Program

Conference Info

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 2018 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 19, 2018: $125
Saturday, January 20, 2018: $125
Sunday, January 21, 2018: $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 2018:
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Advanced Life Support
Friday and Saturday
French River Room

Basic Life Support
Friday and Saturday
Lake Superior Ballroom L,M

Emergency Medical Responder / Fire Fighter
Friday and Saturday
St Louis River Room

General
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Gooseberry Falls / All Rooms

Law Enforcement
Friday
Split Rock Room

Medical Director
Saturday
Split Rock Room

Pediatric
Friday and Saturday
Lake Superior Ballroom N,O

Agenda
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Pre Conference Sessions

WEDNESDAY  –  JANUARY 17, 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am REGISTRATION
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O Split Rock Room Gooseberry Falls Room
8:00 am – 12:00 pm FP-C, CCP-C | CFRN Exam Review Course
(Day 1 of 2)
(Limit 50)
$395
EMT Refresher
(Day 1 of 2)
(Limit 20)
$295
MN EMS for Children Pediatric Sim Lab Session 1
(Limit 30)
$65
PALS Refresher
(Limit 14)
$195
PEPP for BLS
(Limit 40)
$125
Eric Bauer Lucas Goodin
Diana Klakoski
Dr. Mark Mannenbach
Dr. Paula Fink Kocken
Tracy Larson
James Levi
Rob Devin
Sue Bengtson
Mark Griffith
Brad Zinniel
Sheila Denton
Marvin Sullivan
Dave Hoechst
Stan Stocker
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm FP-C, CCP-C | CFRN Exam Review Course
(Day 1 Continued)
EMT Refresher
(Day 1 Continued)
MN EMS for Children Pediatric Sim Lab Session 2
(Limit 30)
$65
PALS Refresher
(Continued)
PEPP for BLS
(Continued)
Eric Bauer Lucas Goodin
Diana Klakoski
Dr. Mark Mannenbach
Dr. Paula Fink Kocken
Tracy Larson
James Levi
Rob Devin
Sue Bengtson
Mark Griffith
Brad Zinniel
Sheila Denton
Marvin Sullivan
Dave Hoechst
Stan Stocker
SESSIONS END
THURSDAY  –  JANUARY 18, 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am REGISTRATION
French River Room Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Split Rock
Room
Gooseberry Falls Room
8:00 am – 12:00 pm FP-C, CCP-C | CFRN Exam Review Course
(Day 2 of 2)
(Limit 50)
EMT Refresher
(Day 2 of 2)
(Limit 20)
ACLS Renewal
(Limit 14)
$195
Event Medical Management – Some Tips and Tricks for Taking Your Skills to a Larger Stage
(Limit 60)
$65
Eric Bauer Lucas Goodin
Diana Klakoski
Geoff Galaski
Ken Klatt
Mark Griffith
Sheila Denton
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm FP-C, CCP-C | CFRN Exam Review Course
(Day 2 Continued)
EMT Refresher
(Day 2 Continued)
ACLS Renewal
(Continued)
Simulation Lab – Getting the Whole Picture
(Limit 30)
$65
Eric Bauer Lucas Goodin
Diana Klakoski
Geoff Galaski
Ken Klatt
Dave Hoechst
Brad Zinniel
Sheila Denton
Marin Sullivan
SESSIONS END

Full Conference Sessions

FRIDAY  –  JANUARY 19,  2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am REGISTRATION and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN SOUTH PIONEER HALL WITH EXHIBITORS
8:00 am – 9:30 am KEYNOTE:  Through the Eyes of a RescuerJason Dush
9:30 am – 10:30 am 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 The College of St. Scholastica
Advanced Life Support Basic Life Support  Pediatric EMR/FF Law
Enforcement 
General
10:30 am – 11:30 am Making Friends with your Ventilator STEMI: Sharpen Your Skills and Save More Lives Trachs and Tubes and Shunts, Oh My! You Expect Me to Drive Through That? Trippin’ on Tryptamines and other Mind Blowing Substances  What is Hyperbaric Medicine? Human Anatomy
Lab #1
10:00AM to 12:00PM
(9:30am Pickup DECC Lobby)
(Limit 35)
Ken Slatten Richard Mullvain Chris Ebright Vic Lund
Allison Nicolson
Holly Kostrzewski
Kirk Hughes Dr. Thomas Masters Lindsay Pacey
Dr. Gary Foley
11:30 am -1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Severe Accidental Hypothermia Rewarming Using ECMO Caring for the Burn Patient Medication Roulette Why Do We Eat Our Young? Picasso, Judy Garland and Indiana Jones Walk into a Bar Human Trafficking Presentation  Human Anatomy
Lab #2
1:00PM to 3:00PM
(12:30pm Pickup DECC Lobby)
(Limit 35)
Beth Heather Dr. Jon Gayken James Levi Reuben Farnsworth Chris Ebright Jason Dush Lindsay Pacey
Dr. Lynn Howard
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Unusual Stroke Presentations Old MacDonald Had a Multi-Systems Trauma: Farm Trauma  Pediatric Airway-Small Things Matter The Flora & Fungus Among Us Patient in Police Custody  Pediatric Cold Water Drowning: MCI Case Review
Chris Ebright Reuben
Farnsworth
Jeff Schultz Kirk Hughes Jason Dush Ross Chavez
4:00 pm SESSIONS END
4:15 pm -5:15 pm Legislative Forum-Gooseberry Falls Room
SATURDAY  –  JANUARY 20,  2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am REGISTRATION and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN SOUTH PIONEER HALL WITH EXHIBITORS
8:00 am – 9:30 am KEYNOTE:  Mile High Moments Reuben Farnsworth 
9:30 am – 10:30 am 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
Advanced Life Support Basic Life Support  Pediatric EMR/FF Medical
Director
General
10:30 am – 11:30 am You Got’em Back, Now What? Man vs. Machine: “ATV” Trauma Case Studies Cut My Shorts! You Think You Got Bad Gas: Hazmat Toxicology Resuscitation of the Injured Brain Russian Roulette…The American Way
Thomas Dobrzynski Jason Dush James Levi Kirk Hughes Dr. Erik C. Brockman Chris Ebright
11:30 am -1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm What the Heck Is A V/Q Mismatch The Final Collision Pediatric Trauma Assessment Size Does Matter: Obesity’s Impact on Prehospital Care Docs Next Door What is a Culture of Safety
Reuben Farnsworth Chris Ebright Al Benney Jason Dush Dr. Shawn Brown Brad Wright
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK (Refreshments and Exhibits in South Pioneer Hall)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Let’s Get Nosey – Intranasal Medication Administration What’s That In My Patient? A Prolifeeration of Pediatric Patients! Oh, **it! Sports Med Keeping Track of Patients in an MCI Whole Lotta Shakin Going On
Jeff Schultz Reuben
Farnsworth
Al Benney Jason Dush Ross Chavez
Dr. Marc Martel
Chris Ebright
4:00 pm SESSIONS END
SUNDAY  –  JANUARY 21, 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am         REGISTRATION
French River
Room
Lake Superior Ballroom L,M Lake Superior Ballroom N,O St. Louis River Room Split Rock Room Gooseberry Falls Room
General  General General General General General
8:00 am – 9:00 am Brain Attack! Train Your Brain With the Marvelous Power of Music  Leave it Alone
(Limit 24)
                              
Sustaining Rural EMS in Minnesota The Lost Shall Be Found Airway and Heart Hands on Lab
(Limit 30)
Al Benney Holly Brodt Full Day Michael Schultz
Tim Held
Mark Jones
Rick Slatten Full Day
9:00 am-9:15 am Break Break Break Break
9:15 am – 10:15 am EMS
Mythbusters 
The Opioid Epidemic: Past, Present and Future From Individual Resiliency to EMS System Resilience Another Checklist?
Mark Griffith Amy LaRue
Laura Palombi
Ezekiel Peters
Lynn Garst
Ross Chavez
10:15 am-10:30 am Break Break Break Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am Endurance Sporting Events Uh….Could I Try That Again? Understanding and Responding to Children in Crisis Infection Prevention for High Consequence Infectious Diseases
Charles Gallet Al Benney Reuben Farnsworth
Jason Dush
Ezekiel Peters
Lynn Garst
Mary Ellen Bennett Jeff Schultz
Jill Ryan Schultz
11:30 am SESSIONS END

 

 

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