EMS Today Gives Attendees a Chance to Win 2014 Super Bowl Tickets

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The EMS Today Conference and Exposition, now on its 33rd year, brings together EMS professionals through high-quality continuing education, networking events, and an exhibit hall boasting the latest life-saving technology.

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Attendees will fully grasp, within moments of walking through the doors of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, why EMS Today is delivering the entire experience for EMS personnel worldwide.

Until January 20, 2014, attendees who register for a 3-day Gold pass to the conference will automatically be entered to win two Super Bowl tickets on February 2, 2014 in New Jersey. Registrations received after January 20th will not be eligible for Super Bowl drawing.

PennWell's Senior Vice President, Lyle Hoyt said, "We are very excited to give one of our attendees the chance of a lifetime to see the Super Bowl in person. Not only are we delivering a top-notch conference with focus in operations, continuing education, networking, career advancements, new products and clinical but we are also fulfilling one attendees' childhood dream of going to the Super Bowl."

Stellar educational offerings throughout the four-day event

The Advanced Airway: Cadaver Lab is one of over 20 workshops being offered at EMS Today. This comprehensive 4-hour hands-on workshop will challenge attendees' knowledge of basic anatomy and will review advanced airway management skills. This is a great opportunity for EMS professionals to practice these skills via a hands-on cadaver lab.

The Resuscitation Academy, presented by the faculty of the internationally-recognized Resuscitation Academy from Seattle, Washington and Howard County, Maryland, is a 4-hour preconference workshop held on February 5, 2014. It will be fast paced, informative, and hands-on. Attendees will take home the latest information and techniques on resuscitation science, such as the "pit crew" approach, to help your EMS system increase ROSC and cardiac arrest survival rates.

The conference program is comprised of six tracks: BLS/ALS Clinical, ALS Clinical, Management & Operations, Tomorrow's Healthcare System, Education and Special Focus. Examples of presentations attendees will hear about are: "Airway Management: Panel Discussion", "Trapped Driver Resuscitation – Tales from the NASCAR 99 Physician", "Excited Delirium: A Freight Train to Death", "Community Paramedic Training: Starting a CHF Program", "Managing 'Crashing Patients' in the Field", and "Apparent Life Threatening Events in Infants (ALTE)".

Alexander Garza, MD, MPH, former Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will present the opening keynote. Dr. Garza will address how we can improve the quality of care within EMS and its role in the larger healthcare system.

Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P will bring his unique and humorous perspective to surviving the BS (Bureaucratic Suffering) with "Crossing the Toll Bridge To Future Healthcare. Do You Have the Right Change?" in the closing keynote.

Special events

Special events are another area that EMS Today separates itself from other EMS conferences. The JEMS Games is a fun, challenging and educational experience for emergency medical personnel that puts them in the middle of the action. Teams of three have their skills put to the test in a fast-paced, live competition. For rules, regulations and registration form, visit www.EMSToday.com/jems-games.html.

New this year, EMS Today is incorporating a "MCI City" area and scenario to its exhibit hall. MCI City will include:

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