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APPENDIX B
National Conference Agenda and Attendees

Developing Best Practice Standards of Emergency Medical Care for the Alcohol-Impaired Patient

Friday, June 2, 2000, Washington, DC

Agenda

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast - Constitution Ballroom Foyer

8:00 AM – 10:05: AM 

Welcome and Conference Background - Constitution D/E
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Professor & Chair, 
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Opening Remarks - Constitution D/E
Rosalyn G. Millman, NHTSA Deputy Administrator

General Session I
Moderator:
Benjamin Marett, RN, MSN, CEN, CNA, COHN-S, 
President, Emergency Nurses Association, 
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Care Consultants of the Carolinas

Statement of Problem & "Failure of the System" Case Scenario
Speakers: Gail F. Cooper, Public Health Administrator, 
County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency
Barbara Foley, RN, BS, Executive Director, EN CARE, 
Emergency Nurses Association Injury Prevention Institute

Public Health Model
Speaker: Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS, Associate Professor, 
Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

Disease Model of Alcohol
Speaker: Richard K. Fuller, MD, Director, 
Division of Clinical and Prevention Research, 
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 
National Institutes of Health

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM Break

10:20 AM - 11:55 AM 

General Session II - Constitution D/E
Moderator: Dan Manz, EMS Director, Vermont Department of Health

Research Speakers: Carl Soderstrom, MD, 
Professor of Surgery, Director, Physician Education,
R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland
Larry M. Gentilello, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, 
University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center

Discussion on Drawing Blood and Reporting
Speaker:
Phillip Brewer, MD, FACEP, Assistant Professor, 
Yale University School of Medicine, Attending Physician, 
Yale-New Haven Hospital Emergency Department, Director, 
Connecticut Impaired Driver Reporting Project

12:00 PM – 1:20 PM 

Luncheon - Constitution C

Introduction: Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Professor & Chair,
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Keynote:  
The Alcohol Impaired Patient - Should Failure to Treat be a Trauma Center Criteria Deficiency?
Speaker: David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, ACS-COT, 
The Monroe E. Trout Professor of Surgery, 
Chief, Division of Trauma, Burns and SICU, 
University of California - San Diego Medical Center

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM 

Presentation of "Best Practice Standards" Strawman and Charge to Breakout Sessions - Constitution D/E
Speaker: Jeffrey W. Runge, MD, Assistant Chair, Emergency Medicine and Director, 
Carolinas Center for Injury Control, Carolinas Medical Center

2:05 PM – 4:25 PM 

Prehospital Breakout Session - Constitution C
Facilitator: Gail F. Cooper, Public Health Administrator, 
County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

Co-Facilitator: Marilyn B. Thompson, RN, CEN, 
Charge Nurse Emergency Department, Kootenai Medical Center, 
Idaho State ENA Council President, EN CARE Provider

Panelists: George F. Rice, Jr., NREMT-P, Deputy Director, 
Richland County Emergency Services
Dan Manz, EMS Director, Vermont Department of Health

2:05 PM – 4:25 PM 

Nurse Breakout Session - Constitution D/E
Facilitator: Laurie Flaherty, RN, MS, Traffic Safety Consultant, 
NHTSA, Emergency Nurses Association

Co-Facilitator: Janet Lassman, RN, BS, Director of Provider Services, 
EN CARE - Emergency Nurses Association Injury Prevention Institute

Panelists: Mary McCue, RN, CEN, NHTSA Office of Communication and Outreach
Benjamin Marett, RN, MSN, CEN, CNA, COHN-S, President, Emergency Nurses Association, 
Clinical Nurse Specialist Emergency Care Consultants of the Carolinas
Barbara A. Foley, RN, BS, Executive Director, 
EN CARE - Emergency Nurses Association Injury Prevention Institute

2:05 PM – 4:25 PM 

Physician Breakout Session - Renwick
Facilitator: Herbert G. Garrison, MD, MPH, 
Professor of Emergency Medicine, East Carolina University

Co-Facilitator: Sue Nedza, MD, Chair, Alcohol Reporting Task Force, 
American College of Emergency Physicians

Panel: Jeffrey W. Runge, MD, Assistant Chair, Emergency Medicine and Director, 
Carolinas Center for Injury Control, Carolinas Medical Center
Phillip Brewer, MD, Assistant Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, 
Attending Physician, Yale-New Haven Hospital Emergency Department, Director, 
Connecticut Impaired Driver Reporting Project
Carl Soderstrom, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director, Physician Education, 
R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM 

Closing Session - Constitution D/E
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Professor & Chair, Department of Medicine,
Medical College of Wisconsin
Susan Ryan, Chief, Impaired Driving Division, NHTSA

Attendees

Marilena Amoni, Director
Office of Traffic Injury Control Programs, NHTSA, Washington, DC

Matthew Ansel, RN, MS, CEN
Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton, MD

Patricia V. Blake, CAE
Emergency Nurses Association, Des Plaines, IL

Jan R. Boatright, RN, CEN
American Ambulance Association, New Orleans, LA

Phil Brewer, MD
Yale Emergency MedicineNew Haven, CT

Stephen Cantrill, MD, FACEP
American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX

Mary Cesare-Murphy, PhD
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Gail Cooper
San Diego County Office of Public Health, San Diego, CA

Rebecca Cunningham, MD
University of Michigan Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS
Yale Emergency Medicine, Fairfield, CT

Catherine A. Fanning, RN, BSN
Rhode Island Hospital ED, Providence, RI

Laurie Flaherty, RN, MS
NHTSA/ENA, Washington, DC

Barbara A. Foley, RN, BS
EN CARE, Alexandria, VA

Jim Frank
NHTSA, Impaired Driving Division, Washington, DC

Capt. Arthur J. French, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medical Services, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Injury and EMS Programs, Rockville, MD

Richard K. Fuller, MD
NIAAA, Bethesda, MD

Herbert G. Garrison, MD, MPH
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Larry M. Gentilello, MD
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Valerie Gompf
NHTSA, Impaired Driving Division, Washington, DC

Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

James G. Hill
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC

David Hoyt, MD, FACS
American College of Surgeons - Chair, Committee on Trauma, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Daniel W. Hungerford, DrPH
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Leonard R. Inch
Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency, Rocklin, CA

Debra Kilpatrick
NHTSA, Emergency Medical Services Division, Washington, DC

Ken King
American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX

Janet Lassman, RN
EN CARE, Alexandria, VA

Ronald F. Maio, DO, MS
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Rita Mandredi-Shutler, MD, FACEP
American College of Emergency Physicians, Fairfax, VA

Dan Manz
Vermont EMS, Burlington, VT

Benjamin E. Marett, RN, MSN, CEN, CNA, COHN-S
Emergency Nurses Association, Rock Hill, SC

Kim Mitchell
National Study for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Anne May, RN, BSN, CEN
Emergency Nurses Association, Gaithersburg, MD

Connie McAdam, MICT, AAS
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, Greeley, KS

Mary McCue, RN
EN CARE, Woodbridge, VA

David Melnick, MD
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Edward J. Meyers, RN, MSN
Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Jeff Michael, Chief
Emergency Medical Services Division, National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, Washington, DC

Rosalyn G. Millman
Deputy Administrator, NHTSA, Washington, DC

Deborah Mirco, RN, BSN, CEN
Illinois Emergency Nurses Association, Palatine, IL

John V. Moulden
National Commission Against Drunk Driving, Washington, DC,

Susan Nedza, MD
Amercian College of Emergency Physicians, Hinsdale, IL

George F. Rice, Jr., NREMT-P
Richland County Emergency Services, Columbia, SC

Alicia Dean Rollo, RN
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Jeffrey W. Runge, MD, FACEP
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Sue Ryan, Chief
NHTSA, Impaired Driving Division, Washington, DC

Carl A. Soderstrom, MD RAC
Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD 

Paula Tanabe, RN, PhD
Illinois Emergency Nurses Association, Chicago, IL

Marilyn Thompson, RN
EN CARE, Coeur D’Alene, ID

George Velianoff, RN, DNS, CHE
Emergency Nurses Association, Des Plaines, IL

Elinor Walker
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, Rockville, MD