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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 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 October 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, 10/17/2012, Cold Emergencies, Ainsworth Fire Hall, Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Albion, 10/29/2012, Injury Prevention on the Scene, Albion Fire Hall, 215 S. 5th, Darla Hopwwod, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Aurora, 10/11/2012, Environmental Emergencies, Aurora VFD Hall, 906 13th St., JJ Wohlers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brent Dethlefs 402-694-5155
 
Bushnell, 10/04/2012, Stroke Management, Bushnell Fire Hall, Polly Olson, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Edwin Land 308-673-5625
 
Chester, 10/23/2012, EMS Fire Rehab, Chester Sr. Center, Hope Androyna, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Hope Androyna 402-366-2253
 
Clarkson, 10/22/2012, Pediatric Emergencies, Clarkson Fire Hall, 210 Bryan St., Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Columbus, 10/04/2012, Industrial Accidents, Behlen Manufacturing Co., 4025 E. 23rd St., Scott Hlavac, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Columbus, 10/24/2012, e-NARSIS, Central Community College, North Education Building, Doug Fuller, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Crawford, 10/25/2012, Skills Night, Crawford Fire Hall, 220 Elm St., Glen Eberspecher &  Robby Rhembrandt, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Jack Galt 308-665-5134
 
Creston, 10/15/2012, Vehicle Extrication and Trauma Care, Creston Fire Hall, 365 5th St., Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Dakota City, 10/11/2012, Diabetic Shock, Dakota City Fire Hall, Randy Webert, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Decatur, 10/09/2012, Stroke - The Criticial Hours, Decatur Fire Hall, 9th & Broadway, Scott Hartley, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Hartley 402-292-8535
 
Dixon, 10/25/2012, Back to Basics, Dixon Fire Hall, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Eagle, 10/15/2012, Cardiac Patient Assessment - Basic to Advanced, Eagle Fire Hall, 1st & F Street, Scott Hartley, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Hartley 402-292-8535
 
Elgin, 10/15/2012, EMS Role in Extrication, Elgin Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Fremont, 10/17/2012, Trauma, Fremont RFD Hall, 110 Boulevard St., Glen Kieckhafer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Glen Kieckhafer 402-670-7974
 
Genoa, 10/22/2012, Patient Assessments, Genoa Fire Hall, 512 Willard St., Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Grand Island, 10/08/2012, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Spencer Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Grand Island, 10/08/2012, Respiratory Emergencies, St. Francis Medical Center, 2116 W. Faidley, Jared Stockwell, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Rita Gallagher 308-485-4478
 
Greeley, 10/18/2012, OB Emergencies, Greeley Fire Hall, 105 S. Galway, Tim Hiemer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Greenwood, 10/10/2012, Infection Control / Bloodborne Pathogens, Greenwood Fire Hall, 251 S. Broad St., Scott Hartley, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Scott Hartley 402-292-8535
 
Gretna, 10/18/2012, On Scene Do's & Don'ts, Gretna VFD Hall, 11175 S. 204th St., Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brad Sloup 402-686-9962
 
Hadar, 10/20/2012, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Hadar Fire Hall, Brad Korth & Rich Lutz, 9am - 4pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Hartington, 10/10/2012, Patient Assessment & Needs Prioritization, Hartington Ambulance Hall, Jason Bauer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Hastings, 10/23/2012, Pre-Hospital Care of the Burn-Injured Patient, Mary Lannning Memorial Hospital, 715 N. St. Joseph Ave., Eric Jensen, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lisa Dirks 402-461-5020
 
Laurel, 10/01/2012, Head Injuries in Sports, Laurel Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Lincoln, 10/18/2012, OB / GYN Emergencies, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, 555 S. 70th St., Briann Schultz, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Jean Stilwell 402-219-7051
 
Madison, 10/29/2012, Hot & Cold Emergencies, Madison Public Safety Building, Julie Mertens, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
McCook, 10/24/2012, EMS Trauma Education, McCook Community Hospital, 1301 East H St., Richard Klug,  MD,  Walt Eskildsen,  MD,  Brenda Kopriva,  MD,  & Darcie Johnson,  RN, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Darcie Johnson 308-344-8541
 
North Platte, 10/24/2012, EMS Trauma Education, Holiday Inn Express, 300 Holiday Frontage Rd., Pat Richards, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Pat Richards 308-696-8640
 
Omaha, 10/13/2012, Trauma Case Reviews, Immanuel Medical Center, 6901 N. 72nd St., Robbie Dumond, 7:30am - 9:30am, Contact Person:  Robbie Dumond 402-213-8823
 
Osceola, 10/29/2012, Chest Trauma, Osceola Fire Hall, 415 N. Main, JJ Wohlers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  JJ Wohlers 308-379-2260
 
Papillion, 10/10/2012, Hospice Patient Care, Midlands Hospital, Ogram/Reifschneider Ste., 11111 S. 84th St., Maureen McAndrews, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, RSVP to Lisa Beacom 402-593-3116
 
Pender, 10/15/2012, EMS Skills, Pender Fire Hall, 314 Maple St., Deb Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm -10pm, Contact Person:  Paul Thomsen 402-922-0246
 
Pierce, 10/11/2012, Farm Emergencies, Pierce Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Ponca Hills, 10/11/2012, Altered Mental Status, Ponca Hills VFD Hall, 12919 Ponca Rd., Deb Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Tami Meyers 402-980-3869
 
Scotia, 10/16/2012, EMS Fire Rehab, Scotia Fire Hall, 304 S. Main, Ed Carlin, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Scribner, 10/17/2012, Patient Assessments, Scribner Rescue Hall, Deb Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Deb Von Seggern-Johnson 402-719-0105
 
Sidney, 10/16/2012, Advanced Airways, Emergency Response Care, 714 Osage St., Ward Kirchau, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person:  Shawn Baumgartner 308-641-0155
 
Spalding, 10/08/2012, Gunshot, Chest & Abdominal Trauma, Spalding Fire Hall, JJ Wohlers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Lori Neid 402-564-1844
 
Tilden, 10/29/2012, START Triage, Tilden Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Trenton, 10/02/2012, Skills Night, Trenton Ambulance Hall, Bob Allen & Dan Hartwell, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Bob Allen 308-345-4806
 
Tryon, 10/12/2012, Gunshot Wounds, Tryon Ambulance Hall, Robin Dimmitt, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Contact Person:  Robin Dimmitt 308-636-8583
 
Wausa, 10/22/2012, Trauma on the Highway, Wausa Fire Hall, Scott Bonsall, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Wayne, 10/16/2012, Sports Injuries, Providence Medical Center, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
West Point, 10/16/2012, Ice Rescue, West Point Fire Hall, Landon Grothe, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Wisner, 10/17/2012, Traumatic Brain Injury, Wisner Fire Hall, Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
Wynot, 10/09/2012, Pediatric Assessment Emergencies, Wynot Fire Hall, Randy Webert, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person:  Brandi Fuchs 402-844-7702
 
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