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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2011

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 July 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

Battle Creek, 07/18/2011, Water Emergencies, Battle Creek Fire Hall, Adele Anderson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Cortland, 07/05/2011, Aging in Our Community, Cortland Fire Hall, Linda Miles, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person: Cristi Grusing, 402-798-8339

Curtis, 07/11/2011, Improving Stroke Care in Nebraska, Curtis Community Center, 200 Garlick Ave., Bob Molcyk, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Erin Pascoe, 308-362-9049

Dakota City, 07/21/2011, Skills Night, Dakota City Fire Hall, Adele Anderson & Bob Nelson, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Grand Island, 07/11/2011, Geriatrics, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 2116 W. Faidley, Chad Bluschke, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Rita Gallagher, 308-485-4477

Gresham, 07/26/2011, Pediatric Emergencies, Gresham Fire Hall, Chad Bluschke, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Anthony Bestwick, 402-366-4243

Hastings, 07/26/2011, Sports Injuries, Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, 715 N. St. Joseph, Fred Benzel, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lisa Dirks, 402-461-5020

Kearney, 07/08/2011 - 07/10/2011, Nebraska Statewide EMS Conference, Younes Conference Center, 416 Talmadge Rd., Various, Friday and Saturday - 8:30am - 4:30pm, Sunday - 8:30am – Noon, Contact Person: Tami Meyers, 402-980-3869

Lincoln, 07/07/2011, Summer Emergencies, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, 555 S. 70th St., Eric Jensen, 7pm - 9pm, Contact Person: Jean Stilwell, 402-219-7051

Lincoln, 07/20/2011, Musculo-skeletal Injuries, Duncan Aviation, 3701 Aviation Rd., Dave Huey, 1pm - 3pm, Contact Person: Kent Rezac, 402-475-2611 ext.1038

McCook, 07/27/2011, EMS Run Review - Trauma Performance Improvement, Community Hospital, 1301 East H, Darci Johnson RN, Richard Klug MD, & Walter Eskildsen MD, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Contact Person: Darci Johnson, 308-344-2650 ext. 410

Mullen, 07/27/2011, Epinephrin & Aspirin, Mullen Rescue Hall, 501 Southwest 1st, Robin Dimmitt, 6:30pm - 9:30pm MST, Contact Person: Anna Baum, 308-546-2920

Niobrara, 07/25/2011, Closed Head Trauma / Concussions, Niobrara Fire Hall, Carol Rodenborg, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

North Platte, 07/27/2011, EMS Run Review, Holiday Inn Express, 300 Holiday Frontage, Pat Richards, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Pat Richards, 308-696-8640

Pierce, 07/14/2011, Pediatrics, Pierce Fire Hall, Landon Grothe, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

Platte Center, 07/18/2011, Extrication, Platte Center Fire Hall, 118 E. 4th, Kyle Lingenfelter, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Potter, 07/14/2011, Scene Safety, Potter Fire Hall, 900 Front St., Charles Lefferts, 6:30pm - 9:30pm MST, Contact Person: Eric Anderson, 308-250-1082

St. Paul, 07/20/2011, Skills Night, St. Paul Public Library, 1301 Howard Ave., Steve Kelso &, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Stromsburg, 07/11/2011, Farm Accident Safety, Stromsburg Fire Hall, 300 Exchange St., Scott Hlavac, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Lori Neid, 402-562-1451

Wynot, 07/19/2011, Sports Injuries, Wynot Fire Hall, Landon Grothe, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Brandi Fuchs, 402-844-7702

York, 07/26/2011, Splinting Scenarios, York Fire Hall, 815 N. Grant Ave., Tami Meyers, 7pm - 10pm, Contact Person: Anthony Bestwick, 402-366-4243

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