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Friday, May 22, 2015
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Keystone Trauma and Emergency Medicine Summit 2015 (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 9:00 AM

Keystone Trauma and Emergency Medicine Summit
"Weathering the Storm"

May 21 and 22, 2015
Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center, Johnstown, PA

The Keystone Trauma and Emergency Medicine Summit is a forum for physicians, physician extenders, residents, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMS personnel and other interested healthcare professionals to discuss best practices and emerging trends in trauma and emergency medicine.  The Trauma Services and Emergency Medicine Departments at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center have invited national and regional renowned experts to share their knowledge and expertise at what promises to be a worthwhile educational event you won't want to miss.

Please see the brochure for more information. 

Exhibit Opportunities Available.  Please see the vendor form or call for more details.  814-534-9782.
 
Registration Now Open!!




Monday, May 25, 2015
Memorial Day
Thursday, May 28, 2015
PALS Update
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Update
This course is designed to provide the healthcare professional with the skills of assessing and treating cardiovascular emergencies in Infants, Children and Adolescents. The course covers high quality CPR, management of respiratory emergencies, rhythm disturbances and more. The course is intended for physicians, nurses, paramedics and medical professionals who respond to pediatric emergencies in and out of the hospital. There is a written and skill test that must be passed in order to receive a completion card. The renewal course offers 6 Advanced CE Hours.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
PHTLS (Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support) (Multi-Day Event)
8:00 AM

PHTLS teaches knowledge that includes an understanding of anatomy and physiology, patient care skills and the limitations of time and blood loss, and the need to get the patient to the operating room as quickly as possible. The student will use critical thinking skills to make and carry out decisions that will enhance the survival of the trauma patient. The PHTLS course is based on the Advanced Trauma Life Support course for physicians developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Therefore, it follows the principles of care of trauma patients as developed by the Committee on Trauma to assure a consistent team approach to the trauma patient.

The PHTLS Provider course is a 2 day (16hr) course designed to provide the practicing prehospital care provider with a specific body of knowledge related to prehospital assessment and care of the adult and pediatric trauma patient. The course presents interactive scenario based lectures with hands on physical assessment of patients and practice of trauma skills.

The PHTLS Refresher course is a 1 day (8hr) course designed to provide the current PHTLS provider with an update on the prehospital adult and pediatric trauma patient treatment. The course presents interactive scenario based lectures with hands on physical assessment of patients and practice of trauma skills.







Prerequisites: First Responder, EMT-B, EMT-Paramedic, RN.



Refresher courses must possess a PHTLS or ITLS provider status.



Precourse preparation is necessary for successful completion of the course, and includes access to the current PHTLS 8
th Edition Textbook and completion of a pretest.

Successful completion of the program consists of the following:

-                      Attendance at both days of the course

-                      A score of 76% or better on the written exam final.

-                      Proficiency at the skills testing stations

Upon successful completion, a PHTLS certification and card will be issued for a four year period.

Course Fees:

$70.00 / Student textbook not included.

Textbook may be purchased by following this link http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=04173-6&coupon=EMS15



Continuing Education Credits

Con-Ed Credits applied for through SAEMS

Course Offerings:

April 25, 2015   Refresher      Somerset Area Ambulance, Somerset, PA                         0800-1700hrs

May 30 & 31, 2015   Provider      Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center                     0800-1700hrs

For more information contact Tim Reitz: treitz@conemaugh.org or 814-534-9764



PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sunday, May 31, 2015
PHTLS (Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support) (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 5:00 PM

PHTLS teaches knowledge that includes an understanding of anatomy and physiology, patient care skills and the limitations of time and blood loss, and the need to get the patient to the operating room as quickly as possible. The student will use critical thinking skills to make and carry out decisions that will enhance the survival of the trauma patient. The PHTLS course is based on the Advanced Trauma Life Support course for physicians developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Therefore, it follows the principles of care of trauma patients as developed by the Committee on Trauma to assure a consistent team approach to the trauma patient.

The PHTLS Provider course is a 2 day (16hr) course designed to provide the practicing prehospital care provider with a specific body of knowledge related to prehospital assessment and care of the adult and pediatric trauma patient. The course presents interactive scenario based lectures with hands on physical assessment of patients and practice of trauma skills.

The PHTLS Refresher course is a 1 day (8hr) course designed to provide the current PHTLS provider with an update on the prehospital adult and pediatric trauma patient treatment. The course presents interactive scenario based lectures with hands on physical assessment of patients and practice of trauma skills.







Prerequisites: First Responder, EMT-B, EMT-Paramedic, RN.



Refresher courses must possess a PHTLS or ITLS provider status.



Precourse preparation is necessary for successful completion of the course, and includes access to the current PHTLS 8
th Edition Textbook and completion of a pretest.

Successful completion of the program consists of the following:

-                      Attendance at both days of the course

-                      A score of 76% or better on the written exam final.

-                      Proficiency at the skills testing stations

Upon successful completion, a PHTLS certification and card will be issued for a four year period.

Course Fees:

$70.00 / Student textbook not included.

Textbook may be purchased by following this link http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=04173-6&coupon=EMS15



Continuing Education Credits

Con-Ed Credits applied for through SAEMS

Course Offerings:

April 25, 2015   Refresher      Somerset Area Ambulance, Somerset, PA                         0800-1700hrs

May 30 & 31, 2015   Provider      Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center                     0800-1700hrs

For more information contact Tim Reitz: treitz@conemaugh.org or 814-534-9764



PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Monday, June 01, 2015
Epilepsy Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conemaugh East Hills

New to Epilepsy or have a loved one affected? Join our support group to help navigate the struggles of Epilepsy. The group is open to anyone wanting more information or the comfort of others.

Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Online Basic Trauma Nurse Course
All Day

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

BASIC TRAUMA NURSE COURSE

Online Learning

This self paced course fulfills the didactic portion of the PTSF requirements for nurses caring for trauma patients.
This independent study is designed to introduce learners to the basic concepts of Trauma Nursing.  The focus of the course is exploration of the major perception and conceptual issues underlying the specialty of Trauma Nursing.

Click on the form to register now!

This activity is approved for 20 ANCC Contact Hour(s).
Thursday, June 11, 2015
ACLS Update
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

ACLS (Advanced Cardio Life Support) Update

This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the skills of caring for post cardiac arrest. The course covers ACLS Algorithms, airway management, rhythm recognition, high quality CPR, ACS (Acute Coronary Syndrome), stroke and more. The course is intended for physicians, nurses, paramedics and any medical professionals who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in and out of the hospital. There is a written and skill test that must be passed in order to receive a completion card. The renewal course offers 6 Advanced CE Hours.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
CPR
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

CPR and First Aid - Heartsaver Course
This course is designed to provide the lay rescuer with the skills of CPR/AED for the Adult and Child in accordance with the American Heart Association guidelines.  The course is intended for the lay rescuer who want to learn the life saving skills of CPR.  Also included in the course is basic First Aid.  Student manuals for the class may be ordered at www.laerdal.com and use item #90-1026.

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