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EMS Airway Management & Training During the Coronavirus Pandemic - R. Dickson, C. Patrick


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Coronavirus/COVID-19 is redefining how EMS approaches prehospital airway management: what are best practices and what do we need to change on-the-fly as new recommendations are made? Join Rob Dickson and Casey Patrick, the medical directors from Montgomery County Hospital District EMS in Houston, Texas as they address modified approaches to ALS and BLS airway management, all with the ultimate emphasis on maintaining provider safety. The webinar will include a Q&A so that you can ask these experts about the issues that matter most to you.

Rob Dickson, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
and EMS Medical Director, Montgomery County Hospital District EMS

Dr. Dickson graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio in 2001 and completed emergency medicine training at Indiana University in 2004. He serves as the EMS medical director at Montgomery County Hospital District EMS and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is board-certified in emergency medicine in both the US and Australasia and has subspecialty board certification in EMS medicine. He has authored multiple professional articles and presented at regional, national and international conferences on emergency medicine and EMS topics.

Casey Patrick, MD
Assistant Medical Director, Montgomery County Hospital District EMS
Dr. Patrick is the Assistant Medical Director for Montgomery County Hospital District EMS and is a practicing emergency physician in multiple community emergency departments in the Greater Houston area. His EMS educational focus is on innovative paramedic teaching via the MCHD Paramedic Podcast. Dr. Patrick’s prehospital clinical research involves the investigation of paramedic use of bolus intravenous nitroglycerin for acute pulmonary edema and push-dose epinephrine for hypotensive EMS patients.


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