Annual Education Conference Set For August 21

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – The Annual Education Conference, presented by Air Link, is set for Aug. 21. All first responders, emergency medical response personnel, and healthcare providers are invited to receive continuing education hours free of charge.

The Annual Education Conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the John N. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. Lunch will be provided.

Participants will have the opportunity to take in various presentations. The presentations are designed to bring awareness to current issues in emergency medicine and to focus participants on skills needed in everyday practice. The event will include presentations from regional medical professionals, and will cover topics such as pediatric assessment, various types of trauma, and case review of pre-hospital to definitive cardiac care.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and nursing contact hours will be provided upon completion. This EMS education opportunity is made possible through a grant from the Nebraska Emergency Medical Services Program (NEMSP). The NEMSP does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, marital status, age, or disability. The number of continuing nurse education hours to be provided is pending review. Regional West Health Services is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Please RSVP by Aug. 13 at Regional West employees should register through Relias, using course number 1162082.

For more information, contact Trish Garner, RN, BSN, CFRN, BS, CEN, 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 the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. 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 approximately 2,000 staff members, 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.