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Ocean City Convention Center

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4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
1-800-OC-OCEAN https://ocmdconventioncenter.com/

June 2020

PDI: Teaching the NREMT Class (Session 1 of 2) *for Instructors Only

June 21 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is a 3 hour class combined with the "Teaching the New NREMT" class which will be from 1000-1130 hrs. There will be a 15 minute break between the two sessions.

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PDI: E-Learning *for Instructors Only

June 21 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This presentation involves all aspects of electronic components of learning curriculum. Specifically, how Canvas, JBLearning, and Platinum Testing will be integrated. Also, how the LMS makes the process of submission for MIEMSS And NREMT Seamless/paperless.

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Engine Operator Hydraulics 101

June 21 @ 08:00 - 09:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Engine Operator Hydraulics 101 will cover the fundamental basics of fire ground hydraulics and help attendees understand the importance of them.  The class will also help experienced operators  make sense of how to develop and implement a system for achieving proper pumping pressures on the fire ground.

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Family in the Fire Service; Bringing It Back

June 21 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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The class looks at the importance and need of family in the fire service. The one at home and the one at the station and the benefits of this great tradition on all aspects of what we do. Some lessons learned and other departments successes will be discussed along with support for the at home family.

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Pediatric TOR: ABCs Followed By Decisions And Family Presence

June 21 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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PEMAC has revised both the Cardiac Arrest protocol for BLS and ALS and the Termination of Resuscitation protocol for pediatrics. Children of all ages will be included in the TOR protocol with specific guidance, the availability of consultation and identification of resources for families and for professionals.

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Maryland EMT Skills Recertification (Session 1 of 3)

June 21 @ 08:00 - 12:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is the 12-hour psychomotor skills session required for Maryland EMT recertification. Class will be conducted in three four-hour sessions.

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Pet First Aid And CPR

June 21 @ 09:00 - 12:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Upon completing this class, first responders will feel comfortable performing CPR, applying an oxygen mask, and performing rescue breathing for both cats and dogs.

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PDI: Teaching the NREMT Class (Session 2 of 2) *for Instructors Only

June 21 @ 09:45 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is a 3 hour class combined with the "Teaching the New NREMT" class which will be from 0800-0930 hrs. There will be a 15 minute break between the two sessions.

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Respond with Resilience

June 21 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Proactive resilience training complements existing post-incident, post –distress programs by actively preparing fire service, EMS and other first responders to develop skills that, with practice, can help prevent reactions to traumatic stress.

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The Hazards of Knee Walls

June 21 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Students will learn the severe hazards that knee walls present, how to recognize them early, and how to safely mitigate incidents involving them.

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Reading the Building and Occupancy Risk: Building FACTS

June 21 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This program provides an overview of the methodology and process to increase operational effectiveness and ensure critical-thinking factors are identified, assessed, and monitored throughout the incident.

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PDI: Spiders Or Flowers? What Do We Do With Webb And Bloom?

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This 90 minute session discusses both approaches and how instructors can use both Bloom and Webb's research to enhance student success.

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Autism Training for First Responders

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Autism FYI Org presents Safe Interactions with Autistic persons and what you need to know to protect them as well as yourself.

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Maryland Active Assailant Interdisciplinary Workgroup Update

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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In this session, members of the AAIWG leadership team will discuss the enhanced system and information available since the 2014 active assailant guidance document was released.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Fire Service

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This class is an open forum for general fire service discussions, history of the fire department, deep traditions of the fire service.

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Taking The Lap; The Importance Of Completing A 360 Size-Up

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This course will look at the importance of doing a 360 size-up along with some tips and reminders of what to look for and remember when completing your lap. Students will be given the opportunity to practice lap skills in the course.

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Firefighter Insurance Programs

June 21 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Numerous important fire department insurance topics will be covered in this session including loss control and prevention, post-incident, non-operational, and personal insurance.

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Miss Fire Prevention Contest

June 21 @ 14:00 - 18:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Learn more about the annual Miss Fire Prevention Contest at MSFA.org.

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PDI: Change Leaders in the Fire / EMS Classroom *for Instructors Only

June 21 @ 14:45 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This session will cover leadership styles as defined by Northouse and traits and characteristics of leaders that we as educators can apply to our classrooms.

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Pediatric High Performance CPR

June 21 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Lecture with hands-on and information to take back to the company level.

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Emergency-Ready Families – Preparing For An EMS & ED Experience

June 21 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Learn how to prepare the families you may be working with during an emergency. Families need to be "EMS & ED Ready" – when to call, what to have ready and how to assist in the care of their child during transport and
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Those Damn Millennials

June 21 @ 15:00 - 16:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Times have changed and with that so have the fire service. The way we learn, the way we teach and the way we fight fires have all been affected. From the senior man to the rookie, we will look at the influences, history, generations and current events that affect the way we do business.

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EMS – TBD

June 22 @ 08:00 - 09:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is an EMS class still to be determined however it will be valid for 2 hours of Medical CEU's.

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Traffic Incident Management Safety

June 22 @ 08:00 - 12:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This training covers many TIM recommended procedures and techniques, including: TIM fundamentals and terminology, notification and scene size-up, safe vehicle positioning, scene safety, command responsibilities, traffic management, special circumstances, and clearance and termination.

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Maryland EMT Skills Recertification (Session 2 of 3)

June 22 @ 08:00 - 12:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is the 12-hour psychomotor skills session required for Maryland EMT recertification. Class will be conducted in three four-hour sessions.

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Fire Ground Leadership

June 22 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This class will focus on leadership fundamentals to assist potential or current fire officers. The principals are presented through interactive discussions, which are aided by video, live fire scenarios, and the instructor's personal experience as a senior fire officer.

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Perspective Drives Performance (Promotional Exam)

June 22 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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A candidate that has, prior to the interview, thought about and developed ideas and responses to all of the traditional concepts typically discussed in an oral interview will usually score higher than the candidate who is contemplating a topic for the first time during their interview.

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In the Valley of the Shadow – Hope, Healing, and Recovery For First Responders After Mass Casualty Incidents

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Participants will hear how teams of first responders, chaplains, and clinicians responded to and cared for the firefighters, EMS, and police officers that responded to mass fatality incidents in the State of Texas such as the West explosion, the Santa Fe High School shooting, and the El Paso Walmart shooting.

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Stop the Bleed

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

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Change the Attitude; “Your Role in Firefighter Health and Wellness”

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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As an on-duty heart attack and cardiac arrest survivor, the instructor gives first-hand knowledge of not only what it's like to go through that scenario, but how to come back from it.

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Training Those That Lead; Officer and Senior Firefighter Development Room

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This program is designed to discuss how today's fire officer and senior firefighter can mold a company / department of "Street-Smart Firefighters." Emphasis will be on the role of the company officer.

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State of Maryland EMS

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Ladders for Duece

June 22 @ 13:00 - 14:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This class will teach you several ways and techniques to assist you with performing job functions with limited personnel.

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Traffic Incident Management Safety

June 22 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This training covers many TIM recommended procedures and techniques, including: TIM fundamentals and terminology, notification and scene size-up, safe vehicle positioning, scene safety, command responsibilities, traffic management, special circumstances, and clearance and termination.

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Operating Safe Apparatus

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This course will look at how to evaluate current apparatus for safety issues, how to remedy these issues, liability and responsibility, case studies and the importance of doing a fleet review.

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Stop the Bleed

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

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The First 12 Minutes

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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The First 12 Minutes is an innovative community active shooter preparedness program focused on educating those in harm's way.

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Solar Fire Safety

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This course is unique in the fact that we explain how the Firefighter and/or IC should respond to various Solar emergencies that can be encountered - ranging from Structure & Vegetation Fires to Motor Vehicle Collisions into Solar Farms.

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BE FAST! Cutting Edge Stroke Care

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This presentation discusses the latest evidence and best practices in EMS stroke care assessment and treatment.

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Mayday Protocols; Good or Nonsense?

June 22 @ 15:00 - 16:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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In this class, we look at the evolution of firefighter survival and RIT and how mayday protocols have come to be.

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Critical Thinking and Decision-Making for the 21st Century Firefighter

June 23 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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We will discuss how critical thinking promotes effective fire ground decision-making, how it plays a part in the strategies and tactics of the command and company officers, and how companies can build critical thinking firefighters for optimal fire ground success.

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Fire Investigations for Firefighters

June 23 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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The Influence of Building Construction on Command Decision-Making

June 23 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Understanding key inherent building performance characteristics and their relationships and variables in Command Decision-making methodologies and practices is fundamental to firefighting and incident management on today's evolving and demanding fire ground.

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EMS – TBD

June 23 @ 08:00 - 09:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is an EMS class still to be determined however it will be valid for 2 hours of Trauma CEU's.

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Critical Engine Company Concepts

June 23 @ 08:00 - 09:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This course will examine three major concepts that will help make your engine and members successful on the fire ground.

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H.O.T.: Man vs. Machinery

June 23 @ 08:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Tool selection, patient stabilization techniques, and crush injury syndrome will be discussed as well as several actual case studies with this 4-hour hands-on training.

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Maryland EMT Skills Recertification (Session 3 of 3)

June 23 @ 08:00 - 12:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This is the 12-hour psychomotor skills session required for Maryland EMT recertification. Class will be conducted in three four-hour sessions.

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Force Multipliers…Chaplains

June 23 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This presentation is for Chaplains (all levels), Fire/EMS Chiefs & Officers, company presidents and administrators.

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Pediatric Trauma Cases

June 23 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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In this workshop, we will incorporate the recent studies conducted at Johns Hopkins Children center on the appropriate use of tourniquets in children, best assessment methods for determining burn depth and TBSA (total burn surface area), and best practice in the use of spinal motion restriction guidelines.

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Suicide Response

June 23 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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How to interact with suicidal or potentially suicidal persons until police or behavioral specialists arrive, also how to identify possible suicidal friends and colleagues.

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“The Program” – Getting the Most Out of Recruit Training

June 23 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This lecture goes over how to organize the recruit training program, teaching methodology to get the most out of the new people, and a ton of drills and exercises to make sure they get to where you need them skills wise.

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Drafting in Control

June 23 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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This class will focus on pumping water from a static water source, while incorporating components of NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications - Chapter 5.

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Dying Is Not An Option

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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The responsible adult in charge of a fire company, staffed with volunteer or career firefighters, is responsible for enforcing the rules to help reduce the likelihood of dying from behavioral wellness issues, cancer issues, or fire suppression.

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Pediatric High Performance CPR

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Lecture with hands-on and information to take back to the company level.

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Bridging the Generational Communication Gap in the Workplace

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Participants learn how to articulate their messages from the recipient’s viewpoint, interpret other people's body language, keep the new generation engaged during communication, as well as learn the 4 types of communication, what they are and how to use them, and recognize and communicate effectively with 5 temperament types.

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CIREN—Motor Vehicle Crash Research

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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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.

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Shock Trauma Go Team Presentation

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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The Future of the Volunteer Fire Service

June 23 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Showcasing the positive aspects of the fire service and the work of volunteers, as well as the many intrinsic rewards of volunteering, may be the key to molding the next generation of boots on the ground.

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PDI: Airway Rodeo (ALS Refresher, ALS Providers Only)

June 23 @ 13:00 - 15:00
Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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During this session students will discuss the issues they encounter in unique situations that impact the anatomy and physiology of the patient as well as the decision of how to manage the patients airway.

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