Attendee Registration

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

Round Rock, Texas

April 3-5, 2023

Don’t miss your opportunity to connect and network with friends and colleagues from around the state at the 4th Annual Texas Chapter of NAEMSP Texas EMS Medical Director Conference. This year’s event will be held at Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Round Rock, April 3-5, 2023 and includes two and a half days of quality education.

Registration is now open. Please see details and pricing below.

Attendees at Texas Medical Director Conference

Registration Options & Fees

Full Conference & Other Registration Options

Early (Before March 3, 2023) Regular (March 3, 2023-April 4, 2023)
Professional NAEMSP Member $575 $625
Physician NAEMSP Member $625 $675
Professional Non-Member $625 $675
Physician Non-Member $675 $725
Fellow/Resident $525 $575
Monday Only $350 $400
Tuesday Only  $385  $435

 

Early (Before March 3, 2023)
Professional NAEMSP Member $575
Physician NAEMSP Member $625
Professional Non-Member $625
Physician Non-Member $675
Fellow/Resident $525
Monday Only $350
Tuesday Only  $385

 

Regular (March 3, 2023-April 4, 2023)
Professional NAEMSP Member $625
Physician NAEMSP Member $675
Professional Non-Member $675
Physician Non-Member $725
Fellow/Resident $575
Monday Only $400
Tuesday Only  $435

 

All Registrations Include:

Education Access (Full day Monday & Tuesday, half day Wednesday)

Attendee Giveaway

Conference Program

Lunch on Monday & Tuesday*

Breakfast on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Access to Welcome Reception on Monday

Coffee & Afternoon Refreshments

*Monday or Tuesday Only registrations will only receive lunch on the registered day.

Online Registration Closes March 29, 2023

Resuscitation Academy

NEW IN 2023: A Resuscitation Academy is being offerred in conjunction with the Texas EMS Medical Directors Conference. If you have any education or content-related questions about the Resuscitation Academy, please contact Elizabeth Fagan at efagan@ies.healthcare.

See Description

The Resuscitation Academy Workshop introduces EMS leaders to the 10 steps for improving survival from cardiac arrest.

Learn from knowledgeable faculty with experience in leading successful resuscitation improvement programs, network with Texas EMS Medical Directors, and gain access to comprehensive support materials.

Sunday, April 2, 2023

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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

No Cost to Register - Limited to First 40 Registrants

Education Agenda*

*Draft agenda subject to class, time and speaker changes.

Monday, April 3

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Sponsored By:

Zoll Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference

9:00 - 9:30 AM

Welcome & Introductions

Emily Kidd, Kevin Schulz & Juan Mejias

9:30 - 10:15 AM

Keynote Address

TBD

10:15 - 10:30 AM

Break with Vendors

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Texas EMS Medical Direction 101

Joe Schmider

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Evidence Based Protocol Development for Any Size Agency

Brian Miller, Jeff Jarvis & Panel

12:30 - 1:15 PM

Lunch

Sponsored By:

Pulsara Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference
Life-Assist Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference

1:30 - 2:15 PM

Dealing With the Acutely Agitated Patient/Behavioral Health Emergencies and Best Practices for Medical Direction

Faroukh Mehkri

2:15 - 3:00 PM

Starting a Buprenorphine Program in Your Community

Jason Pickett

3:00 - 3:30 PM

MD Smackdown!

Physician Level Procedures in the Field – Medical Director Self-Pleasure or True Patient Benefit?

Jeff Jarvis vs. Jason Pickett

Criteria for Transport to Free-Standing Emergency Departments

David Miramontes vs. Emily Kidd

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Break with Vendors

3:45 - 5:00 PM

Physician Only Track

The Burr Under My Saddle – Group Therapy for EMS Medical Directors – Problems, Pain Points, Issues, and Solutions From Your Peers

Group

Professionals Only Track

Workforce Wellness Workshop

Preventing Provider Burnout and Fatigue

Melissa Graham

Firefighter Cardiovascular Health and Line of Duty Deaths

Kevin Patel

Mental Resilience and Journaling

Juan Mejias

 

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

 Sponsored by:

Axene CE Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference

Tuesday, April 4

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Sponsored By:

Handtevy Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference

Committee Meetings

Research Committee
Advocacy Committee

9:00 - 10:00 AM

DEA Laws, Rules, and Pitfalls (tentative)

Texas DEA Field Agent

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Legislative Update – Things We Need to be Paying Attention to

Joe Schmider, Butch Oberhoff & Dudley Wait

10:30 - 10:45 AM

Break with Vendors

10:45 - 11:30 AM

How to Provide A Great Educational Program in a Rural or Under-Funded Environment

Brandon Morshedi

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

How Much Should Your Medical Director Cost – And What Should They be Doing for the Money?

Mark Escott, CJ Winckler, Jessica Wentling, Justin Reed & Christy Graves

12:15 - 1:30 PM

Lunch

Sponsored by:

Henry Schein Logo | Texas Medical Director Conference

1:30 - 2:15 PM

Physician Only Track

Interacting With Your City/County Officials to Get Buy-in

Mark Escott, Justin Reed & Panel

Professionals Only Track

What level of Medical Director Oversight Must You Have for Protocols, New Medications, and Equipment – Guidance for ALL EMS Agency Types (including FRO and Industrial)

Joe Schmider

2:15 - 2:45 PM

Physician Only Track

EMTF Medical Direction Refresher – What is Your Responsibility When Your Agency Responds to a Disaster?

Emily Kidd, Taylor Ratcliff, CJ Winckler & Gerad Troutman

Professionals Only Track

TBD

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Physician Only Track

This Isn’t the Answer on the Test – Things We Never Learned in Medical Director School…

Craig Cooley

Professionals Only Track

Innovations That Any Size Agency Can Implement

Angela Cornelius, Kasia Kimmel & Panel

3:15 - 3:30 PM

Break with Vendors

3:30 - 4:15 PM

Physician Only Track

The Burr Under My Saddle – Group Therapy for EMS Medical Directors – Problems, Pain Points, Issues, and Solutions From Your Peers – Part 2

Group

Professionals Only Track

How to Implement a QA/QI Program at Your Agency Today!

Remle Crowe

4:15 - 5:00 PM

Physician Only Track

The Burr Under My Saddle – Group Therapy for EMS Medical Directors – Problems, Pain Points, Issues, and Solutions From Your Peers – Part 2

Group

Professionals Only Track

QI Projects – The Dirty 30 and the Ambulance Trigger Tool

Dave Williams

Wednesday, April 5

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Sponsored By:

ESO Logo | Texas EMS Medical Director Conference

Committee Meetings

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Committee
Conference and Education Committee

9:00 - 10:30 AM

Morning Cup ‘O Joe

Joe Schmider

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Texas Emergency Management Refresher – Why Should I Care About TDEM and Emergency Management?

Nim Kidd

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Texas Chapter of NAEMSP Chapter Meeting

Chapter Members

Attendee Payments, Refunds & Terms

Payments

By submitting the Attendee Registration form you agree to the charges to the credit card submitted for payment of the registration fees for the Texas EMS Medical Director Conference. Charges for credit card registrations will be made by Sladek Conference Services, Inc.

Refunds

No refunds will be provided after March 3, 2023. Before March 3, 2023, refunds are subject to a 20% administrative fee. Refund requests must be made in writing by email to info@texasmdc.com.

Terms & Conditions

Registration for the Texas EMS Medical Director Conference incurs an obligation on your part to complete the registration process including paying registration fees. Registrations are to be paid immediately by credit card. All registrations must be paid in full upon commencement of conference proceedings. If you fail to cancel prior to the cancellation deadline, registration fees are not refundable. If you register for the Texas EMS Medical Director Conference, but do not attend, and do not cancel prior to the cancellation deadline, you are still liable for the registration fees.

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