The Gathering of Eagles XVI

Sponsored by
UT Southwestern Department of Surgery
and the Office of Continuing Medical Education
Many thanks to all who attended. It was the largest and most successful Eagles Conference ever!

Complete 2014 Agenda

2014 Exhibitor Application (PDF)


2014 Presentations


Overview:

The purpose of this highly popular conference is to share with participants and faculty alike, the most cutting-edge information and advances in EMS patient care, research and management issues as well as trending challenges and lessons learned while also introducing novel patient care, strategies and techniques. This unique National EMS conference is famous for having developed the 10 minute bullet plenary presentation, lightning rounds and other innovative educational advances which have not only provided the attendees with 40 or so plenary presentations in over 2 days but, according to conference evaluations, change nationwide medical practices almost overnight. Comprised of the jurisdictional EMS Medical directors from the nation’s largest municipalities and their counterparts in pivotal federal agencies, the very cohesive cadre of faculty is responsible for the care for nearly 100 million citizens. Accordingly, they have become extraordinarily influential in shaping future EMS practice trends, medical aspects for disasters and homeland security and day-to-day 9-1-1 response worldwide.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge and Patient Care) and:

  • Catalog new innovation in resuscitation research.
  • Discern the evolving regulatory environment for EMS providers.
  • Recognize new practice modes for Mobile Integrated Healthcare.
  • Express a better prospective on emerging emergency public health treats.
  • Detail recent developments in trauma care.
  • Anticipate problems encountered by EMS providers in the out of hospital setting.
  • List various methodologies to improve patient safety.
  • Delineate various strategies for improving patient management in the out of hospital setting.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for Paramedics, EMTs, First Responders, EMS System Directors, Fire Chiefs, Managers, Medical Directors and Educators, as well as Emergency Nurses, Researchers, Physicians and policy makers interested in EMS, Trauma & Resuscitation, and Related State-of-the-Art Investigations & Care Delivery across the United States.

Accreditation:

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing education activity is approved by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).

 

Schedule-At-A-Glance

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Early registration and “VISIT the VENDORS” reception.
    Come early to register and visit the many exhibitors. Without their support this meeting would not be possible.
  • Friday, February 28, 2014 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
    General Session: Approximately 20 plenary sessions and several lightning round panels
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
    General Session: Approximately 20 plenary sessions and several lightning round panels

 


For additional information, please contact
eagles@utsouthwestern.edu

Tel. 800.688.8678, 214.648.3138
Fax 214.648.4804