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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 26, 2013

CONTACT
Leah Bucco-White, Communications & 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

Albion, 10/28/2013, Common Medications & Recreational Drugs, Albion Fire Hall, 215 S. 5th, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Bellwood, 10/02/2013, Death, Dying, and Dealing with the Dead, Bellwood Fire Hall, 752 41st Road, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Butte, 10/21/2013, EMS Role in Extrication, Butte Fire Hall, Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs,  402-844-7702

Central City, 10/21/2013, Understanding the Impact of Culture on Emergency Care, Central City Community Room, 1609 16th Ave., Jolene Hake & Stephanie Carlson, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Chambers, 10/09/2013, Geriatrics, Chambers Fire Hall, Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Chappell, 10/29/2013, Hoarding and Confined Space Rescue, Chappell Fire Hall, 1687 2nd St., Bob Allen, 6pm - 9pm, Polly Olson, 308-874-4306

Clarkson, 10/28/2013, Stay & Play vs. Load & Go, Clarkson Fire Hall, 210 Bryan St., Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Cortland, 10/10/2013, Cardiac Rhythms, Cortland Fire Hall, Robin Spangler, 7pm - 9pm, Cristi Grusing, 402-798-8339

Crawford, 10/17/2013, Skills Night, Crawford Fire Hall, 220 Elm St., Glen Eberspecher & Robby Rhembrandt, 6:30pm -  9:30pm, Jack Galt, 308-665-1528

Crawford, 10/24/2013, Cardiac & Respiratory Review, Crawford Fire Hall,  220 Elm St., Shad Bryner, 7pm - 10pm, Jack Galt, 308-665-1528

Creighton, 10/21/2013, Infection Control, Creighton Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Culbertson, 10/17/2013, Patient Assessment, Culbertson Ambulance Barn, Todd Hovey, 7pm - 10pm, Todd Hovey, 308-340-0792

Dakota City, 10/10/2013, Backboard, Splints & Neck Injuries, Dakota City Fire Hall, John Kneifl, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Decatur, 10/29/2013, Shock, Decatur VFD, 9th & Broadway, Connie Hartley, 7pm - 9pm, Scott Hartley, 402-292-8535

Edgar, 10/02/2013, Patient Extrication, Edgar Fire Hall, Loren Uden, 7pm - 10pm, Janis Johnson, 402-762-5447

Elba, 10/10/2013, Role of EMS in Extrication, Elba Fire Hall, 719 12th St., Ed Carlin, 7pm - 10pm, Rosie Palacz, 308-754-8001

Ewing, 10/12/2013, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Ewing Fire Hall, Brad Korth & Rich Lutz, 9am - 4pm, Brandi Fuchs,  402-844-7702

Fullerton, 10/30/2013, Case Studies:  Legal & Ethical Issues, Fullerton Fire Hall, 205 Fuller St., Fred Benzel, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Genoa, 10/15/2013, Understanding the Impact of Culture on Emergency Care, Genoa Fire Hall, 512 Willard St., Jolene Hake & Stephanie Carlson, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Gordon, 10/09/2013, OB Emergencies &  Imminent Delivery, Gordon Memorial Hospital, 300 E. 8th St., Tracy Meyer, 6pm - 9pm, Rob Menacher,  605-890-0812

Grand Island, 10/14/2013, Back to Basics, St. Francis Memorial, 2116 W. Faidley Ave., Brian Urbon, 7pm - 10pm, Rita Gallagher,  308-383-2792

Gresham, 10/27/2013, Pediatric & Adult Assessments, Gresham Fire Hall,  380 Elm St., Rhonda Rowe, 7pm - 10pm, Rhonda Rowe,  402-363-1274

Hartington, 10/09/2013, Child and Elder Abuse, Hartington Ambulance, Tina Monteith, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Hastings, 10/22/2013, Respiratory Emergencies, Mary Lanning Healthcare, 715 N. St. Joseph Ave, Rita Gallagher, 7pm - 10pm, Lisa Dirks, 402-461-5020

Leigh, 10/15/2013, Triage, Leigh Fire Hall, 129 Short St., Sandy Atkins, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Lincoln, 10/16/2013, Chest Pains and Nitro, Duncan Aviation, 3701 Aviation Rd., Ryan Batenhorst, 1pm - 4pm, Kent Rezac,  402-416-4351

Lincoln, 10/24/2013, Pediatric Emergencies, St. Elizabeth RMC, 555 S. 70th St., Jason Kruger, 6pm - 8pm, Jean Stilwell, 402-219-7051

Madison, 10/14/2013, Personal Safety in EMS, Madison Public Safety Building, Doug Dekker, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

McCook, 10/23/2013, EMS Trauma Run Review/Performance Improvement, Community Hospital,  1301 East H St., Hospital Staff, 6pm - 9pm, Darcie Johnson, 308-344-8541

Oakland, 10/14/2013, OB/GYN Emergencies, Oakland Fire Hall,  500 N. Oakland Ave., Deb Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm - 10pm, Mike Black, 402-317-8298

Omaha, 10/10/2013, Patient Packaging & Extrication, Ponca Hills VFD, 12919 Ponca Rd., Dave Huey, 7pm - 10pm, Wendy Keeler, 402-203-3133

Omaha, 10/12/2013, EMS Rules & Regulations/EMSC Updates, Immanuel Medical Center, 6901 N. 72nd St., Brian Monaghan & Debbie Kuhn, 7:30am - 9:30am, Debbie Kuhn, 402-471-0119

Omaha, 10/17/2013, Traumatic Brain Injury, ALS Affiliates, 2819 S. 125th Ave., Ste. 251, Scott Hartley, 7pm - 10pm, Scott Hartley, 402-292-8535

Palmer, 10/08/2013, Patient Packaging, Palmer Fire Hall,  604 Commercial St., Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Pilger, 10/17/2013, Back Boarding & Splinting, Pilger Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs,  402-844-7702

Pilger, 10/19/2013, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Pilger Fire Hall, Brad Korth & Rich Lutz, 9am - 4pm, Brandi Fuchs,  402-844-7702

Plainview, 10/15/2013, Trauma/DNR, Plainview Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Santee, 10/01/2013, Skills Night, Santee Health Center,  110 S. Visiting Eagle St., Julie Mertens, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Scotia, 10/29/2013, Gunshot Trauma, Scotia Fire Hall, 304 S. Main, Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Sidney, 10/22/2013, Advanced Airway Management, Emergency Response Care, 845 Osage, Ward Krichau, 6pm - 9pm, Shawn Baumgartner, 308-635-0511,

St. Paul, 10/22/2013, Hot and Cold Emergencies & Burns, St. Paul Fire Hall, 824 6th St., Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

Syracuse, 10/17/2013, Legal Issues in EMS, Community Memorial Hospital, 1579 Midland St., Julie Smith, 7pm - 10pm, Wendie Stowe,  402-269-2011

Uehling, 10/28/2013, EMS Patient Extrication:  Assessment & Packaging, Uehling Fire Hall,  321 Main St., Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Sue Schommer,  402-841-2111

Valentine, 10/12/2013, Airway Emergencies, Cherry County Hospital, 510 N. Green St., Shirley Hubbard, Noon - 3pm, Dana Miller, 402-389-0275

Wausa, 10/28/2013, Cardiac Emergencies, Wausa Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Wolbach, 10/02/2013, Trauma, Wolbach Fire Hall, 305 Center, Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Lori Neid,  402-562-1451

York, 10/22/2013, Trauma, York Fire Hall, 815 N. Grant Ave., Dave Huey, 7pm - 10pm, Anthony Bestwick,  402-366-4243 

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