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8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Seconds count. Exsanguination is still the leading cause of prehospital death in the United States. Warm Zone trauma care is not just scenes of mass violence. It applies to our daily operations on any call with violence and to accidental trauma as well. Hemorrhage control requires speed, technique, and aggressiveness more...

Chris Lorenz
Deputy Fire Marshal/SWAT Medic
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

In the United States, about 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports, and more than 3.5 million injuries occur each year. Almost one-third of all injuries incurred in childhood are sports-related injuries. Understanding the protective equipment, the mechanism of injuries, the more...

Karen Owens
Emergency Operations Assistant Manager
Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: Wabash 3
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This is a different approach to proficient medical care by first-arriving engine companies at emergency scenes. Students are given methods to increase resourcefulness, thus improving comfort levels on medical emergencies. The focus is more...

Brian Pond, EMT-Paramedic I/C
Training Officer
Standish (ME) Fire/EMS
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: Wabash 2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Shootings, stabbings, and other penetrating trauma wounds are among the most challenging calls firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics face. This interactive and sometimes graphic session discusses the challenges and difficulties you’ll face from the time you get dispatched until the time you arrive in the more...

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P
Fire Chief
Champaign (IL) Fire Department
United States
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