Medical Director Core Curriculum III

Saturday, April 9, 2022  ~ Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama (in conjunction with CCTMC)

Virtual Live Stream Option Now Available!

This conference is designed to provide the third of a 3-part core curriculum process that is relevant to the success of physicians managing critical care air and ground transport teams.  Topics are selected from Principles & Direction of Air Medical Transport, 2nd Edition.  

Where

Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL  36561

Hotel Reservations

Registration Information:

  • Attending AMPS Only Member:  $350 / Virtual Live Stream: $250
  • Attending AMPS Only Nonmember:  $450 / Virtual Live Stream: $350
  • Attending Core and AMPS Member:  $550 / Virtual Live Stream: $450
  • Attending Core and AMPS Nonmember:  $750 / Virtual Live Stream: $650
  • Attending Core III Only Member:  $325 / Virtual Live Stream: $225
  • Attending Core III Only Nonmember:  $425 / Virtual Live Stream: $325
REGISTER

Schedule

7:30 a.m.             Conference Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.             Welcome
8:05 a.m.             Lit Review and What’s New
                                          Michael A. Jasumback, MD, FACEP
8:45 a.m.             The Comm Center: Equipment, Protocols and Procedures
                                          P.S. Martin, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
9:15 a.m. Aviation for the Medical Director
                                          Michael A. Jasumback, MD, FACEP
9:45 a.m. Legal Issues that Make the Medical Director Cringe
                                          John R. Clark, JD, MBA

10:30 a.m.         Break

11:00 a.m.         HEMS Integration with the EMS System
                                          Douglas J. Floccare, MD, MPH, FACEP

11:45 a.m. -         LUNCH on own 

1:30 p.m.             Updates and Trends in HEMS Program Models
                                          TBD
2:15 p.m.             Stress Recognition and Management
                                        Charles (Chuck) W. Sheppard, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
3:00 p.m.             A Tale of Two Rotors:  What the Medical Director Should Know About Safety
                                        Justin McLean, MD 

4:00 p.m.             BREAK 

4:15 p.m.             Patient Care Limitations and Capabilities
                                       Steven Bott, MD

5:00 p.m.             Adjourned

Educational Objectives:

At the completion of this conference participants will have the knowledge to:

  • Relate through case presentation transport considerations for high-risk patients, and those presenting with unique and challenging problems so that patient safety and best patient care are achieved.
  • Discuss trends in air medical care through examination of current research, patient care advances, and models of transport services.
  • Describe the current state of safety in the HEMS environment and how individual programs can achieve the best possible safety standards for patients and crewmembers.
  • Recognize behaviors of stress in the flight team and describe how to initiate appropriate intervention and management recommendations.
  • Acquire knowledge of the Communications Center including equipment, protocols and procedures so that the medical director is knowledgeable of this critical element of medical transport.
  • Explain aircraft capabilities and limitations, aviation safety issues, weather minimums, and application regulations of the FAA and FAR Part 135 so that the medical director is knowledgeable about this mode of medical transport.
  • Discuss the current state of the literature for critical care transport medicine.

ACCREDITATION:

“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and the Air Medical Physicians Association”

“The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.