Hands-On Pre-Conference Sessions:
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Friday-Saturday, April 19 & 20, 2024 

Location: Cd’A Resort

Speaker Line Up 2024

Take a look at who is speaking this year

Jess Fulkerson, Lieutenant/Paramedic, North Mason Regional Fire Authority

Jess Fulkerson currently lives in Olympia, WA, working for the North Mason Regional Fire Authority, as a Lieutenant/Paramedic.  He also serves as a Reserve Deputy on the Mason County SWAT Team as a Tactical Medic.  He has a B.A. in Education (Minor in Biology) from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.  Jess has served as either a volunteer or paid EMT/Firefighter since 1998.  

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Rick Howard, RN, BS, EMT-A, Retired Battalion Chief – Lehi City Fire Department

Rick got into EMS, fire and nursing a long time ago. His love is in emergency medicine with emphasis in trauma. 

Rick has worked as a charge nurse, EMT, firefighter, Captain, Battalion Chief, and instructor of all types of EMS education. Rick is currently an EMS Faculty Member at Utah Valley University – teaching EMT and Paramedic courses.

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Dr. Will Krost

Will Krost is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University (Washington, DC). Will was the Director of Emergency Services and Health System Access for Blanchard Valley Health system (Findlay, Ohio) and a former Flight Paramedic with SVMMC Life Flight (Toledo, Ohio). He has over eighteen years of experience in emergency medical services including prehospital education, flight medicine, and  critical care medicine.

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Dr. Ed Racht, Chief Medical Officer, Global Medical Response

Dr. Ed Racht has been involved in Emergency Medical Services and healthcare systems for more than 30 years. He currently serves as Chair of the Texas EMS, Trauma and Acute Care Foundation, an organization that provides advocacy, strategic planning and healthcare system credentialing in the State of Texas. 

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David Seastrom, BSN, RN, Program Manager at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas

David Seastrom is the Program Manager of Trauma at Children’s of Mercy Kansas City. Children’s Mercy is the only ACS-verified Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center between St. Louis and Denver. David attended Kansas State University followed by Baker University School of Nursing. 

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Janet Taylor, BSN, CEN, CFRN, NREMT-B, Golden Valley EMS

Janet graduated with her Associates of Science in Nursing in 1998.   She worked different departments in order to gain experience in all fields including ICU, Med-Surg, Outpatient, Obstetrics and ED before joining Mercy Life Line in 2004 as a flight nurse. 

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2024 Symposium Pricing

Full Conference (No Pre-Cons Included)


Each Pre-con class


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