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The Waterford at Fair Oaks
12025 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax, Virginia 22033
The Northern Virginia EMS Council, in conjunction with our member hospitals and fire and rescue agencies, presents the 2018 Regional EMS Conference. This is a professional development opportunity and kick-off event for National EMS Week. We have assembled presenters with extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of pre-hospital medicine and patient care who will provide you with a day full of continuing education. Each attendee will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit toward their Virginia EMS certification.
7:00 am – Registration Check-in
7:45 am – Craig Evans, Northern Virginia EMS Council – Welcome
8:00 am — J. Benji Marfori, MD, FACEP, City of Alexandria Fire Department Operati...onal Medical Director — "Night Terrors: What Keeps Your OMD Up At Night?"
8:30 am — Oksana Shlobin, MD, Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program at Inova, Associate Professor of Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine — "Under Pressure: What EMS Personnel Need to Know About Pulmonary Hypertension”
9:00 am – Break with Vendors
9:15 am – Christopher S. King, MD, FACP, FCCP, Medical Director Transplant and Advanced Lung Disease Critical Care Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital – “Let’s All Take a Deep Breath: Basics of Lung Transplant”
9:45 am – Justin Walters, MD, HCA Reston – “Toxicology”
10:15 am – Break with Vendors
10:30 am – Norman Stone, MD, Synergy Surgicalists – “Orthopedic Injuries; What You Don’t See”
11:00 am – Chris Bartus, Flight Paramedic, MedSTAR, “Preventing the Claw; Advancing Basic Airway Techniques”
11:30 am — Kate Heacock, RN, BSN, CCRN, CFRN, MedSTAR Flight Nurse — "Fundamentals of Caring for a Neonate; A Case Review"
12:00 pm – LUNCH
12:45 pm — Lori Edwards, RN, MSN, Fairfax Inova Heart Transplant/VAD, “LVAD, Where are we now?”
1:15 pm — Dan Avstreih, MD, FACEP, Associate Operational Medical Director, Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department and John Morgan, MD, FACEP, Operational Medical Director Loudoun County Combined Fire & Rescue System, “Blood Products On Scene; When Saline Isn’t Enough”
1:45 pm – Break with Vendors
2:00 pm – Peter DeRosa, MD, Department of Neuroscience, Inova Fairfax Hospital, “What happens to your stroke patient when you leave for another call?”
2:30 pm — Junsoo Alex Lee, MD, FACC, Interventional Cardiologist, HCA Reston, “STEMI Case Reviews”
3:00 pm – Firefighter/EMT III Nate Hiner, Arlington County FD High Threat Response Program, Cpl Mike Laird, Arlington Co PD High Threat Response Program– “Working Together; Joint Warm Zone Operations”
3:30 pm – E. Reed Smith, MD, FACEP, Arlington County Fire Department Operational Medical Director, “EMS Damage Control; Resuscitation for Severe Trauma”
4:00 pm – Craig Evans – Closing Remarks followed by a 30 minute Handtevy presentation
Space is limited, so don't wait! Tickets are going fast!
Check-in starts at 7:00am.