2019 ALERRT Conference CME Evaluation and Certificate


A CME certificate can be downloaded for the 2019 ALERRT Conference upon the completion of an online evaluation survey. The link is https://www.cmesurvey.site/ALERRT2019


If you have technical problems with the link and are not able to download your certificate please email Kim Papka at kpapka@mer.org or Jamie Sykes at cmepartner.org


Medical Education Resources - 303-798-9682


ALERRT Integrated Response Conference 2019


Sunday, September 29th, 2019 through Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Gaylord Rockies, Aurora, Colorado

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and ALERRT at Texas State University


Target Audience: This activity is for all physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians

Educational Objectives:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Create an integrated, whole community approach in response to an active attack

  • Optimize survival of patients in an active attack

  • Create a role in planning, mitigation, and response

  • Evaluate overall community psychological implications that affect all responders

  • Describe the role of community resilience improving the outcome for an active attack

  • Identify and eliminate traditional silos of roles to improve regional responses

  • Assess a threat level of an active shooter/hostile intruder in a healthcare facility and determine the next steps in response

  • Identify and establish gaps in action plans, identify access to alternative resources

  • Analyze and interpret the barriers of Interagency Information sharing in prevention, preparedness and response efforts

  • Use cross-sector communication before, during and after an active attack

  • State doctrine for prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery

  • Interpret and recall potentially preventable prehospital death and mitigation strategies

  • Assess unique challenges in response and unconventional options

  • Identify various prehospital trauma initiatives that assist in lowering prehospital death

  • State and recall the impact of research and lessons learned on prehospital care


  • Joshua Bobko, MD FAAEM - First Care Provider

  • Mike Weissman, FF, NREMT, Captain - First Care Provider

  • Alexander Eastman, Sr. Medical Officer – Operations, US Dept of Homeland Security

  • Charles Cowles, Assoc. Prof. of Anesthesiology/ Medical Director – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Brian Ruck, Captain – Fairfax County Police Department, Virginia

  • John-Michael Keyes, Executive Director – The “I Love U Guys” Foundation

  • Eric Di Lorenzo, Captain – Myrtle Beach Police Department, South Carolina

  • Brian Eastridge, Division Chief – University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

  • E, Reed Smith, MD, Co-Chairman – Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

  • James Englert, Deputy – Arapaho County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado

  • Mark Anderson, Firefighter/Paramedic – Bellevue Fire Department, Washington

  • James Etzin, EMS Coordinator – Oakland County Tactical Training Consortium

  • James Geracci, MD – Ascension Texas/Seton Family of Hospital

  • Ethan Miles, MD, Lieutenant Colonol – US Army

  • Ryan Pourhassanian, Firefighter/Paramedic – Chino Valley Fire Department, California

  • Tau Braun, Ed. D., Executive Director – Violence Prevention Agency

  • Wayne Freeman, Senior Special Agent – South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

  • Christopher McAllister, Senior Captain – Houston Fire Department, Texas

  • Laura Norman, Emergency Management Specialist – Galveston County Office of Emergency Management, Texas

  • Carly Posey, Mission Director – The “I Love U Guys” Foundation


Topics can be viewed here.

Physician Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER) and American Cutaneous Oncology Society.  MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

This CE activity provides 13 contact hours of continuing nursing education. 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 13 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.