of Transnasal Therapies Raymond Fowler, MD
Patient Parking John V. Gallagher, MD
Does One Intubation Attemp Deserve Another? John Griswell, MD
Eatin’ Too Much Smoke: The Potential Utility of the Masimo RAD-57 CO-oximeter in Protecting the Protectors S. Marshall Isaacs, MD
Have MRSA on Me: The Growing Challenge of Restraint Bugs in Public Safety S. Marshall Isaacs, MD
Rio Grande Resuscitation: Navigating the Lucas Device James R. Loflin, MD
9-1-1 Alternatives Joe Holley, MD
Better Medics in Shorter Time: A Specially-Tailored Field Training Officer Program Joe Holley, MD
The Big Chill in the Big Apple: Why FDNY is Not Getting the Cold Shoulder John Freese, MD
Drug Facilitated Intubation in Portland (AKA RSI) Jon Jui, MD
When EMS Confronts Complex Medical Devices Kathleen Schrank, MD
EMS Monitoring Devices: Tips and Pitfalls Kathleen Schrank, MD
Intranasal Versed Usage in an Urban Fire Based EMS System: Paramedic Perception of Utility David P. Keseg, MD
I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!!  . . .No Wonder? Donald Locasto, MD
HBOCs: The Polyheme Study – Did It Work? Donald Locasto, MD
EMS Resuscitations Centers: Bring In Your Dead? C. Crawford Mechem, MD
Five Bullets for the Heart: Ensuring Systems of Care for STEMI Peter Moyer, MD
(Basically) Getting Nosey About Narcotic Overdose: Use of Naloxone by BLS Providers Peter Moyer, MD
Is Less Better? Advanced Airways in Low Paramedic-Population Ratio Systems Peter Moyer, MD
The Paramedic Paradox: Is Less Really More? J. Brent Myers, MD
Evidence-Based performance Measures: Beyond Defibrillation and Speed J. Brent Myers, MD
New Therapeutic Hypothermia Techniques Joseph Ornato, MD
The Art of Medic-ing Jullete M. Saussy, MD
EMS 2008 – Where We Are Heading Corey M. Slovis, MD
Magnesium, Calcium, and Bicarbonate Corey M. Slovis, MD
Skills Training and Maintenance with Advanced Patient Simulators Terence Valenzuela, MD,  Michael Hudson, MD
CMS Compliance Paula Willoughby DeJesus, DO
Chicago Fire Department – START-A-HEART Paula Willoughby DeJesus, DO

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