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Course Orientation Webinar With ATT Course Coordinator Adiel Garcia To join the conference call, please dial 1-877-796-1612 Conference Code 195 435 6426.

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1 Course Orientation Webinar With ATT Course Coordinator Adiel Garcia To join the conference call, please dial Conference Code Please Mute Your Telephone

2 Objectives At the conclusion of the Course Coordinator Orientation, you will be able to: –Prepare to conduct an ATT Course –Select a Medical Advisor for an ATT Course –Select and recruit Faculty for an ATT Course –Conduct an ATT Course –Submit appropriate information to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

3 Personnel Who should take ATT? –Basic –Advanced Who is needed to teach ATT? –Course Coordinator –Medical Advisor –Faculty

4 General Administration Minimal bureaucracy –Course Coordinators deal with the AAOS – Easy to coordinate –Local faculty, content experts Nearly paperless –ATT database allows seamless process –Electronic submission of course forms

5 Course Coordinator Responsibilities (1 of 2) Maintain integrity of program Select and communicate with an ATT Medical Advisor Select appropriate Faculty Encourage participants and Faculty to complete course evaluations

6 Coordinate logistical issues Manage course budget Be at the entire course Communicate with the AAOS –Submit Course Notification Form –Submit Course Rosters Teach two courses in 4 years Course Coordinator Responsibilities (2 of 2)

7 Medical Advisor Requirements Physician (MD or DO) Current responsibilities in the local or regional EMS system Know local and/or regional EMS jurisdictional protocols

8 Medical Advisor Responsibilities Provide direction and advice for the Course Coordinator Review the course content Recommend potential Faculty, if needed Identify and clarify jurisdictional and protocol issues to be addressed in the course

9 Faculty Chosen by Course Coordinator Appropriate level of training –Advanced level course requires ALS providers –Basic course can use ALS or BLS providers Must have teaching materials prior to course

10 Faculty Responsibilities Facilitate learning process Familiar with course structure and material Work with Course Coordinator and other Faculty Read materials related to ATT Faculty and teaching assignments

11 Preparing Faculty Review course schedule Unusual situations or potential problems Management of scenarios Management and set-up of skill stations Questions about course content

12 Course Requirements (1 of 2) Course size –1:8 Faculty-to-participant ratio –Enough equipment for skill stations Room requirements –Large room for lectures –Breakout rooms for scenarios and skill stations

13 Course Requirements (2 of 2) Audiovisual equipment –LCD projector and screen –Computer with CD-ROM drive –DVD player –Monitor

14 ATT Resources ATT Textbook ATT Audio Book ATT Precourse Online Module ATT Toolkit CD-ROM ATT DVD ATT Web Site

15 Textbook Case Study Tips Stats Pros/Cons Controversies Chapter Resources Procedures

16 Audio Book Audio book packaged with each textbook –Mp3 files –QuickTime files

17 Precourse Online Module Access code card packaged with each textbook Refreshes core content for participants before they enter the course Allows more class time to focus on interactive discussions and skills stations Engaging, interactive, fully narrated online modules

18 Toolkit CD-ROM Administration Educational Principles Lectures Scenarios Skill Stations

19 DVD Includes both live-action video and skills Five segments –Segment 1: Assessment Overview –Segment 2: Assessment –Segment 3: Spinal Immobilization –Segment 4: Glascow Coma Score –Segment 5: Mass-Casualty Incident Triage

20 Teaching Package

21 Budget Considerations Promotion Faculty expenses Equipment purchase and rental Facility expenses Course supplies Copying Postage

22 Course Schedules Basic and Advanced courses consist of: –2-hour Precourse Online Module –8-hour On-Site Module Schedules include minimum course content –May be lengthened to allow more time for practice or discussion

23 Course Components Precourse Online Module Lectures Scenarios Skill Stations Written Test

24 Precourse Online Module Prerequisite knowledge in 12 specialized modules Must complete prior to On-Site Module –Two attempts provided 2-hours in length –Does not have to be finished in one sitting –180-days to complete from logon

25 Lectures Basic lectures –Initial Assessment (with video) –Head and Neck Trauma –Torso Trauma Advanced lectures –Initial Assessment (with video) –Airway –Traumatic Brain Injury

26 Scenarios (1 of 3) Basic and Advanced scenarios –Mechanism of injury –Shock –Extremity trauma –Special populations

27 Scenarios (2 of 3) Basic scenarios cover pathophysiology and treatment to the level of EMT (EMT- Basic) Advanced scenarios require more advanced treatment and core knowledge

28 Scenarios (3 of 3) Case-based small group discussions Faculty present the case and allow discussion of key points Groups will approach and manage the case differently Faculty should be familiar with local protocols and methods of care

29 Skill Stations (1 of 2) Basic and Advanced skill stations –Assessment –Airway –Spinal immobilization (with video) –Glascow coma score (with video) –Mass casualty incident triage (with video)

30 Skill Stations (2 of 2) Case-based Designed to teach using activity Reinforced with video Adaptable to all EMS levels Do not test or certify skills

31 Written Test Case-based format Must participate in full course to qualify to take the written test Closed book Four tests available –Advanced version I and II –Basic version I and II Passing score, 80% or higher Allow two attempts

32 ATT Successful Completion Complete the Precourse Online Module Participate in complete On-Site Module Pass the written test ATT Course Completion Certificate –4-year recommended renewal date –Sent electronically to participants –Free-of-charge

33 Continuing Education Credit CECBEMS credit through AAOS – Participants request upon registering for Precourse Online Module –Course Coordinators request on course roster Additional continuing education credit completed by Course Coordinators according to local requirements

34 Paperwork Nearly paperless paperwork –Course Notification Form –Course Roster –Course Completion Certificate –Faculty and Participant Evaluation Forms

35 Course Notification Form (1 of 2) Submit 1 month before course date Links registered course participants to the course roster Course roster is automatically populated with participants information

36 Course Notification Form (2 of 2)

37 Course Roster (1 of 2) At the completion of each course: –Review course roster to confirm that each participant completed the Precourse Online Module, On-Site Module, and successfully passed the written test –Complete the Faculty information Course Coordinator submits final course roster to the AAOS

38 Course Roster (2 of 2)

39 Course Completion Certificate Personalized PDF Course Completion Certificate is ed to each participant in an approved Course Roster –Course Coordinators are copied so they have access to the Course Completion Certificate Participant prints certificate

40 Evaluation Forms Links to online Faculty and Participant Evaluation Forms are sent via Course Coordinators encourage all Faculty and participants to complete evaluation forms Course Coordinators can access a consolidated report online Course Coordinators can use this feedback to improve future courses

41 Timeline (1 of 5) Four Months –Select a course level to teach –Identify Medical Advisor –Identify Faculty –Select and confirm course dates Two Months –Select the menu for food functions and breaks –Reserve audiovisual equipment –Order the course supplies and equipment –Order appropriate textbooks and other materials

42 Timeline (2 of 5) One Month –Complete Course Notification Form –Review evaluation and comments from previous course –Mail Faculty confirmation letter Three Weeks –Mail a confirmation letter –Schedule a meeting with the Faculty –Photocopy the Written Test

43 Timeline (3 of 5) Day Before the Course –Reconfirm meals and refreshments –Prepare the course signage –Set up registration area –Hold a Faculty meeting

44 Timeline (4 of 5) During the Course –Check the rooms –Setup course signs –Setup equipment for skill stations –Monitor the course to maintain schedule flow –Monitor lectures, scenarios, and skill stations –Score tests –Have Faculty available to answer questions and provide directions –Encourage completion of evaluation forms

45 Timeline (5 of 5) After the Course –Submit course roster to the ATT database/CECBEMS –Send thank you letters to Faculty, Medical Advisor, vendors, and support staff –Return equipment –Pay invoices –Send appropriate paperwork to local continuing education provider for approval

46 ATT Course Overview –Precourse Online Module and On-Site Module –Evaluation Forms ATT Course Administration –Course Coordinator, Medical Advisor, Faculty Teaching the ATT Course –Course Schedules –Preparing for the Course

47 Quick Links Find an ATT Course Find an ATT Course Coordinator Application for Course Coordinator Status Faculty and Participant Evaluation Forms Course Coordinators Only (access to ATT database)

48 Summary The AAOS will send you a Course Coordinator Certificate and a Course Coordinator ID number via Thank you for your participation. Enjoy teaching the ATT Course!


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