Program

Conference Info

NCCP Information

Download the document below for a course by course listing of NCCP accreditation information. The EMT Refresher Preconference Course is accredited by Hibbing Community College. AMLS and ITLS are card courses with certified instructors. All other sessions are accredited by Arrowhead EMS Association as a Minnesota EMSRB Approved Education Center. All courses are POST eligible.

NCCP Information


Fees

We understand the importance of flexibility in selecting sessions that meet a variety of needs and a variety of availability challenges. As such, we continue to offer an a la carte approach to registration.

Fees for 2019 vary for Pre Conference sessions based on the cost to deliver the material. For more information about Pre-Conference course options click:
Pre-Conference

Fees for regular conference attendance are as follows:

Regular Pricing:
Friday, January 25, 2019: $125
Saturday, January 26, 2019: $125
Sunday, January 27, 2019: $95

Walk-up registration is available, but will include a $50.00 processing fee per attendee.

Tracks

The AEMSA Conference Planning Committee has worked diligently to provide you an opportunity to engage with industry experts from all parts of the US. To provide you with some guidance as to what information fits your level of expertise, we have tracked our content. Please consider this to simply be a guide and not an exclusive or excluding list for attending a session. All sessions are open to all registered attendees.

Tracks for 2019:
Click for track session detail

Advanced Life Support

Basic Life Support

Emergency Medical Responder / Fire Fighter

General

Law Enforcement

Medical Director

Pediatric

Agenda
We are excited to announce that our annual conference program will be distributed in print form at the conference and electronically for download here once complete. For a preview of our content and to plan your time with us in January, please see our full 2019 agenda below!

Pre Conference Sessions

WEDNESDAY –  JANUARY 23, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am REGISTRATION
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis River Room Split Rock Room Gooseberry Falls Room
8:00am – 12:00pm AMLS
(Day 1 of 2)
(Limit 20)$295
EMT Refresher
(Day 1 of 2)
(Limit 20)$295
ITLS
(Day 1 of 2)
(Limit 20)$295
S.T.A.B.L.E Learner Course
(Limit 20)$95
Credible Leadership Workshop
Session Option 1
(Limit 50)$65
Simulation Lab – Getting the Whole Picture
Session Option 1
(Limit 20)$65
Matt Ashmore Lucas Goodin Geoff Galaski & Ken Klatt Deb Peters Mitch Javidi South Central EMS
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00pm AMLS
(Day 1 Continued)
EMT Refresher
(Day 1 Continued)
ITLS
(Day 1 Continued)
S.T.A.B.L.E Learner Course
(Continued)
Simulation Lab – Getting the Whole Picture
Session Option 2
(Limit 20)$65
Matt Ashmore Lucas Goodin Geoff Galaski & Ken Klatt Deb Peters South Central EMS
Time Varies by Session SESSIONS END
THURSDAY –  JANUARY 24, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am REGISTRATION
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis
River Room
Split Rock Room Gooseberry Falls Room
8:00am – 12:00pm AMLS
(Day 2 of 2)
EMT Refresher
(Day 2 of 2)
ITLS
(Day 2 of 2)
Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine
(Limit 20)$95
ECG Basic (0800 – 1000)
ECG Advanced (1000 – 1200)
(Limit 50)$65
BLS Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers
(Limit 40)$95
Matt Ashmore Lucas Goodin Geoff Galaski & Ken Klatt Reuben Farnsworth Stan Sadenwasser Mark Griffith / South Central EMS
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00pm AMLS
(Day 2 Continued)
EMT Refresher
(Day 2 Continued)
ITLS
(Day 2 Continued)
Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine
(Continued)
Credible Leadership Workshop
Session Option 2
(Limit 50)$65
BLS Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers
(Continued)
Matt Ashmore Lucas Goodin Geoff Galaski & Ken Klatt Reuben Farnsworth Mitch Javidi Mark Griffith / South Central EMS
Time Varies by Session SESSIONS END

Full Conference Sessions

FRIDAY –  JANUARY 25,  2019
7:00am – 8:00am REGISTRATION and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00am – 8:15am CONFERENCE WELCOME – Adam Shadiow, Executive Director, Arrowhead EMS Association
8:15am – 9:45am KEYNOTE: Decisive, Disciplined and Under Fire: A First Responder’s Experiences from the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival Mass ShootingGlen Simpson
9:45am – 10:30am BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis River Room Split Rock
Room
Gooseberry Falls Room
10:30am – 11:45am Psychological Trauma and Suicidality among Responders Have a Blast: Explosion Injuries 10 Ways to Kill Your Patient Improving Occupant Protection For the Love of All That is Holy: Adapting to you Patients’ religious Beliefs From Depression to Delerium
Chris Caulkins Charles Barrette
Karie Pearce
Kerry Degen James Levi
Dex Tuttle
Reuben Farnsworth Brad Wright
General ALS, BLS, Ped, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, Ped, General General ALS, BLS, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General
11:45am – 12:45pm LUNCH
12:45pm – 2:00pm What Happened to My Musical Heroes? Spot the Clot EMS Case Studies in Toxicology A Deeper Look At Mild Head Injury/Concussion Why it May not be the Panacea You Think Teaching Sick or Not Sick – Teaching Critical Thinking
Gary Wiemokly Dr. Vikram Jadhav Kirk Hughes Nova McNally Reuben Farnsworth Brad Wright
ALS, BLS, General ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, Ped, FF/EMR, LE, General Ped, Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, FF/EMR ALS, BLS, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General
2:00pm – 2:45pm BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
2:45pm – 4:00pm A Tale of Two Women Are We Missing Something? No Spice at the Top of the K2 Mountain Trauma Trumps Burn; Establishing Priorities Things Just Got Real: Violent Encounters and Team Safety Hey…You’re Not Like Me
Gary Wiemokly Dr. Nathan Kreykes and Dr. Laura Carroll-Contreras Kirk Hughes Dr. William Mohr Reuben Farnsworth Brad Wright
ALS, BLS ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director ALS, BLS, Ped, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS ALS, BLS, FF/EMR ALS, BLS, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General
4:00pm SESSIONS END
4:15pm -5:15pm Legislative Forum – Gooseberry Falls Room
SATURDAY – JANUARY 26, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am REGISTRATION and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00am – 8:15am OPENING REMARKSAdam Shadiow, Executive Director, Arrowhead EMS Association
8:15am – 9:45am KEYNOTE: He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother: A Responder’s JourneyKirk Hughes
9:45am – 10:30am BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis River Room Split Rock
Room
Gooseberry Falls Room
10:30am – 11:45am First Responders: Building Resilience to Overcome Trauma Badges, Guns and Band-Aids: Law Enforcement First Responders Beyond Breaking Bad Mass Casualty: Are You Ready? To Pee or Not To Pee Spirituality at 60MPH
Amy LaRue Jason Dush Dr. Travis D. Olives Dr. Shawn Brown Janet Taylor Gary Wiemokly
FF/EMR, LE FF/EMR, LE ALS, BLS, Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS General
11:45am – 12:45pm LUNCH
12:45pm – 2:00pm Just Breathe Humpty Dumpty Did What??? Trauma Case Studies. This parachute is a knapsack! Rational management of prehospital risk in the era of ultrapotent opioids The Big Chill: Frostbite Injuries Waiting to Exhale The Toxic House, What Children Find…
Holly E. Brodt Jason Dush Dr. Travis D. Olives Dr. Jon Gayken Janet Taylor Gary Wiemokly
Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General General ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, CME, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, Ped, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, General Ped
2:00pm – 2:45pm BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
2:45pm – 4:00pm Scene Safety or Stigma? Bleeding Control Made Easy: Tourniquets, Pressure Points and Wound Packing Lets Talk: Eliminating the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Saving Lives in Trauma Care – What is REBOA? Pump up the Volume Patient Advanced Directives
Chris Caulkins Jason Dush Mark Wick Dr. Steven Haasken, Kevin Guenard, Dr. Jay Shoaps Janet Taylor Charles Gallet
General ALS, BLS, FF/EMR ALS, BLS, General ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, CME, General ALS, BLS ALS, BLS, FF/EMR, General
4:00pm SESSIONS END
SUNDAY – JANUARY 27, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am REGISTRATION
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis River Room Split Rock Room
8:00am – 9:15am STEMI Case Studies…Starring EMS! When the Simplest Things Make the Biggest Difference: BLS Airway Management What a Bullet Will do to Your Body Protecting EMS in the Era of High Consequence Infectious Diseases  –  New Tools from MDH Just the Basics
Richard Mullvain Jason Dush Jeff Schultz Mary Ellen Bennett Janet Taylor
ALS, BLS BLS ALS, BLS, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, FF/EMR, LE, General BLS
9:15am – 9:30am BREAK
9:30am – 10:45am Drive to Survive – A Deeper Look Into the EMS Role When I Don’t Have Siri, Alexa or Google: BLS Critical Care Assessment Altered Mental Status = Altered EMS Treatments Responding to the opioid crisis: utilizing valuable tools Readin’ and Rightin
Allison Nicolson
Sarah Buhs
Jason Hanson
Jason Dush Jeff Schultz Heather Blue
Laura Palombi
Brandon Hankey
Janet Taylor
FF/EMR, LE, General BLS ALS, BLS, CME, FF/EMR ALS, BLS, Ped, Medical Director, FF/EMR, LE, General ALS, BLS, General
10:45am – 11:00am BREAK
11:00am – 12:15pm The Future of Early Activation Leadership for New Aspiring Leaders Medication Administration – “Basic Style” Life Link III Case Studies I’ve Got a Crush on You
Amy Saylor
Lucas Stoflet
Jason Dush Jeff Schultz Tyler Christifulli
Troy Cushman
Johanna Thompson
Janet Taylor
General ALS, BLS, General ALS, BLS, General ALS, BLS, FF/EMR ALS, BLS, FF/EMR
12:15pm SESSIONS END
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