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

  • Registration is not yet available.

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 (coming soon)

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.  Check back for details.

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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