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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2011

CONTACT
Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services (402) 471-4047
marla.augustine@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 September 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 INFO

Ainsworth, 09/13/2011, Alcohol Overdose: Teens & Drinking, Ainsworth Fire Hall, Mitch Dean, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Albion, 09/19/2011, START Triage, Albion Fire Hall, 215 S. 15th, Darla Hopwood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Bassett, 09/22/2011, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Bassett Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Broadwater, 09/08/2011, Farm Emergencies, Broadwater Fire Hall, 102 N. Starr St., Charles Lefferts, 7pm - 10pm MST, Contact Person: Kay Anderson, 308-250-1569

Butte, 09/19/2011, EMS Role in Extrication, Butte Fire Hall, 611 Wilson St., Terri Van Houten, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Linda Hazen, 402-775-2426

Central City, 09/10/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Central City City Hall, 1609 16th Ave., Pat Benson, 9am - 3pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Chambers, 09/19/2011, Sports Injuries, Chambers Fire Hall, Todd Thornton, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Chappell, 09/27/2011, Farm Emergencies, Chappell Fire Hall, Robert Allen, 7pm - 10pm MST, Contact Person: Jeannine Everitt, 308-874-3385

Clarks, 09/07/2011, Sports Injuries, Clarks Fire Hall, Russ Bolling, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Russ Bolling, 308-382-9112

Coleridge, 09/21/2011, Spinal Immobilization & Extrication, Coleridge Fire Hall, Jeff Jones, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Columbus, 09/12/2011, Benefits of Mechanical IO, Columbus Fire Hall, 1459 26th Ave., JJ Wohlers, 8am - Noon, Contact Person: Phil Allen, 308-398-7479

Columbus, 09/20/2011, Team Building, Midwest Medical Transport, 4171 48th Ave., Tim Peterson, 9am - Noon, Contact Person: Tami Meyers, 402-920-3869

Columbus, 09/26/2011, Practical Uses of 12 & 15 Lead EKG, Columbus Fire Hall, 1459 26th Ave., Chad Bluschke, 8am - Noon, Contact Person: Phil Allen, 308-398-7479

Creston, 09/19/2011, Assessments: Trauma & Medical, Creston Fire Hall, Scott Hlavac, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Crofton, 09/27/2011, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Crofton Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Curtis, 09/12/2011, Traumatic Injuries, Curtis Community Center, 201 Garlick Ave., Bob Allen, 7pm -10pm, Contact Person: Erin Pascoe, 308-362-9049

Dakota City, 09/15/2011, Trauma, Boarding, & Splinting, Dakota City Fire Hall, Jeff Jones, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Elgin, 09/19/2011, Gunshot Wounds, Elgin Fire Hall, Matt Montgomery, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Ewing, 09/01/2011, Skills Night, Ewing Fire Hall, Adele Anderson& Paul Herz, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Fairbury, 09/22/2011, Burn Emergencies, Jefferson County Community Health Center, 2200 H St., Jan Hershberger, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Joe Grubbs, 402-729-3304

Fremont, 09/15/2011, Improving Stroke Care in Nebraska, Midwest Medical Transport, 3010 N. Broad St., Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Joseph Roberts, 402-598-4207

Gordon, 09/21/2011, Nebraska Rules & Regulations Update, Gordon EMS Training Center, 116 West 2nd St., Shawn Baumgartner, 6pm - 9pm MST, Contact Person: Rob Menacher, 605-890-0812

Grand Island, 09/12/2011, Sports Injuries, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 2116 W. Faidley, Brian Udon, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Anna Berg, 402-372-4019

Greeley, 09/20/2011, ATV Accidents, Greeley Fire Hall, 112 W. O'Connor, Steve Kelso, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Hadar, 09/22/2011, Burn Emergencies, Hadar Fire Hall, Bob Nelson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Harrison, 09/11/2011, Role of EMS During Extrication, Harrison Fire Hall, 479 Main St., Slim Ovid Reece, 2pm - 5pm, Contact Person: Misty Skavdahl, 308-668-5088

Hartington, 09/29/2011, Geriatrics, Hartington Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Hastings, 09/27/2011, Sepsis, Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, 715 N. St. Joseph, Rita Gallagher, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lisa Dirks, 402-461-5020

Leigh, 09/14/2011, Elderly Care, Leigh Fire Hall, 129 Short Street, Adam Lassen, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Lexington, 09/21/2011, Pediatric Assessment, Midwest Medical Transport, 606 Van Buren, Karen Bowlin, 9am - Noon, Contact Person: Justin Huber, 402-707-1666

Lincoln, 09/15/2011, Mentoring in EMS, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, 555 S. 70th St., Eric Jensen, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person: Jean Stilwell, 402-219-7051

Louisville, 09/26/2011, Pediatric Emergencies, Louisville Fire Hall, Donna Kopf, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Sheryl Gaston, 402-234-3051

Merna, 09/14/2011, Back to Basics, Merna Fire Hall, Kim Clay, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Joann McDermott, 308-643-9247

Nemaha, 09/13/2011, Hybrid Car Accidents, Nemaha Community Building, 403 First St., Earl Rudolph, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Raylene Dunn, 402-883-2159

North Platte, 09/15/2011, Cardiac Emergencies, Midwest Medical Transport, 1705 E. 5th St., Pat Richards, 9am - Noon, Contact Person: Jolene Lee, 308-539-2595

Omaha, 09/10/2011, Chest Injuries, Immanuel Medical Center, 6901 N. 72nd St., Shari Lentsch, 7:30am - 9:30am, Contact Person: Shari Lentsch, 402-681-6246

Papillion, 09/11/2011, Understanding the DNR Order, Midlands Hospital, Ogram Ste., 11111 S. 84th St., Gordon Henricksen, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Contact Person: RSVP to Lisa Beacom, email: lisa.beacom@alegent.org, Dinner at no cost, 402-593-3116

Papillion, 09/21/2011, Understanding the DNR Order, Midlands Hospital, 11111 S. 84th St., Gordon Henricksen, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Contact Person: Please RSVP to Lisa Beacom, email: lisa.beacom@alegent.org, 402-593-3116

Pilger, 09/13/2011, EMS Fire Rehab, Pilger Fire Hall, Brad Korth, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Potter, 09/08/2011, START Triage, Potter Fire Hall Medical Center, Polly Olson, 7pm - 10pm MST, Contact Person: Polly Olson, 308-874-4306

Ralston, 09/06/2011, OB/GYN Emergencies, Ralston Fire Hall, 7629 Park Dr., Gina Wood, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Carrie Wagner, 402-312-9034

Scotia, 09/19/2011, Skills Night, Scotia Fire Hall, 304 S. Main, Ed Carlin & Ed Bauer, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Scottsbluff, 09/06/2011, Trauma Care, Regional West Medical Center, 4021 Ave. B, Jeff Holloway, MD & Rommie Hughes, MD, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person: Shawn Baumgartner, 308-635-0511

Scottsbluff, 09/20/2011, Airway Emergencies, Regional West Medical Center, 4021 Ave. B, Ward Kirchau, MD & John Morgan, MD, 6pm - 9pm, Contact Person: Shawn Baumgartner, 308-635-0511

Snyder, 09/21/2011, Medical Emergencies, Snyder Fire Hall, 502 3rd St., Debbie Von Seggern-Johnson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Mike Metschke, 402-380-4367

St. Edward, 09/07/2011, Responding to Meth Calls, St. Edward Fire Hall, 101 S. 13th, Brian Edins, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

St. Edward, 09/13/2011, Scene Safety and Defensive Driving, St. Edward Fire Hall, 101 S. 13th, Ed Carlin, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Sterling, 09/28/2011, Geriatrics, Sterling Fire Hall, Jan Hershberger, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Wendie Keim, 402-335-7593

Syracuse, 09/19/2011, Cardiac Emergencies, Syracuse Rescue Hall, 578 Mohawk, Dave Huey, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Marilyn Masker-Allen, 402-269-2568

Thedford, 09/07/2011, HazMat Awareness for EMS, Thedford Ambulance Hall, Chuck Snare, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Contact Person: Chuck Snare, 308-539-2784

Tilden, 09/12/2011, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Tilden Fire Hall, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Valentine, 09/10/2011, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, Cherry Co. Hospital, 510 N. Green St., Clint Bruhn, 9am - 3pm, Contact Person: Dana Miller, 402-376-1183

Wayne, 09/20/2011, Becoming the Ultimate Caregiver, Providence Medical Center, Bryan Young, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

West Point, 09/20/2011, Assessment & Management of Head Trauma, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 430 N. Monitor St., Scott Crawford, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Anna Bert, 402-372-4019

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