SOS Presents 2019 Emergency Preparedness Symposium for CNY Healthcare Professionals

CNY healthcare professionals, SOS is proud to offer our 2019 Emergency Preparedness Symposium on Saturday March 2nd 2019. During the symposium, attendees will review emergency skills, create an Emergency Action Plan (EAP), learn spine boarding updates, and more!

Athletic Trainers are eligible for 4 Category A CEUs. 

Location: 7201 Jones Rd. Syracuse, NY

Date: Saturday March 2, 2019

Time: 8:30am-1:00pm

 

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Schedule

8-8:30: Registration and Breakfast

8:30-9:30: Components of an EAP

9:45-11:15: Non-Orthopedic Emergencies, Mass Casualty Incidents, and Active Shooter Situations

11:30-1:00: Spine Boarding, Preparing for Emergency Transport, Active Shooter Scenarios (Lab)

Course Descriptions

Components of an EAP

Speaker: Chris Hummel, MS, ATC

This lecture will discuss creating an effective EAP, including components of an EAP, preparing for practice versus games, site-specific requirements, and travel considerations.

Non-Orthopedic Emergencies, Mass Casualty Incidents, and Active Shooter Situations

Speaker: Oswego County Ambulance and Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corp.

This lecture will discuss managing non-orthopedic emergencies in athletics, triaging injuries, and preparing for emergency transport. This will include updates to spine boarding protocols, mass casualty incidents such as bleacher collapse or natural disaster, and active shooter situations.

Spine Boarding, Preparing for Emergency Transport, Active Shooter Scenarios (lab)

Speaker: Oswego County Ambulance and Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corp.

This lab will provide an opportunity for participants to practice the skills discussed in the previous portions. This will include equipment removal for emergency transport, the stop the bleed program, and active shooter scenarios.

Program Objectives

The goal of this program is for participants to:

  • Identify the aspects of and be able to create an effective EAP.
  • Prioritize preparing for non-orthopedic emergencies in athletics.
  • Maintain proficiency in emergency skills.
  • Discuss preparing for active shooter situations.
  • Discuss and identify potential barriers to emergency planning.
  • Emphasize the importance of collaborating with other emergency personnel when creating an EAP.

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This program is targeted torwards Athletic Trainers and other Sports Medicine professionals. Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (BOC AP# P10096) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 4 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Registrants wishing to receive reimbursement for events that charge a fee must do so in writing (email responses are acceptable). Requests received up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event will be given a full refund. In the event of an emergency, health or travel-related reason for needing to cancel after the 72 hour deadline, a written request for refund must be received within 24 hours of the conclusion of the event. Special circumstantial cancellations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and up to a 75% refund may be issued.

*Contact Laura.Goodwell-Velez@sosbones.com for information reguarding CEU eligibility.

**There has been no commercial support for this activity. There are no conflicts of interest to disclose.**

 

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