Saving Hearts & Minds EMS Symposium

Thursday, November 2, 2023

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Baptist Memphis Education Center

6027 Walnut Grove Road
BEC 3-5
Medical Plaza 2
Memphis, TN 38120

The purpose of this symposium is for EMS and other health care providers caring for stroke or acute cardiac patients to increase their knowledge to improve patient outcomes. Topics will cover stroke and acute cardiac care.

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Time Topic Presenter
7:30 a.m. Registration, Vendor Exhibits
Continental Breakfast
Video Entertainment
8:00 a.m. Welcome Ashley Harris, MD
Associate CMO
8:10 a.m. Opening Prayer Nathaniel Yogar, Chaplain
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
8:15 a.m. Sleep Apnea Dr. Julia Barton
8:45 a.m. Anterior Stroke Felicia Dillard, ANP
9:00 a.m. Posterior Stroke Alisia Hindman, ANP
9:15 a.m. Stroke Mimics Lakesha Polk, ANP
9:30 a.m. Break Vendor Exhibit Room
9:45 a.m. Large Vessel Occlusion Assessment Betsy Robinson, ANP
10:00 a.m. EMS targeted pre-hospital Needs Dr. Ryan Walsh
10:30 a.m. Implications for CPR with VAD and other devices Dr. Sharon Larson
10:45 a.m. Life Vest Lisa Hawkins
11:00 a.m. Sudden Cardiac Arrest in adolescents Dr. Jennifer Snow
11:30 a.m. Cardiac Rhythms Dr. John Gardner
12:00 p.m. Closing and Evaluations