Webinar: Is it a STEMI? Evaluating a Mixed-Picture ECG.

November 15th at 11:00 AM MT. Earn FREE CAPCE-Accredited Continuing Education Credits for EMS.

November 15th at 11:00 AM MT

In this webinar, CareerCert and UT Southwestern EMS are delighted to share an interesting case of chest pain with an ECG that is packed with many lessons, including a STEMI pattern. Join us as we dissect the case presentation, the ECG, and the surprising decisions that helped the patient survive. Please join us!

Objectives:

  1. Review basic history and assessment of chest pain
  2. Discuss the differential diagnosis of chest pain
  3. Assess the indications for obtaining an electrocardiogram
  4. Review the criteria for the diagnosis of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
  5. Explore alternative diagnoses associated with STEMI pattern on ECG
  6. Describe the operational role of EMS in the care of patients with chest pain and ECG consistent with STEMI
  7. Analyze hospital processes associated with field activation of catheterization services (i.e. “cath lab”)

About the Presenters

Dr. Gil Salazar

Dr. Gil Salazar is an associate professor of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern. He serves as the medical director of EMS education and oversees both initial and continuing education of area EMS professionals. He practices clinically at Parkland Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Salazar is dually board-certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS and serves as core faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency and the EMS Fellowship programs of UT Southwestern Medical Center​. He is the creator of Campus Emergency Preparedness and Survival Training (Campus EPAST)SM. His main goal is to improve the quality of education in the management of natural and human-made disasters.

 

Dr. Sravana Paladugu

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