Pre-Conference Workshops

Sunday & Monday, July 30 & 31st: 0800 - 1700
NAEMT Principles in Ethics & Personal Leadership (PEPL)

Principles of Ethics and Personal Leadership (PEPL) is a 16-hour course that provides EMS and Mobile Healthcare (MHC) practitioners at all levels with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively interact with patients and their families, other medical personnel, co-workers, supervisors and community residents at large. The course covers topics and skills in the following areas:

Through course presentation, dialogue, and learning activities, including written and video case studies, students will explore the importance of ethics and personal leadership, identify their leadership roles in civic life as individuals, family members, professionals, and members of the community, and practice the skills important to the exercise of personal, ethical leadership. This course is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, other mobile healthcare practitioners, and emergency responders. PEPL is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT. Upon successful completion of this course, students receive a certificate of completion, wallet card good for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.

Monday July 31st: 0800 - 1700
Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) Summit

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0800-0830Registration and light Breakfast
0830 - 0900 Welcome & Keynote – Missouri's State Health Improvement Plan: MIH as a Solution to Whole Person Health -- with Paula Nickelson, Director, and Daniel Bogle, Health Policy Director, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
0900 - 0945 Ambulance Deserts – Where are They in Missouri and the Role MIH can Play -- with Yvonne Jonk, PhD, Deputy Director, Maine Rural Health Research Center, University of Southern Maine
0945 - 1000 BREAK
1000 - 1050 Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Collaborating in New Ways to Influence Policy Change and Improve Patient Outcomes -- Panelists
  • Anne Margaret Perry, BSN, RN, CLNC, CEN, NRP, CP-C, Altranais Consulting, National Association of Mobile Integrated Healthcare Providers (NAMIHP)
  • Taz Meyer, Bureau Chief, Bureau of EMS, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
  • Rodney Hummer, Vice President of Strategy, Missouri Primary Care Association
  • Kirk Mathews, Chief Transformation Officer, MO Healthnet Division
  • Jamie Bruce, Missouri and Iowa Health Plan CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community & State
  • Joelle Vlahakis, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM, Contractor Medical Director, WPS Government Health Administrators
1050 - 1100 BREAK
1100 - 1130 Advancing Population Health through MIH Care Gap Closure -- Jenna Hicks, MBA, BSN, RN, Director of population Health, Citizens Memorial Hospital
1130 - 1200 Why MIH is Important to Health Equity -- Monica Ezue, Health Equity Director, UnitedHealthcare Community and State
1200 - 1300 LUNCH
1300 - 1330 Mobile Integrated Healthcare: Who to Champion and Why -- David K. Tan, M.D, FAAEM, FAEMS, Division Chief, EMS; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
1330 - 1400 You Can’t Get Paid for What You Can’t Measure -- Dr. Julie Stilley, PhD, Director of Research in Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri and Liz Kendrick, Program Director, EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center
1400 - 1415 BREAK
1415 - 1615 Dynamic Lightning Round Discussions -- Facilitated table discussions will be held on four major topics with subject matter and resource experts (SMEs) available for consultation.
1615 - 1630 BREAK
1630 - 1715 Report Out / Q & A -- Jason White, Facilitator
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks -- Justin Duncan, CEO, Washington County Ambulance District; President, Missouri EMS Association; Founding Partner, Washington County MIH Network; Missouri EMS State Advisory Council-MIH Subcommittee Chair
1730 - 1800 Transition to Social Hour