Annual Air Link Education Conference Set for October 19

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Registration is now open for the annual Air Link Education Conference, which will be held October 19 at the Regional West Education Center. The conference is provided free of charge to regional emergency medical services providers, health care providers, and first responders.

The conference will cover a variety of topics, including a burn management case review, discussion of real patient encounters, Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support, training with the Simulation in Motion-Nebraska (SIM-NE) vehicle, and more.

The Air Link Education Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Regional West Education Center, on the upper level of the hospital’s main lobby at 4021 Avenue B, Scottsbluff, Neb. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Register online by October 4 at Regional West employees may register through Relias. The course number 812682.

EMS continuing education hours will be offered, in part, through a grant from the Nebraska Emergency Medical Services Program (NEMSP). Regional West Health Services is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The number of continuing nurse education hours to be provided is pending review.

For more information, call Trish Garner, Air Link Flight Nurse, at 308-430-1440.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers, and 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and    the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.