2017 AMR Critical Care Symposium

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Eberhard Conference Center @ GVSU

301 Fulton W

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Please join American Medical Response and expert instructors from around West Michigan and the country on April 13th and 14th as we discuss Critical Care topics in beautiful Grand Rapids. The symposium runs from 8 am to 4 pm each day.

12 Nursing Contact Hours will be provided for successful completion of the learning activity. SAINT JOSEPH MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credits have been approved by the MDHHS for EMS credits and will be accepted by both UMBC and BCCTP for certification renewal.

A morning snack and lunch will be provided both days and an afternoon snack will be provided on Thursday.

Register for either or both days by clicking the green "Register" button above. See you in April!


Day 1 - April 13, 2107 7:30-4:00

Dr. Ronald Grifka

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan

Adult with Congenital Heart Defects

Dr. Matthew Tiede

Mercy Health Hospital, Vascular Interventional Radiologist

Radiology and EMS

Vicki Swendroski BSN

Mercy Health Education

Sepsis Syndrome – A clinical approach to diagnosis and treatment

Curt Haaksma CFRN

Spectrum Health Aeromed

Vasopressors in EMS

Tim Phalen EMT-P

ECG Solutions and Physio/Medtronic

AV Block and STEMI Imposters

Day 2 - April 14, 2017 7:30-4:00

Dr. Stephanie Gardner

AMR Indiana Physician Medical Director

MCI Bleacher Collapse and Trauma

Tim Hall Intensivist NP

Metro Health Hospital

Fluid Resuscitation: EMS to ER to ICU

Dr. Vince Manohar

Invasive and Peripheral Vascular Svc., The Heart and Wellness Center

Critical Care Transportation of the Cardiac Patient

Tim Phalen EMT-P

ECG Solutions and Physio/Medtronic’s


Kassie Brandt

Clinical Pharmacist- ED, Mercy Health

Management of Coagulopathies

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301 Fulton W

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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