2021 EMS Conference Grand Junction, CO

Friday, Jan 22, 2021 - Saturday, Jan 23, 2021

Speakers

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NICHOLAS ALFONSO, MD
Nicholas Alfonso, MD UC Health, Assistant Professor Orthopedics, Clinical Interest for Patients - Complex orthopedic trauma cases. Care Philosophy - Committed to providing the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through integration of comprehensive education and exceptional musculoskeletal research. Personal Interests - Complex orthopedic trauma cases.


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R. STEIN BRONSKY, MD
E Stein Bronsky, MD, Dr. Bronsky is the medical director for the Colorado Springs (CO) Fire Department and American Medical Response (AMR) Ambulance Service, El Paso County, CO. He also works as an emergency physician at Centura Health. Dr. Bronsky began his career as an EMT in 1991 and later practiced for several years as a paramedic before attending medical school at Vanderbilt University. He completed his emergency medicine residency and EMS fellowship at Virginia.


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GLENN BURKET III, DO
Glenn Burket III, DO, Medical Director for Mesa County EMS, Dr. Burket completed medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and underwent Emergency Medicine Residency training at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown PA. He then attended the University of North Carolina for EMS fellowship, where he was exposed to a variety of EMS systems, both urban and rural, in addition to working directly with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol providing operational and occupational medical support. He is dually board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has a special interest in airway management, high fidelity simulation, performance under stress, and law enforcement medical support.


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ADAM COMPTON, MHS, NREMTP
Adam Compton, MHS, NREMTP, BLS, ACLS, PALS Instructor, Primary Instructor Professional EMS Education, Grand Junction, CO. Adam has been teaching in medicine since 2011 for Professional EMS Education. Adam completed his masters’ degree in Biomedical Sciences with a focus on clinical human anatomy and physiology. Throughout school Adam taught human anatomy to undergraduate students in a dissection/prosection lab. He is also certified as a NREMT and teaches EMS as a Colorado EMS Primary Instructor. He is a full time member of Lower Valley Fire District in Fruita, Colorado.


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Loree Cutts, RN
Loree Cutts, RN, Flight nurse, St. Mary’s Hospital & Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO. Loree has Critical Care experience as a Cardiac nurse, Emergency Department Nurse, and CCU Nurse. She has been teaching at all levels of EMS for the last five years, and is a BLS, ACLS and PALS instructor.


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Dave Gilmore, MD
Dave Gilmore, MD, Emergency Department Physician and chief Toxicology St. Joseph Hospital Denver Colorado. Past Oversight Director for American Heart Association Experienced Provider program


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Fidel O Garcia, EMTP
Fidel O. Garcia, Paramedic, Nationally recognized presenter, AHA training center coordinator, Owner Professional EMS Education, Grand Junction, CO. Fidel began his career in 1979 in Leadville, Colorado. He began teaching EMS education classes in 1983. Fidel has worked as a medic in prehospital EMS, a flight medic and hospital based EMS agencies. He has been presenting at local, state, regional, national EMS conferences and events for the last 24 years. Fidel is a frequent reviewer of EMS textbooks and is published in textbook and magazine for EMS


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Amal Mattu, MD
Amal Mattu, MD, Dr. Mattu completed an emergency medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, after which he completed a teaching fellowship with a special focus on emergency cardiology. Since joining the faculty at the University of Maryland in 1996, he has developed an academic niche in emergency cardiology and electrocardiography, and he also enjoys teaching and writing about other topics such as emergency geriatrics, faculty development, and risk management. He currently is a tenured professor and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.


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Anna Mazon, RN BSN CFRN
Anna Mazon RN, BSN, CFRN, Currently a clinical manager for Guardian Flight. RN for 14 years ER and ICU. Flight Nurse for 7 years. Teaching with Fidel for many years.


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Scott Nelson, EMTP
Scott Nelson has been in EMS for more than 3 decades. He started as an EMT in Colorado and has worked as a paramedic in Colorado, Wyoming and Alaska. He is a licensed paramedic and an advanced coordinator in Texas. He has been teaching in EMS for more than 2 decades and has a passion for simulation. He is currently the EMS Program Director at Texas Southmost College in Brownsville, Texas.


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Mark Warth, NRP, BHS
Mark Warth, NRP, BHS, Mark is the Medical Program Coordinator for the Colorado Springs Fire Department which is one of the busiest systems in Colorado. He is a the Fire-Medial Program Coordinator, providing monthly CE classes for local agencies, renewal courses, and EMS PI program management. He has been involved with EMS for more than 20 years as a course coordinator, university faculty member, guest speaker, EMS training coordinator and EMS coordinator, bringing experience and humor to the classroom.


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Arek Wiktor, MD
Arek Wiktor, MD, Board-certified in general surgery as well as surgical critical care, Arek Wiktor, MD, is an innovator in burn care. He has won awards from the Golden Humanism Honor Society, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the Denver Academy of Surgery and the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Well-published in numerous research publications, journals and books, Dr. Wiktor’s research interests include acute burn resuscitation, PTSD in burn survivors and education technology in burn care. In his spare time, Dr. Wiktor is involved in various committees and community volunteer activities, and he enjoys pencil-drawing, painting and archery.