Registration for EMS University is still open!
GILLETTE, WY—Registration is open for
EMS University, hosted at
CAM-PLEX Energy Hall Center, 1635 Reata Drive, on April 12-14. The event attracts
more than 400 emergency medical professionals from across Wyoming and
surrounding states to come together for three days to learn and discuss
relevant patient care and management issues, and enjoy some networking.
Designed to provide continuing education credits for Emergency Medical
Technicians (EMT), paramedics, first responders and industry safety personnel,
EMS University conference tracks include courses in basic life support
and advanced life support. Small teams can also sign-up to practice their
skills in a life-like scenario competition. At EMS University, participants
earn up to 19 hours of continuing medical education.
Detective Shawn Franklin of the
City of Gillette Police Department will be instructing emergency medical professionals on how to preserve
evidence at crime scenes and some dos and don’ts for working in
the scene during a presentation dubbed
Crime Scene Preservation at the conference. Other sessions include:
The Perils of Suspension Trauma, by Chris Ebright, Education Coordinator - National EMS Academy at Acadian
Ambulance, will cover the physiological consequences of trauma to those
who work at heights and wear safety harnesses, and what EMS professionals
need to consider during treatment and transport
Cowboy Up and Die? The Wild World of Rodeo Trauma, by Ruben Farnsworth, NR-Paramedic, CCP-C, Critical Care Paramedic/ Instructor,
RockStar Education and Consulting, will cover responding at rodeos, and
how teams can stay safe in that environment while providing excellent
I Touched WHAT?, by Robert Quintana, RPh, Campbell County Health, will cover the dangers
first responders face when responding to medical call situations with
Treating 2: What to Expect When Your Patient is Expecting, by Josh Solaas, will discuss some of the critical complications that
occur with pregnancy
- And nearly 50 other sessions
Emergency responders attending EMS University are invited to attend a
social on Friday, April 13 from 6-8 pm at
Big Lost Meadery and Brewery, 106 S. Gillette Avenue in Gillette. Snack on appetizers from
The Railyard, and enjoy good company.
Cost to attend all three days is $170; two days is $120; and one day is
www.cchwyo.org/emsu to register and get more event information. Participants can also register
at the door during the event with cash or check as payment.
EMS University is presented by Campbell County Health with support from
Air Methods/Wyoming Life Flight, Guardian Flight and Region 1 Health Care