Conference Objectives

At the conclusion, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of scene safety and establishing communication.
  • Discuss the Incident Command System and understand MCI events and improve working relationships between the field and hospitals.
  • Recognize and treat life-threatening bleeding.
  • List anatomical and developmental risk factors that contribute to pediatric household trauma.
  • Review EMS presentations as a result of risky behaviors in the adolescent population.
  • Understand Federal and State statutes which define the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children(CSEC).
  • Identify the “ring of abuse” and other risk factors to establish a CSEC prevention model.
  • Review the treatment of orthopedic injuries.
  • Learn and understand management techniques for treating ICP.
  • Review respiratory support therapies for critically injured patients.

Current guidelines state that the participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker’s presentation(s). Each speaker has been requested to complete a conflict of interest statement. The names of faculty members, planning committee members and their disclosure of any conflicts of interest will be disclosed during the conference.

The conference planning committee reserves the right to make substitutions or changes in this schedule plan of events for circumstances beyond their control without prior notice to the participants.