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

This November, KEMSA will be hosting the 2018 CORE Conference in Manhattan, Kansas.

This is a 2.5 day educational conference from Nov. 2-4, 2018 in Manhattan 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

Holiday Inn @ The Campus
1641 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
View map here

REGISTRATION

Online registration is available using the link below.

Register Online Here

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 Oct. 19.  If you don't pay by Oct. 19, 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:
    Oct. 19
  • Payment Deadline:
    Oct. 19 (ALL payments are due by this date)
    If you don't pay by Oct. 19, your spot will be forfeited.
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 Oct. 19. No refunds or substitutions will be made after Oct. 19.

COST

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

Single Day Options:
Friday, Nov. 2 - $50  |  Saturday, Nov. 3 or Sunday, Nov. 4 - $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, Nov. 2
1630-1730: Registration
1730-1930: Airway Respiration Ventilation, Part 1 – Ventilation/Oxygenation, BLS Airway Management, ALS Airway Management, Pharm/Med Admin - Speaker: Jon Friesen
1930-1945: Break
1945-2145: Airway Respiration Ventilation, Part 2 – Ventilation/Oxygenation, BLS Airway Management, ALS Airway Management, Pharm/Med Admin - Speaker: Jon Friesen

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
0800-1000: Cardiovascular – ACS/Chest Pain, Pharm/Med Admin- Speaker: Eric Wicks
1000-1015: Break
1015-1215: Cardiovascular – MACC, 4/12 lead, Stroke- Speaker: Eric Wicks
1215-1315: Lunch on Your Own
1315-1515: Cardiovascular – Cardiac Arrest- Speaker: Adiel Garcia
1515-1530: Break
1530-1730: Operations – MCI/Triage, Vehicle Ops/ Transport Considerations, Communications, Haz Mat- Speaker: David Adams

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
0800-1000: Trauma – CNS Injury, Soft Tissue/Musculoskeletal, Hemorrhage Control, Shock Management- Speaker: Preston White
1000-1015: Break
1015-1215: Medical – OB/Neonate, Communicable Disease- Speaker: Jodi Cregger
1215-1315: Lunch on Your Own
1315-1515: Medical – Respiratory Emergencies, Pharm/Med Admin- Speaker: Preston White
1515-1530: Break
1530-1730: Medical – Altered Mental Status, Behavior, Pharm/Med Admin- Speaker: Alex Protzman

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.  The hotel block is available until Oct. 19, 2018.  We cannot guarantee the rate or room availability after that date.

Holiday Inn @ The Campus
1641 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
More info on the hotel

Rates: $109 for king or double room
Group Code: KEM

For reservations:

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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