Region VII All Hazards Emergency Preparedness Committee Presents

IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS – 2018

Tinley Park Convention Center – September 14, 2018
18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

Agenda


6:30 – 7:30
Early Bird Session – Stop the Bleed. Click here for details »
Limited to 50 participants.

7:00 – 7:50
Registration and Breakfast. Music provided by the Joliet American Legion Band.

7:50 – 8:00
National Anthem: Sung by Jim Cornelison

8:00 – 8:50
Dr. Jim Preddy – Vegas Strong, UMC Proud, Trauma Tough

8:55 – 9:45
Damon Schilling – EMS Response to the Las Vegas Shooting

9:45 – 10:05
Break

10:05 – 10:55
Breakout Sessions:
Session A: Ms. Elisabeth Weber – Large Special Event Planning & Response: Local to National Implications
Session B: Dr. Anthony Baldea – Flashes, Splashes and Ashes: Acute Care of Burn and Smoke Inhalation Injury Patients
Session C: Michael Snyders – A New Top Secret Law Enforcement Briefing
Session D: Dr. Thomas Cartolano – Stranger Things 2

11:00 – 12:00
Lunch

12:05 – 12:55
Breakout Sessions:
Session E: Mike Caplan – Danger in a Flash
Session F: Teri Campbell – Why Do You Look So Shocked?
Session G: Lonnie Polhemus – EMS ABC’s of the Rescue Task Force
Session H: Stop the Bleed Practice Session – for Stop the Bleed Attendees Only

1:00 – 1:50
Dan Frajio – Yarnell Arizona Fire Disaster

1:50 – 2:10
Break / Snack

2:10 – 3:00
Robert Hugh Farley – Recognizing and Intervening in Child Abuse: How did the Accident Happen?

3:00 – 3:55
Bruce Wilkinson – Balancing Life, Work, Family & Friends; You’ve got to have a sense of humor

3:55 – 4:00
Closing Remarks, Evaluations and Certificates

 



 

Trauma Coordinators:
Dana Arseneau, Michelle Dace, Kathleen Geiger, Megan Hoholik, Leslie Livett, and Jessica McManimen.

Activity Director: James Doherty, MD

Event Assistant: Marilyn Zanelli

A special thank you to: Stephanie L. Whitten, EMT-P, CHEC III EMS/Emergency Disaster Management Coordinator Advocate South Suburban Hospital for organizing the STOP THE BLEED PROGRAM. The Joliet American Legion Band for their participation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and assess the emergency preparedness responder’s roles and responsibilities during a mass casualty event.
  • Describe the importance and indications for utilizing hemorrhage control, protective equipment, and incident management planning.
  • Recognize the need for planning and education for all emergency responders to a mass casualty event, due to increased incidence of mass casualty type incidents.

Format: Lecture

Target Audience:
All Physicians, CERTS, Emergency Management Agency Representatives, Emergency Medicine Physicians, EMS Personnel, Hospital Staff, MRC, Pediatricians, Police and Fire Department Personnel, Public Health Staff, Red Cross, Registered Nurses and Trauma Surgeons, Mental Health Professionals, and Faith-based Organizations.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) through the joint providership of Silver Cross Hospital and Region VII EMS. Silver Cross Hospital is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:
Silver Cross Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please see sessions below for specific CME information:

8:55 – 9:45
Dr. Thomas Cartolano – Stranger Things 2

Objectives:

  • Define the priorities of resuscitation issues for a multisystem trauma patient who has suffered intra-abdominal, heart and lung injuries.
  • Identify the techniques and interventions used for foreign body removals.
  • Review unique bullet trajectories of gunshot wound victims, as well as the need for emergent surgical intervention in these patients.

Silver Cross Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

10:05 – 10:55
Breakout Session B: Dr. Anthony Baldea – Flashes, Splashes and Ashes: Acute Care of Burn and Smoke Inhalation Injury Patients

Objectives:

  • Recognize airway emergencies in patients with burn injuries
  • Describe the signs of impending compartment syndrome in patients with electrical burn injuries
  • Identify management strategies in patients with severe inhalation injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome

Silver Cross Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

12:05 – 12:55
Session F: Teri Campbell – Why Do You Look So Shocked?

Learning Objectives:

  • List the classifications of shock
  • Review the underlying common pathology of all types of shock
  • Identify the stages of shock
  • Identify major and specific treatment goals
  • Compare and contrast adult and pediatric shock presentation and compensatory mechanisms

Silver Cross Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures:
Frederick Alexander, MD, has disclosed he is a speaker for Allergan and Merck; this conflict has been resolved. All other planners, presenters and anyone in control of content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial Support:
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Financial Support:
This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health.