EMS Conference

Thank you for your interest in the 7th Annual EMS Conference. Online registration for this conference is now closed.

2018 Date TBD
Piedmont Athens Regional
Medical Services Building | Third Floor Lecture Hall

The challenges facing pre-hospital care professionals are many -- complex patients, potentially hazardous work environments, stress, and being on the forefront of emerging public health crises like opioids. To help EMS professionals meet these many challenges, we have assembled a panel of experts to share their knowledge and expertise on a number of topics important to EMS professionals.

Topics for this year’s conference were based on the identified needs of the EMS community. The conference format will include didactic lectures, case studies, and question and answer sessions and will feature a dynamic group of speakers selected for their expertise on the topics being presented.

  • Pediatrics
  • Quality improvement
  • Sepsis
  • Workplace violence
  • Latest Drugs of Abuse
  • Survivor stories
  • Hurricane Matthew Disaster Response

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss evidence-based treatment options for the management of critically ill or injured patients relative to the knowledge and expertise of each of the inter-professional team members
  2. Identify collaborative behaviors necessary for the effective implementation of appropriate treatment options for a range of emergency medical conditions
  3. Employ skills to foster inter-professional team work and team-based, collaborative care for patients with a range of emergency medical conditions

Educational Audience

EMS Professionals
Other First Responders
PAs and NPs

CME Credit Hours

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Piedmont Athens Regional designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To comply with STARK regulatory requirements, we are now required to charge tuition for non-affiliated physicians who attend our conferences. The cost to attend this conference and obtain CME credit will be $70.

This activity is pending approval for 7.25 hours of EMS Continuing Education by the Office of EMS and Trauma, Georgia Department of Public Health.

Contact Us

For more information, email PAR_CME@piedmont.org or call 706-475-7525.

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