2013 Cox Air Care Conference

2013 COX AIR CARE CONFERENCE
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center
2545 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, Mo. 65803

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, “Injury is the leading cause of death in the United States and continues to occur every day and in every State of our Nation.” Some of the statistics include, “Traumatic injuries are estimated to be responsible for over 161,000 deaths each year and for an estimated death rate of 5.9 for every 100,000 persons. Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans 35 years of age and younger, and for U.S. residents, unintentional injury ranks as the 5th most common cause of death.” Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Program Support Center. Model Trauma System Planning and Evaluation, 2006, pg 1.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

PROGRAM AND OBJECTIVES
By attending this educational activity participants should be able to integrate some or all of the objectives as listed.

7:30 – 7:50 am    Registration/Continental Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits

7:50 – 8:00          Welcome/Overview of the Day
Jerry Fenwick, MD, Physician Moderator

8:00 – 8:50          Hyperbaric Treatment Related to Trauma
Larry Chase, MD, CWS, FCCWS

  • Explore evidence based practice related to hyperbaric treatment for the trauma patient with tissue damage.
  • Explore the use of hyperbaric treatment in carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Examine current uses of hyperbaric treatment related to decompression sickness

8:50 – 9:40          When Things Go Wrong Will you be Ready for the Curve Ball?
Casey Thompson, RN, MSN, CFRN, CCRN, CEN, NREMT
Talyse Francisconi, RN, BSN, CFRN, CEN

  •  Explore case studies related to events during medical flights

9:40 – 10:00        Break/Vendor Exhibits

10:00 – 10:50     Risky Behaviors
David Snider, Officer Springfield Police Department

  • Describe current attention-seeking behaviors of this population
  • Identify warning signs of participating in risky behaviors and interventions to prevent negative outcomes
  • Explore the physical effects of consuming one of these alternatives
  • Determine the interventions required based on the presenting signs and symptoms

10:50-11:40         It’s Not Just Business, It’s Personal
Scott Lail, EMT-P, FP-C

  • Explore the patient-customer service issue among EMS personnel and healthcare providers
  • Identify ways to engage healthcare providers related to profession and career, not just a job

11:40-12:40 pm  Lunch (provided on site)

12:40-1:30           Motorcycle Mania
Scott Lail, EMT-P, FP-C

  •  Explore traumatic injuries associated with motorcycle crashes

1:30-2:20             Abuse of Synthetic Drugs
Mark Ryan, PharmD

  •  Describe the types of synthetic drugs of abuse identified since 2009
  •  Discuss appropriate treatment for the effects caused by synthetic cannabinoids and synthetic cathinones

2:20-2:40             Break/Vendor Exhibits

2:40-3:30             What to Do When it is One of Your Own
Casey Thompson, RN, MSN, CFRN, CCRN, CEN, NREMT
Talyse Francisconi, RN, BSN, CFRN, CEN

  • Examine the issues for a flight crew when called to the scene of an airplane crash and discover one of your own is among the injured.

3:30-4:20             Post-Concussive Syndrome
Jonathan Dodd, PsyD

  •  Explore case studies related to events during medical flights

4:20-4:30             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

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

6.5 Contact Hours

This program has been approved for 6.64 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, 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 has been approved for6.5 contact hours. The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 6.5 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 by CoxHealth for 5.5 trauma contact hours for CoxHealth employees.
Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services. Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program.Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.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.

HOW TO REGISTER

To register for this conference visit http://coxcollege.edu and click on the “Continuing Education and Life Support” at the top of the page followed by the “Conferences and Seminars” link.

REGISTRATION FEE
Registration fee includes electronic syllabus, lunch and breaks if received by Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

Paper Copy of Syllabus $10.00 
General Pubilc Employee, Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, CRNA $135.00
CoxHealth Employee $50.00
Non-Continuing Education Credit Option $40.00
AT THE DOOR General Public Employee, Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, CRNA $150.00
AT THE DOOR CoxHealth Employee $65.00 
AT THE DOOR Non-Continuing Education Credit Option $55.00

Registrations will NOT be accepted from March 28, 2013 to April 3, 2013. Registrations at the door will be processed; a late fee of $15 will be charged in addition to the registration fee.

CANCELLATION, NO SHOW, AND REFUND POLICY
Cancellations received in writing to EducationCenter@coxcollege.edu by March 27, 2013 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.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION
Special rates are available for CoxHealth conference participants at the following hotel for $74.00 per night. 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)

FACULTY
Larry Chase, MD, CWS, FCCWS
Physician
Cox Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care
Springfield, MO

Jonathan Dodd, PsyD
Psychologist
St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Department of Psychology
St. Louis, MO

Talyse Francisconi, RN, BSN, CFRN, CEN
Flight Nurse
Air Med University of Utah
Sandy, Utah

Scott Lail, EMT-P, FP-C
Lieutenant/Paramedic, Flight Paramedic and Firefighter
CareFlite and Cleburne Fire & Rescue
Grand Prairie and Cleburne, Texas

Mark Ryan, PharmD
Director
Louisiana Poison Center
Shreveport, LA

Officer David Snider
Crime Prevention Unit
Springfield Police Department
Springfield, MO

Casey Thompson, RN, MSN, CFRN, CCRN, CEN, NREMT
Flight Nurse
Air Med University of Utah
Lehi, Utah

COXHEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE, Springfield, Mo.
Jami Blackwell, RN, BS, CEN
Trauma Program Manager
CoxHealth Trauma Services

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

Larry Cooper, DMin, BCC
Hospital Chaplain
Pastoral Care

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

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

Jerry Fenwick, MD
Medical Director/Conference Moderator
Cox Air Care

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

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

Jane Thomas, RN, BSN
Enterprise Educator/MONA Nurse Planner
Education Center

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, Jerry Fenwick, MD; Jim Lawrence, Jane Thomas, 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 is a stockholder in the following companies: Express Scripts Holding Company, Human Incorporated, and Novartis AG ADR. 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. There was no conflict identified that would exclude her from the planning process.

Planning committee member, Paul Luehrs has indicated he is a Clinical Specialist per diem with Masimo. He has indicated that he DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA. Mr. Luehrs also indicated he would give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic name to contribute to impartiality during the planning process. There was no conflict identified that would exclude him from the planning process.