Friday March 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM CST
Sunday March 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Northfield Inn and Suites
3280 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702

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Jennipher Wilson
Illinois EMT Association

Illinois EMT Association Annual Summit 2017 


We're all in this Together!

Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change)

8:00AM to 5:00PM - PITLS (Pediatric International Trauma Life Support)
5:00PM to 6:00PM – Break and registration
6:00PM to 10:00PM - Chief Craig Haigh, Fire Chief for Hanover Park, Illinois.
The Roll of EMS in Firefighter Rehab


7:00AM to 8:00AM - Registration
8:00AM to 8:15AM – Pledge of Allegiance and Message from President, Dick Reiners
8:15AM to 8:30AM - Division Chief, EMS & Highway Safety at State of Illinois, Jack Fleeharty - An Illinois EMS Update
8:30AM to 8:45AM - Illinois State Senator (36th District),  Neil Anderson
8:45AM to 9:45AM - Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P, Author, national conference speaker and paramedic - Finding Humor in the Crazy World of EMS
9:45AM to 10:00AM - Break
10:00AM to 11:00AM - Chief Craig HaighJuggling Hats
11:00AM to 12:00PM – Jamie Temple BA, NREMT-P, EMT-PS - Tourniquets
12:00PM to 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00PM to 2:00PM - Steve BerryService with a Smile: Dealing with Hostile Patient
2:00PM to 2:30PM - Break and Elections
2:30PM to 3:30PM - Craig Haigh - NIMS
3:30PM to 3:45PM - Break
3:45PM to 5:00PM - Steve BerryJoy in EMS

SATURDAY NIGHT SOCIAL (Theme: Margaritaville)

6:00PM to 10:00PM – Special DJ:
K. Doc Patterson
, Professional Speaker/Entertainer/ Fire Service Instructor


8:00AM to 8:30AM - Registration
8:30AM to 9:30AM – Jamie TempleSuspension Syndrome
9:30AM to 9:45AM - Break
9:45AM to 10:45AM - Kevin Bernard, Safety Director, Presence St. Joseph Medical Center - Hospital Evacuation
10:45AM to 11:00AM – Break
11:00AM to 12:00PM – Doc Patterson - Closing Remarks