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PSOW 2016 - WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director Report

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PSOW 2016 - WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director Report

  1. 1. WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director Report Suzanne Martens, MD, FACEP, MPH, EMT Paramedic Systems of Wisconsin 9/16/2016
  2. 2. WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director Report • Just Culture Revisit • Medical Director Activities • Future Projects Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care 2
  3. 3. Just Culture Revisit
  4. 4. Assume Good Intent Just Culture – Not Blame. Also not carefree. A just culture has zero tolerance for reckless behavior.
  5. 5. Activities Projects Hours Suzanne Martens, MD, FACEP, MPH, EMT WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director
  6. 6.  Office of Rural Health EMS surveys  Wisconsin Technical College System EMS Training Center Advisory Council  AHA WI STEMI Conference  WEMSA Annual Meeting  National Society of EMS Officials  EMS Board & Subcommittees  Physician Advisory Committee  State Trauma Advisory Council  various RTACs  Healthcare Coalition Advisory Group  Medical Surge Expert Panel I represent EMS, or at least observe for ideas at:
  7. 7. WI DHS EMS Section Resource EMS Section medical resource • Phone, email, meetings, moving to Skype Protocol Reviews • Especially for Paramedic versus Critical Care questions or definitions Investigations • About a dozen • With emphasis on patient care and safety, professionalism, scope or protocol violation, controlled substances use and handling Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care 7
  8. 8. LATEST PROJECT Suzanne Martens, MD, FACEP, MPH, EMT WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director
  9. 9. Anaphylaxis & IM Epinephrine Administration by the WI EMR Advanced Skill Requires Additional Training and Approval WI DHS Office of Preparedness & Emergency Health Care
  10. 10. Develop & Define Medical Director Job Description, Requirements, Hours
  11. 11. Future Projects • 2 pages of edits for the protocols on the website; on-going project • Develop the Advanced Airway Assistant definition and training • Follow the new advanced skills as to their impact and safety • Critical Care Interfacility Transport data • Resource library or references, FAQs and answers • Best practices; and what to avoid • Facilitating the name change process to utilize legal information from the DMV similar to the NR or Nursing Board • Visit to different agencies, systems and regions • Update the available approved slide backgrounds • Master the art of government paperwork approval Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care 11
  12. 12. Contact Information Suzanne Martens, MD WI EMS/Trauma Medical Director 608-266-1568 SMartensMD@ Gmail.com Suzanne.Martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care 12

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