Is your certification expiring this year? Are you looking for hours to fulfill certain categories before the end of the year?

This November, KEMSA will be hosting the 2017 CORE Conference just for you!

What is the CORE Conference?  This is a 2.5 day conference from November 3-5, 2017 in Hutchinson for all levels of EMS professionals. This conference will provide 20 hours of EMS CE and will pertain to all levels of certification. ALL subtopics will be covered to meet requirements for paramedics, AEMT, EMT, and EMR.

Download the conference flier here.

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE IN THE UPPER RIGHT OR CLICK HERE.  LIMITED SPOTS ARE AVAILABLE, SO REGISTER EARLY!

COST

$160 – KEMSA Members
$210 – Non-Members
Cost includes all CE hours Friday-Sunday and breaks on Saturday and Sunday. Meals are on your own.

There will be one price for the entire conference, and you can attend the entire conference or single days as needed.  Note: CE will be awarded in two hour blocks, so you must attend a full two hour session to receive credit toward that core component and subtopics.

LOCATION

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Pavilion, 1701 E 23rd Ave. Hutchinson, KS 67502
View map here

AGENDA

Friday, Nov. 3
1800-2200       Airway Respiration Ventilation – Ventilation/Oxygenation, BLS Airway Management,
                         ALS Airway Management, Pharm/Med Admin; Speaker - Jon Friesen

Saturday, Nov. 4
0800-1000       Cardiovascular – ACS/Chest Pain, Pharm/Med Admin; Speaker: Dennis Mauk
1000-1200       Cardiovascular – 4/12 lead, Pharm/Med Admin, Stroke; Speaker: Dan Jones
1300-1500       Cardiovascular – Cardiac Arrest; Speaker - Mark Smith
1500-1700       Operations – MCI/Triage, Vehicle Ops/ Transport Considerations, Communications,
                         Haz Mat; Speaker - Mark Willis

Sunday, Nov. 5
0800-1000       Trauma – CNS Injury, Soft Tissue/Musculoskeletal, Hemorrhage Control, Shock
                         Management; Speaker - Marvin VanBlaricon
1000-1200       Medical – OB/Neonate, Communicable Disease; Speaker - Chrissy Bartel
1300-1500       Medical – Altered Mental Status, Behavior, Pharm/Med Admin;
                         Speaker - Matt Hogan
1500-1700       Medical – Respiratory Emergencies, Pharm/Med Admin; Speaker - Malachi Winters

Note: CE will be awarded in two hour blocks, so you must attend a full two hour session to receive credit toward that core component and subtopics.  This conference will provide a total of 20 hours of EMS CE and will pertain to all levels of certification. ALL subtopics will be covered to meet requirements for paramedics, AEMT, EMT, and EMR.

Register Online HERE

  • 11/03/2017 6:00 PM
    Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Pavilion, 1701 E 23rd Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67502

REGISTRATION:

All registrations will be taken online. You will have the option to pay with credit card or you will automatically be emailed an invoice that you can turn in for payment. All registration fees are due on or before Oct. 23.  If you don't pay by Oct. 23, your spot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the waiting list.

Make sure to login for the member price.

If you need to register more than one person, just add a guest registration for each additional person you want to include. Then you will get one invoice for everyone.  Or if you are registering someone else, go to the registration form and substitute their information for your information that it fills in.

  • Registration Deadline: October 23 (unless it fills up first)
  • Payment Deadline: October 23 (ALL payments are due by this date)
    If you don't pay by Oct. 23, your spot will be forfeited and the next person on the waiting list will get your spot.
Refund/Cancellation Policy
A refund, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be granted ONLY if cancellation is received in writing in the KEMSA office by 5 pm on Monday, Oct. 23. No refunds or substitutions will be made after Oct. 23

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Rooms are the attendee's responsibility and multiple hotels are located close to the conference location.  KEMSA has reserved hotel blocks at three different hotels if you want to take advantage of group pricing.  Hotel blocks are available until October 20, 2017.

Hampton Inn Hutchinson
1401 1/2 East 11th Street, Hutchinson, KS 67501
More info: hamptoninn3.hilton.com
Rates: $91.00 for single/double, $129 for suites
Block name: KEMSA
Reservations: 620-665-9800

Atrium Hotel
1400 N Lorraine St, Hutchinson, KS 67501
More info: atriumhotelandconferencecenter.com
Rate: $60.00
Block name: Kansas EMS Association
Reservations: Call 800-362-5018

Holiday Inn Express Hutchinson West
911 Porter St, Hutchinson, KS 67501
More info: ihg.com
Rate: $99 single
Block name: KEMSA
Reservations: Call 620-259-8656

Kansas Core Components and Subtopics That Will be Covered:

Airway, Respiration & Ventilation – 4 Hours

  • Ventilation/Oxygenation
  • BLS Airway Management
  • ALS Airway Management
  • Pharmacology/Med Administration

Cardiovascular – 6 hours

  • ACS/Chest Pain
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 4&12 lead ECG
  • Pharmacology/Med Administration

Trauma – 2 hours

  • CNS Injury
  • Hemorrhage Control
  • Soft Tissue/Musculoskeletal
  • Shock Management



Medical – 6 hours

  • OB/Neonatal Emergency
  • Behavioral Emergency
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Respiratory Emergency
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Pharmacology/Med Administration

Operations – 2 hours

  • Communications
  • Vehicle Operations/Transport Considerations
  • Hazardous Materials
  • MCI/Triage


After this conference, EMTs will still need an additional 8 hours to re-certify, for a total of 28 hours every two years. AEMTs need 44 hours and Paramedics need 60 hours every two years in certain categories to re-certify.


For more information on categories and hours needed, the Kansas EMS continuing education plan can be found at:
http://ksbems.org/html%20pages/Kansas%20Continuing%20Education%20plan.pdf

If you didn’t know you needed categories to re-certify, please contact the Kansas Board of EMS at 785-296-7296 or visit their website at www.ksbems.org for more information.

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