Emergency Medical Services Conferences and Education
.8) August 9, 2017 to August 12, 2017 - 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
The Wyoming Trauma Conference is a 4 day event in 2017 providing a wide range of educational and training opportunities for multiple medical disciplines that provide or may be called upon to provide emergency medical treatment. The conference features day long workshops with a specific theme on the first day, with general and breakout sessions on the second, third and final days.
Typical course offerings provide education on the current evidence based practices for the treatment of medical and traumatic problems including cardiac and respiratory emergencies; chronic disease management; environmental emergencies; blunt and penetrating trauma; weapons of mass destruction; treatment of biological and chemical casualties, and many other topics.
The Wyoming Office of Emergency Medical Services offers continuing medical education (CME) credit for all sessions. Specific sessions or programs may be recognized by various accrediting agencies for specific professions. A full listing of available CMEs is developed for each year’s event.
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) attending the conference has the opportunity to receive more than 20 hours of continuing education toward meeting the requirements of the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) recertification requirements.
The full agenda for the 47th Annual Wyoming Trauma and EMS Conference is in the early stages of development and will be publish at a later date.. The Wyoming Office of EMS has the ability to offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit acceptable to the Wyoming Board of Nursing and the National Registry of EMTs for all courses. Other specific courses may be approved CME activities by various national organizations.
Guidance for Topic Hours This list is not all-inclusive or complete. It is intended to offer guidance to licensees when documenting continuing education courses in their record. Some topics may apply in multiple categories. Preparatory e.g. Well-being of the EMT; Medical/legal; Lifting and Moving; Communications; Documentation; NIMS Airway Management e.g. Use of suction equipment; Oxygen administration; Nasal and Oral Airway adjuncts; Difficult airway management; Ventilation Patient Assessment e.g. History taking; Assessment; Physical exam; Geriatric and pediatric assessment Trauma e.g. Bleeding and shock; Soft tissue injuries; Burns; Musculoskeletal; Head injuries; Spinal injuries; Dressing; Splinting; Spinal immobilization Infants and Children (Pediatrics) e.g. Dealing with caregivers; Dealing with the child; Any other category that specifically covers patients under the age of 18. Medical Emergencies e.g. Pharmacology; Respiratory emergencies; Cardiac; Altered mental status; Diabetic emergencies; Stroke; Seizure; syncope; Allergic reactions; Poisoning/drug OD; Abdominal pain; Behavioral; OB/GYN Operations e.g. Gaining access; Extrication; MCI; Triage; Hazmat awareness; WMD; ICS; NIMS Unstructured Any topic directly or closely related to the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care