Webinar: Seizure Treatment for EMS
Seizures are a very common disease process, and it is estimated that approximately 10% of the population in the United States will experience a seizure during their lifetime. There are approximately 200,00 new cases of seizures in the US each year, and these make up approximately 5-8% of all emergency medical services (EMS) calls. Most paramedics take care of many seizure patients each year. Join us to learn how you can improve patient outcomes and be at your best when offering seizure treatment.
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.