FAST STEMI Regional Systems of Care March 2015

Macon, GA US
March 6, 2015

FAST-STEMI is a new quality improvement initiative designed to foster collaboration among all healthcare providers who care for patients who have ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in a specific regional geography. The ultimate goal of the FAST-STEMI program is to facilitate the development of integrated regional systems of STEMI care by local leaders that allow for the rapid reperfusion for all STEMI patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components of a successful emergency cardiovascular care system.
  • Establish a care team of stakeholders and have competence and ability to build, administer, evaluate, and continually improve regional STEMI systems.
  • Build and/or enhance a regional integrated system for STEMI reperfusion that includes EMS, emergency medicine and cardiology in PCI and non-PCI centers.
  • Employ optimal systems and strategies for diagnosis and management of STEMI, including destination and transfer protocols based on clinical trials evidence, practice guidelines, and quality of care standards.
  • Describe existing successful STEMI regional plans that are pertinent to a wide array of geographical and political realities.
  • Discuss pros and cons of the current system practices
  • Identify collaborative solutions to overcome existing barriers to coordinated regional STEMI care.
  • Establish training of paramedics and emergency medicine nurses in ECG interpretation and other functions related to STEMI systems.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 Attendance
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Activity Starts: 
03/06/2015 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
03/06/2015 - 2:30pm
Macon Marriott City Center
240 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
United States

Available Credit

  • 5.00 Attendance

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