EMS Cardiology Conference
The 2012 EMS Cardiology Conference is a one-day course designed for EMT’s and Paramedics. OHSU experts will provide a review and update of emergency cardiovascular care.
|7:30 a.m.||Registration and Breakfast|
||Welcome||Saurabh Gupta, M.D.
||Systems of Care in the Acutely Ill Cardiac Patient: Do They Matter?||Joaquin Cigarroa, M.D.|
||Catastrophe: Sudden Death in the Athlete||Eric Stecker, M.D., M.P.H.|
|9:30 a.m.||Squiggly Lines: Point-counterpoint - “The ECG is always relevant” v. “The ECG can be misleading”||Mohamud Daya, M.D.
Jonathan Jui, M.D., M.P.H.
||“Is it really so?”: Varying Presentations for ACS Among Elderly, Women and Diabetics||Yen Tibayan, M.D.|
||“I am Lost”: Managing VAD-related Emergencies in the Field||James Mudd, M.D.
||Lunch – courtesy of OHSU|
||What’s New in Interventional Cardiology?||Saurabh Gupta, M.D.|
|1:30 p.m.||Struck a Nerve?: Swooning, Fainting and Syncope||Charles Henrikson, M.D.|
|2:50 p.m.||Stabbing and Crashing - It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore: Dissections, Penetrating Cardiac & Blunt Aortic Injury.||Matthew Slater, M.D.|
||Ride the Wave: Role of Ultrasound in Emergency Cardiovascular Care||Sanjiv Kaul, M.D.
|3:50 p.m.||Closing Remarks||Saurabh Gupta, M.D.|