Pre-Conference

January 23, 2019

AMLS – (Day 1 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
French River Room

Description: Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) is the gold standard of education for emergency medical assessment and treatment. Endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians, AMLS emphasizes the use of the AMLS Assessment Pathway, a systematic tool for assessing and managing common medical conditions with urgent accuracy. AMLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians. AMLS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT. Objectives: Students learn to recognize and manage common…

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EMT Refresher – (Day 1 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Lake Superior Ballroom L, M

Description: This course is designed to meet the National Continued Competency Requirements (NCCR) that meets the current MN and NREMT requirements to maintain your EMT license. During this refresher you will be provided with interactive discussions as well as hands on applications of your skills in live scenarios including moulaged victims. You will still be required to get your additional 20 hours of your State/Local and Individual hours.  This course does not cover any of these additional hours. Objectives: The national…

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ITLS – (Day 1 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Lake Superior Ballroom N, O

Description: The ITLS Course is to prepare emergency health care providers to knowledgeably and skillfully perform the rapid assessment, resuscitation, packaging, stabilization and transport of the trauma patient. The course includes lectures and interactive skill stations to provide for the application and integration of knowledge and skills to case based scenarios. Prior study of the text is required. Objectives: Students will demonstrate the proper steps in managing a trauma patient as it relates to the ITLS Primary Survey, Ongoing Exam…

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S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
St. Louis River Room

Description: Program provides general guidelines for the assessment and stabilization of sick infants in the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization period.  STABLE stands for the 6 program modules: Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work, Emotional Support. Objectives: Learners will be able to identify infants at risk for hypoglycemia and how to prevent and treat it. Learners will be able to describe mechanisms of heat loss and the physiologic response of infants. Learners can describe signs of respiratory distress and list appropriate interventions.…

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Credible Leadership Workshop-Session Option 1

8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Split Rock Room

Description: Whether you are responsible for leading an EMS organization or a responder to an emergency call for service in your respective community, you are truly a leader at the most critical moment in a life and/or death situation facing the patients we serve.  This is why Character based leadership training for everyone who responds to an emergency is so critical and important as you serve your community.  The workshop introduces character based “Credible Leadership” for enhanced effectiveness.  It is…

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Getting The Big Picture in Simulation Labs

8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Gooseberry Falls Room

Description: Using various high and not-so-high tech simulators, students will be placed in various realistic and complete medical and trauma scenarios from first response, thru ALS and Emergency Department turnover. Objectives: Quickly assess scene safety Utilize Crew Resource Management techniques to ensure rapid and accurate prehospital interventions. Demonstrate proper patient transfer-of-care techniques, utilizing communication techniques to ensure seamless patient care in the prehospital environment.

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January 24, 2019

AMLS – (Day 2 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
French River Room

Description: Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) is the gold standard of education for emergency medical assessment and treatment. Endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians, AMLS emphasizes the use of the AMLS Assessment Pathway, a systematic tool for assessing and managing common medical conditions with urgent accuracy. AMLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians. AMLS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT. Objectives: Students learn to recognize and manage common…

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EMT Refresher – (Day 2 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Lake Superior Ballroom L, M

Description: This course is designed to meet the National Continued Competency Requirements (NCCR) that meets the current MN and NREMT requirements to maintain your EMT license. During this refresher you will be provided with interactive discussions as well as hands on applications of your skills in live scenarios including moulaged victims. You will still be required to get your additional 20 hours of your State/Local and Individual hours.  This course does not cover any of these additional hours. Objectives: The…

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ITLS – (Day 2 of 2)

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Lake Superior Ballroom N, O

Description: The ITLS Course is to prepare emergency health care providers to knowledgeably and skillfully perform the rapid assessment, resuscitation, packaging, stabilization and transport of the trauma patient. The course includes lectures and interactive skill stations to provide for the application and integration of knowledge and skills to case based scenarios. Prior study of the text is required. Objectives: Students will demonstrate the proper steps in managing a trauma patient as it relates to the ITLS Primary Survey, Ongoing Exam…

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Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
St. Louis River Room

Description: The best EMS clinicians don’t just know what to do, but rather, they know why to do it.  A solid clinical foundation begins with an in depth understanding of the underlying pathophysiology.  Come to RockStar U and let our Masters show you the ways of the “Force”, the life force that is.  Come and split your time between lectures and hands on time.  Pig pluck dissections with pathophysiology and anatomy discussion will help to tie the lectures together with…

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Basic 12-Lead ECG

8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Split Rock Room

Description: The program is designed to introduce and refresh EMT’s into preparing and acquiring a quality pre-hospital 12-lead ECG.  An ECG waveform overview will assist participants in demystifying basic12-lead interpretation.   Multiple interactive 12- lead examples will reinforce  STEMI recognition.   Objectives: Review cardiac related patient symptoms. Review the basic cardiac waveform. Discuss the steps necessary to acquire a quality 12-lead ECG Apply knowledge to simplify basic 12-lead interpretation    

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BLS Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Gooseberry Falls Room

Description: PEPP represents a complete source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children. PEPP is a comprehensive, innovative, and highly visual course featuring case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skills stations, and small group scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive 8 CEUs.  The BLS…

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Advanced 12-Lead ECG

10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Split Rock Room

Description: This presentation will expand on Basic 12-lead ECG by providing a simplified approach which will help participants understand the relationship between cardiac anatomy and 12-lead ECG’s.  Interactive 12-lead interpretation will highlight: STEMI location, corresponding coronary artery, and treatment pitfalls.  STEMI imposter’s will be reviewed.   Objectives: Identify STEMI location via 12-Lead ECG. Attribute STEMI locations to coronary artery territories. Recognize treatment pitfalls related to STEMI location.

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Credible Leadership Workshop-Session Option 2

1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
Split Rock Room

Description: Whether you are responsible for leading an EMS organization or a responder to an emergency call for service in your respective community, you are truly a leader at the most critical moment in a life and/or death situation facing the patients we serve.  This is why Character based leadership training for everyone who responds to an emergency is so critical and important as you serve your community.  The workshop introduces character based “Credible Leadership” for enhanced effectiveness.  It is…

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Arrowhead EMS Association
4219 Enterprise Circle
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 726-0070

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