When Medical Professionals are Asked to Help In-Flight
June 28, 2019
McMenamin's Kennedy School - Portland, Oregon
Space for this event is full at this time and registration is closed.
Flying on a commercial airplane can be challenging, even on a good day! The smoothest flight can take a turn when the request for medical personnel comes over the loud speaker. Do you answer the call?
Target Audience: Physicians, health care professionals and anyone who flies
7:15 Check-in and Breakfast
7:50 Welcome and Overview - Issues at Altitude
8:20 Scope of the Problem
8:55 The Legal Situation
10:00 Flight Attendants on the Front Lines
10:40 The Pilot in Command
11:10 Hands on the Ground
1:15 Healthcare Providers on Call in the Air
1:50 It's that bad…The Diversion Decision
2:20 The Role of Air Traffic Control
3:00 Group Discussion with Panel
Fees and registration
Prior to June 15, 2019: $175
After June 15, 2019: $225
To help meet administrative costs, a $35 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by June 14, 2019; no refunds can be issued after that date.
The School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The speakers below have made their presentation slides available.
Welcome and Overview - Issues at Altitude - Steve Wahls, MD
Scope of the Problem - Riana Wurzburger, MD, MPH
The Legal Situation - Jon Hoffman, JD
Flight Attendants on the Front Lines - Corey Gallet De St Aurin, MBA and Karen Zolka
The Pilot in Command - John Little
Hands on the Ground - Paulo Alves, MD, MSc