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Thursday, October 7
 

16:30 EDT

Conference Registration
Thursday October 7, 2021 16:30 - 17:30 EDT
Registration Area

17:30 EDT

SMEMSIC Board of Directors & Education Committee Meeting
CME Category
  • 1 Educational Administration

Thursday October 7, 2021 17:30 - 19:00 EDT
Regency I
 
Friday, October 8
 

07:30 EDT

07:30 EDT

Conference Registration
Friday October 8, 2021 07:30 - 08:30 EDT
Registration Area

08:30 EDT

Why Things Go Right; Why Things Go Wrong
CME Category
  • 3 Operations
  • 1 Measurement & Evaluation
  • 1 Instructional Techniques

This presentation provides an organizational risk management look inside any organization to show what can be done today to avoid/minimize incidents from going wrong. We will focus on the 5 Pillars of a successful organization and give the informed listener ideas that can be initiated in the workplace immediately upon return to improve performance. Included in this presentation are a series of rules to prevent incidents from going wrong.

Speakers
avatar for Gordon Graham

Gordon Graham

Gordon Graham is a 33-year law enforcement veteran, risk management expert, practicing attorney and public speaker. In 2002, along with Bruce Praet, Gordon founded Lexipol to standardize policy, procedure and training in public safety operations. He remains on the Lexipol Board of... Read More →


Friday October 8, 2021 08:30 - 11:30 EDT
Capitol

11:30 EDT

13:00 EDT

Michigan EMS Update and Annual Report
CME Category
  • 1.5 Educational Administration
This class covers updates over the past year of EMS education in our state, including COVID-19 response, virtual education methods, and the eLicensing portal.  We will also discuss the upcoming changes to the National Education Standards meeting the new Scope of Practice.

Speakers
avatar for Terrie Godde

Terrie Godde

Terrie Godde began her emergency medical services career in 1984, and has been involved or worked all aspects of the EMS system, from road Paramedic, EMS Dispatch, Field Supervision and as an Education Coordinator. Her professional experience includes working at the Branch County... Read More →


Friday October 8, 2021 13:00 - 14:30 EDT
Capitol

14:30 EDT

Afternoon Break • M&E Worksheet Completion
CME Category
  • 2 Measurement & Evaluation 
The participants will discuss measurement and evaluation questions posted at the conference center over two days of the conference.  They will then answer the 30 questions and submit the answer sheets for review.  This process will promote sharing of knowledge and discussion relating to measurement and evaluation issues in the EMS educational setting.

Friday October 8, 2021 14:30 - 15:00 EDT
Exhibitor/Vendor Area

15:00 EDT

Breakout 1 • First Responder Performance Nutrition
CME Category
  • 1.5 Educational Administration
  • 1.5 Preparatory

Organizations spend millions of dollars on assets each year. This class will break down how to protect the number one, most expensive, and most important asset to the EMS service, first responders. Each year we lose first responders due to health issues that are preventable and treatable through proper nutrition. This class will demonstrate simple approaches to fuel yourself and your crews to ensure they return for their next shift and can enjoy a long retirement after years of service. Join me to learn how to protect those who protect others each day.

Speakers
avatar for Maureen Stoecklein

Maureen Stoecklein

Maureen StoeckleinCanton Township MI FDFirefighter/Paramedic and DietitianMaureen has served as a registered dietitian for over 22 years and 21 years as a full time firefighter/paramedic for Canton Township Fire Department. Also while serving as a firefighter, she is the Director... Read More →


Friday October 8, 2021 15:00 - 16:30 EDT
Capitol I

15:00 EDT

Breakout 2 • Geriatrics: How To Teach A New Puppy Old Tricks
CME Category
  • 1.5 Special Considerations: Geriatric
  • 1 Instructional Techniques

How we, as I/C EMS Educators, can exhibit to our students' innovative ways to teach traditional assessments and treatments through empathy that will give them a realistic understanding of our growing geriatric population.

Speakers

Friday October 8, 2021 15:00 - 16:30 EDT
Capitol III

15:00 EDT

Breakout 3 • Caged Squirrels: The Ins & Outs Of Education In A Changing World
CME Category
  • 1 Instructional Techniques
  • 0.5 Educational Administration

To expose and equip educators with current methods and strategies of communicating with students/participants of all ages.

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the many challenges facing EMS educators in both the pre and post-secondary settings.
  • Identify key points of interaction between students of all ages and the instructional staff.
  • Recognize areas of possible improvement and modification in communications.
  • Identify possible modes of improvement and continuing education needed to affect change from a communications standpoint.

Speakers
avatar for JC Robertson

JC Robertson

I graduated from Potterville High School in Potterville, MI in 1991. I have attended multiple colleges and universities for various classes, certifications, and licensures to include: Northern Michigan University, Lansing Community College, Sturgis Adult Education, Kellogg Community... Read More →


Friday October 8, 2021 15:00 - 16:30 EDT
Capitol IV

16:45 EDT

Member / Exhibitor Reception • Door Prizes!
Drawing For Door Prizes!
You must have your ticket to win!

Friday October 8, 2021 16:45 - 18:00 EDT
Exhibitor/Vendor Area
 
Saturday, October 9
 

07:30 EDT

Breakfast for Conference Attendees
Saturday October 9, 2021 07:30 - 08:30 EDT
Capitol

07:30 EDT

Conference Registration
Saturday October 9, 2021 07:30 - 08:30 EDT
Registration Area

08:30 EDT

EMS Provider Emotional Wellness Campaign: The Yellow Rose
CME Category
  • 1.5 Instructional Techniques

A model curriculum is needed to teach and emphasize emotional wellness both in initial education and ongoing education. This program will provide that to the attendees.

At the conclusion of this period, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the scope of emotional wellness in the pre-hospital workplace.    
  • Describe the corrilation between stress and physical and emotional wellness.    
  • Analyze organizational culture related to emtional wellness.    
  • Define organizational culutre goals related to emotional wellness.    
  • Recognize leadership challenges that may impact culture change implementation.    
  • List the components of an action plan.    
  • Review statistics related tosuicide at the local, national, and global levels.    
  • Examine protective factors related to maintaining a healthy emotional state.    
  • Summerize Dr. Joiner's theory on why people die by suicide.    
  • Identify keep components of a emotinal wellness program.

Speakers

Saturday October 9, 2021 08:30 - 10:00 EDT
Capitol

10:00 EDT

Morning Break • M&E Worksheet Completion
Remember to complete today's questions--turn in your worksheet by 1:00 pm!

CME Category
  • 2 Measurement & Evaluation 
The participants will discuss measurement and evaluation questions posted at the conference center over two days of the conference. They will then answer the 30 questions and submit the answer sheets for review. This process will promote sharing of knowledge and discussion relating to measurement and evaluation issues in the EMS educational setting.

Saturday October 9, 2021 10:00 - 10:30 EDT
Exhibitor/Vendor Area

10:30 EDT

Breakout 4 • SMEMSIC Membership Benefits and IC Updates
CME Category
  • 1.5 Educational Administration
This information will inform the conference attendees how the SMEMSIC can benefit them and help recruit new members and maintain current members. This information will also inform them how they can get involved in the committees and be a voice within EMS education. This involvement will inevitably help them administer their programs better as they interact with others in the state as well as benefit from ongoing educational offerings.

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the mission of SMEMSIC.
  • Understand the benefits that are offered to SMEMSIC members.
  • Identify the different levels of membership within the SMEMSIC.
  • Recognize the different Region areas of EMS/EMSIC.
  • Recognize SMEMSIC Committee Board Members, their roles, and how they are our voice at the State level.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Cerroni

Anthony Cerroni

I received my Master's Degree in Higher Education Leadership and my Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management from Sienna Heights University. In my younger days, I received my Associate's Degree from Henry Ford Community College with a concentration on Paramedic.I’ve been working... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 10:30 - 12:00 EDT
Capitol IV

10:30 EDT

Breakout 5 • Caged Squirrels: The Ins & Outs Of Education In A Changing World
CME Category
  • 1 Instructional Techniques
  • 0.5 Educational Administration
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the many challenges facing EMS educators in both the pre and post-secondary settings.
  • Identify key points of interaction between students of all ages and the instructional staff.
  • Recognize areas of possible improvement and modification in communications.
  • Identify possible modes of improvement and continuing education needed to affect change from a communications standpoint.

Speakers
avatar for JC Robertson

JC Robertson

I graduated from Potterville High School in Potterville, MI in 1991. I have attended multiple colleges and universities for various classes, certifications, and licensures to include: Northern Michigan University, Lansing Community College, Sturgis Adult Education, Kellogg Community... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 10:30 - 12:00 EDT
Capitol I

10:30 EDT

Breakout 6 • Learning Differences: Examples in the Class Settings, Strategies to Help Students, and Resources
CME Category
  • 1 Measurement & Evaluation
  • 0.5 Instructional Technique
After learning about scaffolding at a previous conference, the discussion now moves into learning differences among students. Instructors have to know what these may be, how they affect the classroom, how to adjust the classroom, and be able (using resources) to measure and evaluate students with varying learning differences.
At the conclusion of this period, the participant will be able to:
  • Articulate a basic understanding of learning differences.
  • Implement strategies to support learning differences.
  • Know where to find support resources.

Speakers
avatar for Denielle Flynn

Denielle Flynn

Denielle has worked with preschool through adult learners and has a true appreciation for the art of teaching. She currently teaches and consults at University Liggett School, was a teacher consult with Utica Community Schools, and has taught as adjunct faculty at Oakland University... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 10:30 - 12:00 EDT
Capitol III

12:00 EDT

12:45 EDT

M&E Answers Due • Have your badge scanned!
CME Category
  • 2 Measurement & Evaluation 
The participants will discuss measurement and evaluation questions posted at the conference center over two days of the conference.  They will then answer the 30 questions and submit the answer sheets for review.  This process will promote sharing of knowledge and discussion relating to measurement and evaluation issues in the EMS educational setting.

Saturday October 9, 2021 12:45 - 13:00 EDT
Registration Area

13:15 EDT

Ask the Experts, Not Us! Merv Griffin Style
CME Category
  • 0.5 Educational Administration
  • 0.5 Instructional Techniques

Over the last few conferences, and in response to the evaluations forms, our members have identified several different ways of acquiring M & E credits while making the time spent in the session worthwhile. We have done roundtable lectures, with several short lectures from IC's and we have done small group activity rotations. This presentation is in response to a few suggestions for such a session. 

Speakers
avatar for Mark Fankhauser

Mark Fankhauser

Mark Fankhauser is the Captain – EMS Coordinator for the Grand Rapids Fire Department in Grand Rapids, MI. His primary responsibility is oversight of the EMS Division including initial and continuing education training. Mark has over 25 years of experience in emergency services... Read More →
avatar for J. David Feichtner

J. David Feichtner

Fire Chief, Springfield Township Fire Department
David Feichtner is the Chief at the Springfield Township Fire Department in Davisburg, MI. In this capacity, David oversees the departments full-time and paid-on-call firefighters. Prior to his current position, David was the Director of Operations for Clinical Services at Medstar... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 13:15 - 14:15 EDT
Capitol

14:30 EDT

Breakout 7 • Geriatrics: How To Teach A New Puppy Old Tricks
CME Category
  • 1.5 Special Considerations: Geriatric
  • 1 Instructional Techniques
How we, as I/C EMS Educators, can exhibit to our students' innovative ways to teach traditional assessments and treatments through empathy that will give them a realistic understanding of our growing geriatric population.

Speakers

Saturday October 9, 2021 14:30 - 16:00 EDT
Capitol I

14:30 EDT

Breakout 8 • SMEMSIC Membership Benefits and IC Updates
CME Category
  • 1.5 Educational Administration
This information will inform the conference attendees how the SMEMSIC can benefit them and help recruit new members and maintain current members. This information will also inform them how they can get involved in the committees and be a voice within EMS education. This involvement will inevitably help them administer their programs better as they interact with others in the state as well as benefit from ongoing educational offerings.

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the mission of SMEMSIC.
  • Understand the benefits that are offered to SMEMSIC members.
  • Identify the different levels of membership within the SMEMSIC.
  • Recognize the different Region areas of EMS/EMSIC.
  • Recognize SMEMSIC Committee Board Members, their roles, and how they are our voice at the State level.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Cerroni

Anthony Cerroni

I received my Master's Degree in Higher Education Leadership and my Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management from Sienna Heights University. In my younger days, I received my Associate's Degree from Henry Ford Community College with a concentration on Paramedic.I’ve been working... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 14:30 - 16:00 EDT
Capitol IV

14:30 EDT

Breakout 9 • Learning Differences: Examples in the Class Settings, Strategies to Help Students, and Resources
CME Category
  • 1 Measurement & Evaluation
  • 0.5 Instructional Technique
After learning about scaffolding at a previous conference, the discussion now moves into learning differences among students. Instructors have to know what these may be, how they affect the classroom, how to adjust the classroom, and be able (using resources) to measure and evaluate students with varying learning differences.
At the conclusion of this period, the participant will be able to:
  • Articulate a basic understanding of learning differences.
  • Implement strategies to support learning differences.
  • Know where to find support resources.

Speakers
avatar for Denielle Flynn

Denielle Flynn

Denielle has worked with preschool through adult learners and has a true appreciation for the art of teaching. She currently teaches and consults at University Liggett School, was a teacher consult with Utica Community Schools, and has taught as adjunct faculty at Oakland University... Read More →


Saturday October 9, 2021 14:30 - 16:00 EDT
Capitol III

16:00 EDT

SMEMSIC Membership Meeting
CME Category
  • 1 Educational Administration
This session will provide the participants an opportunity to participate in facilitated group discussions on current EMS educational issues and organization structure and function. Participants will gain experience in the functioning of an EMS Educational Organization and participate in discussions related to actions that impact State rule decision-making for EMS education programs.

Saturday October 9, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 EDT
Capitol
 
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