Saving Hearts & Minds EMS Symposium

Thursday, October 11, 2018

7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Sr. Auditorium

6027 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120

The purpose of this symposium is for EMS an other health care providers caring for stroke or acute cardiac patients to increase their knowledge to improve patient outcomes. Topics will cover stroke and acute cardiac care.

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Time Topic Presenter
7:00 a.m. Registration, Vendor Exhibits
Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. Welcome Marilyn McLeod, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
7:55 a.m. Opening Prayer Rev. Anthony Burdick
System Director, Pastoral Care
Baptist Memorial Health Care
8:00 a.m. It's Not a it? Marilyn McLeod, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
9:00 a.m. 2018 Stroke Guidelines Updates Violiza Inoa, MD
Christopher Nickele, MD
10:00 a.m. To Compress or Not to Compress; That is the Question Jessica Dycus, LVAD Coordinator
10:30 a.m. Building Strong Brains Jamie Harris, Specialist
Universal Parenting Place
11:00 a.m. Break and Vendor Exhibits  
11:15 A.m. Illicit Drug Update: Evolving Medical Issues Joe Holly, MD
12:00 p.m. Decreasing Risk through an Opioid-Light Emergency Department Dawn Waddell, PharmD
12:15 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Exhibits  
1:15 p.m. Sleep Disordered Breathing - The Relationship with Cardiovascular Events Robert Schriner, MD, PharmD
Medical Director, Baptist Sleep
Disorders Center
2:15 p.m. Stroke: PFO and After Closure Josh Lennon, MD
3:00 p.m. Evaluations