This is an example of a toolkit for the workshop described below. The purpose of a Toolkit is to help the conference attendees assure quality implementation of your program or strategy on a local level. If you decide to submit a Toolkit, it could consist of a slide presentation, course outline, special handout materials or any other items that would help implement or clarify your topic.
Workshop: Pre-Hospital Resuscitation for the 21st Century
Consider an EMS system that develops a critical mass of citizens trained in hands-only CPR, comprehensive PAD, EMS providers who optimize perfusion and begin quality post-resuscitation care, and hospitals that fine-tune resuscitation practices and routinely provide therapeutic hypothermia and post-resuscitation PCI. This 4-hour workshop, guided by international experts, will provide EMS managers, medical directors, educators,and providers with critical information needed to optimize their EMS system for resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care including: • Developing a comprehensive system of lay rescuers in the community; Optimizing EMS clinical practices with Perfusion Targeted Resuscitation; Selecting the best strategies for assuring adequate perfusion during CPR; Creating an ideal EMS training protocol for resuscitation; Promoting hospital practices that assure quality resuscitation and post-resuscitation care.
Samples from the Above WorkshopProgram Agenda
Lecture - Part 1
Lecture - Part 2
Pit Crew Training Lecture
Pit Crew Cards
ECCU 2015 will be structured to include the following type of presentations:
- Half and whole-day pre-conference workshops
- General sessions
- Concurrent sessions
- Lightning round best practices (15-minute presentations)
- Poster presentations
- Evidence-based scientific abstracts
William H. Montgomery
Excellence in Education Award
All abstracts that are selected for breakout session presentation at ECCU 2015 will be eligible to win the William H. Montgomery, MD Excellence in Education Award. This award, sponsored by the Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine, is named in honor of Dr. William H. Montgomery who served as co-founder and President of the Foundation for over 15 years. A plaque and $1,000 will be awarded to the lead presenter, as submitted on the abstract application. The American Heart Association, American Red Cross, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and CCPRF sponsored speakers are not eligible.
The award is designed to promote the highest level of educational excellence at the ECCU International Conference. It is our hope that this award will encourage presenters to seek excellence in all areas of education. With that in mind, presentations will be judged on the basis of the following criteria:
- Value of the content to the ECCU audience
- Quality of teaching methodology
- Presenter's knowledge of the subject matter
- Degree to which the objectives of the presentation were achieved
- Overall quality of the presentation