8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class will provide the basic principles of the rescue task force (RTF) and tactical emergency casualty care to better respond to high-threat active assailant incidents. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and tactics to safely and efficiently mitigate ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Captain
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

It is a repetitious news headline: “Active Shooter Reported! Multiple Deaths Confirmed, Several More Injured.” Yet, emergency services organizations are still attempting to define their specific role in response to these incidents. This workshop discusses preplanning for such an incident and provides guidelines and recommended practices for ...read more...

Instructor
Steven Hamilton
Captain
Fort Jackson (SC) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of “tool time” for all students. This class may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop covers performance training based on the book Developing Firefighter Resiliency by Fire Engineering, with video and photos of immersion training classes. Some of the techniques include bio-metric monitoring, how to pair teams together, how to get students to the point where the instructors can work ...read more...

Instructor
Ric Jorge
Firefighter
Tactical Resiliency Training
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training on the latest vehicles on the market today. The class will focus on electric hybrid vehicle response as well as new emerging technologies. Students will get a unique perspective on proper shutdown procedures, ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Defosse
Firefighter
Quinte West Fire Department (Trenton, Ontario Canada)
Canada

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
The first station is the bus overrun, where students will be lifting a 20,000-lb. live load with lifting struts. This is a difficult lift, and most students will not have the opportunity to train on something like this. The second station is extricating from semi cabs, with the ...read more...
Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department, Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to handle these incidents? Students will learn tools and methods proven to be ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This class provides rescuers with the skills for vehicles of today and the future. Instruction follows leading edge extrication techniques and introduces real-life rescue experience. From basic principles to the newest methodology, rescuers will learn advanced alternatives for general application to present day ...read more...

Instructor
Randall Wells
Assistant Chief
Denver (CO) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Each year, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number one priority, then all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding victims. We give them the best chance for survival when an ...read more...

Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Explosives identification and incident response by first responders is paramount in today's world. First responders have been and will continue to be called on to mitigate fires and to treat the injured after an explosive detonates. We have to be prepared for this ...read more...

Instructor
Jarred Alden, M.A., B.A., FFII, NRP
Lieutenant
The Akron Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on today's fireground, ...read more...

Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This class begins with a lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction on how to safely handle an elevator emergency. Participants will then be rotated through five skills stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools, elevator equipment safety tour, manually lowering a ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Firefighter
Stamford (CT) Fire Department; Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The fireground is the great unknown. We never know what we truly have until we turn the corner and lay eyes on it. Then, we're forced to make split-second decisions based on the information in front of us to effect a positive outcome not only for us but ...read more...
Instructor
Robert Eckert
Captain
Camden (NJ) Fire Department/Eckert Fire Tactics LLC
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Five stations will incorporate live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, victim removal and initial patient assessment, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue techniques. The focus of the class is on initial actions of first-arriving crews at residential structure ...read more...
Instructor
Russell Sykes
Sergeant
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This class will provide students with the necessary skills to effectively operate as a member of a responder intervention team. It will adapt a formal, nationally recognized training curriculum into an approachable, relevant, and intense hands-on delivery. The experienced cadre of IFSI RIT ...read more...

Instructor
Gary Coney
Program Manager, Illinois Fire Service Institute RIT Program
Captain, Chicago (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This is a rope rescue course providing technical rescue personnel hands-on experience operating on a communications tower structure. Students will learn proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring, rescue rigging, and victim packaging and assessment. Students will be trained to the National ...read more...

Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant
Palatine (IL) Fire Department; Elevated Safety LLC
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
This class will provide the basic principles of the rescue task force (RTF) and tactical emergency casualty care to better respond to high-threat active assailant incidents. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and tactics to safely and efficiently mitigate ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Captain
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of “tool time” for all students. This class may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training on the latest vehicles on the market today. The class will focus on electric hybrid vehicle response as well as new emerging technologies. Students will get a unique perspective on proper shutdown procedures, ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Defosse
Firefighter
Quinte West Fire Department (Trenton, Ontario Canada)
Canada

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The first station is the bus overrun, where students will be lifting a 20,000-lb. live load with lifting struts. This is a difficult lift, and most students will not have the opportunity to train on something like this. The second station is extricating ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department, Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to handle these incidents? Students will learn tools and methods proven to be ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This class provides rescuers with the skills for vehicles of today and the future. Instruction follows leading edge extrication techniques and introduces real-life rescue experience. From basic principles to the newest methodology, rescuers will learn advanced alternatives for general application to present day ...read more...

Instructor
Randall Wells
Assistant Chief
Denver (CO) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Each year, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number one priority, then all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding victims. We give them the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on today's fireground, ...read more...

Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop teaches how to use skills at an active shooter hostile event to avoid/run or defend/hide or as a last resort defend/fight the aggressor, identify arterial bleeding, apply a commercial tourniquet in 20 seconds, complete a wound pack in a junctional area, identify signs and ...read more...

Instructor
John Cantarella
Northeast Regional manager
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The workshop will go inside the command post with new footage and radio traffic of multiple incidents, including live rescues, fatalities, Maydays, and multi-building fires. Dialogue between the incident commander (IC) and other officers inside the command post will be analyzed. Helmet camera ...read more...

Instructor
Anthony Kastros
Battalion Chief (Ret)
Sacramento Metro (CA) Fire District (ret)
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

New vehicle technology presents ever-changing challenges for rescuers. Students will gain an understanding of how vehicles have changed and will continue to change, along with the extrication and vehicle fire challenges these changes have created for responders. New metallurgy, design, construction, the 2017 glass standard, and safety ...read more...

Instructor
Carl Haddon
Deputy Chief (ret)
North Fork (ID) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 240-242
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Intubation, by paramedics, in the prehospital environment continues to be a hot topic of discussion. An area of especially intense debate is drug-assisted intubation (DAI). Patients requiring DAI often present in shock or peri-arrest states that complicate all facets of the elective intubation process. This dynamic, interactive session ...read more...
Instructor
Jeremy Williams
Clinical Educator, Critical Paramedic, and EMS Program Director Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class will provide the basic principles of the rescue task force (RTF) and tactical emergency casualty care to better respond to high-threat active assailant incidents. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and tactics to safely and efficiently mitigate ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Captain
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of “tool time” for all students. This class may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Saving civilian and firefighter lives on the fireground starts with the company drill. We prepare to save lives one drill at a time. Company officers always ask for new ideas and methods to keep their crews engaged and enthusiastic about training. After Firefighter ...read more...

Instructor
Raul A. Angulo
Captain Emeritus, Ladder Company 6, Seattle Fire Department (Retired)
Seattle (WA) Fire Department (Retired)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training on the latest vehicles on the market today. The class will focus on electric hybrid vehicle response as well as new emerging technologies. Students will get a unique perspective on proper shutdown procedures, ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Defosse
Firefighter
Quinte West Fire Department (Trenton, Ontario Canada)
Canada

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This highly interactive workshop will introduce the four pillars: Physical Fitness, Rest & Recovery, Hydration, and Nutrition. Pillar 1 teaches attendees to focus on exercises and movements that are functional for the job of firefighting. Pillar 2 is broken down into active and passive recovery. Examples are ...read more...

Instructor
Dan Kerrigan
Co-Author, Firefighter Functional Fitness and Co-Founder, F3 Fitness Training, LLC
F3 Fitness Training, LLC.
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The first station is the bus overrun, where students will be lifting a 20,000-lb. live load with lifting struts. This is a difficult lift, and most students will not have the opportunity to train on something like this. The second station is extricating ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department, Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The target audience for this program is EMS providers of all types/levels/certifications as well as any other clinical personnel who may be exposed to patients with high-consequence communicable diseases. The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission based infection control practices and teaches students how ...read more...

Instructor
Alexander Isakov
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Section of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to handle these incidents? Students will learn tools and methods proven to be ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This class provides rescuers with the skills for vehicles of today and the future. Instruction follows leading edge extrication techniques and introduces real-life rescue experience. From basic principles to the newest methodology, rescuers will learn advanced alternatives for general application to present day ...read more...

Instructor
Randall Wells
Assistant Chief
Denver (CO) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Each year, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number one priority, then all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding victims. We give them the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on today's fireground, ...read more...

Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
This class begins with a lecture about safety in and around elevator equipment and an introduction on how to safely handle an elevator emergency. Participants will then be rotated through five skills stations that cover the use of door keys/pick tools, elevator equipment safety tour, manually lowering a ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Dragonetti
Firefighter
Stamford (CT) Fire Department; Dragon Rescue Management, Inc.
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
The fireground is the great unknown. We never know what we truly have until we turn the corner and lay eyes on it. Then, we're forced to make split-second decisions based on the information in front of us to effect a positive outcome not only for us but ...read more...
Instructor
Robert Eckert
Captain
Camden (NJ) Fire Department/Eckert Fire Tactics LLC
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR
Five stations will incorporate live fire, interior fire attacks, basic search and rescue, victim removal and initial patient assessment, hose selection/placement/management, and buddy rescue techniques. The focus of the class is on initial actions of first-arriving crews at residential structure ...read more...
Instructor
Russell Sykes
Sergeant
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This class will provide students with the necessary skills to effectively operate as a member of a responder intervention team. It will adapt a formal, nationally recognized training curriculum into an approachable, relevant, and intense hands-on delivery. The experienced cadre of IFSI RIT ...read more...

Instructor
Gary Coney
Program Manager, Illinois Fire Service Institute RIT Program
Captain, Chicago (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 8 HOUR

This is a rope rescue course providing technical rescue personnel hands-on experience operating on a communications tower structure. Students will learn proper techniques for climbing tower structures, RF monitoring, rescue rigging, and victim packaging and assessment. Students will be trained to the National ...read more...

Instructor
Nathan Paulsberg
Lieutenant
Palatine (IL) Fire Department; Elevated Safety LLC
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
This class will provide the basic principles of the rescue task force (RTF) and tactical emergency casualty care to better respond to high-threat active assailant incidents. Current evolution of these events shows the need for responders to continue to adapt strategy and tactics to safely and efficiently mitigate ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Captain
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Instructors present challenging, difficult extrication scenarios requiring advanced skills to stabilize the vehicles, gain entry, and remove patients entrapped and entangled in the wreckage. There will be plenty of “tool time” for all students. This class may include cars, SUVs, vans, and school ...read more...

Instructor
Leigh Hollins
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Students will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training on the latest vehicles on the market today. The class will focus on electric hybrid vehicle response as well as new emerging technologies. Students will get a unique perspective on proper shutdown procedures, ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Defosse
Firefighter
Quinte West Fire Department (Trenton, Ontario Canada)
Canada

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

The first station is the bus overrun, where students will be lifting a 20,000-lb. live load with lifting struts. This is a difficult lift, and most students will not have the opportunity to train on something like this. The second station is extricating ...read more...

Instructor
Todd Taylor
Captain
Wayne Township (IN) Fire Department, Advanced Rescue Solutions
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to handle these incidents? Students will learn tools and methods proven to be ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

This class provides rescuers with the skills for vehicles of today and the future. Instruction follows leading edge extrication techniques and introduces real-life rescue experience. From basic principles to the newest methodology, rescuers will learn advanced alternatives for general application to present day ...read more...

Instructor
Randall Wells
Assistant Chief
Denver (CO) Fire Department
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR
Each year, more than 2,000 civilians are killed in structure fires. When we make life safety our number one priority, then all of our actions should be about getting inside and finding victims. We give them the best chance for survival when an aggressive primary search is completed ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Format: H.O.T Evolution (Outside) 4 HOUR

Learn the techniques and the thought processes necessary for successfully conducting vent-enter-isolate-search. Live fire and a series of visual and audible stressors that are part of this class will prepare you to rapidly solve problems you are likely to encounter on today's fireground, ...read more...

Instructor
Eric Dreiman
Chief of Training
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

To ensure that EMS managers are aware of the the laws, regulations, and compliance issues associated with a comprehensive infection control program. this session will demonstrate the cost effectiveness of a comprehensive program and the essential role that administration plays in ensuring that the department's program meets ...read more...

Instructor
Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSed
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control Emerging Concepts
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Documentation is the cornerstone of an affirmative defense indicating your personnel did the right thing at a fire or EMS response. Why document? Your department and probably the state or local EMS/Health Department in your state for EMS responses may require it. With the current state of ...read more...

Instructor
John Murphy
Deputy Chief (Ret.), Attorney at Law
Murphy Law Group
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Every day, first responders are vigilant and almost mechanical in their actions when responding and attending to emergency situations. Commonly overlooked are their mental processes of these events. First responders demonstrate resiliency on a daily basis, continually moving forward in spite of how they are taxed physically ...read more...

Instructor
Frank Leto
Captain
FDNY
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Every day in America, someone is rescued from the horrible fate of perishing in a fire. This class will enhance your skills by focusing on aggressive tactics and training tips while covering command strategy. Based on real-life experiences, fire science, and proven tactics, we can all do a ...read more...
Instructor
Frank Ricci
Ret. Battalion Chief/ Drillmaster Assigned to SOC
New Haven (CT) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 105-106
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Unfortunately, many firefighters in this country are still not being properly protected on the fireground by a well-trained and well-equipped rapid intervention team (RIT). Excues range from “We don't have the staffing” to “We don't believe in RIT.” This class will enlighten the nonbelievers and reinforce to the ...read more...
Instructor
JAMES CRAWFORD
Assistant Fire Chief
Midway Fire Rescue, Pawleys Island South Carolina
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to handle these incidents? This class will introduce tools and methods that have ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Gregory
Captain
Fire Department of New York
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 103-104
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This session will help EMS officers learn how to integrate with the fire side of their agency. The fire department is steeped in culture, and years of tradition have built a culture that focuses on fire suppression. Over the years, fire departments have ...read more...

Instructor
Charles Coyle
Division Chief of Medical Services
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will discuss the many facets of RIT, from the command aspect down to the rescue itself. It will define what a RIT is and discuss the difference between a proactive and reactive RIT, then dive into the key factors for success (teamwork, communication, leadership, and preplanning). ...read more...
Instructor
Bassel Ibrahim
Lieutenant, Tower 1 C-Shift
Orlando (FL) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat mass casualty incidents such as an active shooter event has undergone significant changes. The initial change was with law enforcement; they no longer wait at the perimeter for specialized units to arrive on the scene and manage ...read more...
Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Captain
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 234-235
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Through an interactive presentation and discussions, students will learn about the scope of the problem of cancer in the fire service. Cancer exposure occurs on the fireground, in the fire stations, and even from the gear designed to protect them. Leveraging 2020 analyses ...read more...

Instructor
Russell Osgood
Chief
Ogunquit Fire Department - Firefighter Cancer Support Network
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Sports participation by youth continues to increase, and the ability to recognize the impact of safety equipment is important in providing quality care. The purpose of this course is to review sports safety equipment and discuss appropriate treatments for pediatric patients. It will provide information on common pediatric ...read more...
Instructor
Karen Owens
Emergency Operations Division Director
Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: Wabash 2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class reviews the top administrative policies and operational practices every fire department (U.S. and Canada) must have to prevent liability, firefighter injuries, and public embarrassment and to increase proficiency on the fireground. The suggested policies are derived from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements and National ...read more...
Instructor
Bradley Pinsky
Attorney at Law/Fire Chief (Ret.)
Attorney, Pinsky Law Group, PLLC, Chief (Ret), Manlius Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 240-242
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Approximately 95% of civilian fire deaths occur in the residential setting. This should be our bread and butter. Yet, many departments are plagued with a passive search culture due to poor SOGs, overcautious safety concerns, and poor training. This class makes a case that our goal should be ...read more...
Instructor
Grant Schwalbe
Lieutenant
Estero (FL) Fire Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 101-102
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class addresses our understanding of trauma, post-traumatic stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the past few years, PTSD has become a common phrase in emergency services, yet our understanding of its manifestation, diagnosis, and treatment is not well known. This class will lean on evidence-based research ...read more...
Instructor
Dena Ali
Battalion Chief
Raleigh (NC) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Dive deep into the emotional wellness issues firefighters face and identify simple, practical self-care practices that firefighters can use to build emotional wellness and resiliency amidst stressful and potentially traumatic careers. The instructor is a first responder counselor who comes from a family of first responders. Her experience ...read more...
Instructor
Jada Morefield
M.S., LCPC, CADC
Hudson Clinical Counseling, Owner
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 107-108
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class focuses on the disparity between firefighter and civilian fatalities at the same structural fires. It quantifies basic risk vs. reward and goes beyond the tendency to justify risk whenever we respond to an occupied building. Size-up components, situational awareness, and calculating if civilians are savable ...read more...

Instructor
Stephen Marsar
EFO, MA, CIC, Battalion Chief, Fire Department, City of New York
Fire Department, City of New York
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class will provide updates on three of the most current “controversial” prehospital trauma talks--specifically, prehospital management of traumatic brain injury, prehospital use of TXA, and prehospital scene times. ...read more...

Speaker
Daniel O'Donnell
MD, Chief
Indianapolis (IN) EMS
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will dive deep into cutting pharmacotherapy clinical pearls for the most critical patients in the prehospital arena. Clinical scenarios will be presented along with the most up-to-date evidence-based treatments. Topics include advanced cardiac life support controversies, rapid-sequence intubation controversies, management of crashing ...read more...
Instructor
William Heuser
Critical care Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Professor, Critical care Flight Paramedic
Northwell Health, Hicksville Fire Department, Hofstra University
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Many times EMS is simply “well-dressed spectators” and many times rapid intervention teams focus on locating and extricating the down firefighter with no focus on EMS care that may need to be administered to save a life. This class will review standard operating guidelines, equipment, PPE, ...read more...
Instructor
Joseph Hopple NRP
Chief of Operations / Director of Emergency Service
Old Lycoming Township
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will draw on the experiences faced by EMS supervisors and officers during civil unrest from the Ferguson events and from the protests in St. Louis County after the George Floyd incident in Minnesota in 2020. Working in a command structure that does not always favor the ...read more...
Instructor
Jason Hoevelmann
Fire Chief
Florissant Valley (MO) Fire Protection District
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Whether an act of violence, natural catastrophe, or motor vehicle pileup, a disaster is one of the greatest challenges an EMS provider will face. These events overwhelm resources, degrade the standard of care, and require a deviation from protocol. These responses will overwhelm the senses and trigger a ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Kaduce
EMT Program Director, UCLA Center for Prehospital Care
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 103-104
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class takes a look at the develop and initial operations of a novel community paramedicine program in a large urban metropolitan service. A community needs analysis identified an opportunity to address individuals who had “familiar faces” to fire EMS providers. A study of the needs of fire ...read more...
Instructor
James Augustine, MD, FACEP
Fire EMS Medical Director
US Acute Care Solutions
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 107-108
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This interactive class discusses common behavioral health issues faced by firefighters--alcohol use disorder, depression, sleep deprivation, burnout, PTSD, and suicide. The goal is to provide attendees with concrete take-home points about each topic. The class also addresses suicide statistics, suicide awareness, suicide prevention strategies, and six steps toward ...read more...
Instructor
Brandon Dreiman
Captain
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: wabash 2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

From the perspective of a trauma medical director, this class discusses shock as it relates to trauma and how it applies in the prehospital setting. Trauma is something that all prehospital providers experience throughout their career. This class will provide tools that may ...read more...

Instructor
Erik Streib
M.D., FACS Chief of Trauma Services, Eskenazi health. Professor of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 101-102
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This is a sobering look at recent controversies regarding the safety of ketamine as a chemical restraint agent—patient deaths, lawsuits, media scrutiny, public outrage, and now criminal charges! What went wrong? How will newly passed legislation impact EMS use of Ketamine in the years to come? How can ...read more...
Instructor
David Dalton, BS, EMT-P
Captain
St. Charles County Ambulance District
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Good vehicle extrication demands a unique collaboration between rescue and emergency medical personnel. Incorporating key victim assessment information in the extrication size-up will improve your strategic and tactical plans. To save a patient (not just chop up a vehicle), rescue and EMS must understand each other's jobs and ...read more...
Instructor
Rommie Duckworth
Fire Captain/EMS Coordinator
Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 107-108
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will describe the elements required to set up a productive Officer Development Academy for new company officers, EMS captains, and 24 hours battalion chiefs. Learn how to work within constraints such as available time, instructors, budget, and resources. The material presented has worked well with career ...read more...
Instructor
Lawrence Doelling
Retired Captain
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class will discuss the pathophysiology of opioid addiction and withdrawals and discuss available treatments by EMS. It will explain the narcan harm reduction and buprenorphine induction treatment protocols. ...read more...

Instructor
David Miramontes, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, NREMT
Medical Director, San Antonio Fire Department
Assistant Clinical Professor
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas Health - San Antonio
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
On the fireground, time is not ours to waste! Our efforts should be directed to give us the greatest chance at rescuing our victims and doing so in the most efficient manner. This class will cover data gained from 2,000 rescue surveys and stress that time does matter ...read more...
Instructor
Sean Duffy
Firefighter
Ann Arbor Fire (MI)
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: wabash 1
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Supervision, mentorship, and professional coaching are all distinct, important leadership and management tools. In fact, mentorship and professional coaching are the fastest growing fields in the area of leadership studies. Supervision, informal mentorships, and coaching are common interactions between fire officers and firefighters/EMS providers, but their potential remains ...read more...
Instructor
William Ward
Director of EMS, Center Point Fire District
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
EMS is playing an increasing role in the medical support of law enforcement. Interest in Rescue Task Force (RTF) and Tactical EMS (TEMS) is growing, with the realization that such programs have the potential to speed access to medical care in hostile environments, to the benefit of law ...read more...
Instructor
Brian Springer
Director, Wright State University Division of Tactical Emergency Medicine
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class outlines the importance of evaluating all products used by an organization. To date, there isn't any standardization to evaluating medical equipment for use by EMS. This class will review the FDNY’s established practice, evaluatory tools, and methods of evaluation--all developed in ...read more...
Instructor
Yonatan Klein
Deputy Chief
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Unlike fighting a fire, the technical rescue scenario does not have an acronym to help you make decisions regarding developing an incident action plan (IAP). We can't use RECEOVS or COAL WAS WEALTH for fire incidents to help us figure out the priorities of the emergency. This class ...read more...
Instructor
Mike Giroux
Lieutenant
Yonkers Fire Department, New York
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: wabash 2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Learn why EMS systems fail and how to avoid these pitfalls. This class will define the unique economic conditions that EMS operates within and why it is important to understand as a successful EMS leader and list the various ways in which EMS system design impacts failure probability. ...read more...
Instructor
Jonathan Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class will cover the lessons learned and the changes implemented in the wake of a line-of-duty death/struck-by-vehicle incident in Lubbock, TX. A list of 16 roadway safety strategies was developed that every rank, firefighter through fire chief, should hear and implement at ...read more...

Instructor
Brady Robinette
Lieutenant
Lubbock (TX) Fire Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Learn why capnography has become the gold standard for endotracheal tube verification and why this is only the beginning. Through lecture and case scenarios, you will leave this course with a thorough understanding of capnography and a new level of engagement regarding its use. You will learn how ...read more...
Instructor
Robert Murray, NREMT-P, BS
Director of EMS, Sussex County
MS, NRP
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
We need to refocus the fire service on civilian rescue. The fire service has done a great job of emphasizing the need for firefighter safety, especially over the past 25 years. Rapid intervention, two out, the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, Project Mayday, and many other efforts have ...read more...
Instructor
Brian Brush
Chief of Training
Midwest City (OK) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 101-102
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Emergency medical services personnel have already made substantial contributions to improving care for patients with time-dependent illnesses, such as trauma and myocardial infarction. Patients with sepsis could also benefit from timely prehospital care. EMS personnel recognizing patients with sepsis and more importantly septic ...read more...

Instructor
Paul Banerjee, DO
Medical Director, Polk County Fire Rescue, Bartow, Florida
Polk County Fire Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Learn the operations and lessons from this unusual active shooter event in Atlanta, GA. The single perpetrator was not captured for several days after this event. Four innocent lives were taken, with several more people injured. The acts of violence took place in three different locations, leaving a ...read more...
Instructor
Dennis Rubin
Fire Protection Consultant
D.L. Rubin & Associates
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
First responders are hearing a lot about a group of chemicals called PFAS: Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances. They are showing up regularly in the news these days, and firefighters seem to be at ground zero for many of the stories. This class will explain the basics of ...read more...
Instructor
Graham Peaslee
Professor
University of Notre Dame
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 103-104
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will describe hemorrhagic shock, especially recognizing the potential early and the signs that patients are progressing into hemorrhagic shock. As a key to assessment of trauma patients and the potential for hemorrhagic shock, it will describe the PreHospital Trauma Index--how it works and ...read more...
Instructor
Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS
Chief, Chicago Heights (IL) Fire Department ret.
Partner - IPHMI
International PreHospital Medicine Institute
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
The goal of this class is to gain more knowledge about your own data. It covers ways to connect data and how to determine what data is important and what data is noise. You will leave armed with the knowledge of how to better use the data that ...read more...
Instructor
Tom Arkins
Chief of IT and Informatics
Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Vehicle extrication is a puzzle. But it’s not a normal puzzle; it’s a puzzle with constantly changing rules. Manufacturers strive to make the best vehicle on the road so they can make the most sales. They design their vehicles to perform safely when involved in a collision. What ...read more...
Instructor
Timothy OConnor
Firefighter/EMT
Port Penn (DE) Fire Company
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 105-106
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Airway management in itself is a difficult and highly debated topic. When airway management is needed for the trauma patient, this is amplified tenfold. This class will draw from the instructor’s years as a paramedic, educator, and respiratory therapist to examine these controversial topics. All seasoned EMS clinicians ...read more...
Instructor
Greg Chapman, Chapman
Director, Center for Prehospital Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
After the Mayday occurs, it sets up a whole string of events that go beyond the operational scope of rescuing the down or trapped firefighter. There is the notification of family, hospital or morgue issues, communication with the media and community, review/investigation of the event, plus much more. ...read more...
Instructor
Gary Ludwig
Fire Chief; Past President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs
Champaign (IL) Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 103-104
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class will review hot legal issues affecting fire and EMS organizations on a daily basis. Topics will include employee use of legalized marijuana, transgender issues in the station, federal law restrictions on background checks, social media rants and restrictions, cell phone and computer searches, guns in stations ...read more...
Instructor
David Comstock, Jr.
Chief
Western Reserve (OH) Joint Fire District
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: Wabash 2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This is an overview of invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring devices and correlating clinical data. The class will cover hemodynamic parameters and apply their significance into the clinical setting. The main focus is cardiac performance dynamics, volume status, and systemic vascular pressures. Use of pressors and volume status ...read more...
Instructor
Holly Sturdevant, CCRN, BSN, RN, CCEMTP, NR
Critical Care Nurse/Moulage Artist
Commonwealth VA
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Mass-casualty training too often focuses on the expanded ICS roles of multiple companies at a large MCI. This class focuses on the first five minutes of the first company's arrival. Whether you're assigned to an engine, truck, wildland, or even responding POV with your volunteer department, you need ...read more...
Instructor
Justin Schorr
Rescue Captain
San Francisco (CA) Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class prepares first responders to arrive first on scene at a water rescue. It is designed for nonwater rescue-trained members as well as experienced water rescue team members and technicians. Water rescue is a dangerous and dynamic rescue situation and the most likely technical rescue responders will ...read more...
Instructor
Greg Merrell
Battalion Chief
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that the zip code where a person lives might be the single most accurate predictor for gauging lifespan. How you were raised, your  level of education, peer influence, and health literacy are known as social determinants of health. Understanding these determinants ...read more...
Instructor
Shane Hardwick
Paramedic
Sable Training Solutions
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Current approaches to rescue breathing have largely been based on empiric extrapolations from studies that may not necessarily be applicable to anatomical and physiological factors under CPR conditions. In this session, the instructor, a board-certified pulmonologist and trained scientist in respiratory physiology with ...read more...

Instructor
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH, FAEMS, MACP, MCCM
EMS/Public Safety Medical Director, Dallas County (TX)
Coordinator, Metropolitan EMS Medical Directors (Eagles) Global Alliance
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 234-235
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class will discuss the approach to the fire victim, highlighting the differences between a firefighter vs. a civilian with regard to assessment and management. Students will learn the epidemiology of fire fatalities, the different gases emitted from the combustion of materials during a fire, the ...read more...

Instructor
DOUGLAS ISAACS
EMS FIELD PHYSICIAN
FDNY
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 238-239
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Usually the first to arrive, most EMTs find themselves to be spectators at a fire scene, but that does not have to be the case. In many combination and volunteer fire departments, staffing is an issue, especially in the first 15 minutes. So, why not use the staffing ...read more...
Instructor
Christine Tonetta
Captain
Millville Fire Department
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: Wabash 3
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Distracted, drowsy, drunk, drugged, and disgruntled drivers are striking firefighters and fire apparatus at highway incidents with increasing frequency. Fire and EMS personnel must train and operate in a methodical and professional manner at all roadway incidents. The highway is one of the most dangerous areas of operation ...read more...
Instructor
Jack Sullivan
Director of Training
Emergency Responder Safety Institute
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class discusses the age-related physiologic changes that occur to our geriatric population and how this relates to trauma in a prehospital and emergency setting. It covers occult hypoperfusion, frailty, the use of in-the-field shock index, appropriate methods for triaging these patients, and the importance of geriatric-specific protocols. ...read more...
Instructor
Bryan Carr
MD/Assistant Professor of Acute Care Surgery, IU school of medicine
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 105-106
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
A common-sense approach to first-in hazmat that is relatable to all levels as well as volunteer and career departments, this class explains when firefighters in structural gear can make a rescue in a hazmat hot zone and when they need to wait for the hazmat team. It dispels ...read more...
Instructor
Phil Ambrose
Battalion Chief; Founder
Glendale (CA) Fire Department; HazMatNation.com
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 240-242
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Pulling from 81 case studies, this interactive session will share the top adjustments needed for search, fire attack, and overhaul at fires inside hoarding conditions. The lessons learned from the case studies will give the attendees the adjustments needed for a successful outcome when faced with hoarding ...read more...
Instructor
Ryan Pennington
Captain Paramedic
Charleston (WV) Fire Department
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 125-126
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Mayday Monday is a firefighter survival campaign with a mission of reducing firefighter injury and death on the fireground. This is done through reviewing firefighter line-of-duty-deaths. In reviewing these tragedies, we honor the memory of the members involved by learning more about their ...read more...

Instructor
Tony Carroll
Deputy Chief
District of Columbia Fire Department
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 236-237
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Firefighter health research has exploded, with more than three-quarters of the research being done in the past decade. While the peer-reviewed literature is having a significant influence on evolving science, laws, and the medical community, the translation between science and practice at the firefighter level is often limited. ...read more...
Instructor
Sara Jahnke
Director & Senior Scientist / NDRI-USA
NDRI-USA
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 234-235
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
In this comprehensive review, coagulopathy and its relevance to emergency medical services will be presented. Common pathophysiology that causes bleeding disorders will be explained in the context of case studies. A review of common anticoagulants and medications that induce coagulopathy will be presented in the context of these ...read more...
Instructor
Christopher McLaughlin
Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: Wabash 3
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
The role of EMS continues to dramatically evolve. Medicare and other agencies have issued waivers during the pandemic and may or may not become new models for service delivery. Agencies and practitioners are implementing new services that enhance the value EMS bring to patients, payers, hospitals, ACOs, CMOs, ...read more...
Instructor
Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA, NREMT
Chief Transformation Officer
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 107-108
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

First responders will learn how to better recognize victims of human trafficking and how to proceed in their care and treatment. The class expands on basic recognition and gives a background to the layers of what human trafficking actually is as opposed to ...read more...

Instructor
Brian Collins
Field Training Coordinator @ Lancaster County EMS, Lancaster South Carolina
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Most RIT classes focus solely on finding and removing down firefighters but stop there. Current research shows, however, that most firefighters are rescued by crews already operating inside of the structure and, once outside, crews are often overwhelmed while providing medical treatments. By using scenarios developed from actual ...read more...
Instructor
David Mellen
Captain
Reno Township (KS) Fire Department
United States

For questions regarding the conference program, please contact

Sara Jones
Conference Coordinator
Direct: 918-831-9738
Sara.Jones@clarionevents.com

This site is best viewed in:

Chrome - 55.0 and higher
IE - 10.0 or higher
Firefox - 50.00 and higher
Safari - 5.0 and higher

For Technical Support with this webpage, please contact support.