2023 Advanced Topics in Prehospital Care Seminar

Dillon, CO US
November 3, 2023

2023 Advanced Topics in Prehospital Care Seminar is a day of live learning offered as part of the 2023 Annual Colorado State EMS Conference. This conference continues to build on its impressive tradition of superb EMS education in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. This is the premier event where EMS professionals, agency managers and administrators, EMS instructors, medical directors and allied professionals learn about trends and techniques that enhance patient care and agency operations. 

This year’s Advanced Topics in Prehospital Care seminar will focus on toxicology updates, prehospital mental health and behavioral emergencies, and traumatic brain injuries. Healthcare providers including physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, paramedics and EMTs will benefit from improved competence and clinical performance in caring for patients facing these issues. 

Please click here to register for the 2023 Annual Colorado State Conference. 


Target Audience

The target audience for this activity includes prehospital medical directors and providers, physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, paramedics and EMTs. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to: 

  • Discuss the newest drugs encountered by the Rocky Mountain Poison Control Center and what will be the appropriate diagnosis and treatment for those intoxicants. 
  • Compare and contrast different delivery models for prehospital behavioral emergency care, and discuss the pros and cons of each model presented.
  • Evaluate the prehospital treatment of traumatic brain injury as described in the EPIC-TBI study and incorporate the newest revelations from the study into out current understanding of TBI course of care.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
For questions or concerns, contact Ms. Jade Freeman at Jade.Freeman@childrenscolorado.org in advance of the conference.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Attendance
  • 6.50 Colorado State EMS
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/03/2023 - 9:30am MDT
Event ends: 
11/03/2023 - 4:00pm MDT
Friday, November 3, 2023

Toxicology Update: What's New On the Streets?
Sabrina Kaplan, MD


Prehospital Behavioral Health Care: A Panel Discussion of Delivery Systems
Stein Bronsky, MD, James McLaughlin & Courtney Tassin, MA, LPC


Prehospital TBI Management: Surprising and Provocative Findings From the EPIC Study
Daniel Spaite, MD

12:30pmMedical Director Roundtable
2:00pmRoundtable Discussion


Keystone Conference Center
633 Tennis Club Rd
Dillon, CO 80435
United States

2022 Advanced Topics in Prehospital Care Seminar is a day of live learning offered as part of the 2022 Annual Colorado State EMS Conference being held from Thursday, November 10th - Sunday, November 13th at the Keystone Conference Center in Dillon, CO. 


Sabrina Kaplan, MD
Toxicology Fellow
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center

Courtney Tassin, MA, LPC
Crisis Intervention Program Manager
Housing and Community Services, City of Aurora

Stein Bronsky, MD
CSFD/AMR Medical Director
Common Spirit Hospitals, Colorado Springs
Co-Chief Medical Director, Colorado Springs Fire Department and El Paso County American Medical Response (AMR)
Medical Director, El Paso-Teller County 911 Authority

James McLaughlin
Director of Community Paramedicine, Ute Pass Regional Health Service District

Daniel Spaite, MD
Professor and Virginia Piper Distinguished Research Chair of Emergency Medicine
Associate Director, Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center
Director of EMS Research, The University of Arizona College of Medicine


Bill Hall, MD
Emergency Medicine, Telluride Medical Center
Clinical Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Maria Mandt, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado
Medical Director of EMS and Critical Care Transport, Children's Hospital Colorado

Kimberly Whitten-Chung, EdD, NRP, FAEMS, CHSE
Director of Operations - CHES/Paramedic Program Director


Bill Hall, MD, planner for this activity, is an investor in Securisyn Medical. 

Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note: A general certificate of attendance will be available after the completion of the online evaluation.  Claim only credit commensurate of your conference attendance.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Attendance
  • 6.50 Colorado State EMS


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