2018 Conference Dates National and AZ

2018 Nursing Conferences for consideration:


ENA State Leaders   in New Orleans, January 18-20

HOT TOPICS 2018  April  20  @ Desert Willow Conf Center Phoenix AZ  

Willow Conference Center  Cotton Center Business Park  Phoenix, Arizona

Register on-line at https://www.regonline.com/2018hottopicsinemergencynursing


ENA Day on the Hill   May 8 & 9th, Washington DC


2018 EMS ODYSSEY  May 10-11th @  Desert Willow in Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Trauma Conference  August 2 & 3rd,  Tucson AZ   .

 2018 ENA NATIONAL CONFERENCE/delegate meeting: September 26-29th   Pittsburg, PA

Arizona Burn Center FREE educational opportunity which will be held on October 12, 2018 at The Phoenix/Mesa Hilton.


CE’s and CEU for nursing will be granted. We will close the registration at 500. Registration has been open for less than two weeks and as of today 8/22 we are at 375 registrations.


To register for this FREE educational offering please click on the link below ASAP. Registration will be closed at 500 an





14th Annual Burn Care Symposium October 12, 2018

Crash & Burn

Disaster Management of Burns and Trauma


07:00 – 7:30   Registration


07:30 – 7:45   Presentation of the Color – Mesa Fire Pipes and Drums


07:45 – 8:00 Welcome Remarks and Introduction                        Kevin Foster MD and Steve Purves CEO, MIHS


08:00 – 8:45 The “Skin-ny” On Burns                                            Kevin Foster MD Arizona Burn Center Director


08:45 – 9:30 Pyrogeography – Humans, Fire & Urban Encroachment   Michael Medler MD, PhD Associate Professor, Chair, Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment; Western Washington University; Bellingham, WA.


“An incredible wake-up call from an expert in forestry – specifically related to forest fire mapping and planning. He is a riveting speaker and I highly recommend this geographer with expertise in forest fire mapping” Dr. Gibran, MD, FACS Chair of Restorative Burn Surgery, Harbor View Medical Center. Seattle, WA.


09:30 – 10:00 Break visit Exhibitors


10:00 – 10:45 Chemical Nerve Agents                                                         Steven Curry MD, Director, Department of Medical Toxicology, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.


10:45 – 11:30 Blast Injuries with Unique Traumatic Complications       Marc Matthews MD Arizona Burn Center


11:30 – 12:30 Lunch provided


12:30 – 13:30 California Wildland Fire Experience                                  Bruce Potenza MD, (Past Director of San Diego Burn Center, Current Position – Chief of Surgery Phoenix Veterans Hospital           


13:30 – 14:15 Part 1 Western Region Disaster Consortium                      Annette Matherly-Newman  MS, RN, CCRN

Community Outreach/Burn Disaster Coordinator, University of Utah Intermountain Burn Center


14:15 – 14:30 Break Visit Exhibitors


14:30 – 15:30 Part Two Western Region Disaster Consortium – Table Top Exercise 2 hour drill/case studies

Annette Matherly – Newman MS, RN, CCRN Community Outreach/Burn Disaster Coordinator, University of Utah Intermountain Burn Center


15:30 – 16:00 Multidisciplinary Panel of Experts ~ Discussion, Questions and Summation