EMS State of the Science: A Gathering of Eagles XVIII (RP1602A)

Dallas, TX US
February 19, 2016 to February 20, 2016

The purpose of this highly popular conference is to introduce new patient care strategies and techniques in cardiac care, stroke managements, prehospital trauma care and pediatric care. Share with attendees and faculty cutting edge information and advances in EMS research, management issues and patient care. Prepare participants for disaster situations by having those who have experienced actual disaster challenges share with the audience what worked for them in a those stressful situations. Exchange protocol ideas between services in other states and counties. Discuss fiscal and/or administrative issues affecting the cost and operations of EMS systems and learn what works with different sized or configured systems.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Paramedics, EMT's, First Responders, EMS System Directors, Fire Chiefs, Managers, Medical Directors and Educators, as well as Emergency Nurses, Researchers, Physicians and policy makers interested in EMS, Trauma & Resuscitation, and Related State-of-the-Art Investigations & Care Delivery across the United States.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Communication, Professionalism, System Based Practice, Interdisciplinary Teams, Quality Improvement, and Informatics) and be able to:

  • List various methodologies to improve care of patients in EMS systems.
  • Better articulate developments in pre-hospital patient care.
  • Explain the regulatory environment for EMS providers.
  • Recite a list of practices of advances in resuscitation research.
  • Discuss innovation in EMS response and transport.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.25 AMA
  • 16.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/19/2016 - 7:30am CST
Event ends: 
02/20/2016 - 5:00pm CST
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive Street
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Course Director:

Regional Director Out-of-Hospital Mobile Care Systems and Event/Disaster Preparedness
Office of Health Systems Affairs, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director, City of Dallas Medical Emergency Services for Public Safety, Public Health and Homeland Security



A block of rooms is being held at:  
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214-922-8000

We have secured a group rate of $135 + tax. To assure your reservation, please call the Central Reservations Office, at 1-888-627-8191 and identify yourself as a participant in the “Gathering of Eagles” to be eligible for the group rate. Reservations may also be made online at

(OR copy and paste the link into your web browser)

Reservations received after January 15, 2016 are subject to space and group rate availability


Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

This live activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This continuing education activity is approved by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).



To register:

  1. Create an account by selecting the "register" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.


Registration Fees

Physicians, Medical Directors:           Before Dec 1st- $350             After Dec 1st- $395

EMT, Paramedics, EMS, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals:           Before Dec 1st- $225             After Dec 1st- $275

Industry Representatives:       Before Dec 1st- $225              After Dec 1st- $275

Available Credit

  • 16.25 AMA
  • 16.25 Attendance


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