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Conferences, Education, Meetings

Regional Trauma Advisory Committee Meetings

Central Regional Trauma Advisory Committee  (CRTAC)

April 20, 2017
Benefis Healthcare
Great Falls, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Lauri Jackson
Benefis Healthcare
laurijackson@benefis.org

July 20, 2017
Benefis Healthcare
Great Falls, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Lauri Jackson
Benefis Healthcare
laurijackson@benefis.org

October 19, 2017
Benefis Healthcare
Great Falls, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Lauri Jackson
Benefis Healthcare
laurijackson@benefis.org

Eastern Regional Trauma Advisory Committee  (ERTAC)

March 16, 2017
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Brad VonBergen
Billings Clinic
bvonbergen@billingsclinic.org

June 15, 2017
St. Vincent Healthcare
Billings, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Samantha Kaufman
St. Vincent Healthcare
Samantha.kaufman@sclhs.net

September 21, 2017
Billings Clinic
Billings Montana

For additional information, contact:
Brad VonBergen
Billings Clinic
bvonbergen@billingsclinic.org

December 14, 2017
St. Vincent Healthcare
Billings, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Samantha Kaufman
St. Vincent Healthcare
Samantha.kaufman@sclhs.net

Western Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (WRTAC)

April 21, 2017
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Michelle Cole
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Michelle.Cole@providence.org

July 14, 2017
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Michelle Cole
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Michelle.Cole@providence.org

October 19, 2017
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, Montana

For additional information, contact:
Michelle Cole
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Michelle.Cole@providence.org

Montana Trauma Systems Conference

September 13, 2017
Red Lion Hotel
Kalispell, Montana

Rocky Mountain Rural Trauma Symposium

September 14-15, 2017
Red Lion Hotel
Kalispell, Montana

Emergency Care Council

Emergency Care Council

January 10, 2017
Webex Meeting
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

April 11, 2017
Helena Face to Face meeting
10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

July 11, 2017
Webex Meeting
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

October 10, 2017
Helena Face to Face meeting
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For additional information, contact:
Shari Graham
EMS Systems Manager
sgraham2@mt.gov

 

EMS for Children / Child Ready Advisory Committee

EMS-C / Child Ready Advisory Committee

March 3, 2017 (Friday)
10:00 AM  to 2:00 PM
Cogswell Building, Room C-209
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601

For additional information, contact:
Robin Suzor
EMS-C/Child Ready Manager
rsuzor@mt.gov

Pediatric Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness

"PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS"

 

The Montana Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program and Child Ready MT will host the 16-hour course developed by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (TEEX.)

DATE: June 16-17, 2017 in Missoula MT, Montana (Course #: MGT439)   Free of charge-sponsored by the MT EMS for Children Program. Lunch will be provided on both days.   

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children. The course addresses the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community-based incident.

This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in the field of disaster response and preparedness work.

PREREQUISITE: None. However, familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 (or equivalents) is recommended.

TOPICS:

Introduction to Pediatric Response

Emergency Management (EM) Considerations

Implications for Planning and Response

Functional Access Needs Considerations

Mass Sheltering

Pediatric Triage

Allocation of Scarce Resources

Pediatric Reunification Considerations

Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

AUDIENCE:

Community and Hospital-based Emergency Managers

EMS Personnel

Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel

Public Safety/ Public Health Personnel

School Administrators

MRC Personnel

Private Sector

Law Enforcement

Disaster Response/ Relief Personnel

County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event.

Please distribute this information to other stakeholders.

Printable Notice for Pediatric Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness   (PDF)

Printable Registration form for "Pediatric Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness  (PDF)

Submit the completed Registration Form to Robin Suzor, MT EMSC Program Manager, PO Box 202951, Helena MT 59620, or by fax to (406) 444-1814 Attn: Robin Suzor; Or electronically to rsuzor@mt.gov.

Trauma Nurse Core Course 2017, TNCC

Trauma Nurse Core Course 2017, TNCC

PDF Version of Flyer 

 

Montana Emergency Nurses Association Spring Fling

Montana Emergency Nurses Association

SPRING FLING
April 28-29, 2017
Big Horn Resort
Billings, MT
Information:
There will be lodging rooms available for conference attendees at the Big Horn Resort.
Mention you are with "ENA" and you will receive the discounted rate of $99.00 per room.
Call 1-855-516-1092 to make reservations.
Questions?   Email:  MTstateENA@Yahoo.com
 
Location: 
1801 Majestic Lane, Billings MT 
 
This activity has been submitted to the Emergency Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
EMS Education Contact hours will also be provided for EMT's Attending the Conference.
 
 

EMS and Trauma Conferences

Montana Trauma Systems Conference
September, 2017
Kalispell
Contact for additional info:
Alyssa Johnson, RN
Trauma Systems Manager
Phone: (406) 444-0752
Alyssa.Johnson@mt.gov
   
Rocky Mountain Rural Trauma Symposium
September, 2017
Kalispell
Contact for additional info:
Alyssa Johnson, RN
Trauma Systems Manager
Phone: (406) 444-0752
Alyssa.Johnson@mt.gov

 

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Course Availability changes frequently.  You MUST confirm availability @ 406-444-4459 prior to submitting your registration.

ATLS Student Registration Form - 2017 Courses

ATLS Staff/Helper Registration Form - 2017 Courses

ACS list of other courses around the country
 
 
ATLS Full Course
April 28-29, Helena
Helena
  • Course is Full

 

 

 

ATLS Full Course
May 19-20, 2017
Missoula

Course is Full

ATLS Refresher Course
May 20, 2017
Missoula

Course is Full

 
ATLS Full Course
November 3-4
Billings
  • 4 physician openings
  • 0 mid-level extender openings
ATLS Refresher Course
November 4
Billings
  • 2 student openings
 

 

Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS)

Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS)
Roundup
Trauma Module: March 16, 2017
Provider Course: March 17-18, 2017
Registration Pending
For additional information, contact:
Kari Lappe
(612) 624-5901
   
Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS)
Miles City
Trauma Module: May 9, 2017
Provider Course: May 10-11, 2017
Registration Pending
For additional information, contact:
Kari Lappe
(612) 624-5901

 

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
No courses scheduled
Contact for additional info:
Shari Graham
EMS Systems Manager
(406) 444-6098
sgraham2@mt.gov

 

Emergency Nurses Pediatric Care (ENPC)

Emergency Nurses Pediatric Care (ENPC)
 

 

Contact for additional info:
Robin Suzor
EMS-C/Child Ready Manager
(406) 444-0901
rsuzor@mt.gov

 

Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)

Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)
 
March 11, 2017
Sweet Grass EMS Station
220 First Ave West
Big Timber, MT  59011
To register, go to:
Deadline for registration is March 1, 2017
 
April 03, 2017
Blackfeet EMS
Browning, MT
To register, go to:
Deadline for registration is March 24, 2017
 
May 20, 2017
Flathead Area, MT
To register, go to: 
Deadline for registration is May 1, 2017
(**Access to the online portion of the course will be E-Mailed to student within three days of Course Registration)
 
June 7th, 2017
Helena, MT
Saint Peters Hospital
2525 E. Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59601
Deadline for registration is May 24, 2017
(**Access to the online portion of the course will be E-Mailed to student within three days of Course Registration)
 
September 8, 2017
Laurel, MT
Laurel Volunteer Ambulance
215 W. 1st St., Laurel, MT  59044
Deadline for Registration is August 25, 2017
(**Access to the online portion of the course will be E-Mailed to student within three days of Course Registration)
 
 
 
 
 
 
For additional information regarding any of these courses please contact:
Robin Suzor
EMS-C/Child Ready Manager
(406) 444-0901rsuzor@mt.gov
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness Training

"PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS"
The Montana EMS for Children (EMSC) and Child Ready MT will host the new 16-hour course
developed by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and the National Emergency
Response and Rescue Training Center (TEEX.)
 
DATE: June 16-17, 2017 in Missoula MT, Montana (Course #: MGT439)
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for
and respond to a disaster incident involving children. The course addresses the specific needs of
pediatric patients in the event of a community-based incident.
This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like
pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency
departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in the field of disaster response and
preparedness work.
 
PREREQUISITE: None. However, familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and
the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800
(or equivalents) is recommended.
 
TOPICS:
. Introduction to Pediatric Response
. Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
. Implications for Planning and Response
. Functional Access Needs Considerations
. Mass Sheltering
. Pediatric Triage
. Allocation of Scarce Resources
. Pediatric Reunification Considerations
. Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
 
AUDIENCE:
. Community and Hospital-based Emergency Managers
. EMS Personnel
. Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel
. Public Safety/ Public Health Personnel
. School Administrators
. MRC Personnel
. Private Sector
. Law Enforcement
. Disaster Response/ Relief Personnel
. County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
 

 

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 80 PARTICIPANTS. REGISTER NOW TO SAVE YOUR PLACE!
Registration form is located at: http://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/EMSTS/calendar.aspx
 
Submit the completed Registration Form to Robin Suzor, MT EMSC Program Manager, PO Box 202951,
Helena MT 59620, or by fax to (406) 444-1814 Attn: Robin Suzor; Or electronically to rsuzor@mt.gov.

 

If registrant is not a United States Citizen, the submission of a Foreign National Access Visitor Form will

be necessary at least 100 days before the course start date.

For a PDF version of this form, please click here.

For a registration form for Pediatric Disaster & Emergency Preparedness Training.

 

 

 

Montana Resuscitation Academy

Montana Resuscitation Academy

The Montana Resuscitation Academy originally scheduled in May has been moved to the weekend of June 8-9, 2017.  Registration will open in May.  Please contact Janet Trethewey for more information.  Registration is FREE and CME units will be provided.

PDF version of the Montana Resuscitation Academy