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Friday September 12, 2014 at 7:00 AM PDT
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Saturday September 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM PDT

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2014 Southern California Emergency Care Conference 

Make plans now to join us for this exceptional educational event with a focus on Adult and Pediatric Critical Care & Transport Medicine presented by leading industry professionals in sunny San Diego.  Brought to you by your friends at Mercy Air Service, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego CHET Team, UC San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine and American Medical Response-San Diego.

 

Conference  Highlights

Friday, Sept 12
10 AM - 3 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop (additional fees apply)
Advanced Procedures & Human Cadaver Lab
UCSD School of Medicine

Christian Sloane, MD FAAEM, FACEP ...
Medical Director, Mercy Air Service
Director, Quality and Performance Improvement
Department of Emergency Medicine-UC San Diego Health System

Daniel Davis, MD FACEP
Medical Director, Mercy Air Service

This course is intended to education and train emergency medicine professionals in critical invasive procedures. Although these procedures are life-saving, many will perform them infrequently in clinical practice due to their invasive nature. This course will focus on introducing or retraining attendees to a number of critical care invasive procedures. Participants will have a forum to build on and maintain their clinical skills.
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Saturday, Sept 13
9 AM

Key Note Address / Morning Session
The Pentagon Attack of September 11, 2001 – Lessons Learned
An Eyewitness Account and Clinical Review

Allen C. Wolfe Jr., MSN, RN, CFRN, CCRN, CMTE
Director of Clinical Education / Clinical Specialist
Air Methods Corporation, Englewood, CO

On September 11, 2001, Washington, DC experienced its worst terrorist attack in its history. Terrorist crashed a passenger jet into the Defense Headquarters of The United States of America. After shattering its wings full of fuel, the plane and the explosive force penetrated the outer three rings of the Pentagon. The resuscitation of the severely injured patients proved some theories on disaster management and disproved others. This lecture will provide valuable lessons for pre-hospital and hospital personnel for future preparedness as well as a detailed clinical case review.
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Preventing Airway Nightmares: Using the Right Assessment Tool

David J. Olvera, NREMT-P
Clinical Education Manager
Air Methods Corporation, Englewood, CO
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Pediatric Hypothermia: Helpful or Harmful?

Dorita Sondereker, RN
Director of Emergency Services
Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, Las Vegas
Flight Nurse - Mercy Air Service

Temperature, the fifth vital sign, can be overlooked as a critical part of the assessment. In the emergency environment, if the temperature is not addressed, the patient may experience negative outcomes during the hospital admission. Hypothermia has been used as treatment in certain diagnoses, but current research may dictate toward alternate approaches.
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Don’t Break the Clot
Managing Traumatic Hemorrhage with Tranexamic Acid

Michael Neeki, DO
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
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What’s killing our Kids?
A 10-year pediatric trauma mortality review

Renee Douglas, RN, MS, CPEN, PHN
Manager, Trauma Center Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Board Member Trauma Research & Education Foundation
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Neuroprotection for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

Jose Honold, MD
Medical Director of the Neonatal Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Emergency Transport Team
Board Representative for the California Association of Neonatologists
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Attending Neonatologist and ECMO Specialist
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics UCSD
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Blast Injuries

David Shellington, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Research
University of California, San Diego / Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego
Overseas Naval Medicine Experience: Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay and NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan
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Holes and Tubes in the Heart: What to Do

Jose Honold, MD
Medical Director of the Neonatal Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Emergency Transport Team
Board Representative for the California Association of Neonatologists
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Attending Neonatologist and ECMO Specialist
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics UCSD
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Hemorrhage: Management of Massive Blood Loss in the Trauma Patient

David Shellington, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Research
University of California, San Diego / Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego
Overseas Naval Medicine Experience: Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay and NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan
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Pediatric Chest X-Ray Interpretation

Dan Jacobson, PNP
Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego

This presentation covers the basic principles of radiography and provides participants with an organized framework for evaluating images of the chest. Common pediatric disease processes and their associated X-ray findings are reviewed with particular attention to emergent and life-threatening problems. Additional key points include identification of artifact and appropriate tube and line placement.
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The Most Bizarre and Unusual Trauma Case Studies in Emergency Medicine - 2014

Allen C. Wolfe Jr., MSN, RN, CFRN, CCRN, CMTE
Director of Clinical Education / Clinical Specialist
Air Methods Corporation, Englewood, CO
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Going FAST…
"Management Strategies for the Critically Ill Atrial Fibrillation Patient"

Troy W. Pennington DO, MSHPE, FAAEM
Medical Director, Mercy Air Service
EMS Director & Assistant Residency Director, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
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Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, and Tasers - What YOU Need to Know

Christian Sloane, MD FAAEM, FACEP
Medical Director, Mercy Air Service
Director, Quality and Performance Improvement
Department of Emergency Medicine-UC San Diego Health System
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Inflicted Trauma/Non-Accidental Trauma (NAT)

Jennifer Davis MD
Medical Director Chadwick Center for Children & Families
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Wartime Experiences “Management of the Severely Injured”

David Shellington MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Research
University of California, San Diego / Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego
Overseas Naval Medicine Experience: Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay and NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan
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Burn Care in a Transport Environment

Bruce Potenza, MD / Catherine Ridgway, PA
UCSD Division of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care
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“Salty Treatments in a Pediatric World”~3% NaCl Interventions

Bradley Peterson, MD
Senior Consultant, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Director, Fellowship Program – Critical Care
Director, CHET Program – Critical Care
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“After the first fluid bolus”: Septic Shock Case Review

Susan Duthie, MD
Medical Director Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Nursing CEs:  Mercy Air Service is an approved California Nurse CE provider #CA8459

EMS CEs: Mercy Air Service is an approved California EMS CE provider #62-0530