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2018 Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo Schedule

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 

Location

Heritage 2/3

Thoroughbred 1

Thoroughbred 2

Thoroughbred 3

Thoroughbred 4

Thoroughbred 5

Thoroughbred 6

Track

General Session

BLS/ALS

BLS/ALS

Administrative

Critical Care

Educator

BLS/ALS

0800-0815

Opening Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

 

 

0815-0915

Ken Bouvier

Organizing CHAOS "Basic Incident Command"

 

 

 

 

 

 

0830

(TCCC) Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course (Location: Lexington Fire Department - Training Center)

0915-0930

Break

0930-1030

Ken Bouvier

Small Plane Crashes

 

 

 

 

 

 

1030-1130

Bill George

A Look From The Legal Side

 

 

 

 

 

 

1130-1230

Lunch (on your own)

1230-1330

 

Ken Bouvier 

First Responders Dealing with Violence

Russ Judd

Improving Survivability of Sepsis and Septic Shock: First Contact Saves Lives

Mike Sutt               

OSHA & EMS

Sara Beth Hartlage   

Difficult Airway & RSI 

Joshua Borkosky   

Experts think Logistics

 Jeffrey Jackson

Cardio Cerebral Resuscitation: The Heartbeat of Pre-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Management

1330-1345

Break

1345-1445

 

Bo Phillips

Inside the Ambulance Driver

Josh Borkosky

When Childbirth Goes Wrong

 Phil Horn

EMS - How do we get Paid?

 Dave Foley

Pediatric Trauma

Jeff Godby

Scenario Based Teaching/Learning: Will it work for you?

Floyd Miracle

Epinephrine:  Gods Vasopressor of Choice

1445-1500

Break

1500-1600

KAPA Board Meeting (Elkhorn B Room)

Ryan Kirkpatrick

New Age Drugs

 Tim Smith

Challenges in  caring for the Geriatric population

 Bill George

Cyber Security for EMS

 Jason Archey

ABG Interpretation

 Dan Durham

EMS Community Education Programs

Dr Alan Oster

Improving Outcomes with Fractures of Long Bones and Associated Soft Tissue Injuries 

1700-2000

EXPO open for all registered conference participants for Exhibitor Reception and Dinner (provided).

2100-???

EMS Appreciation Bash, Wild Cat Saloon, 123 Cheapside Rd. (two blocks east of the Lexington Convention Center in the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion). Open to all registered conference attendees, exhibitors, staff and their guests. Come join us for an evening of fun and EMS camaraderie after the EMS EXPO Exhibitor Reception. Sponsored by Air Evac Lifeteam.

 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Location

Heritage 2/3

Thoroughbred 1

Thoroughbred 2

Thoroughbred 3

Thoroughbred 4

Thoroughbred 5

Thoroughbred 6

Track

General Session

BLS/ALS

BLS/ALS

Administrative

Critical Care

Educator

BLS/ALS

0800-0815

Announcements

 

 

 

 

 

 

0815-0915

Chris Ebright

Until All The Pieces Fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 0830

(TCCC) Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course (Location: Lexington Fire Department - Training Center)

0900

EXPO opens

0915-0930

Break (visit with the Exhibitors)

0930-1030

Senator Higdon

Legislative

 

 

 

 

 

 

1030-1130

Chris Ebright

In An Instant

 

 

 

 

 

 

1130-1230

Lunch in the EXPO (lunch provided)

1230-1330

 

Chris Ebright

Trachs and Tubes and Shunts, Oh My! Technology for Special Needs Children      

Reuben Farnsworth

Refusals: "Alex I'll Take Litigation for 1 Million"

Alan Reed

Drug Testing and What you need to know

Aaron Calhoun

Pediatric DKA Management

Robert Galvin

Bridging the Gap

Andrew Steward

When the Disease is the Culprit

1330-1345

KBEMS Board Meeting (Elkhorn B Room)

 

Break

1345-1445

Michael McLaury

Getting Positive Blood Flow Out of Negative Pressure

Reuben Farnsworth

For the Love Of All That Is Holy: Adapting To Your Patients' Religious Beliefs

Robert Galvin

The Art of Multiplication

Part 1 of 2

Alex Cravanas

Critical Care Provider Burnout & Substance Abuse

Tim May

Building Rapport with your students

Brandon Dreiman

The Silent Grind : A Practical Discussion about Stress Management in EMS

1445-1500

Kentucky EMS Memorial Foundation (Elkhorn B Room)

Break / EXPO Closes at 1500

1500-1600

 

Chris Ebright

Toxic Twins: Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide

Andrew Steward

Emergency Responder Incident Rehabilitation

Robert Galvin

The Art of Multiplication

Part 2 of 2

Mary Raley

Critical Trauma        Resuscitation & TXA

Brandon Dreiman

EMS Peer Support Teams: How We Help Each Other

Lacy Keith                                                Pre-Hospital Stroke Management

1600-1800

 

UK Healthcare

VADS Lab

         

1830-2030

Elkhorn: EMS Awards Banquet (admission ticket required, sold seperately) Guest Speaker:

 

Friday, September 21, 2018

Location

Heritage 2/3

Thoroughbred 1

Thoroughbred 2

Thoroughbred 3

Thoroughbred 4

Thoroughbred 5

Thoroughbred 6

Track

General Session

BLS/ALS

BLS/ALS

Administrative

Critical Care

Educator

BLS/ALS

0800-0900

Bryan Cutsinger

It Can Happen Here! 

Part 1 of 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

0900-1000

Allen Jones

It Can Happen Here!

Part 2 of 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

0930

EXPO opens

1000-1015

Break (visit with the Exhibitors)

1015-1115

Reuben Farnsworth

Mile High Moments: They're Why We Play The Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

1115-1230

Lunch in the EXPO (box lunches provided). The EXPO closes at 1230.

1230-1330

 

 

 

Robert Galvin

Wild Indians or a    Functional Tribe

Lia Gravari 

Neonatal Emergencies

Reuben Farnsworth

So you want to be an Instructor?!

 

Justin Chardwell

Casualty Care Overview

1330-1345

 

Break

1345-1445

 

 

 

Andrew Steward

An Introduction to Compliance in EMS

Matt Gunderman

Burn Trauma

Chuck O'Neil

Old Dog, Old Tricks - Methods for Preceptor Identification & Training

Morgan Scaggs

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

Part 1 of 2

1445-1500

 

Break

1500-1600

 

 

 

Chuck O'Neil

Strategic Planning for the EMS Administrator

Reuben Farnsworth

Lab Labyrinth

Andrew Steward

Training & Technology: A Loving Marriage

 

Morgan Scaggs

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

Part 2 of 2