This is the 12-hour psychomotor skills session required for Maryland EMT recertification.
Presented by: MFRI Room 201 This is a 3 hour PDI. Registration is through the MFRI website.
This is the 12-hour psychomotor skills session required for Maryland EMT recertification. Class will be conducted in two six-hour sessions. PLEASE NOTE – The student will still need 12 hours of continuing education either online through MFRI or physical attendance at several available sessions.
Presented by: MFRI Room 201 This is a 3 hour PDI. Registration is through the MFRI website.
Presented by: Lisa Wilson EMT BA is the Family Advisory Network (FAN) Chair for the Maryland EMSC Department and State Partnership Grant Room 202 Child and Babysitting safety is intended for teens and young adults (13-18 years) interested in babysitting as a business, or who have responsibility for younger family members. This course gives teenagers […]
Presented by: Joseph Tebo, FHA, Office of Operations; USDOT Program Manager; Todd Leiss, Traffic Incident Management Specialist at Jacobs Engineering Room 201 Joe Tebo will cover how to enhance the survivability of crashes through expedient access to emergency medical care, while creating a safe working environment for vital first responders and preventing secondary crashes through […]
Presented by: John Todaro BA, NRP, RN, TNS, NCEE, CHSE, CHSOS Director/Principal Consultants with Eagle Emergency Education Consultants Room 203 This presentation will discuss what a degree can do to enhance an emergency services provider's career. What degree majors are available and the value they can add to an emergency services provider’s career. How to […]
Presented by: Dr. Jenelle Abnett; Professor at Neumann University in Aston, PA.; Advisor for the Neumann University Branch of the Philadelphia Eagles Autism Foundation College Program Room 204 Neurodiverse individuals make up 15-20% of the population. This group includes people with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and processing disorders such as dyslexia and dysnomia. Unfortunately, individuals […]
Presented by: Michael Broussard, CRNA; Anesthesia Lead STC Go Team; Shannon Hagan, CRNA Room 205 The Shock Trauma Go Team exists to assist field providers with advanced care. This session will cover the training, capabilities, and the inner-workings of the Shock Trauma Go Team. There will be some case presentations and interactions from the audience.
Presented by: Tim O’Connor FF, Lead Instructor with Back to Basics FF Training Room 206 Short Staffing is becoming the norm across America. Instead of giving up, Fire Departments have created ways to overcome. This course focuses on the Engine and how they have overcome the handcuffs of short staffing. It discusses the responsibilities of […]
Presented by: Bill Carey, Assistant Editor FireRescue1, EMS1 Room 207 A detailed look at line-of-duty death data involving fireground search. This presentation will cover United States Fire Administration (USFA) data regarding search and rescue on the fireground. The information shared will explain the USFA data, common misconceptions, inaccuracies and deeper, factual details. Errors regarding the […]
Presented By: David Lewis, Instructor; NFA, MFRI, and UMD; Susan Hilton, Damascus VFD, Maryland Room 201 As individuals, we carry the weight of everyday stresses around each day: work, family, financial status, having more time to enjoy life. Couple that with the mental stresses of emergency response: witness to life and property loss, sleep deprivation, […]
Presented by: FF Chris Soda, Chicago Fire Department, Engine Company 96 Room 202 Emergency Response to Electric Vehicle Incidents is designed to introduce first responders to the basic design and hazards of battery operated or hybrid vehicles and provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills needed respond to and address electric vehicle emergencies. Students […]
Presented by: John Todaro BA, NRP, RN, TNS, NCEE, CHSE, CHSOS; Director/Principal Consultants with Eagle Emergency Education Consultants Room 204 This presentation will discuss the concept of “Role-Play” as an educational tool and how it can be used to improve Communication Skills. Emphasizing role-play’s application in teaching communications skills to improve patient care and leadership […]
Presented by: Chief Christopher J. Naum, SFPE; Chief of Training, Command Institute, Center for Fireground Leadership Room 204 The Buildings and Structures that provide occupancy and use for commercial functions and services continue to evolve at a rapid pace with emerging construction methods, new materials and innovated architectural treatments and emergent engineering practices. Presenting insights […]
Presented by: Jerry Ozog; Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute Room 205 This seminar is designed for board members, administrative, and operational leaders responsible for volunteer fire or EMS organizations. Effective nonprofit management of membership driven organizations requires a unique set of knowledge, skill, and abilities. Leaders have a legal responsibility […]
Presented by: Tim O’Connor; FF, Lead Instructor with Back to Basics FF Training Room 206 Vehicle extrication is a puzzle. But it’s not a normal puzzle; it’s a puzzle with constantly changing rules. Manufacturers strive to make the best vehicles on the road so they can make the most sales. They design their vehicles to […]
Presented by: Joe Cvach; Battalion Chief, Anne Arundel County FD Room 207 For both fire and EMS incidents, there are multiple assessment pneumonics and tricks to focus on assessment. However, the evaluation begins before the call is even dispatched. Knowledge of the area, familiarity with the community, and even previous interactions go into the assessment […]
Presented by: Mark Driscoll; Rescue Encore, LLC This is a hybrid course that offers a blended curriculum of Pet CPR & First Aid and Wag’N’s pet oxygen mask training. Because first responders are already trained in bleeding and wound management, we will cover the topic as a refresher. The time saved by reviewing the material […]
Presented by: Phil Davis Phil Davis is a Clinical Education and Resource Manager for MASIMO Corporation Room 201 This classes focus on firefighter safety and rehab, with an emphasis on carbon monoxide (CO). Additionally, departments are using the technology more and more to determine CO poisoning/exposure on EMS calls. Classes typically run 90 minutes to […]
Presented by: Danielle Joy, Paramedic; EMSC Education Specialist Room 201 Pediatric Medical Calls: Beyond the A-B-Cs. Through the presentation of case studies focused on childhood illness at different ages, this presentation will emphasize the importance of the across the room assessment and clear communication and keep observations skills to prioritize medical emergencies. Pediatric EMS calls […]
Presented by: Douglas Brinkley, Division Fire Chief at BWI Airport Fire-Rescue Department, Fire Chief at Lansdowne VFD in Baltimore County Room 203 This presentation raises conversation and thought about how you, as the incident commander, commands a MAYDAY. When one of your own members are down, what do you do next? Discussion will also include […]
Presented by: Dustin Housewright, CFO, CEMSO, MIFireE Room 206 Organizations have ignored the responsibility to develop personnel for succession planning, and prepare their leaders to lead rather than manage. Often it is seen as a bad thing to develop others to your knowledge. We will discuss why this is imperative for a high-performing team and […]
Engineer, Driver, Technician, Chauffer, Wheelman. Call it what you want, but we can all agree that the driver operator must do more than just drive from the firehouse to the call. During this interactive lecture, we will discuss some of the following questions and topics. -What are some of the responsibilities of the Driver/Operator? Ethical […]
Presented by: Kevin Manhardt, Captain; Squad Co 8, Horry County FD Myrtle Beach, SC Room 201 With rapid changes to today’s socioeconomical landscape and the rapid growth of suburban communities, we are seeing more American’s forego the white picket fence to take up residence in a multi-family occupancy. These buildings are also following today’s trends […]
Presented by: Chief Christopher J. Naum, SFPE; Chief of Training, Command Institute, Center for Fireground Leadership Room 202 Today’s buildings and occupancies continue to present unique challenges to command and operating companies during combat structural fire engagement. Building and occupancy profiling, identifying occupancy risk versus occupancy type, construction methods, features, systems and components require new […]
Presented by: Dr. Janet Bahouth D.Sc. BMW and Hyundai Accident Research Program Room 203 Automotive vehicles are different today. Roadways are different today. Crashes continue to happen and if you know what to look for at the scene, your patient assessment will be well informed. This workshop will provide a new look at a crash […]
Presented by: David Snyder; Risk Management Program Specialist at ESIP Room 204 Fire and EMS agencies have unique challenges when it comes to insurance. As leaders in these organizations, it is important to understand what you are paying for, and what you should expect from your insurance partners. Not every policy is the same, and […]
Presented by: Lisa Wilson BA EMT is the Family Advisory Network (FAN) Chair for the Maryland EMSC Department and State Partnership Grant Room 205 This 90-minute didactic presentation is intended for members of Volunteer Fire/ EMS/ Rescue station who are interested in developing a program for babysitting or enhance an existing program. No limit on […]