PROGRAM

Pinnacle engages attendees with a no-holds-barred exploration of the most relevant topics in the changing world of EMS.

You'll receive up-to-the-minute information, insight into emerging trends and real-world tools you can use to get results in your organization.

 
  

Schedule at a Glance

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POWER SEMINARS
BONUS SESSIONS
MAIN CONFERENCE
SPECIAL MEETINGS

     Main Conference begins with the keynote and reception Tuesday evening.

Regular conference days on Wednesday and Thursday include breakfast and lunch.

     Power Seminars on Monday and Tuesday are sold separately.

     Special Meetings and      Bonus Sessions are complimentary.

Monday - July 22

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Lessons from 25 Years of MIH/CP: Moving to Evidence-based and Sustainable Models

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Making Fire-Based EMS Work in a High-Performance World

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Learning from Our Mistakes: The EMS Leadership Confessional

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Clinical Best Practices 2019 and Beyond: The Latest Research and How It Impacts Patient Care

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Emerging Research on Depression, PTSD and Suicide: Supporting Your Caregivers and Building a Resilient Team

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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The Caregiver Lifecycle: Engagement from Recruitment to Retirement

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Implementing the Four Cornerstones of a Sustainable EMS Safety Culture

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Effective Strategies for Addressing Behavioral Health and Social Issues in Your Community

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Creating the Kind of Organization Where You’ve Always Wanted to Work

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Tuesday - July 23

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Managing Up, Managing Down: Best Practices for Mid-level Leaders

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Pinnacle Insights: Leadership Topics from Today to 2050

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2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Special Meetings

Medical Director and EMS Executive Forum

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5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Main Conference

Opening Keynote – Chasing Best Practices: Don’t be Fooled!

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Wednesday - July 24

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session — Beyond “Erlang” and Other Dispatch Staffing Secrets

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8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session — Federal Report for EMS Leaders

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

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Does Advanced Life Support Really Matter?

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

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Navigating the EMS Cost Reporting Requirement: A Two-Headed Coin?

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Bullies, Transgender Patients and Employees, and Accommodations: What’s a Leader to Do?

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1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

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Managing the Threat: Privacy & Data Security in a Hyper-Connected World

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

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Leadership Perspectives From Baby Boomers to Generation Z

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

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Recognizing and Addressing Racial Disparities in Your EMS System’s Care

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Conference

The Science of Timing, Productivity and Fatigue

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Thursday - July 25

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session — The Future of EMS Reimbursement

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8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session — Taking the Nation's Pulse: The 2019 Fitch/EMS1 Trend Report

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

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Pinnacle Leadership Series — Rock the Boat!

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Remedies for Inherent Inefficiencies in EMS

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

One Hour, Two Debates: Nomenclature — Paramedicine vs. EMS & Should Higher Education be Required

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1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Closing Keynote – Surviving the Circus: Simple Steps to Being Your Own Ringmaster

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

A Topic So Current, We Don’t Know What it is

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

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Data Without Borders: A Case Study of Information Sharing in the National Capital Region

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Friday - July 26

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Bonus Sessions

Cases from the Fitch Files

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Making EMS Agenda 2050 a Reality: Implementing People-Centered EMS in Your Community

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Killing Productivity and Personnel in Fire and EMS: Is our Diet to Blame?

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

What Now? Turning the Best Ideas from this Year's Pinnacle into Action

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

Learning from our Past: A Fun Trip Through EMS History

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