South Dakota Mission: Lifeline Presentations

Updated:Jan 24,2014

Mission: Lifeline Co-brand LogoThank you for participating in this project.  Below you'll find resources about the South Dakota Mission: Lifeline initiative. 

South Dakota Statewide STEMI Video Conference

December 19, 2013

Dr. Stys, SD Statewide STEMI Guidelines  PDF

Avera Heart Hospital Mission: Lifeline Case Presentation  PDF

Evelio D. Garcia, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Medical Director of Cardiology, Prairie Lakes Healthcare Systems, "Myocardial Infarction Complications"  PDF

ACTION Registry, Get With The Guidelines, "Data Source"  PDF

The Cardiac Care Project, LUCAS devices  PDF

Mindy Cook, RN, BSN, Director Mission: Lifeline North Dakota, Minnesota "Mission: Lifeline Overview"  PDF

David R. Burt, MD, The University of Virginia, "Rural + Resource-Limited (R&R-L) STEMI System of Care"  PDF

David R. Burt, MD, The University of Virginia, "Inter-facility STEMI Transfer Worksheet"  PDF

David R. Burt, MD, The University of Virginia,"Case Studies in optimizing inter-facility STEMI transfers"  PDF

Belle Fourche Ambulance, Spearfish Regional Hospital, Spearfish Ambulance, and Rapid City Regional Hospital, "STEMI Systems of Care"  PDF

South Dakota Mission: Lifeline STEMI Conference Presentations
November 16, 2012

Michelle Gardner, VP Quality Improvement, American Heart Association
Travis Spier, RN, EMT-P Sanford Health
2012 South Dakota AHA National Mission: Lifeline Update

Carna Atherton-Pray, RN & Wade Sendelbach, RN, EMT-P, Avera St. Luke's Hospital
Bystander to Discharge: The Chain in Action

Kari Gales, RN, Prairie Lakes Healthcare
Cardiac Care Doesn't End at Discharge

Jeffrey Sather, MD, Trinity Health
Mission: Lifeline North Dakota Progress To Date from our Border State

Naveen Rajpurohit, MD, Sanford Heart Hospital
Sanford Chest Pain Network: Improving Rural STEMI Outcomes

Travis Spier, RN, EMT-P, Sanford Health
Mission: Lifeline South Dakota Hospital and Pre-hospital Engagement, Training, Sustainability

Tom Stys, MD, South Dakota Mission: Lifeline Chair
South Dakota: State of the State

Julie Poppe, RN, BSN, Rapid City Regional Hospital
STEMI System Feedback & Recognition: The Regional Health Model & Case Study

Marisa Hanson, NREMT-P, Brookings EMS
Surprise STEMI

South Dakota Mission: Lifeline STEMI Summit
November 30, 2011

Michelle Gardner, VP Quality Improvement
American Heart Association
Overview of Mission: Lifeline Systems of Care

Dr. Michael Hibbard, FACC
North Central Heart Institute
Chest Pain and the Role EMS Plays in the Pre-hospital 12-lead

Travis Spier, Paramedic and kRN
Sanford Health
EMS: STEMI Education Update
12-Lead for the Hospital

Kathleen O'Neill, Senior Director Quality Initiatives, Illinois and South Dakota
American Heart Association
Julie Poppe, RN, Rapid City
Regional Hospital
Quality Data: Completing the feedback loop to EMS and referring hospitals

Dr. Tom Stys, Medical Director of Cardiology Services
Sanford Cardiovascular Institute, Sanford Heart Hospital
STEMI and the Interventional Cardiologist's Role 

Jeri Schons, RN, CNO
Sanford Tracy Medical Center
Chest Pain Network: STEMI Care in an Outlying Facility

Kari Gales, RN, Cath Lab Director
Prairie Lakes Hospital
A Success STEMI Case Study: Watertown, SD from the Cath Lab Perspective

Jean Skonhovd, RN, Director of Emergency Department
Avera Hospital of South Dakota
How to Decrease Door In / Door Out Time for Transferring Facilities

South Dakota Mission: Lifeline STEMI Summit 
November 4, 2010  

David Burt, MD, University of Virginia
STEMI Boot Camp...South Dakota Style!: Optimizing Care in the Rural Environment   Download

Jodi Doering, RN, South Dakota Mission: Lifeline Director and Judy James, Regional Mission: Lifeline Director, American Heart Association
Mission: Lifeline - Welcome to the Fall 2010 STEMI Summit  Download

Steve Schroeder MD, Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital
ED Role in Activation of STEMI in Non PCI Hospitals  Download

Susan Rogers RN, BSN, MSN, Associate Director, ACTION Registry-GWTG
ACTION Registry-GWTG - How Will We Measure Our Success Download

Tom P Stys, FACC, MD, Medical Director, Sanford Cardiology 
Reperfusion Strategies for STEMI  Download

Joe Dolezal NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, Mitchell Fire and Ambulance and Travis Spier RN, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, Sanford Health-EMS Outreach
EMS Role and 12 Lead Transmission Process  Download
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The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust provides funding for innovative projects that use information technologies to connect rural patients to specialty medical care, provides the latest medical therapies and facilitates programs for underserved populations that place particular stress on existing health care facilities and local governments.

In April, 2010 the Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded the American Heart Association an $8.4 million grant to build a STEMI system of care in the state of South Dakota.  The Mission: Lifeline funding is part of the Helmsley Rural Health Program which over the last two years awarded a total of more than $13 million in grants to institutions and organizations in the upper Midwest.

To join us as a partner, or find more information about the project, contact:

Gary Myers, MS,NREMT
Sr. Mission: Lifeline Director
EMS Consultant for Midwest Affiliate

(605) 215-1551
PO Box 90545
Sioux Falls, SD  57109-545