Virtual Continuing Education (CE) Library

CareFlight Air and Mobile Services and the EMS Center of Excellence now offer educational webinars, so you can earn CEs at your own pace whenever it's convenient for you. Please check this page frequently as we continue to add more webinars to our library.

Pelvic Trauma {8-5-2020}

1.00 CE (Trauma) | Alyssa J. Gans, MD - Trauma Medical Director - MVHS; Amanda D. Pulfer, MSN, RN, Trauma Outreach - MVH
A review of traumatic injuries of the human pelvis including identification, assessment, packaging, and EMS management.


Can EMS Clear the Cervical Spine in the Field?

1.00 CE (Medical, Trauma) | Peter Latarte, MD, FAANS, FACS - Director of Neurotrauma - MVH
The thoughts of a neuro trauma surgeon regarding past and current practices regarding cervical spine identification, packaging, and treatment by EMS.


What a Neurosurgeon Thinks When He Sticks His Head in the Vehicle

1.00 CE (Medical, Trauma) | Peter Latarte, MD, FAANS, FACS - Director of Neurotrauma - MVH
The thoughts of a neurosurgeon from the mechanical injury of the brain, to cellular injury, and brain swelling. And how EMS addresses the assessment and care of the traumatized head-injured patient.


Sepsis for EMS

1.00 CE (Medical) | Alyssa J. Gans, MD - Trauma Medical Director - MVHS
Understanding Sepsis: Discuss normal and dysfunctional inflammatory response to infection. Discuss early sepsis, sepsis, septic shock, SIRS, & MODS. Discuss risk factors and causes of sepsis. Discuss the septic patient and severe complications. Discuss out-of-hospital presentation and treatment. Discuss hospital care. Sepsis case study…


How to Address the Stress...

1.50 CE (Medical, Other) | Lori Wenning, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CFRN, Paramedic - CareFlight Air & Mobile
A candid discussion regarding stress in EMS, PTSD, coping mechanisms, family support, and where to seek help.


Multi-System Trauma & Other Adventures

1.00 CE (Trauma) | Jason Pickett, MD - Deputy Medical Director, Austin-Travis County Texas EMS
Case discussions regarding EMS response at events in the City of Austin, and Travis County Texas.


Stroke Update for EMS - May 2020

1.50 CE (Medical) | John Terry, MD - Inpatient Stroke Medical Director, Neurosciences Institute - MVH
A discussion regarding what clinical information is needed to decide what treatment your patient needs, what are the available local treatment options for acute stroke patients with salvageable brain tissue, and most importantly getting the patient to the right treatment in a timely manner.


Hand Conditions for EMS

1.50 CE (Medical, Trauma) | Matthew Cavo, MD - Hand & Reconstructive Surgery - MVH
A discussion and review of emergent hand traumatic injuries or conditions, urgent hand conditions, commonly encountered hand related sports injuries, and common traumatic hand conditions encountered by EMS practitioners.


12-Lead ECG's - The Next Level for EMS Practitioners

1.50 CE (Cardiac) | Jeremy Lane, Paramedic, EMS-I - EMS Coordinator, Atrium Medical Center (AMC)
Advanced level 12-Lead ECG's, taking it up a notch...


12-Lead ECG's - The BIG FIVE and ECG Transmission Protocols

1.50 CE (Cardiac) | Jeremy Lane, Paramedic, EMS-I - EMS Coordinator, Atrium Medical Center (AMC)
A review of the Big Five 12-Lead ECG's and the when and how to transmit an ECG to the receiving hospital.


Summer Emergencies!

1.50 CE (Medical, Pediatric, Trauma) | Brandon Amburgey, MD, Emergency Physician - MVH ETC
A timely review of emergencies commonly encountered by EMS on the North American continent during the hot summer months.


GMVEMSC Drug Bag & Medications - What, When, Why, and How {6-30-2020}

1.50 CE (Medical) | Jeremy Lane, Paramedic, EMS-I - EMS Coordinator, Atrium Medical Center (AMC)
A review of the GMVEMSC Drug Bag Program and a medication by medication dive into of the what, when, why, and how of the medications EMS is authorized to use as found within the current GMVEMSC Standing Orders (Protocols).


'Killer Chores'

1.00 CE (Medical, Pediatric, Trauma) | Mandy Via, MSIHCM, BSN, RN, Paramedic, CEN - CareFlight Air & Mobile
A live EMS continuing education (CE) presentation by CareFlight's one and only Mandy Via! Mandy will be sharing with you her perspective and past experiences with 'Killer Chores' that can be encountered around the home or workplace. This will be a fast paced trip through some of the obvious, and not so obvious injuries that EMS can and possibly will experience.


Zoll LifeVest for EMS

0.50 CE (Medical) | Jodi M. Gebhart, RN, Austin Emergency Center
Zoll LifeVest Wearable Cardiac Defibrillator (WCD) LifeVest Objectives: 1. Identify the components of LifeVest. 2. Understand which types of patients are using the LifeVest. 3. Understand alarms and how to handle. 4. Know how to deactivate LifeVest.


SEPSIS Basics for EMS

0.50 CE (Medical) | Machelle L. Kibby RN, BSN, CCRN, CNE Shaw Emergency Trauma Center at MVH
Understanding Sepsis: Discuss normal and dysfunctional inflammatory response to infection. Discuss early sepsis, sepsis, septic shock, SIRS, & MODS. Discuss risk factors and causes of sepsis. Discuss the septic patient and severe complications. Discuss out-of-hospital presentation and treatment. Discuss hospital care. Sepsis case study…


CPAP and Airway Diseases for EMS

0.50 CE (Medical) | Joe Burdick, BS, RRT-RCP, EMT-P, EMS-I
Review of Airway A&P, CPAP uses within GMVEMS Protocol, and Airway Diseases where CPAP can benefit the patient.