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2013 EMS Conference

Mar 1-3, 2013
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

A multi-topic conference for EMS providers.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Download a printable registration form.

Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis. Your registration will only be confirmed after both registration and payment have been received. If we are unable to accommodate your registration request, we will contact you and ask if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.

Applications must be returned with your check, department purchase order or money order to:

Mobile Intensive Care Services, Update 2013 Committee
Mary Greeley Medical Center, 1111 Duff Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50010

Fees & Payment

Day-by-day registration fees do not include cost of special courses (see below)

- Friday $30
- Saturday $75
- Sunday $30
- Friday-Saturday $100
- Friday-Saturday-Sunday $125

Special courses:
- Friday/Sunday PEARS course $75 (Early registration-to receive text-limited to eight people-must attend both Friday evening and Sunday morning sessions for certification.)
- Saturday evening EMT Transition $25
- Sunday afternoon Paramedic transition $45 (Attendees need to attend Friday’s Behaving Badly presentation or already have education/experience in recognizing and treating excited delirium to complete minimum transition requirements for Paramedic Specialist to Paramedic Transition.)


Friday, March 1, 2013

Registration begins at 16:00 in Bessie Myers Foyer

17:05-17:55 Unraveling the Mystery (1.0 CEH) John Hill (Bessie Myers Auditorium)

18:00-18:50 Pediatrics-Big Problems in Small Packages (1.0 CEH) Dr. Jonathan Burns (Bessie Myers Auditorium)

18:55-19:45 Behaving Badly: Our Best for Their Worst (1.0 CEH) Jeff Messerole (Bessie Myers Auditorium)

20:00-20:50 Heart Problems-Getting the Picture (1.0 CEH) Brian Helland (Bessie Myers Auditorium)

20:55-22:20 Getting SMART about Triage (1.5 CEH) Darin Ruud (Bessie Myers Auditorium) Up to 5.5 CEHs day

Separate special course:

18:00-22:00 * PEARS certification course, part 1 (4 CEH) Dean Rush (conference Room D) limited to 8 people  PEARS 4.0 CEHs this day

Saturday, March 2, 2013

06:45-0800 Registration open-Bessie Myers foyer area

07:10-08:00 Respiratory Assessment (Early bird Bonus session) (1.0 CEH) Lee Thomas

08:00-08:15 welcome and introductions, all sessions in Bessie Myers Auditorium

08:15-9:55 What’s on Our Radar?—Timelines, Trends & Controversies in EMS (2.0 CEH) Jeff J Messerole

09:55-10:15 Break, Vendors

10:15-11:05 Brains-Knowing How & When to Break the Dammed Things (Folks with Strokes) (1.0 CEH) Brian Helland

11:10-12:00 Accidently…Unintentional Ingestions (1.0 CEH) Dr. Edward Bottei

Noon-lunch begins

12:15-12:40 What’s New in EMS Support (0.5 CEH) Interview with Vendors

12:15-13:05 ECGs—The Why behind the What We Do (1.0 CEH) Lee Thomas—Advanced topic- lunch West conf. room

13:15-14:05 On Purpose…Intentional Exposures (1.0 CEH) Dr. Edward Bottei

14:10-15:00 Almost Board to Death? (1.0 CEH) Steve Mercer

15:00-15:20 Break

15:20-16:10 Penetrating Trauma (1.0 CEH) Clark Anderson, PA-C

16:15-17:30 EMS Response: Active Shooter Scene with Multiple Casualties (1.5 CEH) Jeff Theulen

Separate special course:

18:30-21:30 * EMT Transition course (3.0 CEH) Kern Kemp (separate sign-up on registration form)

Sunday, March 3, 2013

08:15-09:05 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly—Professionalism and Consequences in Medicine (1.0 CEH) David Schultz, IBM, CMBI ; NREMT

09:10-10:25 What to Say and Do When the Cavalry Arrives (1.5 CEH) Clark Christensen, Executive Officer 2, IDPH

10:25-11:15 Pediatric Trauma-from Head to Toe (1.0 CEH) Sarah Seehase, ARNP, CPNP-AC 11:15-12:30

You Think That’s Dangerous? (1.5 CEH) Jim Graham, Paramedic Specialist, Dallas County Deputy Sheriff

Separate special courses

08:15-11:15* PEARS certification course--part II  (must have taken part one on Friday March 1) (3.0 CEH) Darin Ruud

1:00-5:00* Paramedic Transition Kern Kemp, Paramedic Specialist Bessie Myers Auditorium


  • Guest Lecturers


Beth Frandsen at send an email

Schedule & Location


This event includes all of the 3 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Fri, March 01 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Guest Lecturers
2. Sat, March 02 7:10 AM to 5:30 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Guest Lecturers
3. Sun, March 03 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Guest Lecturers

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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