Topics in EMS: Time Critical Calls 
Saturday February 8, 2020
Bigwood Conference and Event Center - Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Topics in EMS:Time Critical Calls is a medical education conference focused on time critical conditions that EMS and hospital emergency departments often encounter.
Join us for our 9th Annual medical education conference featuring national experts and clinicians.  
The conference also incorporates national organizations working on issues surrounding Sudden Cardiac Arrest and survivors.
Invited organizations include the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, Parent Heart Watch, Citizen CPR Foundation, HeartRescue Project, and others are welcome to join us. Contact us for information!


2020 Conference Presentations

Difficult Airway Management, VORTEX approach, & Simulation
Mojca Remskar Konia, MD, PhD, MACM - M Sim, University of Minnesota

Avoiding Death with Appropriate Ventilation Management
Rick Erickson, NRP, FP-C, Creighton University EMS Education

I Think I'm Having a Stroke!
Al Benney, NRP, CP - Hennepin Technical College

State of the Science: Neuroendovascular Therapy
Dr. Kiron Thomas, MD, Essentia Health-Fargo, ND

Guatemala, Haiti, Peru, Medical Mission Experiences
Dr. Bryan Delage, UND School of Medicine

Explosive Materials Awareness for First Responders
John Adamek, St. Paul Police Department Bomb Squad

Pediatric Case Presentations and Calculations
Kari Pearce, RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN - Hennepin County Medical Center

Cardiac Arrest: Treatment,  Research, Innovations & Management
Dr. Marc Conterato, MD - Center for Resuscitation Medicine, University of Minnesota

"Finding Your Beat, the Rhythm of Life"
Tim Eggebraaten - "Off Duty Chief"

"Finding Your Beat, the Rhythm of Life" is the closing keynote at this year's Topics in EMS Conference. Tim will talk (and sing) about keeping the harmony in our lives and finding that balance so that we can truly be successful in all aspects of our lives. Tim has spent many years performing as a one-man-band and will use the power of music during his presentation to inspire and move the audience. He is a sought after national speaker and gifted storyteller with a powerful and witty perspective on balance, growth, leadership and life.

Tim Eggabratten



We Thank our Conference Sponsors, Supporters, and Vendors who continue to make this conference possible!

SCAA Summit and meetings will be held in conjunction with the conference. Survivors, spouse, and other advocates should contact us for more information and registration.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, Parent HeartWatch,
Midwest Survivors Network, American Heart Association, Take Heart America, and Survivors & Advocates

SCAA Survivor Summit Registration

Sponsors or Vendors Click HERE:

If you would like to become a sponsor or vendor for our 2020 conference please contact: Josh Fischer - or call 1-855-887-2338 or 320-589-7421.

We Thank our Conference Sponsors, Supporters, and Vendors who continue to make this conference possible!

Conference Registration includes breaks, materials, lunch buffet, reception, and CE certificate.

Topics in EMS:Time Critical Calls Medical Education Conference focuses on the time sensitive conditions that require rural EMS and hospital emergency departments to respond rapidly and initiate care. EMS systems working closely with law enforcement, fire, first responders, physicians and hospital systems have a dramatic effect on improved patient care and survival.