South Dakota EMS Association
SDEMSA Annual Conference

As of 10/22/2020


Wednesday Oct 21 Course Title Speaker Recertification Topic Area 

1800 SDEMSA Executive Council Meeting 

Thursday Oct 22 Course Title Speaker Recertification Topic Area

Listed in Mountain Time 

1200 Annual SDEMSA IC Members Meeting 

1600 Arrow Manufacturing Vendor Demonstration - Mark Radtke

1700 605 Strong - Melanie Boetel  (Medical)

1800 Opening Ceremonies/Business Meeting  

1945 From the Battlefield to our Streets - Bill Justice (Trauma – Hemorrhage & Oxygenation)

Friday Oct 23 

Listed in Mountain Time 

1600 Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Review -Bill Waltz, MD (Cardiology) *Sponsored by Sanford Health

1715 Endocrinological Emergencies - Travis Spier, RN (Medical) 

1815 Vendor Fair 

1915 Trauma Vignettes - Bill Justice (Trauma)  

2030 EMS Disasters, What You Need to Know! - Chris Way (Operations- Field Triage-Disaster MCI’s)

Saturday Oct 24 

Listed in Mountain Time  

0830  SD Office of EMS Update - Marty Link Medical  (Pain Management)

0945 OB Emergencies - Elizabeth Hultgren, MD (Medical) 

1100  Heart Alert - Stephen Rahm (Cardiology – STEMI Identification)

1215 Ambulance Safety, Can You Afford Not To? - Chris Way (Operations – Ambulance Safety)

1315 Vendor Fair 

1345 Bringing Blood to the Streets - Stephen Rahm (Medical) 

1500 Just Breathe - Bill Justice (Airway Management)

1600 District Meetings

Sunday Oct 25

Listed in Mountain Time 

1030  Business Meeting, Memorial Service and Awards Presentation 

1200  Bundle Branch Blocks and Paced Rhythms - Stephen Rahm (Cardiology – Multi Lead ECG)  

1300  Vendor Fair 

1330  Hello EMS, I’m Your Pandemic - Chris Way (Operations – EMS Provider Hygiene)

Additional Presentations that will be available after Conference 

Chest Trauma Leading to Cardiac Arrest - Stephen Rahm (Trauma)

Wet and Wild - Bill Justice (Water Rescue)

CPAP and Infectious Diseases - Pulmodyne (Medical – Infectious Disease) 

Right Patient, Right Place, Right Time -  Chris Way  (Operations - Crew Resource Management)

Recognition of Human Trafficking - Elizabeth Verhey (Operations – At Risk Population)

Cardiac Arrest - Stephanie Preister, CNP (Cardiology)



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