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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 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 April 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, INSTRUCTOR, TIME, CONTACT PERSON
 
Ainsworth, 04/04/2011, Sports Injuries, Ainsworth Ambulance Hall, Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Beaver Crossing, 04/19/2011, Chest Pains, Beaver Crossing Fire Hall, Tami Meyers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Kristina Kreutzer 402-641-5786   
 
Bushnell, 04/16/2012, Diabetic Shock Emergencies, Bushnell Fire Hall, 312 Birch St., Robin Darnall, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Edwin Land 308-673-5625
 
Butte, 04/02/2011, Patient Extrication, Butte Fire Hall, Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Carleton, 04/17/2011, Immobilization & Lifting, Carleton Community Bldg., 550 D St., Dixie Siemsen, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Vicki Williams 402-356-2016
 
Central City, 04/16/2011, DNR's and Working with the Dead, Central City Community Room, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Chambers, 04/17/2012, Burns, Chambers Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Clarks, 04/12/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Clarks Rescue, Tim Hiemer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tim Hiemer 308-379-5227
 
Clarks, 04/19/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Clarks Rescue, Tim Hiemer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tim Hiemer 308-379-5227
 
Clarkson, 04/28/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Clarkson Fire Hall, 210 Bryan St., Rich Lutz, 9am - 3pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Columbus, 04/17/2011, e-NARSIS Refresher, Central Community College, Doug Fuller, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
David City, 04/16/2011, Trauma on the Highway, David City Fire Hall, 552 D St., Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Elgin, 04/16/2012, START Triage, Elgin Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Fullerton, 04/24/2011, Patient Extrication from a Motor Vehicle Crash, Fullerton Fire Hall, Dave Huey, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Dave Huey 402-510-4569
 
Genoa, 04/18/2011, ATV Accidents, Genoa Fire Hall, 514 Willard St., Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Gordon, 04/21/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, City Hall, Bsmt. Meeting Room, 311 N. Oak St., Clint Bruhn, 9am - 3pm, Pre-registration:  Rob Menacher 605-890-0812
 
Grand Island, 04/09/2011, Injuries to the Head & Spine, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, Conference Rm. C, 2116 W. Faidley, Fred Benzel, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Rita Gallagher 308-485-4478
 
Greeley, 04/10/2011, START Triage, Greeley Fire Hall, 112 W. O'Connor, Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Hadar, 04/26/2012, Medications on the Rescue Unit, Hadar Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Hastings, 04/24/2011, Recognition of Shock, Mary Lanning Memorial Healthcare, Medical Services Bldg., 715 N. St. Joseph Ave., Rita Gallagher, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lisa Dirks 402-461-5020
 
Howells, 04/04/2011, When to Call ALS, Howells Community Center, 128 N. 3rd, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Jefferson, 04/19/2011, Pediatric Emergencies, Jefferson Community Health Center, 2200 H St., Brent Lottman, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Joseph Grubbs 402-729-3304
 
Lincoln, 04/17/2011, EMS MythBusters: Does the Research Support What We Do?, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, 555 S. 70th St., Curtis Olson, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Jean Stilwell 402-219-7051
 
Lincoln, 04/18/2011, START Triage / MCI, Duncan Aviation, Hangar D Basement,  3701 Aviation Road, Dave Huey, 1pm - 4pm, Contact Person:  Kent Rezac 402-475-2611 ext. 1038
 
Lindsay, 04/24/2011, Medical & Trauma Assessments, Lindsay Fire Hall, 121 Pine St., Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Lindsay, 04/02/2012, Skills Night, Lindsay Fire Hall, 121 Pine St., Adele Anderson & Nick Bentz, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Madison, 04/23/2012, Traumatic Chest Injuries, Public Safety Building, Bob Nelson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
McCook, 04/25/2011, EMS Run Review, Community Hospital, 1301 East H St., Darcie Johnson,  Dr. Richard Klug,  & Dr. Walter Eskildsen, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Darcie Johnson 308-344-8541
 
Merna, 04/11/2011, Splinting, Merna Fire Hall, 502 Old Highway 2, Kim Clay, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Joann McDermott 308-643-9247
 
Mullen, 04/24/2011, Altered Mental Status Patients, Mullen Ambulance Barn, 501 SW 1st, Kim Clay, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Contact Person:  Anna Baum 308-546-2920
 
Neligh, 04/17/2012, Head Trauma, Neligh Fire Hall, Bob Nelson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
North Bend, 04/09/2011, Complications of Aging, North Bend Fire Hall, 140 West 7th St., Donna Kopf, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Deb Von Seggern-Johnson 402-719-0105
 
North Platte, 04/25/2011, EMS Run Review, Holiday Inn Express, 300 Holiday Frontage Rd., Pat Richards and others, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Pat Richards 308-696-8640
 
Oakland, 04/09/2011, Special Patients with Special Needs: Alcohol,  Drug and Psych Emergencies, Oakland VFD, 500 N. Oakland Ave, Tami Meyers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tami Meyers 402-980-3869
 
Omaha, 04/14/2011, Pediatric Trauma, Immanuel Medical Center, 6901 N. 72nd St., Dr. Tom Deegan, 7:30am - 9:30am, Contact Person:  Dr. Tom Deegan 402-315-8784
 
Omaha, 04/12/2011, Extremity Trauma & Splinting, Ponca Hills VFD, 12919 Ponca Rd., Deb Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tami Meyers 402-980-3869
 
Omaha, 04/17/2011, Environmental Emergencies, Methodist Women's Hosp., 707 N. 190th Plaza, Kevin Alhers, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Please RSVP to Julie Donnelly 402-815-1641
 
Panama, 04/23/2011, Trauma Emergencies, Panama Fire Hall, 100 South Railway St., Arnie Higgins, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Doug Doeschot 402-890-8406
 
Papillion, 04/18/2011, Impact of Severe Weather and EMS Response, Midlands Hospital, Ogram/Reifschneider Ste., 11111 S. 84th St., Melanie Smith, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Please RSVP to Lisa Beacom at 402-593-3116
 
Peru, 04/30/2011, Airway Management, Peru State College, TJ Majors Hall, Room #104, Donna Kopf, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brent Lottman 402-274-8220
 
Petersburg, 04/09/2011, Skills Night, Petersburg Fire Hall, Brad Korth & Rich Lutz, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Pierce, 04/12/2012, Heat Emergencies, Pierce Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Scotia, 04/17/2011, Airway Emergencies, Scotia Fire Hall, 304 S. Main, Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Scribner, 04/11/2011, EMS Fire Rehab, Scribner Fire Hall, 3rd and Howard, Barry Spooner, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Crawford 402-719-0200
 
Shelby, 04/02/2012, Stroke, Shelby Fire Hall, 100 Oak St., Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Springview, 04/10/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Springview Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
St. Paul, 04/18/2011, OB Emergencies, St. Paul Fire Hall, 824 6th St., Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-562-1451
 
Stanton, 04/14/2012, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Stanton Fire Hall, Brad Korth & Rich Lutz, 9am - 4pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Uehling, 04/23/2012, Geriatric Emergencies, Uehling Fire Hall, 321 Main St., Tami Meyers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tami Meyers 402-980-3869
 
Wayne, 04/17/2012, HAZMAT - Awareness for EMS, Providence Medical Center, Tony Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
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