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The Nation lost 35,092 people in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2015, an increase from 32,744 in 2014. The 7.2-percent increase is the largest percentage increase in nearly 50 years. The largest percentage increase previously was an 8.1-percent increase from 1965 to 1966. The estimated number of people injured on the Nation’s roads increased in 2015, rising from 2.34 to 2.44 million injured people. Fatalities increased from 2014 to 2015 in almost all segments of the population—passenger vehicle occupants, passengers of large trucks, pedestrians, pedal cyclists, motorcyclists, alcohol-impaired driving fatali­ties, male/female, daytime/nighttime. Fatalities of drivers of large trucks was one of the few groups that remained unchanged. The estimated number of police-reported crashes increased by 3.8 percent, from 6.0 to 6.3 million. Motorcyclist fatalities increased by 382 (an 8.3-percent increase), and the number is the largest since 2012.

Source:  U.S. Department of Transportation, August 2016.  NHTSA’s national center for statistics and analysis.

This conference is designed to enhance the multi-disciplinary team approach and continuing professional development to effectively manage the trauma patient from impact to recovery.  It is the goal of the multi-disciplinary team to provide the best care in order to facilitate the best possible recovery and patient outcomes.  The following professionals will benefit from this educational activity:  nurses, pre-hospital, hospital chaplains, respiratory therapists and all other professionals working with the pre-hospital and trauma patient.

For more conference information, contact CoxHealth Education Center at 417-269-4117 or educationcenter@coxcollege.edu

Americans with Disabilities Act: If you have special needs addressed by this act, please notify us at least two weeks before this offering so that reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.

Note: Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.

By attending this educational activity participants should be able to integrate some or all of the objectives as listed.
7:00 – 7:20 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits
7:20 – 7:30 Welcome/Overview of the Day
Mark Ross, MD, Physician Moderator
7:30 – 8:30 Magnifying the Genius in Others
Eric R. Bauer, MBA, FP-C, CCP-C, C-NPT

  • Define traits that make us great.
  • Discuss concepts that underline “Passion”!
  • Analyze topics that build our understanding of having a pioneering spirit.
8:30 – 9:30 Bites and Stings
Mark Ryan, PharmD

  • List the types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus and identify the geographic range of Zika virus carrying mosquitoes in the U.S.
  • Describe common effects that occur after a bite from a venomous snake and make appropriate decisions regarding the appropriate use of anti-venom.
  • Identify common carriers of rabies and make appropriate decisions about the treatment of the patient bitten by a possible rabid animal.
9:30 – 9:50 Break/Vendor Exhibits
9:50 – 10:50 Hardwired Systems of Thinking–The Root of Pediatric Errors
Peter Antevy, MD

  • Discuss the neuro-psychological considerations relative to providers during Pediatric resuscitation
  • Describe system 1 and 2 thinking as it relates to pediatric care in the field
10:50 – 11:50 Marine Envenomations
Mark Ryan, PharmD

  • Discuss treatment options after exposure to sting from lionfish, stonefish, or scorpionfish.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of patients exposed to cnidarian (jellyfish) and discuss treatment options for patients exposed to jellyfish.
  • Describe the mechanism of toxicity related to ingestion of pufferfish.
11:50-12:50 pm Lunch (provided on site)
12:50 – 1:50 Pediatric Drowning
Peter Antevy, MD

  • Understand the drowning statistics in the pediatric population
  • Describe the steps of the drowning process
  • Comprehend the various survival outcomes in pediatric drowning
  • Understand medications used by EMS in the pediatric drowning victim
1:50-3:05 Farm Rescue
Tim Perry, RN, CEN, CFRN, NR-P, CMTE

  • Identify types of farm accidents and basic rescue techniques.
  • Identify types of risk to crews on farm scenes
3:05-3:25 Break/Vendor Exhibits
3:25-4:25 Ketamine the Wonder Drug
Eric R. Bauer, MBA, FP-C, CCP-C, C-NPT

  • Discuss the history of Ketamine.
  • Analyze mainstream myths associated with Ketamine administration.
  • Analyze case studies and apply to evidence base studies on Ketamine.
4:25-5:00 Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn
We reserve the right to substitute speakers and topics in case of emergency or cancellation. Information presented during this conference represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth. Presenters are responsible for obtaining all copyright permissions. No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.

EDUCATIONAL CREDIT

The CoxHealth Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

7.5 Contact Hours

This program is approved for 7.5 credit contact hours for Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, and Irving TX 75063.

CoxHealth – Prehospital Services is an approved provider of continuing education by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Unit of EMS. This activity is approved for 7.5 contact hours.  The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 7.5 contact hours of continuing education credit. Credit should be listed on the Association of Professional Chaplains Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form in the area of “Workshops/Conferences/Seminars/Symposia.”

This program has been approved for 4.25 credit Trauma hours (Bites & Stings, Marine Envenomation’s, Pediatric Drownings, Farm Rescue and 1.0 Pediatric Trauma hours (Pediatric Drowning)

Peter M. Antevy, MD
Attending, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Davie, FL

Eric R. Bauer, MBA, FP-C, CCP-C, C-NPT
Regional Clinical Compliance Evaluator/Regional Flight Paramedic
Air Methods Corporation
Scottsville, KY

Tim Perry, RN, CEN, CFRN, NR-P, CMTE
Clinical Base Manager / Flight Nurse
Erlanger Health Systems Life Force AirMedical
Sparta, TN

Mark Ryan, PharmD
PharmD Director
LSU Health Science Center
Shreveport, LA

All speakers for this activity, with the exception of Peter Antevy, have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers from this activity.

Speaker Peter Antevy has indicated he does have a conflict of interest, he is the Founder and CMO or Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. He has indicated that he DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA. Dr Antevy also indicated he would give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic names to contribute to impartiality during the planning process.  His conflict was reviewed and there was no conflict identified that would exclude him from speaking.

Brenda Bennett, RN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Jami Blackwell, RN, BSN, CEN
Trauma Program Manager
CoxHealth Trauma Services

Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN, CBE
Enterprise Educator/Conference Coordinator
Education Center

Susan Crum, RN, BSN, CCRN
Program Director
Cox Air Care

Shelly Elsey, RN, EMT-P, CEN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Mark Ross, MD
Medical Director/Conference Moderator
Cox Air Care

Jim Lawrence, RN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, CFRN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Paul Luehrs, RRT, BSRT, BSEd
Adult Critical Care Supervisor
Respiratory Care Credit Consultant
Respiratory Therapy Department

Debbie West, BS, EMT-P
EMS Educator/PI/EMS Credit Consultant
Pre-Hospital Services

All speakers and the following planning committee members: Jami Blackwell, Larry Cooper, Susan Crum, Shelly Elsey, Mark Ross, MD; Jim Lawrence, Paul Leuhrs, and Debbie West for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers or the planning committee members from this activity.

Planning committee member, Lisa Boyer has indicated she does have a conflict of interest in stock holdings.  She has indicated that she DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA.  Ms. Boyer also indicated she would give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic name to contribute to impartiality during the planning process.  Her conflict was reviewed and there was no conflict identified that would exclude her from the planning process.

Cancellations received in writing to EducationCenter@coxcollege.edu by March 10, 2017 will be entitled to a full refund. After this time, a $25 processing fee will be withheld. No refunds will be made the day of the conference. No shows will be charged the full conference fee.

In the event the Education Center cancels or reschedules a course, participants are entitled to a full refund or the participant may transfer registration to the next scheduled activity.

CoxHealth is not responsible for travel, hotel, booking fees, or other cancellation fees for registrants when an activity is cancelled.

All refunds must be received in writing via email or by calling the Education Center. The entire Refund and Cancellation Policy can be viewed at http://coxcollege.edu under the Continuing Education and Life Support tab.

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Special rates are available for CoxHealth conference participants at the following hotels. Ask for the Cox Air Care Conference or CoxHealth negotiated rate.

Ramada Oasis Hotel & Convention Center
2546 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
417-866-5253
888-532-4338 (toll free)

University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
333 John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, MO 65806
417-864-7333