Is your certification expiring this year? Do you still need certain categories or subtopics to complete your re-certification?

In April 2019, KEMSA will be hosting the Spring 2019 CORE Conference in Hays, Kansas.

This is a 2.5 day educational conference from April 5-7, 2019 in Hays 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.

LOCATION

Ellis County EMS
1105 East 22nd Street, Hays, KS 67601
View map here

REGISTRATION

Registration is limited, so register early using the link below (when available).

ONLINE REGISTRATION

MORE INFORMATION

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 March 22.  If you don't pay by March 22, your spot will be forfeited.

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:
    March 22 (unless it fills up first)
  • Payment Deadline:
    March 22 (ALL payments are due by this date)
    If you don't pay by March 22, your spot will be forfeited.
Refund/Cancellation Policy
A refund, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be granted ONLY if cancellation is received in writing in the KEMSA office by 5 pm on March 22. No refunds or substitutions will be made after March 22.

COST

Full Conference (Friday-Sunday):
$160 – KEMSA Members  |  $210 – Non-Members

Single Day Options:
Friday, April 5 - $50  |  Saturday, April 6 or Sunday, April 7 - $100 each
Cost includes CE hours each day and breaks on Saturday and Sunday. Meals are on your own.
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.

AGENDA

Friday, April 5, 2019
1630-1730: Registration
1730-2145 Airway Respiration Ventilation – Ventilation/Oxygenation, BLS Airway Management, ALS Airway Management, Pharm/Med Admin - Jon Friesen, HutchCC

Saturday, April 6, 2019
0800-1000 Cardiovascular – ACS/Chest Pain, Pharm/Med Admin – ECEMS - Jason Kennedy, Assistant EMS Director, Paramedic Sheresa Brull & Paramedic Kevin Haynes will present.
1000-1015: Break
1015-1215 Cardiovascular – MACC, 4/12 lead, Stroke – ECEMS
1215-1315: Lunch on Your Own
1315-1515 Cardiovascular – Cardiac Arrest – ECEMS
1515-1530: Break
1530-1730 Operations – MCI/Triage, Vehicle Ops/ Transport Considerations, Communications, Haz Mat – Kerry McCue, ECEMS

Sunday, April 7, 2019
0800-1000 Trauma – CNS Injury, Soft Tissue/Musculoskeletal, Hemorrhage Control, Shock Management – David Fitzhugh, ECEMS
1000-1015: Break
1015-1215 Medical – OB/Neonate, Communicable Disease – Kim Nutting, Graham County EMS
1215-1315: Lunch on Your Own
1315-1515 Medical – Altered Mental Status, Behavior, Pharm/Med Admin – Pete Rogers, Phillips County EMS
1515-1530: Break
1530-1730 Medical – Respiratory Emergencies, Pharm/Med Admin – Wade Kennedy, HutchCC

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.

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Rooms are the attendee's responsibility.  KEMSA has reserved a hotel block if you want to take advantage of group pricing. 

Hampton Inn
4002 General Hays Road
Hays, KS 67601

Room rate: $94.99/night + taxes
Group: Kansas EMS Association (KEMSA)
Room block deadline: March 22, 2019

For reservations call the Hampton at 785-621-4444.

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

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