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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 24, 2012
 
CONTACT
Leah Bucco-White Communications and Legislative Services (402) 471-9356
leah.bucco-white@nebraska.gov
 
Emergency Medical Services Workshops Coming to Your Community
 
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Medical Services Program offers ongoing training workshops across the state for emergency medical technicians, first responders, and the general public.  The workshop schedule for March is listed below.  For more information on the workshops offered please visit the DHHS EMS calendar web page by clicking here.  You may also click on the subscribe link at the top of the EMS workshop calendar web page to sign up for an email or a text message alert when the EMS workshop calendar is updated.
 
The free workshops are worth three continuing education hours unless noted otherwise.
 
CITY, DATE, TOPIC, LOCATION, TIME, CONTACT PERSON
 
Albion, 03/19/2011, Kinematrics of Trauma, Albion Fire Hall, 215 S. 5th, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Aurora, 03/08/2011, 12 Lead EKG, Aurora VFD, 906 13th St., Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brent Dethlefs, 402-694-5155
 
Bancroft, 03/05/2011, OB / GYN, Bancroft Fire Hall, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702              
 
Bellwood, 03/28/2011, Kinematics of Trauma, Bellwood Fire Hall, 752 41st Road, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451   
 
Bloomfield, 03/19/2011, Geriatric Emergencies, Bloomfield Ambulance Hall, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Broken Bow, 03/29/2011, Trauma Emergencies, Melham Medical Center, 145 Memorial Drive, Kevin Badgley, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Shelly Amsberry, Shelly.amsberry@melham.org 
 
Butte, 03/26/2011, Trauma Emergencies, Butte Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm -10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Central City, 03/19/2011, Team Building, Central City Community Room, Tim Peterson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Chester, 03/27/2011, Personal Safety Issues, Chester Sr. Center, 520 Thayer Ave., Sandra Schendt, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Sandra Schendt, 402-621-0102
 
Coleridge, 03/28/2011, Farm Emergencies, Coleridge Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Cook, 03/10/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Cook Fire Hall, Brent Lottman, 9am - 4pm, Contact Person:  Julie Hogancamp, 402-335-7654
 
Cortland, 03/22/2011, Skin & Infection Control, Cortland Fire Hall, Kelly Hanau, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Cristi Grusing, 402-798-8339
 
Cozad, 03/24/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Cozad Fire Hall, 229 East 8th, Pat Richards, 9am - 4pm, Contact Person:  Brian Woldt, 308-325-0932
 
Creston, 03/19/2011, Farm Accidents, Creston Fire Hall, Scott Hlavac, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Dixon, 03/29/2011, Diabetic Emergencies, Dixon Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Firth, 03/19/2012, Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies, Firth Fire Hall, 500 East 8th, Tami Meyers, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Doug Doeschot, 402-890-8406
 
Fullerton, 03/08/2011, Farm Extrication, Fullerton Fire Hall, Earl Rudolph, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Earl Rudolph, 402-960-8384
 
Glenvil, 03/14/2011, Stroke / Cardiac, Glenvil Fire Hall, 201 Winters Ave., Dixie Siemsen, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Janis Johnson, 402-762-3571
 
Grand Island, 03/12/2011, EMS Team Building & Leadership, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, Conference Rm. C,  2116 W. Faidley, Tim Peterson, 7pm – 10pm, Contact Person:  Tim Peterson,  308-440-5921
 
Hartington, 03/12/2011, Hands on Trauma, Hartington Ambulance Hall, Bob Nelson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Hastings, 03/27/2011,  Head Injuries,  Mary Lanning  Memorial Healthcare Medical Services Bldg., 715 N. St. Joseph Ave., Terry Leslie, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lisa Dirks, 402-461-5020                  
 
Hoskins, 03/06/2011, Ice Rescue, Hoskins Fire Hall, Landon Grothe, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702              
 
Hyannis, 03/02/2011, Respiratory Illness / Allergic Reactions, Hyannis Fire Hall, 102 S. Grant, Joseph Shankland, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Kayla Wintz, 308-588-6297               
 
Laurel, 03/19/2011, HAZMAT Awareness for EMS, Laurel Fire Hall, Tony Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Lincoln, 03/15/2011, Bariatric Patients, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, 555 S. 70th St., Shelly Holman, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Jean Stilwell, 402-219-7051
 
Lindsay, 03/05/2012, Skills Night, Lindsay Fire Hall,  121 Pine St., Adele Anderson & Nick Bentz, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451 
 
Marquette, 03/13/2011, Pediatric Trauma, Marquette Fire Hall, 303 Marquis, Brent Dethlefs, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Frank Collins, 402-854-2554
 
McCook, 03/21/2011, Traumatic Brain Injury, McCook Community College, Bob Allen, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Contact Person:  Judy Malone, 800-858-4348, Ext. 8129
 
Mullen, 03/26/2011, ATV Accidents, Mullen Ambulance Barn, 501 SW 1st, KC Merrihew, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Contact Person:  Anna Baum,   308-546-2920
 
Nelson, 03/13/2012, Cardiac Emergencies, Nelson Fire Hall, 580 S. Main St., Dixie Siemsen, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Sandra Schendt, 402-621-0102
 
Omaha, 03/07/2011, Patients with Special Health Care Needs, ALS Affiliates Inc., 2819 S. 125th Ave., Ste. 251, Connie Hartley, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Hartley, 402-292-8535
 
Omaha, 03/07/2011,  Musculoskeletal Injuries, Eppley Fire & Rescue,  5111 Boeing Ct., Donna Kopf,  5pm - 7pm, Contact Person:  Terry Haese, 402-661-8040
 
Omaha, 03/10/2011, Respiratory Emergencies, Immanuel Medical Center,  6901 N. 72nd St., Dave Huey, 7:30am - 9:30am, Contact Person:  Dave Huey, 402-510-4569
 
Ord, 03/28/2012, EMS Fire Rehab, Ord Fire Hall, 1628 M St., Ed Carlin, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Larry Copp, 308-730-1213
 
Palmer, 03/19/2011, Skills Night, Palmer Fire Hall, 604 Commercial St., Fred Benzel & Ed Carlin, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Papillion, 03/14/2011, Pediatrics & OB,  Midlands Hospital Ogram/Reifschneider Ste.,  11111 S. 84th St.,  Robbie Dumond,  6:30pm - 8:30pm, Please RSVP to Lisa Beacom at 402-593-3116
 
Petersburg, 03/05/2011, School Bus Accidents, Petersburg Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Pilger, 03/19/2011, EMS Role in Extrication, Pilger Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Platte Center, 03/12/2011, Patient Assessments, Platte Center Fire Hall, 118 E. 4th, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Polk, 03/26/2011, OB Emergencies, Polk Fire Hall, 290 N. Main, Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Scribner, 03/20/2012, Team Building & EMS Leadership, Scribner Fire Hall,  3rd & Howard, Tim Peterson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Crawford, 402-719-0200
 
Spencer, 03/19/2011, Scene Safety, Spencer Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Springview, 03/13/2011, Aircraft Rescue, Springview Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
St. Edward, 03/13/2011, Kinematics of Trauma, St. Edward Fire Hall, 101 S. 13th, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451
 
Stanton, 03/13/2011, Farm Emergencies, Stanton Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Stromsburg, 03/05/2011, Personal Safety for EMS Personnel, Stromsburg Fire Hall,  300 Exchange St., Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid, 402-562-1451     
 
Tilden, 03/26/2011, Farm Emergencies, Tilden Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm -10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Wausa, 03/26/2011, OB and Childbirth, Wausa Fire Hall, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Wayne, 03/20/2011, Farm Emergencies, Providence Medical Center, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
Wynot, 03/15/2011, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Wynot Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702
 
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