SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference in St. Louis

SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference in St. Louis

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Please consider attending the SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference on September 21-22, 2018, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  The theme is “Emergency Care Across the Spectrum” with a goal of bringing together the various providers of emergency care (physicians, nurses, paramedics, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, etc) into one forum with clinical didactics, quality improvement project presentations, emergency care research presentations, and 2 hands-on skills labs.  Visit our website at for more information, to register, and to submit your abstracts or didactic proposal ideas (deadline extended to Aug 17th for abstracts/didactics).

You do not need to be an SAEM to register and attend this conference.   The SAEM site will ask you to create a logon and password before you reach the registration page.

Pre-conference Highlights:

Ultrasound Pre-course (hands-on lab) – T3: Trauma, Tubes, and Tricuspid: A crash course in FAST, first trimester pregnancy, ultrasound guided procedures, and advanced cardiac applications.  Awards 4 hours of CME, Cost is $250 for attending physicians and $100 for all others.

OB simulation Pre-course (hands-on lab) – High Risk Obstetrics and Neonatal Resuscitations (topics include breech delivery, shoulder dystocia, emergent caesarean, fetal distress and neonatal resuscitation)  Awards 3 hours of CME, Cost is $200 for attending physicians and $75 for all others.


Conference Highlights:

The main conference offers up to 10 hours of CME.  Cost is $150 for attending physicians, $100 for residents/nurse practitioners/physician assistants, $75 for students, $75 for nurses/paramedics

Clinical didactics in emergency care.  Topics are still being added but already submitted examples are:  Dealing with the opioid crisis in the ED, LVAD in the ED, Expanding role of APPs in Emergency Care, Central Line Confirmation, and many more.

Abstract presentations of clinical research or quality improvement projects in emergency care.

2 Keynote speakers – Dr. Steven Bird, President of SAEM and Dr. Brian Zink, author of Anyone, Anything, Anytime

Medical Student SIMWars competition

Social Event and Dinner at the St. Louis Zoo on September 21st.

Breakfast and Lunch provided on September 22nd.

Registration scholarships are available on a competitive basis for students, nurses, paramedics, and residents. (Deadline September 1, 2018).

SAEM members and non-members are all welcome to attend. 

For more information:


Conference Chair: Stacey House, MD, PhD (

Conference Administrator: Lisa Hayes (