2024 WA ACEP Summit to Sound Agenda

Saturday June 1      
1100  Check-in at Suncadia Resort at Main Lodge
1100 – 1500 Pre-Conference Golf Tournament at  Suncadia Rope Rider Course . (Sign up online or by emailing admin@washingtonacep.org)
1800 – 2000 PAC Reception and Exhibits in Rialto A/B/C
  Sunday June 2 | Owens Ballroom & Rialto A/B/C
0700 – 0800 Registration/Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
0800 – 0805 Welcome & Introduction – Joshua Frank, MD
Toxicology and Drug Abuse
0805 – 0835 Drugscapes: Mapping Out Contemporary Recreational Drug Trends Sasha Kaiser, MD
0835 – 0900 New trends in MOUD – Callan Fockele, MD, MS
0900 – 0930 ScalaNW Bridge Program– Liz Wolkin, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
0930-1000 Toxicology and Drug Abuse Panel –  Sasha Kaiser, MD; Callan Fockele, MD, MS; Liz Wolkin, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
1000 – 1030 Break / Exhibits  | Rialto A/B
Rural Emergency Medicine
1030 – 1100 Insights in rural medicine for the single coverage physician – Chelsea Williams, MD
1100 – 1130 Role of telehealth in rural emergency medicine – Kathleen Li, MD, MS
1130 – 1200 Strategies for a Safe ED Working Environment – Annie Chipman, MD
1200 ED Director Lunch – Sponsored by UW Psychiatry!
1400 – 1700 Hands on Workshops – Rotating Stations ED Director and Leadership Track
High Risk Procedure Labs
1. Cricothyroidotomy/surgical airways
2. Chest tubes: pigtail and standard thoracostomy
3. Pericardiocentesis
 1400-1500 | Small group Table DiscussionsGregg Miller, MD, FACEP, C. Ryan Keay, MD, FACEP, Kevin Hodges, MD, FACEP

  • State/regional efforts at load leveling and managing specialty coverage gaps.
  • Mental Health resources
  • Most effective ways to disposition elderly patients who do not have a medical diagnosis for admission but are unsafe for discharge home
Ultrasound 
1. Nerve blocks
2. Bedside cardiac US and volume assessment
3. Ocular ultrasonography
4. Lower extremity DVT assessment
5. MSK/Joint Evaluation
1500-1530 | Risk Management Trends and Early Resolution Strategies – Aida Almasalkhi and Jennifer Crisera

  • How to respond when cited with an EMTALA violation.
  • Responsibilities for incidental findings/abnormal findings when patients LWBS/elope

State L&I digital solution and grant details

 1530-1615 | ED Lobby/Waiting Area Care Trends and SolutionsAbhi Mehrotra MD
1630 – 1700 | Hospital Challenges in WA state and Links with Emergency DepartmentsCassie Sauer, WSHA CEO 
WA-ACEP Awards Dinner and Keynote | Owens Ballroom
1800 – 1900 ACEP Awards, Presented by WA-ACEP President, Herbie Duber, MD, MPH, FACEP
1900 – 2000 Keynote:  The Future of Care Delivery in an Era of Endless ChangeVin Gupta, MD, MPH
Monday June 3 | Owens Ballroom & Rialto A/B/C
0700 – 0800 Registration/Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
The Future of EM
0800 – 0830 EM and AI – Robert Doerning, MD
0830 – 0900 Harnessing the power of the EHR – Brad Younggren, MD
0900 – 0930 The Corporatization of Emergency Medicine – Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP, ACPEP President Elect
0930 – 1000 Legislative Update – Sean Graham
1000 – 1030 Break / Exhibits | Rialto A/B
Geriatric EM Care/ GEDA Certification + Any Funding Options
1030 – 1100 ED Care of the Elderly – Claritza Rios, MD
1100 – 1130 Palliative Care: End of Life Care in the ED – Claritza Rios, MD
1130 – 1230 ACEP Geriatric Emergency Department (GEDA)Maura Kennedy, MD
1230 – 1400  Lunch on your own
Prehospital Care and Resuscitation
1400 – 1430  Beyond ATLS: The latest in trauma resuscitation – Steve Radloff, MD
1430 – 1500 Pulseless in Seattle: What’s New in Cardiac Arrest Care – Nick Johnson, MD
1500 – 1530 EMS is doing WHAT? New prehospital strategies and treatment for trauma resuscitation in Washington – Andrew Latimer, MD
1530 – 1700 Station 1: Airlift Northwest Tour
Station 2: Air Medical Transport – Rich Utarnachitt, MD
Station 3: (De-Escalation) Management of the Agitated Patient – Matt Layton, MD, PhD, FACP,  DLFAPA