South Dakota EMS Association

SDEMSA Annual Conference


HUB OF EMS: BETTER TOGETHER

The 2019 Conference Planning Committee has a great weekend planned for you!

Ø 3 National Speakers

Ø Free Lunch both Friday & Saturday

Ø Costume Party on Friday night with amazing prizes

Ø And so much more!

 

We are excited to host in Aberdeen and look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones.

 

Conference Schedule

Thursday October 31

5:00 pm – Early Registration at Civic Arena

6pm - Reception at Host Hotel

Friday November 1

8:00 Opening Session

9:40-10:30 GS (1) Chris Way “ICS Lesson Learned from 1500 patient MCI”**

10:40-11:30 GS (1) Bob Waddell “Sick Babies Freak Me Out”**

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch and presentation on Pipeline safety by SD Pipeline Safety

1:15 – 2:05 GS (1) Andrea Zickmund “Suicides of EMS Providers” **

2:15-3:05 (1)

Breakout #1 Crash Test Dummies and Football Players – Andrea Zickmund**

Breakout #2 Putting the “M” back in EMS – Chris Way**

Breakout #3 Family Centered Care – EMS from the Heart – Bob Waddell**

Breakout #4 (ALS) Difficult Airways – Anesthesiologist, request submitted to LV 

3:15-4:05 (1)

Breakout #1 Crash Test Dummies and Football Players – Andrea Zickmund**

Breakout #2 Putting the “M” back in EMS – Chris Way**

Breakout #3 Family Centered Care – EMS from the Heart – Bob Waddell**

Breakout #4 (ALS) Difficult Airways – Anesthesiologist, request submitted to LV 

4:15 – 5:05 (1) GS Dr. Gildner OB/GYN** OB Lecture

8pm - Entertainment at Host Hotel by Nightlife Entertainment including Costume Contest with Fabulous Prizes

 

Saturday November 2

8:00-9:00 (1) General Session – Documentation Panel Discussion – Rebecca Baird**, Dr. Matt Owens**, Pam Fiechtner**, Michelle Smith – PCC.    

9:15-10:15 (1) General Session – Lynn DeYoung SD Healthcare Coalition**

10:45-11:45 (1) General Session Dr. Melanie Weiss Addiction/Recovery speaker**

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch/District meetings

1:15-2:05 (1)

Breakout #1 That Smell, the Look, now Treat it! – Andrea Zickmund**

Breakout #2 Kids in Rigs – Safe Transport – Bob Waddell**

Breakout #3 EMS Leadership. Not a Rank, an Attitude – Chris Way**

Breakout #4 Cardiologist, (ALS)

2:20-3:10 (1)

Breakout #1 That Smell, the Look, now Treat it! – Andrea Zickmund**

Breakout #2 Kids in Rigs – Safe Transport – Bob Waddell**

Breakout #3 EMS Leadership. Not a Rank, an Attitude – Chris Way**

Breakout #4 Cardiologist, request submitted to LV

3:20-4:10 (1)

TBD, either skills breakout sessions or lectures

4:30-5:20 (1) GS – Bob Waddell – “Medicine Killed MY Mother”

5:30pm - Social and Banquet at Host Hotel.  Entertainment by Dueling Duos.

 

Sunday November 3

8:00 – Non-denominational Service

9:00-10:00 (1) Bizarre and Unusual case studies – Andrea Zickmund

10:15-11:15 (1) Unusual Rescue, Unusual Relationship – Chris Way

Closing

 

 




Just ADDED!!!!!


The 2019 Conference Committee has just added another training opportunity to the already fantastic lineup at this year’s conference.



We have just added Brent Williams with FirstNet as a 2ndworking lunch presentation option on Friday, November 1st.



Since 2015, Brent Williams has been the Senior EMS Advisor to FirstNet, the federal agency deploying a new mobile broadband communications systems dedicated to public safety users. Previously, Brent served as the EMS Radio Communications Consultant to the EMS office of the Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Brent’s “real world” public safety experience includes 11 years as a police patrol officer and over 20 years as a practicing paramedic.

He was a member of the DHS SafeCom public safety communications advisory group and is also the APCO “Local Frequency Advisor” for the State of Michigan.



Join Brent in the Eagle’s Nest room during the lunch hour on Friday to learn more about how FirstNet can help you as a Medical Responder.


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