Emergency services personnel from across the state are invited to Winnemucca
to complete their continuing education requirements.
Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Rescue will offer
its “2016 Annual EMS Refresher” from Friday, November 4, through
Sunday, November 6, at Humboldt General Hospital.
According to HGH EMS Rescue CPR Training Center Coordinator Sean Burke,
this year’s program will offer classroom and on-site instruction
for a well-rounded student experience.
“We’ve offered this refresher course since 2003,” said
Burke, “and each year we step it up even more to give our participants
the best information possible as they move into the new year.”
Burke said personnel from every aspect of emergency services are invited
to attend, including representatives from the medical, fire, law enforcement
and mining fields. “We’ve got something for everyone,” he said.
This year’s lineup will cover everything from heavy extrication and
trauma to medical emergencies, obstetrics, cardiology and resuscitation.
The weekend will also include plenty of hands-on field work as well as
skills review. Participants are reminded to dress for the terrain and
A Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization course
will also be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, November 4, at the
hospital. Cost is $75 with books.
The weekend’s courses will be taught by representatives from HGH
“Each year we are focused on making our annual refresher a place
where EMS providers can access the most timely information and network
with other EMS agencies from across the state,” said Burke.
He added, “We are excited for this year’s program and know
that each participant will go away more prepared to help those in need.”
Registration will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, November 4,
at Humboldt General Hospital.
Participants who pre-register for the conference by Sunday, October 30,
pay only $200; those who register after October 30 pay $225.
For more information or to register for the “2016 Annual EMS Refresher”
presented by Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Rescue,
please call HGH EMS Rescue CPR Training Center Coordinator Sean Burke at (775) 623-5222, ext. 1378, or email