Alabama Army National Guard 2023 Conference – Provider Track

December 14, 2023 to December 16, 2023

Program Description

The Alabama Army National Guard Office of the State Surgeon is excited to present the ALARNG Medical Conference 2023, focusing on Large Scale Combat Operations (LSCO), to be held in the picturesque Orange Beach, AL. This conference aims to provide medical providers with insights and strategies to enhance their ability to perform critical tasks and achieve Army Health Care standards in the challenging context of LSCO.

Target Audience

The Provider Track, provides continuing education for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and healthcare executives. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Estimate burn size based on the Lund-Browder Chart.
  2. Resuscitate using Rule of 10’s and Joint Trauma System’s (JTS) Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs).
  3. Prevent hypothermia.
  4. Explain indications for and how to perform escharotomies.
  5. Discuss basics of wound care.
  6. Discuss the impact that environmental factors have on children’s health.
  7. Describe airway and anesthesia use with the trauma patient.
  8. Review principles of critical care on battlefield.
  9. Explain appropriate management of battlefield infections.
  10. Define “emergency release” blood.
  11. Review massive transfusion protocols.
  12. Review whole blood use.
  13. Review blood product availability at different roles.
  14. Review classification for fractured teeth and corresponding treatment
  15. Describe the treatment protocol when addressing dental trauma
  16. Review the Army Master Resiliency Program.
  17. Discuss the CDC and Surgeon Generals Program for healthcare providers.
  18. Describe practical techniques for building resiliency in healthcare workers, including sleep hygiene, mindfulness and meditation.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 11.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 11.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 11.00 hours for completing this Course activity.
  • 11.00 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 11.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 11.00 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Course activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 11.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 11.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
12/07/2023
Course expires: 
12/30/2023
Event starts: 
12/14/2023 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
12/16/2023 - 2:00pm EST
Orange Beach, AL
United States

COL Frederick Alexander Nettles, M.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. COL Nettles discloses off-labeled uses for Angiocath and Medication conversions from Adults to Pediatrics.
COL Edgar Gonzalez, M.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
MAJ Maxwell Gunn, P.A.-C. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
MAJ Ben McKenzie MPAS, PA-C. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kendall Talley, M.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Rony Lee, M.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Cynthia Lee, C.R.N.P., F.N.P. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
LTC Kevin Hancock, D.M.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure

DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.

Planner(s)

Army Sergeant Brett Kelley, NRP/FP-C/68WF2

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Available Credit

  • 11.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 11.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 11.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 11.00 hours for completing this Course activity.
  • 11.00 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 11.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 11.00 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Course activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 11.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 11.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 11.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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