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When Minutes Count: EMS Treatment of Severe Allergic Reactions

Instructed by: Dr. Timothy Chizmar, Maryland State Medical Director https://youtu.be/_sljorUCRKY Premieres Jun 22, 2021 at 10:00am Allergic reactions can be some of the most rewarding calls in EMS. Rapid, appropriate treatment can lead to favorable patient outcomes, while missing subtle assessment clues or delays in treatment may be deadly. Dr. Chizmar will discuss the nuances […]

Fire & EMS Officer Training; Managing Psych. Health (LIVE)

Over the years the responsibilities of the Fire Chief and Offers have not changed, but the difficulties of successfully meeting them has. Suicide among 1st Responders has, and is, rapidly increasing to where more are dying by their own hand than LODD's. PTSD is now a realized occupational hazard. To their already overloaded duties, fire officers are increasingly being held responsible for not only the safety, but also the psychosocial, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of all under their fire/EMS command.

Understanding the Why of Seatbelts

Dr. Janet Bahouth will contrasts actual crashes and injury outcomes for restrained versus non-belted occupants. The presentation includes background information on crash dynamics, how both seat belts and car seats are designed to protect us in a crash, and the energy exchange that causes specific injuries. Actual crash scene investigations will demonstrate injury patterns in different seating positions.

Man Vs Machinery – OC FOOLS – Capt. Mark Gregory

Man Vs Machinery – OC FOOLS – Capt. Mark Gregory DUE TO YOUTUBE AGE AND GRAPHIC CONTENT RESTRICTIONS OF THIS VIDEO YOU *MUST* CLICK THE "WATCH ON YOUTUBE" LINK ON THE VIDEO, THEN LOG IN TO YOUR YOUTUBE ACCOUNT TO VERIFY AGE (18+) TO VIEW THIS CLASS Man vs Machinery incidents occur across the country. […]

CIREN – Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network: Crash Analysis (LIVE)

The CIREN process combines prospective data collection with professional multidisciplinary analysis of medical and engineering evidence to determine injury causation in every crash investigation conducted. The mission of the CIREN is to improve the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of motor vehicle crash injuries to reduce deaths, disabilities, and human and economic costs. The current CIREN model utilizes two types of centers, medical and engineering. Medical centers are based at level one trauma centers that admit large numbers of people injured in motor vehicle crashes, such as R. Adams Cowley at the University of Maryland.

Shock Trauma Go Team Presentation

This 30-minute presentation gives and in-depth look into the Shock Trauma Go Team; what they do, who they are, and when they are called in to action.

Main Street Fires

Main Streets, both large or small compromise many jurisdictions and have been a primary feature and risk for decades. The fundamental building type that is found on many Main Streets and commonly found in nearly all jurisdictions and response areas throughout the United States, fires in these buildings and areas can present significant challenges and operational risks. An overview of construction systems, inherent building characteristics and operational considerations on strategies and tactics for all ranks and personnel will be presented.

Medication Safety; Poison Prev. for Families

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning with 38% of child poisoning involves a grandparent’s medication. Children under 5 are at the greatest risk and adults can do three things to change that: Safe Storage, Safe Dosing, Poison Center resources. OTC – Over The Counter medication safety is directed specifically to 5th and 6th graders.

Joint Memorial Service Request Deadline

For a department member to be included in the upcoming 2019 Convention Joint Memorial Service, the request for inclusion needs to be submitted by March 1. Requests after March 1 will be included in the 2020 Convention Joint Memorial Service.

Instructor Presentation Materials Deadline

Instructors chosen to present must agree to work with the MSFA Convention Education sub-committee to promote the education of the Convention and produce presentation materials by March 1st for review.

Early Bird Registration Ends for Exhibitors

The MSFA Convention Committee, along with the entire Maryland volunteer fire, rescue, and emergency medical services personnel, their families, friends, and counterparts are looking forward to having your business participate in our Convention as an exhibitor.

Department Credentials Deadline

Your company must be registered for the Convention by May 30th in order to be eligible to vote at the Convention. The Department Credentials form should be completed even if you do not intend to send delegates to the Convention and Conference.

MSFA Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship Deadline

The MSFA Convention Committee sponsors a golf tournament the last Friday of the Convention at Eagle's Landing Golf Course in Ocean City, Maryland. Your involvement in this event gets you exposure for your business while helping the MSFA offset event costs.

2022 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2023 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2024 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2025 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2026 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.