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6th Annual EMS for Children (EMSC) Pediatric Symposium March 28 2018

While the information contained in this news article was current and accurate when we posted it, it may not necessarily represent current WVOEMS policy or procedure. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 304-558-3956.

Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 12:21 PM

Overview - Pediatric patients present unique challenges and opportunities for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field providers and emergency department (ED) personnel. Due to the specialty care required, this symposium offers topics specifically geared to the pediatric population and the emergency pediatric prehospital and/or acute care patient provider.

Symposium Agenda

7:30-8:10      Registration

8:10-8:20 Opening Remarks

Melissa Raynes, Director, WVOEMS

8:20-10:00 Active Shooter Response Bethany Hayes

10:00-10:20 Break

10:20-11:10 Emergent Burn Care

Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE, BC

11:10-12:00 Pediatric Airway Emergencies

Nick Cooper, RN, BSN, CFRN, MCCN

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:50 Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Sean Loudin, MD, FAAP

1:50-2:40 Pediatric Trauma

Richard Vaughan, MD, FACS

2:40-3:00 Break

3:00-3:50 Suicide Prevention

Barri Faucett, MA

3:50-4:00 Questions/Evaluations



There is no charge to attend.

EMS Continuing Education: 6 hours Nursing Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are pending approval.



For more information, contact:

Vicki L. Hildreth

EMSC Coordinator

(304) 558-3956


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