7:30am-8:00am   Registration

8:00am-9:15am   Dr. "Deke" Farrington Memorial Keynote Presentation: "This Might Be Your Grandma's Brain-Important TBI Updates for EMS and the ED", Dr. Ronna G. Miller

9:25am-10:25am  Breakout Session 1

  • "What Happens When Your Trauma Instructor / Co-Worker is Your Trauma patient?"  Lisa Ebert
  • "Pelvic Trauma: Do Get in a Bind(er)," Michael Fraley
  • "Medical Aspects of the Haz-Mat Incidents," Dr. Michael Clark, Ted Tautges & Wausau FD Haz-Mat Team

10:25am-10:55am  Break/Vendors

10:55am-11:55am  Breakout Session 2

  • "Exploring Anabaptist Injury Prevention : What's Causing Injuries and What Can We Do?" Marsha Salzwedel
  • "Avalanche Optional: EMS Assessment & Care of the Hypothermic Patient," Dr. Ronna G. Miller
  • "From the Battlefield to the Back of the Bus: The Translation of Combat Medicine to Mainstream EMS (Pt 1)," Chris Cook - SESSION FULL
  • "Crisis Standards of Care: The Basics and How it can Better Help You ," Douglas Hill

11:55am-12:40pm  Lunch/Vendors

12:40pm-1:40pm  Breakout Session 3

  • "When Sight is on the Line: Emergency Assessment & Care of Eye Injuries," Dr. Ronna G. Miller
  • "Data Validation in ImageTrend Patient Registry," Katie Prather
  • "Technical Rescue & EMS: A Case Study," Eric Lang
  • "From the Battlefield to the Back of the Bus: The Translation of Combat Medicine to Mainstream EMS (Pt 2)," Chris Cook - In Person Only - SESSION FULL
  • "There's an App for That: Simplify EMS and Hospital Communication," Katherine Johnson

1:50pm-2:50pm  Breakout Session 4

  • "From Skiing to Pad Thai: A Trauma Survivor Shares His Journey," Tracie Timm
  • "Lost in the Trauma Registry? A Map to Success!," Heather Rhodes-Lyons
  • "Peds Trauma: What's Changing and Why You Need to Know," Bob Foster
  • "US Senior Open 2023 Medical Sector Review," Dr. Michael Clark & Panel

3:00pm-4:00pm  Closing Session: "Our Public Safety Mental Health," Brennan Cook

4:00pm-4:15pm  Closing Remarks/Door Prizes


$40/person (In-person attendance includes lunch)

We will be livestreaming the sessions for virtual attendance. 

Audience: This program is intended for EMS providers of all levels, hospital trauma nursing staff and all other providers interested in injury prevention and the care of the trauma patient. Additionally, the North Central Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition is sponsoring a number of preparedness presentations.

Contact Hour Statement for Allied Health Professionals

Marshfield Clinic Health System, Inc. (MCHS) is approved as a provider of continuing health education by the Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Education and Training (WISHET). MCHS designates this activity for up to 6.25 contact hours (0.625 CEUs) of continuing education for allied health professionals.

Cancellations and Refunds

A full refund is available for registration cancellation requests received on or before April 4, 2024. No refund will be available after April 4,2024. Registrants may switch from attending in-person to virtually until April 4, 2024. 

Thank you to our conference sponsors