UT Alamo Interprofessional Emergency Medicine Symposium

Education

We are excited to offer several pre-symposium workshops in addition to the 2-day symposium. The curriculum will provide a platform for attendees to learn cutting-edge and best practices.

If you are a Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Resident Physician, Paramedic, Registered Nurse who is working or is interested in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine, this symposium is for you.

The Symposium Schedule

The conference schedule features dynamic speakers presenting on the latest in Emergency Medicine.

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Pre-Symposium Workshops

Ultrasound Course

This hands-on course will train attendees on the fundamentals and basics of point of care ultrasound.  Training will be conducted in the $1M state-of-the-art Center for Clinical Ultrasound Education at UT Health San Antonio. This venue will allow attendees to learn and practice on various ultrasounds that may be accessible in their hospital or clinic. There will be a variation of lecture and hands on course work to allow for proficiency in the skills of basic ultrasound. This workshop is designed as a full-day course with a limited number of participants and low instructor to learner ratio to ensure plenty of hand on experience.

Course objectives: Equipment and physics, Cardiac, Aorta/IVC, EFAST, Gallbladder, Eye
Instructors: Craig Sisson, MD; Christopher Gelabert, MD; Jessica Solis, MD; Ryan Joseph, DO; and Eli Katz, MD
Date: June 20, 2019; 9am – 4pm, (lunch provided)
Location: The Center for Clinical Ultrasound Education at UT Health San Antonio, Department of Emergency Medicine
Registration Cost: $500

Splinting Course

This hands-on course will train participants on the basics of upper and lower extremity splinting. There will be a variation of lecture and hands-on course work to allow for proficiency in the skills of basic splinting. This workshop is designed as a full-day course with a limited number of participants and low instructor to learner ratio to ensure plenty of hand on experience.

Course objectives: Upper Extremity: Sugartong, Ulnar Gutter, Thumb Spica, Volar; Lower Extremity: Posterior Slab, Stirrup
Instructors: Juan Garza, MD; Ryan Bierle, PA-C; Chad Retzloff, PA-C; Priscilla Ramos, PA-C
Date: June 20, 2019; 9am – 4pm (lunch provided)
Location: The HEB Clinical Skills Center at UT Health San Antonio, Long School of Medicine
Registration Cost:
$300

Critical Care Skills Course

This hands-on workshop will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn and practice critical care skills with real cadavers. There will be a combination of lecture to allow the understanding of anatomy required for the procedure and hands-on time to practice each skills. This workshop is designed as a full-day course with a limited number of participants and low instructor to learner ratio to ensure plenty of hand on experience. This course is a rare opportunity to learn these skills on a real human body.

Note: Attendees must provide own transportation.

Course objectives: Airway management with ET tube placement, use of laryngoscope; surgical airway/ crycothyrotomy; needle decompression; chest tube insertion; intraosseous access, and many more…
Instructors: Scotty Bolleter and Jennifer Stubbe
Date: June 20, 2019; 9am – 4pm (lunch provided)
Location: The Centre for Emergency Health Sciences in Spring Branch, TX
Registration Cost: $550