4390.0 Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
Session Objectives: Discuss the racial differences in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival and treatment Assess the advantages and disadvantages of the various emergency water supply alternatives Explain the purpose of the federal EMSC Program and the performance measures developed to assess program goals.

4:30 PM
Racial Differences in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival and Treatment
Elizabeth Ty Wilde, PhD, Lindsay Speros Robbins, MPH and Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH
4:50 PM
5:10 PM
Pediatric Emergency Care Capabilities: An Assessment of EMS Agencies and Hospitals in the United States in Key Performance Measure Areas
Michael Ely, MHRM, Kent Page, MSTAT, Patricia Schmuhl, BA, Andrea Genovesi, MA, Craig Hemingway, EMT-I, Don Vernon, MD and Lenora Olson, MA, PhD

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)