Evaluation of a treatment: Ketamine

Explore ketamine uses and outcomes with purposeful data analysis


EMS1 is proud to be the Premier Media Sponsor of the Pinnacle Webinar Series. On Tuesday, Mar. 16, at 1 p.m. CT, Brent Myers, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, chief medical officer for ESO; and Remle Crowe, PhD, NREMT, research scientist, ESO, will present “Evaluation of a treatment: Ketamine, outcomes and purposeful data analysis,” presented by Fitch & Associates, and sponsored by ESO, with the assistance of Change Healthcare, iSimulate and Quick Med Claims. Register today.

Widely used, ketamine is a powerful analgesic and sedative with a favorable safety profile for EMS. Nevertheless, recent media stories have called the safe prehospital use of this medication into question.

On Tuesday, Mar. 16, at 1 p.m. CT, Brent Myers, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, chief medical officer for ESO; and Remle Crowe, PhD, NREMT, research scientist, ESO, will present “Evaluation of a treatment: Ketamine, outcomes and purposeful data analysis,” as part of the Pinnacle webinar series.

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Widely used, ketamine is a powerful analgesic and sedative with a favorable safety profile for EMS.
Widely used, ketamine is a powerful analgesic and sedative with a favorable safety profile for EMS. (Photo/Jon Lee)

In this webinar, learn about the indications for ketamine use by EMS and outcomes for patients who receive this medication in the prehospital setting. We’ll show you how to harness the power of data to monitor prehospital ketamine use as a framework for your agency to evaluate and communicate with key stakeholders about any prehospital clinical treatment.

Presented by Fitch & Associates, this Pinnacle Webinar is sponsored by ESO with the assistance of Change Healthcare, iSimulate, and Quick Med Claims

The Pinnacle Webinar Series is produced in cooperation with Pinnacle Media Partner EMS1. Ninth Brain is Fitch & Associates’ Learning Partner and host of this webinar.

About the speakers

Brent Myers, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, is an internationally recognized EMS expert, particularly related to systems of care, performance improvement and population management. In his role at ESO, he is responsible for fostering a culture of medical rigor and practical application in developing ESO software and services, leading the research and performance initiative, and applying medical expertise and scientific rigor to support customers. He served as co-editor of the second edition of "Emergency Medical Services, Clinical Practice and Systems Overnight." He serves on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals, has several peer-reviewed publications, and has provided lectures in locations around the world.

Remle Crowe, PhD, NREMT, is an expert in using data to power quality improvement and research initiatives in EMS. From truck clutches to clinical care, she has shown how improvement science and sound research methodology work to solve problems across fields. As an EMT with a passion for advancing EMS, she earned her PhD in epidemiology and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. Now, as a research scientist at ESO, Dr. Crowe routinely uses data to improve community health and safety.

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